How about getting friends and family together, packing a picnic and enjoying a leisurely summer's day outdoors? There's beaches, parkland and gardens galore in the South West - here are our top places to picnic in each county.
There are lots of places to enjoy a picnic in the Gloucestershire, out in the countryside, under shady tree in a garden or at one of the many picnic areas.
If you want to have a picnic in the open air, skylarks overhead, under the shelter of tall oaks or looking over wide views, here's a few ideas.
Planning a picnic? From woodland walks, castle grounds or seaside spots there are plenty of places to spread out a picnic blanket and drink in the views around Devon and Exmoor.
Having a picnic on a lazy, hazy, summer day is what memories are made of - whether its sand in the sandwiches or relaxing looking at a perfect view.
Sunny beaches, shady gardens, secluded coves: Cornwall is filled with perfect picnic spots. Here are just a few suggestions.
Summer memories should always include a summer picnic in a perfect picnic spot - here are just a few suggestions.
Why not bring your friends and family together to a favourite picnic spot where you can relax and enjoy the view?
Classic coastline, tropical gardens, iconic monuments and the great outdoors are waiting to be discovered in the South West.
There are hundreds of events happening across the South West, including outdoor theatre, bee trails and book festivals.
Many places in the South West are ideal for group visits, and offer benefits including group discounts and special interest tours.
Download the 2015 guide and find the perfect itinerary for your group.