Be at one with nature in Queen Mary’s Rose Garden. Take Carluccio’s antipasti picnic in a reusable cool bag.
Queen Mary’s Rose Garden, The Regent’s Park, Inner Circle, NW1 4NR (020 7486 7905 or royalparks.org.uk).
Order fresh fare from Picnic2u and hide out here.
Meanwhile Gardens, Elkstone Road, W10 5NT (020 8960 4600 or meanwhile-gardens.org.uk).
Take in London’s skyline from the top of Primrose Hill armed with handmade sausages from Kent & Sons Butchers.
Primrose Hill, Regents Park Road, NW1 8UY (tourist-information-uk.com).
Find inner peace in the Kyoto Garden with Italian desserts (tiramisu, cheesecake, verbena poached peaches) from nearby Brunello Restaurant at Baglioni Hotel.
Holland Park, Ilchester Place, W8 6LU (020 7361 3000 or rbkc.gov.uk).
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