Perfect picnic spots at Scotney Castle
We know that its sometimes hard to pick the perfect location for your picnic. But don't worry we've selected our top five spots at Scotney Castle for you below.
1. The picture perfect view
With this view you can't go wrong for your picnic view. The true classic view of Scotney Castle is the perfect accompaniment for any picnic. You can't miss this spot as you reach the top of the garden from either entrance.
2. The Castle island
If sitting amongst the ruins is more your thing then this is the perfect location for you. There are plenty of benches to sit and enjoy a sandwich or roll out your picnic rug on the lawn at the back of the Castle and enjoy. Beware of the swans and ducks in this location, hold on tight to your sandwiches!
3. Estate view
If views of the parkland is what you are looking for then this bench is the one for you. There is plenty of space to sit and enjoy the view with your lunch. This one is great if you don't want to walk too far into the gardens with your picnic hamper, its just a short walk from the house.
4. The walled garden
Our walled garden is exactly one acre, its full of colour from flowers and bursting with produce. This picnic spot includes the opportunity to top up your picnic with some fresh produce on sale within the walled garden. This is a quieter space and perfect for sitting on a bench watching the world go by.
5. The Queen mothers lawn
Nestled in the heart of the garden this space is perfect for rolling our picnic blanket and settling in for the day. Shade is created by the beautiful Tulip tree, making it the ideal spot in the heat of the day. This is our closest recommendation to our play area, so it should be a hit with all the family.