Picnic blankets: why they’re the perfect outdoor accessory for summer

Luxury picnic basket

Experiencing the great outdoors is what spring and summer are all about. Now more than ever, we’re counting down the days until we can kick back with friends in the local park, explore a green space with family, ramble through a far-flung beauty spot (try Snowdonia National Park for the best walks), or indulge in a much-deserved staycation.

And do we have the outdoor accessory that will help you make the most of the good times ahead!

Our picnic blankets are so much more than a great base for alfresco dining. Check out the many reasons why our picnic blankets are perfect for the months ahead.

They’re high quality

If you’re looking for a picnic blanket that will stand the test of time, and be with you for many springs and summers to come, then you’re in the right place.

Our dual-sided picnic blankets are crafted using the highest quality materials. The outer shell is made from 100% waxed cotton and the inner shell is 100% Pure New Wool to provide comfort and luxury wherever you pitch up for a picnic. This wool-cotton combo ensures a durable product that works well on multiple terrains.

They’re ethical

Here at So Cosy, we only use ethically sourced materials to construct all our products, including our fold away and roll up picnic blankets.

Along with the natural, British made waxed cotton outer shell, the Pure New Wool inner is a beautiful and sumptuous fibre that hasn’t been treated, processed or woven in any way. As a result, it’s very soft to the touch and unbelievably warm.

Romantic beach picnic with a luxury picnic basket

They’re compact

Whether you’re taking on a long or short journey to get to your ideal alfresco dining spot, you don’t need any excess baggage weighing you down.

Our picnic blankets are either fold away or roll up, and are extremely compact, lightweight and easy to carry.

Storing your picnic blanket is also made easy thanks to the compact nature of our designs. Our picnic blankets can be stowed away in the car or pretty much any other location for ultimate convenience.

They’re multifunctional

When is a picnic blanket not a picnic blanket? When it’s a So Cosy Folding Picnic Blanket!

Thanks to its integrated straps, our fold-away design is completely multifunctional. When you’re not picnicking, you can use it as an everyday carry around. With this, you get year-round enjoyment from this versatile product.

The design also has pockets to each side for books, drinks and other essentials. Why not use them to indulge in the latest picnic trend as detailed by BBC Good Food:

“While it seems like a hipster fad akin to paint-can cocktails, serving salad in a jam jar makes a lot of sense. The idea is that the dressing goes in first, gets trapped at the bottom and gently marinates anything around it, so choose a robust ingredient like chickpeas, feta or griddled veg for the first layer. Then fill up the jar with the more delicate ingredients, like fresh herbs, at the top.”

They’re made for spring and summer

Our blankets are all you need for the perfect spring picnic, just add your favourite foods and drinks! Shop our collection of fold away and roll up picnic blankets today.

Searching for inspiration for your picnic menu? Check out these refreshing summer smoothie recipes.

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