East Anglia is home to an abundance of beautiful countryside and sweeping coastlines perfect for a day of alfresco dining. As summer comes to an end, wrap up in warm blankets and watch the leaves turn golden as Autumn sets in, while catching up with family and friends. With so many picturesque places in East Anglia, which is the best picnic spot to visit?
Flatford Mills, Suffolk
Flatford Mill is located in the middle of the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding National Beauty. It boasts beautiful scenery, which makes it the perfect place to enjoy a picnic and take in the surroundings. After eating, why not take a stroll through the countryside or even take a boat ride on the river?
Brancaster Beach, Norfolk
The Norfolk coast has an impressive collection of beaches with miles of golden sand, which are the perfect place for a picnic. Why not take a stroll after eating and keep the kids entertained by spotting the shipwreck remains of the SS Vina at low tide, or flying a kite in the vast amount of space on offer?
The Plantation Garden, Norwich
The Plantation Garden is located within the city of Norwich and is sometimes referred to as ‘The Secret Garden’. The garden boasts woodland walks, a rustic bridge and an Italian terrace, making it a wonderful spot for a romantic picnic with that special someone. Entry to the gardens will cost a mere £2 per person to enjoy a whole day taking in the beautiful surroundings.
Ickworth is a beautiful spot for alfresco dining with all the family. Visitors can take in the classic architecture and the walled garden after enjoying their picnic overlooking the tranquil lake. Whilst the adults relish in the history and heritage of the area, the children can let off some steam in the adventure play area or even building dens.
Blickling Estate, Norfolk
Blickling Estate is located in the idyllic National Trust village of Blickling in Norfolk. Blickling Hall is set in the middle of the breath-taking estate and is thought to be the birthplace of King Henry the VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn. Bursting with nearly 1000 acres of woodland and history, it really is a stunning location for a picnic.
So why not book a get away and stay in one of the wonderful holiday parks in East Anglia and try out one of the top picnic spots in the region?