The Best British Picnic Sets & Hampers

By Charlotte Rickards

2 years ago

With sones, sandwiches, and tea aplenty

On the hunt for beautifully British picnic sets or hamper? We’ve rounded up five of the finest

The Best British Picnic Sets

It doesn’t get more quintessentially British than a picnic. Best enjoyed on rolling hills, fields at golden hour in the countryside would be our recommendation. A traditional, obvious go to is the iconic Fortnum & Mason hamper (British picnic sets and hampers has become a bit of a by word with Fortnum and Mason), then you have a flurry of other British choices: The Newt in Somerset is smart selection, as well as anything from Selfridges, Amara, and Regency Hampers.

The Best British Hampers

The Newt in Somerset Hamper

What to Pack in Your British Picnic Set

  • Strawberries
  • Elderflower prese
  • Scones (with jam and cream)
  • Pork pies
  • Tea (in a flask)
  • Cucumber sandwiches
  • Cold meats
  • Chutney
  • Cutlery
  • And if you’re feeling fancy: champagne and flutes


The Best British Tea Sets


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