Picnic in style this summer — these gorgeous picnic baskets are as practical as they are pretty
Summer officially started on May 1 and it’s finally starting to feel like it. This Saturday is predicted to reach a high of 18 degrees.
Enjoying a sunny picnic is a great way to get out of the house and refresh, whether it’s spending your lunch hour in the back garden or driving to the park — maintaining social distancing rules, of course.
Here are our top six picnic baskets, for just two people or the whole family.
1. JVL’s split willow basket – €13
This multipurpose basket is perfect for keeping things simple. Its cream lining is removable and washable; plus it’s super affordable at just €13.
2. Carraig Donn 2-person picnic basket – €39
Currently on sale, this double-sided wicker wonder is the perfect balance of indulgence and practicality. It includes knives, forks, spoons, plates, wine glasses, a corkscrew and salt ‘n’ pepper shakers — all for two.
3. Inno Stage white willow hamper set – €69
For something a bit more luxurious, this tasteful white basket comes with classic red checker, waterproof lining. It has a special cooler compartment for keeping food fresh and includes stainless steel cutlery, wine glasses, ceramic plates, cotton napkins and a fleece picnic blanket.
4. Happy Picnic huntsman picnic hamper – €107
This nautical picnic hamper comes with a built-in cooler, plus tableware sets for four people, a cheeseboard, salt ‘n’ pepper shakers and a canvas blanket, all of which are washable for an easy clean up.
5. Inno Stage picnic backpack for four – €90
This clever carrier is more of a picnic backpack than a basket, making it super easy to carry if you have your hands full with a pram or toys for the kids. The inside is fully insulated and spacious, and it comes with strapped-in tableware, a cheese board and cutter, napkins, shakers, wine glasses and a waterproof blanket.
6. Bamboo hamper gift set – €131
This ultimate picnic basket is worth every high-priced penny. Along with the basics, it comes with a bamboo table with four wine glass holders, just fold it back after opening. It also includes a bottle carrier and a picnic blanket — sorted!
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