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Scotland’s top picnic spots with breathtaking scenery

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When it comes to planning a picnic, it really is location, location, location.  Whether you’re after a secluded, romantic setting for relaxing with a loved one, or looking for a spot with plenty of space for the kids to blow off steam and suitable facilities, Scotland’s got the lot. Take a look at our suggestions on some stunning places to picnic that you can drive, walk, cycle, or catch a train to.

north-coast-500  walks
5 scenic driving routes with great places to picnic    6 summer walks with spectacular picnic vistas

LOCH LOMOND, ARGYLL. THE QUEEN'S VIEW, PERTHSHIRE.
Romantic picnic spots with a quirky fact or two        Idyllic picnic spots along cycling routes in Scotland 

 THE FORTH BRIDGES AT SUNSET, EDINBURGH.
10 greats campervan getaway and picnic spots        Picnic along Scotland’s spellbinding rail journeys

under the sky sq beaches sq
Feel the love on moonlit picnic date                          Season your picnic with a zest of a salty sea breeze

gardens EILEAN DONAN CASTLE, HIGHLAND.
Relax with a picnic in stunning parks & gardens      Bring a picnic to the castle grounds

HOT AIR BALLOON, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN. STRATHISLA DISTILLERY, GRAMPIAN.
Al fresco in the sky – an ultimate picnic location      In the grounds of a whisky distillery

volcanoes berry tarts sq
Picnic on the way to or at the top of a volcano          START PLANNING YOUR PERFECT PICNIC NOW!

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