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National Picnic Week


  • Leonardslee Gardens A281 England, RH13 6PP United Kingdom (map)
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National Picnic Week

Embrace British Summer time during National Picnic Week 21 - 30 June 2019.

Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens offers various magnificent picnic spots for you to enjoy some quality time in the beautiful outdoors with family and friends.

  1. Get your tickets

  2. Bring your picnic blanket, sunscreen and hat

  3. Visit the Clocktower Café & Farm Shop and purchase delicious picnic foods

  4. Enjoy a picnic to remember at Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens this summer

  5. Remember there is so much to see and do - make the most of your visit


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Food Policy

Only food or drink purchased on this premises is allowed for consumption on our property.

Our cafés offer a wide range of self-service refreshments, a selection of hot and cold beverages, light lunches, cakes and pastries. Vegan and gluten-free diets are catered for in our cafés.

Picnic baskets are available to hire from our Farm Shop where you can choose from a variety of local Sussex meats and cheeses and variously freshly baked bread to enjoy within the gardens.

As a Heritage Site we take extreme care in the Fauna and Flora of our ecosystem. Our products are carefully sourced and respectfully request that you abide by these rules.


Have a picnic to remember this summer!

Celebrate summer, friends and family in one of the most picturesque settings in the English countryside.

Bring your picnic blanket and visit the Clocktower Café & Farm Shop at Leonardslee Gardens, to pick up a picnic basket, which you can fill with a variety of Sussex’s finest foods. The Clocktower Café offers various delicious self-service refreshments, including a selection of hot and cold beverages, light lunches, cakes and pastries. And the Farm Shop is stocked with local ethically sourced foods, like farmhouse cheeses, pasture-reared cold cuts, pates, chutneys, fresh breads, salads and delicious home-made treats.

Please note:

  • Please do not litter - because it is a threat to the free roaming Wallabies

  • Wines and beverages can be purchased separately

  • Deposit required for picnic basket

  • No outside food or drink is allowed in the estate