20 places to Picnic in Berkshire

Can you beat a picnic in the Spring and Summer months? There are many wonderful picnic spots in Berkshire which have inspired this blog post ’20 places to Picnic in Berkshire’.

Picnic Spots in Berkshire


Picnic Spots in Berkshire

  1. Lily Hill Park, Bracknell

    Lily Hill Park in Bracknell is home to the Largest Picnic Bench in England made from a single piece of wood and it’s definitely a talking point for any picnic! There are woods to explore, an amphitheatre and plenty of open space, so lots of scope to find a great spot for a picnic.Longest Picnic Table in England

  2. Alexandra Gardens, Windsor

    Alexandra Gardens is a park next to the River Thames in Windsor. With plenty of open green space and shade form the large trees it makes a lovely location for a picnic. You could also enjoy a walk from Baths Island to Windsor Bridge whilst there.
    Bandstand Alexandra Garden

  3. Dinton Pastures Country Park, Wokingham

    Dinton Pastures Country Park is popular for lake side walks, has a fantastic play park (which needs to be booked at peak times) and a cafe. It’s a lovely place for an explore, play and picnic. Dinton Pastures - Things to do in Berkshire

  4. Buckler’s Forest, Crowthorne

    Buckler’s Forest in Crowthorne is a fantastic place to walk, you can walk on the old TRL track, visit the multiple ponds, find the fire tower and go for a scoot or bike ride. The walk has picnic tables and benches dotted around the site.
    A pond at Buckler's Forest, Crowthorne

  5. The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham

    This is a great place for a picnic. There are picnic benches overlooking the main lake and there are also two adventure playgrounds too. Discovery Nature Centre Thatcham

  6. South Hill Park, Bracknell

    The large lawn at South Hill Park in Bracknell is a fantastic place for a picnic. Next to the toddler park and South Lake, set alongside the impressive South Hill Park building.South Hill Park Bracknell

  7. Popes Meadow, Binfield

    Popes Meadow in Binfield is fantastic for a gentle walk, visit to the duck pond and a play in the park. It’s also a lovely location for a picnic with a picnic bench between the pond and play area. Popes Meadow

  8. Boulter’s Lock and Ray Mill Island, Maidenhead

    Ray Mill Island has lots to offer including a small play area, wooden sculptures, view of the weir, an opportunity to watch the boats and feed the ducks plus a bird aviary and guinea pigs. It’s a popular place for a picnic. Picnics at Raymill Island, Maidenhead

  9. Finchampstead Ridges, Finchampstead

    At Finchampstead Ridges you can have a picnic with a magnificent view. There are benches located at the vantage point.
    The view from Finchampstead Ridges

  10. Cantley Park, Wokingham

    Is a large open space where you can enjoy a picnic. There is also a small playground. Cantley Park

  11. Shurlock Road Nature Reserve, Shurlock Row

    The Nature Reserve is an enclosed field with a pond and brilliant play area with picnic tables in the centre. Perfect for a picnic in the countryside. Picnic Benches at Totem Pole at Slide at Shurlock Road Nature Reserve

  12. The Pinewood Centre, Wokingham

    The Pinewood Centre in Wokingham has picnic tables by Dickies Pond. Whilst at The Pinewood Centre you could go for a woodland walk and also a play in the two fantastic playgrounds. Dickies Pond Pinewood

  13. Goring and Streatley

    Goring and Streatley are beautiful Berkshire towns to visit. If you head to Goring Lock, there is some green space where you can enjoy a picnic watching the boats go in and out of the lock and observe the wildlife.
    Goring Lock

  14. Hungerford Wharf, Hungerford

    Hungerford Wharf is very picturesque and makes a lovely place for a picnic. Why not sit on the bench near Hungerford Lock and watch the boats come in and out of the lock or have a picnic on The Croft – see blog post for more details.
    .Hungerford Wharf

  15. Shepherd Meadows, Sandhurst

    Shepherd Meadows and the River Black Water is a beautiful place to walk, with lots of open space to set up camp for a picnic.
    Field by car park at Shepherd Meadow

  16. The Look Out and Swinley Forest, Bracknell

    The Look Out and Swinley Forest are great places for a walk and play in the park (you need to pre-book). Why not have a woodland picnic? Play Area The Look Out Bracknell Swinley Forest

  17. Aldermaston Wharf, Aldermaston

    Aldermaston Wharf is a lovely place for a walk, watching the canal life and electric lifting bridge. There is green space next to Aldermaston Lock. No 95 Lock

  18. Locks Ride Recreation Ground, Winkfield Row

    Locks Ride Recreation Ground is a popular place for a picnic. There is a large play area, field, splash pad in the Summer months and The Cabin which serves excellent quality ice creams. Locks Ride Sandpit

  19. Simon’s Wood, Finchampstead

    At Simon’s Wood you walk through the woodland and can find the pond in the centre of the wood, covered in stunning lily pads. Why not have a woodland picnic?Wood at Simon's Wood Finchampstead

  20. Braywick Nature Reserve, Maidenhead

    Why not head to Braywick Nature Reserve for a walk and picnic. You could enjoy a picnic in the formal park area which is an open space, surrounded by some wonderful old trees.Formal Park at Braywick Nature Reserve

If you have found this blog post useful, check out Ice Creams in Berkshire, Berkshire Walks and Berkshire Parks.

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