The top picnic spots in Peak District and Derbyshire

There are so many perfect places for a picnic in the Peak District and Derbyshire. 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

Picnic at National Trust Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

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.

Bench against a backdrop of fields

Picnic spots at Kedleston 

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