On the hunt for the best picnic rugs for a season of alfresco dining? From beautiful wool roll-up blankets to waterproof (and child-proof) wipe-down designs, shop our edit below. Prevent soggy bottoms and unwanted grass stains and invest in a stylish picnic rug, pronto.
Best Picnic Rugs 2020
Could there be any other way to do an all-stops-out picnic than with a Tweedmill rug in Fortnum & Mason blue? Woven from pure sheeps wool with carry straps made from bridle leather, this truly is the gold standard of picnic rugs.
Bee-autiful: this lemon-coloured picnic blanket is perfect for family days out and lying on the beach with a book. Plus, you can get
a matching picnic bag.
Looking for something a bit cooler than tweed for your picnic kit? The answer is this fusion woven pattern picnic rug. Ideal for festivals and parks alike, it has waterproof backing to protect from wet ground and folds up neatly with a grab handle.
la vie-en-rose (or la vie-en-rosé, if you prefer), with this ultra-girly pink picnic rug. A leather carry strap makes it easy to roll up and pop in the boot at the end of a long, lazy al fresco lunch.
For urbanites who enjoy a stint in the countryside, this blanket is both practical and pretty. Made from pure wool in smart soft grey and red herringbone it’s waterproof, and therefore ideal in the event of an impromptu English shower. Just add friends, and petit-fours.
The stylish rainbow blanket calls for sunny park afternoons with friends and plenty of bubbly. Made in the UK from pure new wool, it’s secured with a citrine-yellow leather strap and has a clever waterproof backing – because nothing ruins a picnic like a soggy bottom.
If you’re only an occasional picnicker, don’t splash out on an expensive rug, instead opt for a cosy mohair throw that will double as an incredibly chic picnic blanket in the summer.
Crafted from high quality pure new wool, this classic picnic rug from the Welsh heritage brand is just the thing for a picture-perfect family picnic out in the country.
Brighten up even the greyest picnic with this floral picnic blanket in Joules’ anniversary print. There’s also a matching picnic bag and foldable chair, should you feel so inclined.
This classy little number is the perfect partner for a classic Fortnum’s champagne hamper for two.
This handy roll-up blanket should be with you throughout the summer season. Impromptu picnics are the best kind, no?
Made from pure new wool, this extra large picnic blanket is backed with waterproof fabric and secured using fine bridle leather carrying straps.
Hand-woven in Wales from 100% Pure New Wool with webbing handles and a waterproof backing. Available in playful rainbow or grey and yellow colourways.
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