Did you know it’s currently National Picnic Week? If the weather permits, it’s time to head out and enjoy a gluten-free picnic! But where would you go? After travelling the length and breadth of the UK, the National Picnic Week team have established the top 15 locations you can’t afford to miss for the perfect picnic.
From the golden sands and crystal clear water of Barafundle Beach to the incredible views from Top Withens Farmhouse in West Yorkshire, these picnic locations showcase exactly what makes this country so beautiful.
National Picnic Week organiser, Phil Browne, says: “We’re so excited to announce our list of the best picnic locations in the country. Picnics are loved by British people because of our desire to get out into the great outdoors and the British countryside never fails to provide a stunning location for you to tuck into your sandwiches.
The UK’s Top 15 Picnic Spots
1: Barafundle Beach – Pembrokeshire
2: Brownsea Island – Dorset
3: Avon Valley Country Park – Bristol
4: Formby Beach – Merseyside
5: Somerset House – London
6: Devil’s Dyke – East Sussex
7: St Herbert’s Island – Derwentwater, Cumbria
8: North Pennines
9: Bodmin Moor – Cornwall
10: Corfe Castle – Dorset
11: Rievaulx Castle – North Yorkshire
12: Gibside – Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
13: Glenkiln Sculpture Park – Dumfries and Galloway
14: Padley Gorge – Derbyshire
15: Top Withens – Haworth, Yorkshire
What gluten-free treats do you include in your picnics? We’ve put together a Pinterest board full of ideas that’ll make your picnic the envy of the whole park!