National Picnic Week - 11th - 19th June
From 11th June to 19th June it is National Picnic Week.
Dust off your rugs and blankets and treat yourself to some new picnic gear. We have put together a little selection of ideal baskets, hampers and other picnic gear for to check out and you can be the talk of the town.
Baskets and Hampers
Fit to burst with freshly prepared gourmet refreshments, and enjoy al fresco dining in the most stylish way imaginable.
This fantastic Twin Flap Treat Hamper has been hand crafted in traditional willow and allows easy access to contents via two opposing flaps. Packed with treats, this hamper contains a fruit cake, Scottish oat pudding with a delicious topping, apricot & peach preserve, organic lemon melt biscuits, cheese straws, sweet onion relish and after dinner coffee. This food hamper has been gift wrapped and would make the perfect wedding, anniversary or birthday gift!
Makes you proud to be British! This bargain price hamper contains a delightful collection of regionally sourced foods and treats including brands such as Beech's Chocolate, Walkers, Taylors and the Swaledale Cheese Company. This would make a great birthday gift for a special someone or could be the perfect way to treat your Dad on Father's Day.
This fantastic Highland Fayre Picnic Hamper has been packed with a wide range of luxurious treats. Included within are Dormen's chilli & lime cashews, sweet chilli & red pepper potato chips, epicure Thai rice chilli crackers, olive oil oatcakes, chunky tomato chutney, baby beetroot, lentil & bacon soup, English breakfast tea bags, Scottish raspberry preserve, orange marmalade, fruit cocktail in fruit juice, chocolate chunk & hazelnut biscuits, shortbread fingers, chocolate chip loaf cake, rhubarb & custard boiled sweets and a fine Belgian chocolate assortment. This incredible selection of foods would make a great birthday gift for a special someone or would be the perfect accompaniment to a picnic in the country.
Rugs and Blankets
For when you just want a sit down or a nap in the sunshine.
This classy National Trust Slate Blue and Grey Herringbone Rug has a beautiful cobweave design and is made from the finest yarns available. It is guaranteed to keep you warm as it's made from pure wool and is large enough for a family of four to use. This throw measures a generous 130cm x 175cm (approx.) and is available in other colours.
Waterproof PVC Backed Picnic Rug. This waterproof, foldaway picnic rug is a traditional piece of picnic equipment with a modern twist. The tartan pattern indicates quintessentially British picnicking while the padded plastic backing offers extra comfort while acting as a waterproof layer. The rug is easily hand washed and can be wiped clean with with a warm soapy cloth. This picnic rug is perfect for couples and families alike, hoping to enjoy the perfect picnic on a sunny afternoon in the country or a day trip to the beach.
Cool Bags & Picnicware
To keep those summer bevvies and sarnies cool and refreshing.
This navy coloured Thermos Radiance 12 Can Cooler gives great insulation, using multi-layered IsoTec technology. It keeps cans of drink chilled for long periods - on picnics, at the beach or on outdoor adventures. It's really leak-proof, durable, water-resistant and lightweight - all the features you would expect from a trusted brand like Thermos. The cooler is easy to wipe clean and folds down to a compact size for storage or tucking into your picnic basket, cool box or beach bags. For use with Thermos Freeze Boards Chill out!
This stylish cool basket from Coolmovers comes in a beautiful polka style. A key feature of this cool basket is that it is fully collapsible, meaning it is ideal for spontaneous outings and won't dominate your storage at home when not in use. The coolbag also has a reflective silver lining giving it that extra insulation needed to keep temperatures maintained for longer. It has a capacity of 25 litres and is guarunteed for 12 months. For best results, use with Thermos Freeze Boards
These super-stylish Le Creuset Wine Coolers fits all standard 75cl bottles. Wine, champagne or prosecco… it doesn’t matter It’s large area leads to rapid cooling, with a neat tapered top that maximises bottle contact. Elastic sides provide a snug fit too, so there are no accidents. There’s even a 5-year guarantee for peace of mind. We think this is a great addition to adult picnic baskets and Le Creuset deliver the style and quality you would expect.
These tumbers are sure to brighten up your picnic - even if the weather isn’t at its best! The multicoloured set of 4 virtually unbreakable melamine tumblers are general and outdoor dining, as well as picnics. The tumblers are dishwasher safe and measure 9cm high and 9cm diameter, with a capacity of 225ml. They’re a great price too!
The 800ml Thermos Thermocafe Multi Purpose Steel Flask delivers the value and quality you would expect from the Thermos brand. This Thermos flask features double-wall vacuum insulation that helps retain hot (or cold) liquid temperatures, a durable stainless steel construction and an insulated stainless steel cup. It is cool to the touch (even when full of hot liquids) and the extra-wide mouth makes it easy to fill and clean. The convenient folding handle with carrying strap makes it a great product for eating or drinking on the move.
This 24 Piece Picnic Dining Set is an absolute bargain and comes with: 4 x 25cm plates, 4 x 20cm plates, 4 x Beakers, 4 x Spoons, 4 x Knives, 4 x Forks .The set comes in a bright and identifiable blue colour, and is very light making it easy to carry. This picnic dining set would be an ideal asset for a music festival setting, offering practicality at an affordable price and lightweight.
Check out our full list of picnic gear here.