A good old fashioned picnic is the moment sandwiches, baking and baskets get, literally, their moment in the sun. With outdoor dining set to remain a key feature for many this summer, it is the perfect opportunity to make an occasion of it and picnic in style.
While we have learned to appreciate 'the little things' in life again, like outdoor get-togethers, there is no reason why we can't make them bolder and more extraordinary!
We love an opportunity to create an occasion and have gathered a collection of picnic perfect baskets, sure to elevate your al fresco dining this summer. Whether its in your garden, the park or somewhere more exotic with family, friends, suitors or yourself, we have the perfect basket for you.
This stylish hamper combines the best of tradition and modern with the added bonus of a built in picnic table top! Ideal for a 4 person picnic. With 27 pieces including cooler bags for wine and food and even salt ‘n’ pepper shakers, this is a great addition to any summer soirée or road trip!
Price; Euro 129.95/ GBP 110 Prestige Champs- Elysees Picnic Basket by Foxford Woollen Mills - 4 Person
This wicker wonder brings the perfect balance of practicality and indulgence to your outdoor dining experience. Made of honey coloured wicker and genuine grained leather- this is the basket sure to elevate your picnic! Everything is covered by a dark green monogrammed cotton cloth. Plates are genuine fine porcelain, stemware is stored in a wicker compartment and a bottle of wine can be held in place by 2 leather straps. The perfect ensemble!
Price; Euro 249/ GBP 215
This versatile picnic basket has all the essentials to guarantee a perfect picnic for 2. Not only does it come with a removable bamboo wine/ snack table but it also includes a bottle carrier and picnic blanket. The soft real leather shoulder pad & adjustable shoulder strap make it extremely comfortable to carry or transport. In summary pretty and practical!
Price; Euro 90/ GBP 78
One for the romantics out there....this traditional shaped basket is perfect for spontaneous outings and trips to the park. Picnic like a pro with this 15 piece set, this sturdy basket has collapsible handles and is made from two tone wash willow with brown faux leather clasps.
Price; Euro 110/ GBP 95
Picnic for one? Not a problem. French brand, Les Jardins de la Comtesse, is dedicated to the art of decadent al fresco dining – and believes you don’t have to be attending a big gathering to indulge. The first in its new line of solo wicker baskets is lined in classic checked linen and completed with a bamboo fibre plate, steel cutlery, a wine glass and corkscrew.
Price; Euro 61, GDP 52