Picnics in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

Now the weather is warmer there are lots of places to enjoy eating outdoors. Choose from extensive lawns, woodland and parks where there is lots of space to play games with friends and family and make the most of the great outdoors.

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

Picnic at Calke Abbey 

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.

a family having a picnic

Sudbury Hall, the perfect place for a summer picnic 

Spring has finally sprung and we're all excited to be back out in the fresh air, warmer weather and a bit more sunshine is all the inspiration we need to get picnicking.

A family stops for a picnic by the lake

Picnic spots at Kedleston 

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

Enjoy a picnic at Ilam Park 

Visit the limestone hills this month for walks, picnics, play time and far reaching views.