Lazy Sunday: Top 5 Picnic Essentials


Nothing says summer better than a picnic in the park with family and friends. Relaxing on a comfy blanket with tasty treats and something fizzy, what could be better? Although we can’t promise that the sun will shine, we can promise to help you prep accordingly. Here we have selected our top five picnic essentials to help you picnic in style.

Tropicowl snack boxes - Paperchase



Airtight containers are a total must have for a picnic. They are great for transporting pretty much anything, from nuts and sweets to chopped vegetables for dipping in hummus! Pack your nibbles with these gorgeous Tropicowl snack boxes from Paperchase. They nestle inside each other for easy storage and help to keep things fresh!

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Coastal Hamper – John Lewis



This beautiful coastal picnic hamper from John Lewis is perfect for carrying all of your picnic essentials. Equipped with two separate compartments, fill it up with fresh bread, cheese, fruit and nuts and you’re good to go!

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Ahoy Picnic Rug – Laura Ashley



Picnic blankets are a must, however, it’s vital that you have the right rug to roll when the sun comes out to play. Eat your lunch in comfort with the Ahoy Printed Picnic Rug by Laura Ashley. It’s easy to carry and will keep you dry if there does happen to be the odd sprinkle!

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New York Thermal Mug – Kate Spade



Whether you are a tea, coffee, or hot chocolate drinker, this gorgeous thermal flask by Kate Spade is just what you need to ensure that essential cuppa stays extra hot all day. Its crisp colouring and playful quote will make a bright yet sophisticated addition to your picnic.

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Kissing Hedgehogs Picnic Rucksack – Anorak



This rucksack by Anorak is absolutely fantastic for transporting your lunch on summer strolls. Not only does it provide enough plates, glasses and cutlery four people, but its also extremely comfortable to wear. This means you can ramble that little further to ensure you locate the perfect picnic position.

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