This is the final weekend of National Picnic Week (15th - 24th June 2018) so grab your hamper and try one of these lovely picnic spots in Brighton....

Pavilion Gardens

Photo of people in Pavilion Gardens

The gardens surrounding the Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum & Art Gallery have been resotred as closely as possible to their original Regency design and make a picturesque spot for a picnic. If you've forgotten to bring your hamper then the Pavilion Gardens Café serves a selction of sandwiches, salads, baguettes and homemade cakes.

The Beach

Photo of Brighton beach taken by Adam Bronkhorst

The beach is a great spot for a picnic, in the height of the summer the stretch in between the two piers is the busiest so if you want somewhere a bit quieter try going to Hove or Madeira Drive.

Stanmer Park

Aerial photo of Proud Country House and Stanmer Park

After a picnic in the park you can enjoy a walk in the woodlands or around the extensive open grounds, why not combine your picnic with a trip to the see Earthship Brighton?

Devil's Dyke

Photo of a bus returning to Brighton from Devil's Dyke

Part of the stunning South Downs National Par, Devil's Dyke is a great picnic spot. In the summer the 77 bus runs from Brighton Palace Pier to Devil's Dyke every single day helping you to Breeze up to the Downs.

St Ann's Well Gardens

Photo of people in St Ann's Well Gardens

These gardens in Hove feature Tennis Courts, Children's playground, a fish pond and are also home to lots of squirrels!

Hove Park

Photo of Hove Park

Covering 40 acres this is one of the city's larger parks. On the eastern side you'll find the 'Fingermaze' - a public sculpture of a giant fingerprint.

Preston Park

Photo of The Rockery at Preston Park

The city's largest park is home to the 'Preston Twins' which are believed to be the oldest and largest Elm trees in the world, as well as the largest municipal rock garden in the country.

Kipling Gardens

Photo of Kipling Gardens in Rottingdean

On the edge of the city you'll find the picturesque village of Rottingdean, once the home of Rudyard Kipling. Today his former gardens make a tranquil spot for a picnic.

The Level

Photo of fountains at The Level

The Level is a Green Flag Park and features include the Play Fountains and the Rose Walk. Plus if you need extra supplies The Open Market is jsut a short stroll away...

Brighton Open Air Theatre

Aerial photo of the Brighton Open Air Theatre (BOAT)

Why not try a picnic with a twist? Book to see a show at the Brighton Open Air Theatre (open until 30th September) and take a picnic with you to enjoy during the entertainment.

Wherever you decide to picnic please remember to take your litter with you or to use the bins provided.

Charlotte

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Brighton Open Air Theatre
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Brighton Open Air Theatre

BOAT is a new dedicated open-air theatre space for magical events under the stars. This 425 capacity venue nestles in one of the city’s most beautiful parks and is open from May to September each year.

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