Picnic In Herefordshire
Picnic in Herefordshire & make the most of the sunshine with some alfresco dining in one of our best green spaces.
15 Best Places To Picnic In Herefordshire
Discover perfect places to picnic in Herefordshire and escape to the summer. From vast rolling countryside estates through to a woodland nook and cranny, we’re sure to have somewhere that you’d want to spend lazy summer days.
There’s something about the summer weather that brings out the relaxed hippy in us all, and what better way to wind down after a busy day/week at work than to slip on your sandals, pack up your picnic basket and head to the outdoors with your nearest and dearest.
Drink in the wonders of the natural world at some of the National Trust’s top picnicking sites in the Midlands. Eating alfresco – whether you pack your own picnic or prefer to buy one – allows you to immerse yourself in the natural world.
Throw down a blanket, seek out communal seating and enjoy fresh air, wildlife rich landscapes and magnificent views and enjoy a picnic in Herefordshire.
Credenhill Park Wood
A very comfortable place to relax with a family cafe and several picnic sites plus 3 on site BBQs for hire! So you can make lunch as rustic or extravagant as you fancy.
Spend the day and make the most of the long and balmy summer days as you relax beside the river and enjoy a sandwich or two.
There is 10 acres of riverside garden which means there is plenty of space to discover and explore. Relax in the warm breeze accompanied by the gentle sounds of the river. Pack a hamper with a bottle of bubbly and enjoy a sunny day outside with friends and family.
Visit the gardens and country homes in Herefordshire and enjoy exploring tranquil havens.
Croft Castle & Parkland
Croft Castle and Parkland in Hereford showcases 1000 years of power, politics and pleasure in an intimate family home. With nearly 1500 acres of parkland and a beautiful walled garden, there are plenty of spots for you and the family to tuck into a picnic this summer.
Summer is the perfect season to pack up your picnic hampers and get moving with some outdoor activities.
Bring your own packed lunch or pop into the tea-room for their take-away options. With five way-marked walks, an Iron Age hillfort, the Walled Garden, rows of ancient trees and a ‘Picturesque’ Fishpool Valley, there are plenty of spots in the parkland for you to escape to.
Goodrich Castle near Ross On Wye stands on a prominent wooded hill and boasts extensive views of the surrounding countryside and River Wye.
After exploring one of the many the castles in Herefordshire, take a walk through the beautiful grounds with picturesque and panoramic woodland and green views of the Herefordshire countryside.
There are attractive picnic areas at the front and back of the visitor centre which includes a café.
With panoramic views, you will have no issue finding an unforgettable picnic spot during your walk. Reach the highest points for the best views and bask in the history and scenery whilst enjoying a local cider and some crisps!
Why not picnic by Bodenham Lake and dig into cheese and olives paired with a nice bottle of wine next to the peaceful and tranquil lake.
Bird watch for hours with more than 160 species being recorded at this wildlife site.
Ecologically, Bromyard Downs is one of Herefordshire’s jewels to uncover with those nearest and dearest.
From glow worms to grass snakes, to bullfinch to barn owls, there is a significant amount of wildlife creating their homes in the woods, wetland and wildflower meadows.
Have a lovely time walking and immersing yourselves in nature, and enjoy a picnic in this idyllic place.
Newbridge Farm Park
Experience a fast & bumpy tractor trailer ride, greet and feed our friendly animals, and bring those blankets for a delicious picnic to eat anywhere around the Park.
Total entertainment for the whole day.
Lea’s & Paget’s Wood
Located in Hereford and being one of the finest and ancient, semi-natural broad-leaved woodlands left in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Lea’s & Paget’s Wood is the ideal location for a picnic with loved ones.
Take a long walk through the historic woodlands, find a pleasant spot place some blankets and unwind with a nice ploughman’s sandwich and a juicy pork pie!
So much wildlife to watch and listen to as well, you’ll be in your own little wonderland.
The Wye Valley Visitor Centre
Set in the very heart of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where the spectacular Upper Wye Gorge opens out briefly into farmland before the River Wye plunges back between cliffs overlooking the Wye.
A perfect place to enjoy a picnic with family and friends, spend the summer days on the lawn with picnic blankets and a basket full of treats.