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Who doesn’t love a good picnic? We believe that Cheshire has some of the most beautiful picnic spots – even though we may be biased!

Grab your blanket, make some of your favourite food and head out to enjoy a great day at some of Cheshire’s best attractions.

Tatton Park


Tatton Park
In the heart of Knutsford lies the scenic Tatton Park. Well known for their history, meres and beautiful ornamental gardens – it is one of the most photogenic locations in Cheshire.


Delamere Forest


Delamere Forest is the largest woodland in Cheshire. Making it a haven for wildlife and amazing scenery. With 972 hectares of land, there are plenty of picnic spots for you to choose from!

Beeston Castle


Beeston Castle
Being one of the most historic landmarks in Cheshire, Beeston Castle is an attraction that is a must see. With breath-taking views, picturesque woodlands and of course the medieval fortress –it is the most magical place to enjoy a picnic in Cheshire.

Port Sunlight


Port Sunlight Village
Known as one of the most historic industrial villages in Cheshire – Port Sunlight is brimming with glorious history. Learn all about how the village has changed over the years, then relax and unwind amongst the stunning parkland with your picnic.

Arley Hall and Gardens


Arley Hall & Gardens
One of the most attractive stately homes in the North West, Arley Hall’s Victorian country house is surrounded by 8 acres of gorgeous formal gardens. After your picnic, we suggest you spend the afternoon taking in the stunning scenery.

Ness Botanic Gardens


Ness Botanic Gardens
With amazing views of the stunning Chester River Dee, Ness Botanic Gardens has a gorgeous, tranquil ambience. With many activities and workshops, their well-established bee nursery and lovely gardens – there will be the perfect place for you to enjoy your picnic.

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens
 

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens
Norton Priory Museum & Gardens is a fascinating combination of historical, archaeological and natural beauty. With so many gorgeous places on the site, your toughest decision of the day will be where you have you picnic!

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre


Jodrell Bank
Recently being awarded as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is a must-see attraction in Cheshire! Obviously, their iconic telescope is a necessity however, you might not know that Jodrell Bank is surrounded by gorgeous gardens perfect for a picnic.

Anderton Boat Lift
 

Anderton Boat Lift
Recognised as the ‘Cathedral of Canals’ Anderton Boat Lift in Northwich is the idyllic place to enjoy a picnic. Marvel at the impressive boat lift which is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering. Then, find one of the many peaceful areas to indulge in your picnic.

Need some inspiration on what to pack for your picnic? Don’t worry, we have you covered! We have listed some of the best locally sourced treats…

Applegates Farm Shop


Based near Tattenhall, Applegates Farm Shop is bursting with a wide variety of lovely food for you to choose from.

The Hollies Farm Shop, Little Budworth/Lower Stretton


The Hollies Farm Shop has a beautiful range of fresh produce from Cheshire. Our favourites are their amazing assortment of cakes and fresh bread – double yum!

Clotton Hall Dairy


Need some clotted cream to go with your pudding? Clotton Hall Dairy is one of our favourites! They create the perfect clotted cream that will go perfect with any type of sweet treat.

Cheshire Cheese Company


Known as the cheese that makes you grin; Cheshire Cheese Company has some of the tastiest ranges of cheese – ideal for a picnic cheese sandwich.

Chestnut meats in Nantwich


Chestnut meats has a delicious choice of fresh high-quality meats. Well known for their goat meat which is butchered on site for your requirements.  

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Tatton Park
Historic House / Palace
Mansion from the Italian Gardens at Tatton Park

Cheshire’s grand 18th-century country estate is home to an agricultural attraction like no other, where state-of-the-art audio-visual exhibitions animate old barns and bring museum-piece machinery to life.

Delamere Forest
Forest
Tranquility at Delamere Forest

Delamere Forest is Cheshire's largest area of woodland and is a place for families to let off steam, escape the crowds and find peace in the heart of the forest.

Beeston Castle and Woodland Park
Heritage / Visitor Centre
Beeston Castle and Bridge - English Heritage

A magical site with something for everyone, stunning views to take your breath away, long walks through rich woodland for nature lovers and nooks and crannies for kids to hide in you’re sure to have a magnificent day out!

Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village
Museum
Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village

Port Sunlight Museum celebrates the unique heritage of the beautiful and historic industrial village. It is the finest surviving example of early urban planning the UK, Port Sunlight is set in 130 acres of beautiful parkland.

Arley Hall & Gardens
Historic House / Palace
Stunning Exterior of Arley Hall & Gardens

Arley Hall & Gardens is one of the most interesting and attractive stately homes in the North West.

Ness Botanic Gardens
Garden
Summer at Ness Botanic Gardens

These outstanding award-winning botanic gardens overlooking the Dee Estuary contain the finest collection of rhododendron and azaleas in the north west.

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens
Museum
Fun for all ages at Norton Priory Museum & Gardens

A fascinating combination of historical, archaeological and natural beauty. Medieval monastic ruins, a large Georgian walled garden, woodland walks, pear orchard, and the National Collection of Tree Quince; Cydonia Oblonga.

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Heritage / Visitor Centre
Learn about Astrophysics at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

The UK’s latest Unesco World Heritage Site, Jodrell Bank Observatory is a worthy winner of this global accolade.

Anderton Boat Lift
Boat Trip
Anderton Boat Lift - A fun day out for the family

Here at the Anderton Boat Lift you can see narrowboats tackle the staggering 50-foot drop between the Trent & Mersey Canal and Weaver Navigation.

The Hollies Farm Shop - Little Budworth
Farm Shop
Fresh local produce at The Hollies Farm Shop - Little Budworth

Named the North West's best local food producer by the Countryside Alliance. Crammed with locally sourced, traditionally produced foods, this isn’t just a farm shop, it’s a real Cheshire destination!

The Hollies Farm Shop - Lower Stretton
Farm Shop
The Hollies Farm Shop - Lower Stretton

The Hollies Farm Shop in Lower Stretton is a food lovers heaven. The shelves are crammed with fresh produce sourced from Cheshire and the surrounding counties and it's also home to the Concept Cafe, serving delicious meals and desserts.

Cheshire Cheese Company
Food/Drink Producer
Cheshire Cheese Company
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