Be it fish and chips on the beach or a stroll through a nature reserve it provides the perfect place to sit back and relax.
We have rounded up some picnic spots you may want to enjoy (if the weather is nice). So throw a blanket in a bag, make some sandwiches and pack some crisps and enjoy all nature has to offer.
Where is your favourite picnic spot in Sussex? Is it in the list? If not let us know.
1. Sheffield Park, Haywards Heath
Sheffield Park near Haywards Heath has four lakes at the heart of the garden to the 250 acres of parkland where paths and resting spots dating back to the 18th century. Picture: Steve Robards
2. Cuckmere Haven, Seaford
Cuckmere Haven is situated between Seaford and Eastbourne, Cuckmere Haven is a stunning area of flood plains, where the South Downs meet the English Channel. Picture: Jon Rigby
Photo: Hilsea Portsmouth
3. Bishop's Palace Garden, Chichester
Bishop's Palace Garden is nestled behind Chichester Cathedral and offers a green oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Picture: Google
Photo: Haywards Heath
4. Southover Grange Gardens, Lewes
Southover Grange Gardens is described as the 'hidden gem of Lewes' and plays host to the Lewes Gin & Fizz event (pictured). Picture: Peter Cripps