Picnics East Midlands

Pack up a picnic basket and head off to one of our places in the East Midlands to enjoy a relaxing lunch or tea outside.

A family stops for a picnic by the lake

Top picnic spots 

Kedleston has plenty of perfect picnic spots on offer, from down by the lake of beneath the veteran trees of the 'wilderness'.

Bertram's bridge in Ilam Park

Explore on foot this summer at Ilam Park 

There's lots to see and do when you picnic at Ilam Park.

Deck chairs in Calke garden, Calke Abbey, National Trust, Midlands

Top spots for picnics 

Enjoy a picnic at any time of the year – simply pack up a feast, gather your friends and family, and enjoy the best picnic spots Calke has to offer.

Enjoy a picnic at Clumber Park

The best picnic spots 

With 3,800 acres of beautiful parkland, there's plenty of great spots to enjoy a picnic with friends and family at Clumber Park. We've hand-picked the best spots especially for you with lakeside views, wide open spaces and included some of the more exclusive spots where you can enjoy the peace and quiet.

Belton House

Explore Belton's summer gardens 

Enjoy everything that Belton's summer gardens have to offer together with a picnic lunch or tea.