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Perfect Picnic Spots in Sydney

17 Sep 2017

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Whether you’re stuck for date ideas or want to get the kids out of the house, picnics are the perfect way to get back to nature and enjoy some fresh air.

Check out our list of the perfect picnic spots in Sydney for some fun this weekend.

Bradfield Park – Alfred St South, Milsons Point

Talk about a picnic with a view! Bradfield Park offers unbeatable views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge (it sits right under it!) and the Sydney Opera House to enjoy along with your food.

Take your picnic blanket and find your favourite spot – there’s plenty of lawn space for everyone. It also has a playground, making Bradfield Park a great picnic destination for families.

Centennial Parklands – Sydney

A tranquil escape from busy city life just minutes from the CBD, the Centennial Parklands accommodate more than just barbecues and picnics.

Here you can enjoy hikes, bike riding, and even horse riding. If you’re wanting to have a bite to eat outside and get back to nature, the Centennial Parklands are sure to make for an enjoyable weekend destination.

Como Pleasure Grounds – 2A Cremona Rd, Como

Covered barbecue areas? Check. Picnic tables? Check. Leafy canopies as far as the eye can see? Check.

Como Pleasure Grounds has everything you need for a lazy weekend picnic. This beautiful picnic spot is also home to tidal baths, so be sure to put it on your list for those hot summer days!

Bradleys Head – Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman

Avid picnickers and fishermen alike head to Bradleys Head manmade amphitheatre for weekend fun. Offering expansive lawns and towering trees, this is the perfect spot for getting back to nature while enjoying stunning views of the city skyline, the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.

Bradleys Head also has a great walking track to Chowder Bay, complete with breathtaking views.

Cockatoo Island

If you don’t mind hopping a ferry and crossing the harbour, Cockatoo Island has lots to offer, starting with its picturesque views. Enjoy your picnic while you take in postcard-perfect views of the city, and don’t forget to check out the life-size chess board.

If you’re feeling adventurous, rowing to the island by kayak will really work up your appetite!

Want to enjoy more than just sandwiches on your picnic? Up your picnic game with our chicken and eggplant spring rolls.

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