Picnics are a great way to enjoy some fresh air, and take in the beautiful surroundings with friends and family. Discover some great locations to enjoy that perfect picnic this summer, some even come recommended by our very own team here at Cosyfeet.
The famous garden at Stourhead is the perfect place to explore on a warm, summer day. The peaceful lake, countryside views and extraordinary gardens, can be enjoyed by all the family. Our Digital Marketing Assistant, Natalie, says “Stourhead has always been a favourite of mine, the surroundings are idyllic, and after enjoying some lunch by the beautiful lake, it's great to explore all the grounds, including the hidden grotto”.
Barafundle Bay has been voted as one of the best beaches in Britain, and also the world! With crystal clear waters, golden sand dunes, and packed full of pine trees, it’s clear why this beautiful location is top-rated.
Juliette, our Creative Catalogue Manager, loves the beautiful beaches and the sheltered waters of Studland Bay. It’s the perfect location to relax and unwind, while enjoying a picnic and taking in the breathtaking views.
Brockhampton has no shortage of places to picnic - with over 1,700 acres of beautiful countryside, orchards and a mediaeval manor house, it's a perfect place to discover, especially in the summer months.
Our Human Resources Manager, Laura, likes to make the most of the local spots - Glastonbury Abbey is a firm favourite, and it’s only a five-minute drive from the Cosyfeet shop! Packed full of history and 36 acres of ground - ready to be explored. It's a great place to enjoy a picnic on a warm, summers day.
Although it’s one of East Anglia’s most popular locations, this stunning beach offers a three mile stretch of golden sand; being so vast you won’t have any trouble finding the perfect, secluded picnic spot.
Ham Hill is a stunning country park, offering fantastic opportunities for countryside walks, discovering wildlife, and enjoying the scenic views; reaching far across the county of Somerset. Our Digital Marketing Manager, James, says “It’s such a beautiful area, with plenty of open space and some amazing views of South Somerset. After the picnic, it’s always nice to pop along to the Prince of Wales pub for a cold drink or ice cream.”
Wherever you decide to picnic, always plan your trip carefully and check the following prior to travelling:
- Is there parking available?
- Are picnics are allowed?
- Before bringing a dog, is the location dog friendly?
- Are the on-site facilities easily accessible and there is assistance for those who may need it?
Always remember to take everything away with you, so these areas of natural beauty remain unspoiled.