Places to picnic in Cornwall

Cornwall is filled with perfect picnic spots. Here are just a few of our favourite special places. Don't forget to take your rubbish with you when you've finished to help keep these places special for ever.

Children enjoying a picnic at Lanhydrock

Eating in the outdoors

You'll find great food, snacks and drinks in the eateries at Cotehele house and the quay - including a range of options for gluten and dairy avoiders. Planning a picnic? Here are our top tips...

Visitors enjoying a picnic in the garden.

Picnic spots at Trerice

The best places to picnic in the Trerice garden.

The back garden of Tintagel Old Post Office

Picnics at Tintagel Old Post Office

The cottage garden at Tintagel Old Post Office offers a peaceful retreat from the bustling village high-street and is a peaceful place for picnics and pasties.

View of Cape Cornwall

Wild Walks at Cape Cornwall

Whether it's wildlife, walking or beautiful views you're after, Cape Cornwall is a fantastic spot.

Family enjoying a picnic

Eating in the outdoors

If you prefer to eat al fresco, then choose from a selection of fresh dishes from our eateries or bring a picnic and enjoy lunch at your own pace. Here are our tips for perfect picnicking at Lanhydrock.

Family having a picnic on the Meadow, Trengwainton, Cornwall

Trengwainton's places to picnic and play

Whether it's the full sun of the Terrace with its sea views, or the dappled shade of the Meadow's trees, Trengwainton has some great spots to lay out a rug, have a picnic and make some adventures.

Grassy slope in front of the St Anthony Head Battery Observation post

Summer picnics at St Anthony Head 

Bring a picnic to St Anthony Head and spend the day exploring the hidden beaches, coast paths and layers of history.

Family enjoying a summer picnic

Best picnic spots at Buckland

There are loads of great spaces to enjoy a family picnic at Buckland both in the gardens or on the estate. Follow the yellow route or pick a nice spot on the main lawn for the best views of the Abbey.