7 Gadgets to Make Your Picnic Even More Awesome

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The mercury is rising and the summer holidays are just around the corner. Picnic season is almost here. Whilst the kids are looking forward to getting out the frisbee and the Nerf guns,  you may be  planning on enjoying some alfresco dining in the next couple of months. If so why not throw these handy gadgets into the hamper to ensure your picnic goes perfectly.
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1 – Y.Ply Outdoor Seat

Bring an extra level of comfort to your picnic with the award-winning Y.Ply. You can use it as a seat while you  tuck into your grub, as a back rest while you sit back and read your book or chat to friends or as a pillow while you take a post-picnic snooze. It’s easy to use – you simply click it into position and it’s light and easy to carry.

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2 – Corkcicle

Fancy a glass of wine with your picnic, but don’t want to drink lukewarm Sauvignon Blanc? The ingenious Corkcicle ensures that your favourite tipples stay chilled, even on the hottest days. Simply pop the Corkcicle in the freezer the night before your picnic and then pop it into an open bottle of win the next day to keep it cool as your travel to your picnic spot.

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3 – Speaker Blanket

Listening to your favourite tunes while relaxing in the sun, what could be better? The Speaker Blanket features a battery-operated music system which allows you to plug in your Mp3 player or smartphone and enjoy some music while you dine alfresco. The Speaker Blanket rolls up and features a carry handle making it easy to transport and it even features a handy clear plastic wallet for your music device.

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4 – Insect Repellent Keyring

There’s nothing worse than having your picnic ruined by bugs so make sure you keep them at bay with an insect repellent keyring. The Sonic Mosquito Insect Repeller from Lupo uses advanced sonic technology to repel insects and mosquitoes. However, you won’t be able to hear a thing, meaning you can enjoy your picnic in peace. 

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5 – Coolbox Backpack

There’s no need to endure soggy sandwiches which have been stored in a warm backpack, or lug around a heavy coolbox to ensure your Scotch eggs are the perfect temperature, thanks to coolbox backpacks. These handy carriers offer picnickers the best of both worlds –they are easy to carry on your back, but are also insulated to ensure your food stays cool.  You can pick them up in a variety of different sizes and some even have attachments to fasten your flask or picnic blanket on the  outside. 

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6 – Kelty Pocket Picnic

A one-stop solution to almost all your picnic dilemmas, the Kelty Pocket Picnic combines a cooler, general storage and even a mini table for food preparation hidden between the two sections.  The Kelty isn’t short on space, the cooler alone can hold 20 drinks cans, but the two halves zip together easily to make a compact, easy-to-carry bag, perfect for days out.

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7 - Pocket Cutlery Set

Picnics today aren’t just about sandwiches, so if you’re going to enjoy a range of salads, quiches and tarts, you’ll need some cutlery. This is where a pocket cutlery set comes in. These handy pocket knife-style gadgets feature a knife, a fork, a spoon and a  cork screw and bottle opener. Everything you could need for the perfect picnic. 

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