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Family having a picnic at Croome Park Worcestershire
Family having a picnic at Croome Park, Worcestershire | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Best picnic spots

Throwing a picnic together and venturing into the great outdoors is a great way to enjoy a day out. Whether you're spending time on hilltops, taking a break from a long walk or spending time with friends and family, discover places near you to have a picnic.

Visitors enjoying a picnic on the sand dunes at Murlough National Nature Reserve, County Down

Find a place to picnic

There are many great picnic spots at the places in our care. Pack up your snacks, sandwiches, drinks and treats, and settle down in a garden, park or beside the coast for a picnic with a view. If you run out of food or drink, pop into one of our cafés to top up – there are also many different flavours of ice creams to tempt you. From the Sandilands in Lincolnshire where you can enjoy a snack by the sea, to savouring a quiet spot of lunch among the flowers at Beningbrough Hall in North Yorkshire, there's a great picnic spot for everyone.

Places to picnic near you

    Family walking down the main drive with lady in a tramper at Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire - CTA crop only

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