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, round up friends and family and enjoy a summer’s day out. Here the Hardwick team share some of their favourite picnic spots on the estate.

Family by the pond

Go wild with a picnic at Longshaw 

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

Enjoy a picnic at Clumber Park

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. 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.