• National Picnic Week aims to cultivate pride in the local area
• Winner and runner-up announced for each region
• Hampstead Heath and Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House have won for the second year running
We’re midway through National Picnic Week 21 – 30 June as the week aims to encourage Brits up and down the nation to dust off their old blanket and get back to nature by dining alfresco this week!
The winners, by region, are:
Winner: Yellowcraig Beach
Found just east of Edinburgh and on the North Sea coast, Yellowcraig Beach hosts an unusual mixture of coastal beauty mixed with forestry that’s reminiscent of a movie set. So much so, Yellowcraig Beach was reportedly the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island with an unspoiled cove, rock pools, evergreen greenery, and sandy beaches.
Runner-up: Loch an Eilein
Sheltered by ancient pine trees with fantastic...