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Dorset’s Top 5 Picnic Spots

Dorset’s Top 5 Picnic Spots

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Chapel Hill, Abbotsbury

Take a stroll to St Catherine’s Chapel that sits high upon Chapel Hill to enjoy stunning views of Chesil Beach and Isle of Portland. This quaint little building and beautiful English Countryside makes for a fabulous place to enjoy a day out with family and friends and is situated in Abbotsbury, the very place that inspired the design of one of our Picnic Baskets.

Dancing Ledge, Jurassic Coast

If you’re looking for a moderately challenging location to picnic in, then Dancing Ledge will deliver. Make your way down the path from the carpark through large green and stony fields, then down some rocky steps to the ledge which provides a flat surface and stunning views of the Jurassic Coast, making it a perfect picnic spot.

Lulworth Cove

Another of Dorset’s gems, Lulworth cove is a beautiful yet comfortable place to have a picnic. The cove itself was formed 10,000 years ago, whilst the surrounding area boasts stunning views of the coastline and hills.

The large carpark and two WC’s makes the logistics of picnicking  simple. If you’re a dog lover too, then you’ll also be pleased to know that dogs are welcome there all year round!

Eggardon Hill

This iron age fort not only boasts stunning views of the Dorset countryside, but is also a great place for a picnic for those interested in history. The fort ramparts give an atmospheric feel to the spot, and there are also 2 Bronze Age burial sites.

Durdle Door


The stunning limestone arch situated on the Jurassic Coast has become a favourite picnic place for many and had been rated the UK’s top picnic destination and most instagrammable picnic spot by many!