It looks like we may we due an amazing Sunny Summer after all…..

Whether picnicing whilst watching the Royal Wedding or lounging in the garden with a lazy BBQ, the blanket (apart from the food & drink) is the key piece to get right. So in anticipation and to get al fresco ready, here are our top cherry picks for picnic blankets for some stylish summer fun.

Vintage Stripe Lounger Cushion

If you fancy an ultra comfortable alternative to the usual picnic blanket and  aren’t traveling too far then this gorgeous lounger cushion from Cox & Cox is just the ticket. Made from 100% cotton with a sumptuous filling and hand tufted design, its vintage inspired taupe and beige woven striped cushion is so super stylish everyone will want to sit with you.

Measurements: Approx. L 185 x W 110 x D 10cm and will relax after use to a maximum length of 185cm

The Summer Classic

Bring on the Summer vibe with this gorgeous Tweedmill Polo picnic rug. As an extra-large, family-sized rug, it is perfect for a day at the races, picnics on the beach or lazy afternoons in the park. Woven in pure new wool, this comfortable rug has a waterproof back to keep it dry as well as a convenient carry handle. It can also be tossed in the wash if it gets any spills.

Measurements:L183cm x W145cm


This colourful beach blanket is the perfect, multipurpose summer accessory. It’s poppy bold striped pattern and vibrant tones will brighten up any outside occasion and sure to fill your picnic with pizzazz. It also easily folds away into a zipped bag with carry handles, so the blanket can be stylishly and effortlessly carried to any event.

Measurements: 140 x 175 x1cm


A waterproof canvas picnic rug.

Available in four colours of waterproof canvas (Tea Caddy Green, Cabinet Makers Blue, Wild Bayberry and New England Red) this heavy and durable vintage style rug has leather straps and a carry handle. A great companion for British weather.

Measurements 1.8m x 1.2m

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