The Wrekin, Shropshire

Instead of ‘going around the Wrekin’, go up it! Hike up Shropshire’s best known landmark with views that are worth the walk. Take a little picnic to enjoy whilst at the top, walk the dog, take the kids and enjoy it all for FREE!

Bantock Park, Wolverhampton

Bantock Park is a great venue for a range of activities at low or no cost. A picnic in the park is something the whole family can enjoy, from toddlers to grandparents. Visit the Bantock House Museum and tea room and enjoy the rich history of one of Wolverhampton’s district parks.

See what’s on here:

http://www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/whats-on/bantock/

Telford Town Park, Telford

Voted the UK’s Best Park in 2015 by the Fields of Trust, Telford Town Park has fantastic playgrounds, climbing frames, slides, nature reserve and much more! Enjoy a spot of lunch or a film in the most recent development, ‘Southwater’ located right next to it. A fun filled day for the whole family.

Sandwell Valley Country Park, West Brom

Whether your interests lie in walking, bird watching, sports or just being in the great outdoors, you are sure to find something to do in Sandwell Valley Country Park. It is an award winning Green Flag Park and a great place to spend the day.

See what’s on here:

http://www.discoversandwell.co.uk/events/

Carding Mill Valley and The Long Mynd, Shropshire

With thousands of acres to explore there are lots of ways to enjoy yourself at Carding Mill Valley. Whether you want to go mountain biking, horse riding, walking or swimming, or simply enjoy the sunshine with a picnic, they’ve got it!

See what’s on here:

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/carding-mill-valley-and-the-long-mynd/whats-onv