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National Picnic Month: Plan the perfect picnic with these top luxury buys

By Felicity Williams  |  July 23, 2020
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In case you weren’t aware, July is National Picnic Month, so as long as the weather holds outs, it’s time to grab your basket, fill it up with some fabulous goodies and head out to a park to enjoy some socially-distanced fun with your friends or family.

To make sure you’re equipped with all the goodies you will need we’ve selected seven handy and stylish pieces to ensure your picnic is on point.

Wool blend picnic rug by Harrods

Wool Blend Picnic Rug by Harrods

A picnic isn’t a picnic without a rug, so say hello to this very classic one by Harrods. It’s crafted from a wool blend with a practical lining, allow it to play host to your tea parties and summer luncheons alike. It measures L115 x W154cm and is machine washable.

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2 person herringbone picnic hamper by VonShef

2 Person Herringbone Picnic Hamper

For a romantic two-person picnic, this hamper is a classic. It includes everything you could need from cutlery, plates, and wine goblets to napkins and utensils.

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Striped bench seat cushion by Cox and Cox

Throw a few of these larger cushions around your picnic rug for a comfier sit down, thanks to the polyfibre filling. French-inspired, the long neutral cushions feature a charcoal stripe print running lengthways.

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‘Let’s Get Hammered’ Champagne bath by Culinary Concepts

A lovely timeless piece, use this for picnics and parties to keep drinks chilled. It’s made from nickel plate with a hammered finish and is completed with durable leather handles.

It comfortably holds six standard sized wine or champagne bottles, which should certinaly keep you going. To make it extra special, the brand offers an engraving service on this product too.

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Brut English sparkling wine by Wiston Estate

Winston Wine

Pop this English sparkling wine to add some bubbles to the occasion. The makers use a traditional Coquard press (it’s only one of four outside of France) and maximises purity of the juice at pressing for a smooth finish. Pair this beauty with your cheeseboard.

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Acrylic tumbler set by Zara Home

Handy especially for kids, this stylish acrylic set is hard to break. The striped acrylic has a delicate green hue and there’s a whole range from tumblers to wine glasses and jugs to cover all your quaffable needs.

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Mixed colour cashmere throw blanket by State Cashmere

When the sun goes down, throw this beautiful cashmere around your arms to banish the chill. Made from 100% Inner Mongolian cashmere, this blanket is light grey-come-beige in colour so will go with just about anything.

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