Making the most of warm and sunny weather to enjoy a picnic outside is an activity many people enjoy when they can.

Whether you are looking for a day out with the kids or a peaceful spot with a view, there are many great choices.

If you're looking for a place in Brighton to settle down with some sandwiches and other treats on a blanket then we have some suggestions.

5 of the best spots for a picnic in Brighton

Hove Park

The Argus: Hove Park has plenty of open space for picnicsHove Park has plenty of open space for picnics (Image: Lambiguity/Tripadvisor)

Address: Goldstone Crescent, Hove BN3 6BG

Hove Park is a popular area which has a lot of open green space, mature trees and flower beds.

Some people have praised Hove Park as a great picnic spot on Google Reviews, with one person writing: "Overall, Hove Park is a versatile and welcoming outdoor space that caters to various needs.

"Whether you’re seeking restrooms, a dog-friendly environment, or a beautiful picnic area, you’ll find it all here. It’s a great place to unwind and connect with nature in the heart of Hove."

Additionally, the park has been well-received on Tripadvisor, with it earning a 4.5/5 score from 137 reviews.

Withdean Park

Address: 36 Peacock Lane, Brighton BN1 8NA

Withdean Park is described as a "large informal space" on the Brighton & Hove City Council website, which offers views of the South Downs.

It is surrounded to its north and east by woodland which can provide some shade on a sunny day.

On Google Reviews some visitors have mentioned the park being a decent option for a picnic spot, with one writing: "Beautiful place! Such a nice place, we like to walk the dog in the woodland area and then have a picnic in the park itself."

Royal Pavilion Gardens

The Argus: The Royal Pavilion Gardens make for a picturesque picnic spotThe Royal Pavilion Gardens make for a picturesque picnic spot (Image: Nadine Tomkins/The Argus Camera Club)

Address: North Street, New Road, Brighton BN1 1FN

Next to the Royal Pavilion in Brighton is a "beautiful Regency garden" which is described as a "green haven in the heart of the city" according to the Brighton & Hove City Council.

It makes for a picturesque setting to enjoy a picnic as great effort has been made to restore the gardens as closely as possible to the original Regency vision of John Nash.

Stanmer Park

Address: Falmer, Brighton BN1 9RG

Stanmer Park on the outskirts of Brighton is described as being "perfect for a family picnic" by Visit Brighton.

It adds: "Situated next to Sussex University on the outskirts of the city, Stanmer is a perfect example of the vast open countryside available in Brighton and is the gateway to the South Downs National Park.

"There is so much to see and do at the park during all seasons and it is home to a varied range of plant and wildlife."

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St Ann's Well Gardens

Address: Somerhill Road, Hove BN3

St Ann's Well Gardens is described as "a treat for the tree-lover and will appeal to young and old alike" according to Brighton & Hove City Council.

They add: "There's a wide range of native and exotic trees giving the gardens their unique character and providing shelter and tranquillity for wildlife."

Several people have commended it as a good spot for a picnic on Google Reviews, with one person writing: "Very nice place for a picnic lots of grass area also play area for kids nice space also wide range beautiful cafe."

Another shared: "No better place to walk your dog in a nice surroundings, play tennis, have lunch al'fresco, take your kids to the playground or have a picnic."