8 Best Picnic Blankets of 2021

For this post, I have put together a collection of the best picnic blankets currently available. You can also see my top picks for all beach accessories.

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Picnic weather is here! As we are all spending more time outdoors, what better way to spend the day than having a picnic with family or friends.

There are plenty of great picnic blankets available from waterproof to extra large and tartan to wool, so we’ve handpicked our favourites to share with you.

All of our choices have excellent customer feedback and reviews.

Want to keep all of those picnic goodies nice and chilled? Check out our buyer’s guide to the best cool bags.

Planning on a camping trip? Check out our camping checklist!

Let’s get going!

Best Waterproof Picnic Blanket

TK Lake Extra Large Waterproof Picnic Mat

  • Oversized beach blanket made from strong, durable, lightweight and breathable ripstop nylon.
  • Just shake the blanket and it easily gets rid of all the sand on it.
  • Quick drying with a water resistant top (Polyester) and waterproof bottom (PVC).
  • Portable and lightweight with handy pouch.
  • Mat can be used as a rain shelter if caught in a shower.
  • Size: 200 x 210 cm/280 x 300 cm.
  • Available in blue or orange.
  • Very good reviews. From 496 ratings 83% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.
  • Best for the beach.

BEARZ Outdoor Waterproof Blanket

  • A sand-proof, waterproof and puncture resistant picnic blanket.
  • Super lightweight and compact. Even fits in the palm of your hand.
  • Can be clipped to a backpack.
  • The corner pockets also allow you to secure the edges with camping stakes.
  • Size: 152 x 140 cm.
  • Available in colours; blue, green, red and pink.
  • Really good reviews. From 353 ratings 78% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.
  • Best for camping and festivals.

ISOPHO Beach Blanket Picnic Blanket

  • Extra large and compact waterproof and sand-proof picnic mat.
  • It’s lightweight, anti-wrinkle, odourless and heat-insulating.
  • Available in blue, green and orange.
  • With reinforced edging with four fixed nails to keep it in place.
  • Size: 200 x 210 cm.
  • Plenty of amazing feedback. From 3,988 ratings 81% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.
  • Best for the beach.

Best Large Picnic Blanket

Emma Bridgewater Picnic Rug

  • Pretty polka dot picnic blanket.
  • Looks smart and rolls up with carry handle.
  • Easy to wipe clean. 
  • With waterproof base.
  • Excellent reviews. From 76 ratings 82% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.
  • Best for picnics on the grass.

Summerhouse Madagascar Picnic Blanket Zebra Stripe

  • Trendy zebra print picnic blanket.
  • With waterproof backing.
  • Rolls up with carry handle.
  • Size: 150 x 140cm.
  • Best for stylish picnics.

Best Extra Large Picnic Blanket

LIVEHITOP Fleece Picnic Blanket Waterproof Backing

  • Striped extra large picnic blanket.
  • It’s very easy to fold the blanket. With carry handle and velcro fastener for portability.
  • Soft fleece surface for super comfort.
  • Waterproof and sand-proof backing.
  • Large enough for 6-8 people.
  • Size: 200 x 200 cm.
  • Great reviews. From 83 ratings 84% of buyers gave this 4-5 stars.
  • Best for family picnics.

VonShef Herringbone Picnic Blanket

  • An extra-large picnic blanket made of fleece polyester with a waterproof backing.
  • It looks smart and rolls up with dark brown leather-look carry straps and metal buckles.
  • Herringbone design gives this blanket a premium look for great price.
  • Available in beige, blue and green.
  • Size: 147 X 180cm.
  • Very good reviews. From 499 ratings 72% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.
  • Best for park picnics with friends.

Best Compact Picnic Blanket

Matador Blanket Pocket

  • Super compact, pocket sized blanket which you can easily keep on you at all times.
  • It is water-repellent and can fit up to four people.
  • 100% durable polyester.
  • It has four handy pegs in the corners to make sure it stays in place.
  • Size: 160 x 110 x 0.5 cm.
  • Very good reviews. From 582 ratings 76% of buyers gave this 5/5 stars.
  • Best for taking everywhere.

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