The top picnic spots in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

There are so many perfect places for a picnic in and around Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire. To get you started, here are a few of our top spots at the special places near you to enjoy with both friends and family.

A family sat in the orchard at Hardwick, surrounded by spring flowers

Relax in the grounds of a beautiful Elizabethan hall 

Pack a hamper or a rucksack and come and explore some of Hardwick's best picnic spots

Family by the pond

Go wild with a picnic at Longshaw 

Enjoy a picnic with a view at Longshaw in the Peak District

Enjoying a picnic

Picnic in the Park at Clumber 

With 3,800 acres of beautiful parkland, there's plenty of great spots to enjoy a picnic with friends and family at Clumber Park.