Picnic

Fill your basket and discover your perfect summer picnic spot!

Nothing says summer like a sun speckled picnic blanket under a shady tree. We have created an ultimate guide to summer picnic spots near you.

Summer forest visits

Running Legs only in Dalby forest
North Yorkshire
Dalby Forest offers routes for all runners. Choose from a number of waymarked running routes that range from 1km to 10km and explore this stunning forest.
family enjoying the woodlands
Kent
With easy access surfaced trails, wild meadows and a fairy garden to explore, there is something for everyone at Jeskyns.
Hanging fire on the sculpture trail at Beechenhurst
Gloucestershire
Follow the trail through majestic oaks and towering scots pine trees to see sculptures inspired by the forest - its trees, wildlife and industrial past.
family cycling through the forest
Hampshire
From relaxing family rides through the picturesque forest to more challenging single-track trails, there is a great cycling day out for everyone.
Family enjoying event at Cannock

Know before you go

Our forest, cycling and dog walking codes aim to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable visit. Please read them before you travel.
People running in Forest Runner event in a forest

Sign up to be a Forest Runner!

Choose from a 5k or 10k event at 12 beautiful locations across the country.
Two people and Redwood trees

Route for redwoods challenge

Search out redwoods in the nation's forests this summer in our #RouteForRedwoods challenge and experience the biggest living organisms on earth.