Well, the North East is absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to places to visit with a picnic. National Picnic Week ( June 19 – June 27) may be coming to an end, but we hope this summer will be packed full of opportunities to enjoy your lunch al fresco.
So, while you’re thinking about what you want in your sandwiches and choosing your other snacks of choice, take a look at our round-up of some North East picnic spots to enjoy in the sunshine. Since we do live in England, it may be an idea to pack a rain coat and brolly, just in case!
5. Souter Lighthouse and The Leas
Enjoy the coastal views as you eat your lunch. If you want to visit the lighthouse, be sure to visit the National Trust website to book a slot.
6. RSPB Saltholme
The nature reserve is the perfect place to start birdwatching - why not make a day of it with the family?
7. Druridge Bay beach and country park
A stunning stretch of sand with plenty of space - plus facilities to boot in the park! Load up the car and hopefully enjoy some sunshine at this Northumberland beauty spot.
Photo: Jane Coltman
8. Tunstall Hills, Sunderland
Dinner AND a view at this Wearside green space.
Photo: Frank Reid