Relax with family and friends with a picnic in Windsor Great Park.
There are plenty of places to take in the fresh air and enjoy the stunning backdrop of the Obelisk Pond and Virginia Water Lake. With close-by facilities at hand you are also never far away from an indulgent treat to add to your picnic from one of our Cafés or gift shops.
Choose one of our suggested walks to add to your fun day out.
Picnic in, Pack it out
Picnics frequently asked questions
Picnics are permitted throughout Windsor Great Park, with the exception of:
- The Savill Garden
- Adventure Play
- Private areas which are sign posted
The best car parks for you to use if you are visiting to have a picnic are:
- The Savill Garden & Adventure Play
- Virginia Water
- Virginia Water South
Picnics are permitted on The Long Walk. Please be aware, there are no facilities for you to use or bins to dispose of your rubbish.
If facilities are needed, you should access The Long Walk from Windsor town centre. Information about parking in Windsor town centre can be found here.
We welcome charity information days or sponsored events within Windsor Great Park. As a public space and operational Estate, you will need permission to do so.
We have no restrictions on the use of folding tables and chairs, but ask our visitors if deciding to use these in busy areas of Windsor Great Park, to consider the comfort and safety of our other visitors. Blankets are a great alternative and of course much lighter to carry.
Picnic benches are available for all to use outside the Savill Garden Visitor Centre, and Virginia Water Pavilion.
Tents, gazebos, marquees or structures of any kind must not be used at Windsor Great Park.
- Litter is unpleasant for us all but can also cause damage to the landscape and wildlife. Please come prepared to take your litter home with you. Balloons or decorations are not permitted in Windsor Great Park
- We all have a different taste in music. So that everyone can enjoy their day out, music from a speaker or played, is not permitted in Windsor Great Park
- Broken glass is a hazard to other visitors and wildlife. Please use reusable cups and bottles where possible
Take a look at the other places you can eat at Windsor Great Park.
The Savill Garden Kitchen
Situated within The Savill Garden Visitor Centre, The Savill Garden Kitchen offers a varied menu of hot and cold food.
Relax with family and friends in The Savill Garden Kitchen with an Afternoon Tea from just £27.50 per person.
The Gallery Café
The Gallery Café is situated within The Savill Garden Visitor Centre, welcomes those looking for a selection of sandwiches, cakes, and hot and cold drinks.
In addition to our permanent restaurants and cafes, there are takeaway kiosks throughout Windsor Great Park.