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.
9. Nymans, Handcross
Run by the National Trust picnics are welcome in the garden at Nymans, with its romantic ruins, stone archways and tree-lined avenues, surrounded by lush green countryside. Picture: Steve Robards
10. Chichester Cathedral
A favourite lunch time spot for works the cathedral provides a stunning backdrop to alfresco eating. Picture: Steve Robards
11. Wolstonbury Hill, Hurstpierpoint
Climb to the top of these ancient slopes near Clayton, which are a designated Special Site of Scientific Interest.
12. Bateman's, Burwash
Escape into the countryside surrounding Ridyard Kipling's family home. Picnic spots can be found along the banks of the rive Dudwell or under English Oaks.