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Babies, Picnic, Press -

"Finding activities to keep kids entertained can be difficult. If you're looking for something to do during the summer holidays, a simple yet exciting option is having a picnic. That's why we've found the best picnic ideas for kids..." "Curl up for a fabulous family picnic on this gorgeous nature-inspired picnic blanket. It has a soft top layer and a waterproof bottom - especially important for British picnics when you're never quite sure what the weather's doing. Little ones will be fascinated by all the insects and animals in the design.  Review: "I love this picnic blanket as it's lightweight...

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Alps, Broken leg, Emergency services, Hiking, Picnic, Switzerland, Walk -

It was a stunning day. The kids had been invited to go canyoning with some friends, so we thought we'd make the most of it and take the dog for a picnic walk. Dogs aren't allowed to walk in the French National Park area so we drove to Col de la forclaz. A road very popular with road cyclists, just over the boarder in Switzerland. Before setting off for the walk we stopped at the hotel and sat outside to have a cup of coffee, watching the bikes go by, reminiscing about our motorcycling days. Fuelled up on caffine, we set...

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Alps, Picnic, Walk -

It was a lovely, hot sunny day in Chamonix. We decided to walk up to the Chapeau, perhaps to treat ourselves to a pudding after our picnic on the way up (with our Ordnance Survey PACMAT of course). It's a very pleasant walk through the trees, in the shade a lot of the time, up from the picturesque village L'avancher. As you get closer to the Chapeau the path opens out, crossing a small waterfall stream, getting steeper until you arrive at the Chapeau. .   We were ready for some picnic pudding, but not having reserved a place, it was...

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Guy's lucky enough to have his birthday in July. The weather is normally glorious and we try to be somewhere nice for it. This year, like many years, we were in Dartmoor. It was the perfect day for a picnic walk. We parked up at Postbridge and walked along the tin miners path to East Dart waterfalls. The walk has glorious views, wild flowers, ponies and stepping stones, finishing up at a wonderful pool for wild swimming and a picnic. . .   

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Epping, Picnic -

A day trip out in Epping to (socially distance) meet up with some friends and walk the dog away from the crowds and tempting picnics in East London Parks. The weather looked good. We ventured into the forest and chose our spot. No sooner had we sat down, and cracked open the sandwiches, it started to rain. The PACMAT came in as handy rain covers (having forgotten our waterproofs). The shower was heavy, but didn't last long. The PACMATs were laid out to dry and we finished our cheese sandwhiches and have a game of hide and seak in the sunshine....

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