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

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.

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.

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 to beside the veteran trees of the 'wilderness'.