Ah … picnics. The glorious outdoors, a checked rug on the grass and a wicker basket filled with yummy afternoon treats. To mark National Picnic Week (18th -26th June) we’ve selected our favourite al fresco essentials … even the weather seems to be playing ball!
Primark rattan jug £8; rattan glasses 2pk, £5; blue scalloped side plate, £2; blue scalloped dinner plate, £3; cream woven placemats 2pk, £4 – all from Primark.
Serving platter, £12; leaf bowl, £14; round tray, £14; set of 4 dinner plates, £15; set of 4 dinner bowls, £15; chip & dip plate, £12; set of 4 tumblers, £12; set of 4 highballs, £12; jug, £12 – all from the Jungle collection at Marks & Spencer.
Sunburst cushion, £10; cotton tassled throw, £10; textured plate, £2; large bowl, £3.50; medium green glass food storage, £4; small pink glass food storage, £3 – all from B&M Stores.
Les Jardins de la Comtesse Fontainebleau four-person wicker picnic basket and cutlery set 51cm, £155 – from Selfridges.
Next Outdoor Bronx server ware, with prices starting from £14.
Divine Gin-spiration Hamper, £100 – from Harvey Nichols.