Perfect Picnic Spots for National Picnic Month 2020

National Picnic Month 2020 is here, so to help you enjoy it we’ve put together this list of idyllic picnic spots and parks that are close to all of our developments.

Perfect Picnic Spots for National Picnic Month 2020

National Picnic Month 2020 has arrived and to help you make the most of it, we’ve put together this list of idyllic picnic spots and parks that are close to all of our developments.

Ascot Place, Langthorpe, Harrogate

This development of high-quality homes is located in the tranquil village of Langthorpe in Harrogate and nearby Valley Gardens is a beautiful Park in Low Harrogate, which is perfect for a relaxed stroll or a family picnic.

The Valley Gardens are open all year round, 24 hours a day, with a number of different areas and gardens to explore. Located just 15 miles from Langthorpe, it’s the perfect place to spend the day relaxing in the sun and enjoying a picnic.

Blenheim Vale, Kippax, Leeds

Our Leeds-based development Blenheim Vale is located in the charming village of Kippax. The development brings together the best in modern luxury and stunning countryside

scenery. The Townclose Hills Nature Reserve is a five minute walk from Blenheim Vale and is an excellent woodland reserve, perfect for walking dogs and seeing all that nature has to offer while you enjoy a picnic!

For another good picnic spot, you can also head into Roundhay Park in Leeds. One of Europe’s largest urban parks, you’ll find a slew of picnic-friendly locations throughout this 700-acre space.

Denton Grange, Stocksbridge, Sheffield

Denton Grange is an exclusive collection of three and four-bedroom homes located in the small town of Stocksbridge. Nestled at the edge of the Peak District National Park. It’s also just ten miles from Sheffield city centre.

The Peak District National Park is located 5 miles away - just a ten-minute drive from Denton Grange - and is another picnic perfect location. It is home to the Monsal Trail, which is full of stunning views and awesome scenery.

Picnics in Sheffield city centre are also popular in summer - The Peace Gardens are an excellent place for a picnic, where you can really watch the world go by, situated in front of the gothic town hall, it’s one Sheffield’s main attractions.

Hampton Gardens, Churwell, Leeds

This beautiful new development of high-quality homes is located in the popular suburb of Churwell, Leeds. Perfectly situated to give easy access to the lively and bustling market town of Morley!

With a plethora of picnic park options in Leeds and across Yorkshire, we recommend Temple Newsam, with 1,500 acres of parkland you’re well and truly spoilt for choice. They have a designated picnic area, cafe and shop. There’s plenty to explore, colourful walled gardens, scented rose beds and three different lakes.

Kensington Forest, Barnoldswick, Lancashire

Kensington Forest is ideally located between the North’s two major cities, Leeds and Manchester. The development is at the foot of the idyllic Yorkshire Dales, in the picturesque and historic village of Barnoldswick.

The Greenberfield Locks is possibly the best spot for picnicking in Barnoldswick. The peaceful site has picnic tables, a coffee shop where you can purchase ice creams, plus a canal where you can gently watch the boats and barges coming and going.

Regency Place, West Tanfield, Ripon

Surrounded by the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, Regency Place is situated in the tranquil village of West Tanfield.

Close by is Nosterfield Local Nature Reserve which is generally regarded as North Yorkshire’s premier wetland grassland site for wildlife. The area is a converted quarry and is home to many species of birds. It is a great place for a walk or picnic and it’s the perfect opportunity to spot for a little twitching, but remember to bring your binoculars!

Wellington Park, Sunderland

Wellington Park is our exclusive new development in the charming suburb of northeast Sunderland. With plenty of options around Tyneside and Wearside you are spoiled for choice with scenic picnic locations.

We recommend the Souter Lighthouse - the lighthouse has picnic tables looking out over the sea and it’s sheltered by the walls of the lighthouse grounds. There is also a shop that sells bottles of beer - a surefire way to supplement your picnic.

You can also visit Barnes Park, the largest of the city's urban parks stretching just under two miles in length. It has walking areas, bowling greens and tennis courts - a lot of outdoor fun!

Wentworth Court, Thurgoland, Sheffield

This new development consists of bespoke aspirational homes located in the charming village of Thurgoland, close to the historic Wentworth Castle and surrounded by beautiful woodlands.

Locke Park in Barnsley is only a five mile drive away from the development. Perfect for young children and picnicking. With lots of green space, climbing areas, cafes and tennis courts there is plenty to enjoy!

So whether you’re planning on visiting our developments or you’re just in the local areas looking for the perfect place to picnic, use the above to be your guide and you’re sure to have a great time.