Picnic blanket: 5 of our favourites for 2021
Nothing beats a British picnic. Even if the weather isn’t quite on your side, sitting outdoors and tucking into soggy sandwiches, fruit in tupperware containers and chocolate treats is a quintessential summer experience. With just over two weeks left of the summer holidays for most of us, let’s take a look at the picnic blankets still available so you can recreate the classic British day out. Just don’t forget your umbrella!
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1. Cherry baby
Pucker up with this adorable cherry patterned picnic blanket. Cath Kidston has long been a go-to for printed products, perfect for families whether it’s bags for trips away, back to school kit, or day out essentials like this. This is also a great excuse to pack cherry themed delights in your picnic hamper – we recommend cherry bakewells for a proper British teatime treat.
2. Tartan treat
In classic tartan style, this picnic blanket will take you back to your own childhood. It’s definitely an upgrade from the classic look, and is made with recycled wool and is also waterproof so you’ll be safe if the summertime showers come down (that is, if you haven’t retreated back to the car by then!). This is more of a luxe buy, but definitely worth it as an investment for picnic trips for many years to come.
3. Bee prepared
Who doesn’t love a bee? Animal-themed accessories are always a hit with the children and we’re sure this will be no exception. The beautiful blue background will bring instant happy vibes to your day out. It’s also lightweight and machine washable, so drinks spillage, little crumbies and grass stains can all come out in the wash!
4. All you need is love
In two shades of pink with adorable little hearts all over it, this is the picnic blanket for a day out with the girls. This offering is hand knitted and feels like real quality when using, which you know your friends will definitely appreciate! Get the Prosecco popping and the wireless speaker on as you head to the park this bank-holiday to enjoy the final days of summer.
5. Eye of the tiger
We love this stylish tiger-themed offering on a beautiful pink coral background. It’s made from soft cotton, but has a polyester waterproof backing to help protect against the damp ground. It’s perfect for taking across the UK on staycations or days out exploring.
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