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Favourite picnic areas to visit with your family
Now summer’s here and the weather’s heating up, it’s the ideal time of year for a family picnic. So pack your wicker hamper and grab your deck chairs, eating in the great outdoors enhances the dining experience! We’ve checked the top picnic spots at National Trust properties across the UK so you can wander around a stunning property, too!
1. Eyam Hall, Derbyshire
Fans of romantic roses and colourful borders will feel at home at Eyam Hall in Derbsyhire. Think traditional English country garden in bloom! This cosy beauty spot is stunning in the summer and there’s plenty of space for fun family games.
2. Studland Beach, Dorset
Nothing beats a summer picnic on the beach and Studland Beach has much to offer, with golden sands that stretch for miles and shallow bathing water that’s perfect for little ones. Just don’t forget to bring your buckets and spades!
Take in breathtaking views across North Yorkshire and Cleveland while tucking into a sarnie from this iconic landmark. You’ll need a picnic break from all the walking as you attempt to conquer this distinctively shaped hill.
4. Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire
You’re bound to find your perfect picnic spot at Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire which boasts 3,800 acres. The parkland is populated with picnic benches, lakeside views and woodland areas, ideal for shade from the summer sun!
5. Dunstable Downs, Bedfordshire
This area of outstanding natural beauty is the highest point in Bedfordshire and those looking to visit should bring your kite. The wind-swept ridge provides ideal conditions for a range of air sports!
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