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National Picnic Month: The perfect picnic combination

Posted 20.07.2020

It’s officially our favourite time of the year, National Picnic Month, and there’s no better way to enjoy the great outdoors with your loved ones than a summer picnic.  

We have a selection of delicious snacks, that are tasty, convenient fridge-staples and make the perfect addition to your picnic basket – whether it’s for a socially distanced birthday celebration in the back garden or a nice afternoon at an ideal spot, we’ve got it covered.  

The best of British 

The UK has some great outdoor locations that are ideal for enjoying an afternoon of savoury snacks. We’ve put together a list of our favourites but if you have any you’d love to share, let us know by joining the conversation on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – @porkfarms 

  • Chatsworth House in the Peak District is a classic picnic destination, its surrounded by beautifully tended gardens, manicured slopes, and a grand estate view
  • Surrounded by an ancient stone circle, Castlerigg Stone Circle in Keswick has been named one of Britain’s most impressive prehistoric sites and makes the perfect place for lunch
  • Tatton Park in Knutsford, owned by the National Trust, is filled with acres of wildlife and endless opportunities to explore its elegant neo-classical Georgian mansion – a very picturesque spot for a picnic 
  • Barafundle Bay in Pembrokeshire has a tranquil atmospherewith golden sands and crystal-clear water, it will guarantee to enhance any picnic 
  • And finally, enjoy your lunch while appreciating the four breath-taking waterfalls at Bowlees Picnic Area in Durham, including the High Force waterfall – England’s largest waterfall with a drop of 21 metres 

Pack the perfect picnic  

Take advantage of the warmer days by packing your hamper with pork pies and a variety of seasonal dips such as pickles, chutneys and apple or cranberry sauce. It’s the perfect excuse to spend an afternoon laid out on the grass in the sunshine with your friends and family. 

Here are our top picks for the perfect picnic pairings:  

Let us know your favourite picnic location or snack by joining the conversation on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter! 

You can buy our selection of pork pies from a range of Asda, Tesco and convenience shops around the UK. 

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