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BEST Picnic Baskets For Summer

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A gorgeous collection of the BEST picnic baskets to buy this summer. Perfect for dining alfresco and making the most of the sunshine

There’s something so lovely and simple about going off for a picnic. Spending time with friends, family and loved ones in the sunshine with good food. It’s one of life’s simple pleasures.

You can choose to picnic on the beach, head out to the countryside and find a field, head off to the local park, picnic in the city or even just take time out in the garden and enjoy a garden picnic with friends.

There’s nothing better than gathering up all your favourite picnic food, tasty sandwiches, salad boxes, summer fruits and treats and heading off for some time in the outdoors and hopefully sunshine!

We’ve been virtual shopping and found some of the BEST picnic baskets, hampers and cool boxes for the summer. There’s something here for every style, budget and family.

Heading off for a picnic with one of these will make your day a whole lot easier whether it’s a big family gathering, breakfast outdoors or simply lunch in the park for two.

Wicker Picnic Baskets

Maison cherie wicker picnic basket with red and white gingham cover. On a wooden table

A gorgeous traditional style wicker picnic basket with a red and white gingham cover.

In addition to an insulated inner compartment for food this stylish basket comes with inner pocket for tucking away your wallet and phones.

Perfect for both picnics and shopping at the farmers market.

Available to buy fromMaison Chérie

Priced at – £45

4 Person Picnic Basket

Pro Cook 4 person picnic basket filled with plates, cutlery and glasses.

This generously sized 4 Person filled picnic basket comes filled with cutlery, ceramic plates, wine glasses and a corkscrew. Perfect for alfresco dining with wine.

The traditional wicker hamper has a 4L insulated cool bag and stylish blue and white striped interior.

  • Priced at – £79 (2 person picnic baskets also available at £59)

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Mini Picnic Baskets

Bohemia mini picnic basket

This Mini Picnic Basket is a lidded suitcase-style basket, handwoven in Morocco using natural palm leaf. With a little button and loop close, this cute micro bags make the perfect mini picnic baskets for one.

  • Priced at – £18

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Picnic Basket

Lola & Mawu Bolga garden basket filled with apples

We just LOVE this bold, bright and beautiful basket. Perfect not only as a picnic basket but makes a great shopping basket too.

The handles are finished with sustainable leather for a more comfortable grip. The baskets are fair trade and made exclusively for Lola & Mawu by the weavers of Bolgatanga area, Northern Ghana.

  • Available to buy from Lola & Mawu (online from 1/5/22)
  • Priced at – £55

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Torquay Champagne Picnic Basket For Two

Dobbies Waikki 4 person picnic basket

A gorgeous 4 person picnic basket lined with bright floral inner and trimmed with a pop or orange. This is the perfect picnic set for a day in the park with the family or friends.

  • Available to buy from – Dobbies
  • Priced at £89.99

Picnic Basket Seat

picnic basket that doubles as a portable seat

Enjoy your picnics without sitting on the grass. This collapsible cooler bag keeps food and drinks hot or cold for 4 hours.

It folds flat, has an adjustable strap, and is strong enough to use as a sitting chair. The wicker basket cooler seat holds 15kg of food and drink inside and can hold a person up to 80kg sitting on top.

A super versatile, stylish food cooler basket that’s perfect for a picnic at the beach, park, or garden.

  • Priced at £25

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