The Best Picnic Blankets To Buy, Ready For All Of Those Al Fresco Lunches In The Park

Be prepared for the season of outdoor socialising.

Amaka Hamelijnck wearing a pink co-ord on a blue blanket

by Lillian Sesiguzel |

With outdoor socialising back on the cards, now's the time to either dust last year's grass off your picnic blanket or buy a new one in celebration of all the alfresco rekindling of friendships on the horizon.

The picnic blanket has come a long way since the traditional tartan styles – you know, the red ones with the fringing, that every grandparent seems to have tucked away somewhere?

Now, picnic blankets, rugs, throws, whatever you like to call them, are sold in an array of styles, fabrics, and durability. If you're a practical person you might think about buying a foldable compact blanket, complete with a handle and secure traps. Or perhaps, you're more about the picnic aesthetic, living the cottagecore dream. In that case, might we suggest a stylish throw instead?

Find our edit of picnic blankets below, to suit any budget and style style. Happy picnicking...


SHOP: The Most Stylish Picnic Blankets

Mouki Mou, Patchwork Throw, £450
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The British Blanket Company, Duck Egg Blue Waterproof Picnic Blanket With Straps, £100
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M&S, Cotton Mix Monochrome Woven Stripe Throw, £29.50
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Victoria Beckham, Colour-Block Blanket In Blue-Black Multi, £350
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Ralph Lauren Home, Leinster Blanket, £215
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SPu00d7PENDLETON, Towel Blanket, £138
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Slowdown Studio, Sakamoto Throw, £245
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Joules, Tweed Luxury Picnic Blanket, £26.10
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Heating & Plumbing, Pure New Wool Picnic Blanket Sherwood Forest, £125
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H&M, Striped Blanket, £29.99
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Zara, Muslin Blanket With Tassels, £29.99
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Projecktityyny, Wes Patchwork Gingham Quilt Mustard, £295
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Pendleton, Pilot Rock Wool-Blend Blanket, £370
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Toast, Elina Linen Throw, £150
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The Tartan Blanket Co, Rainbow Picnic Blanket, £95
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