With July playing host to National Picnic Month, luxury Yorkshire teatime treats brand, Cartwright & Butler has put together a handpicked selection of their most-loved products – perfect to accompany any al fresco event.

Celebrate the great British summertime with their striking picnic collection, which includes a variety of delicious products from savoury crackers and chutneys, to sweet preserves and biscuits, as well as stunning ready-made hampers covering all price points.

Summer Picnic Hamper: 

Bring back the love for the great British picnic with the ultimate Cartwright & Butler summer hamper. The nostalgic double-lidded wicker basket is truly stunning and nestled inside comes a range of best-selling products including natural fruit pressés, sweet and savoury biscuits and tangy preserves. £95. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-aysgarth-hamper-18-double-lidded.html

Petit Picnic Hamper: 

A dainty version of the larger picnic hamper, this one is perfect for those smaller adventures and contains a range of sweet and savoury delights. Inside you’ll find Onion Chutney, Tomato & Black Olive Thins, Strawberry Preserve and all-butter Shortbread, all presented in a beautiful wicker basket. £22. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/petit-picnic-hamper.html

The Thirsk Picnic Hamper: 

This delightful wicker basket has been packed with treats that are perfect to accompany any picnic in the sunshine. Go sweet with Salted Caramel Biscuits and Chocolate Wafer Rounds or opt for savoury with Tomato & Basil Wheat Flatbreads and Spicy Tomato Chilli Chutney. £60. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-thirsk-hamper-18-open-basket.html

The Malhamdale Hamper:

This handled wicker basket is the ideal hamper to take on any adventure in the great British countryside. Complete with savoury biscuits, sweet treats, a preserve and finest English Breakfast Tea – it’s the perfect selection for a summer picnic. £50. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-malhamdale-hamper-14-open-basket.html

Savoury delights


If you want to add something new to your classic British picnic, tangy Piccalilli, an interpretation of an Indian relish, is just the thing. Perfect for topping crackers, spreading in a cheese sandwich or serving as an accompaniment to picnic nibbles. £4.75. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-piccalilli.html

Cheddar Cheese Straws: 

One of Cartwright & Butler’s go-to nibbles, these flaky, light puff pastry delights are a must-have for any picnic. Made with mature cheddar cheese and finished with a pinch of mustard powder, these are sure to be a hit with all picnickers. £4. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-cheddar-cheese-straws.html

Yorkshire Chutney: 

This just so happens to be Cartwright & Butler’s favourite chutney – a true, traditional Yorkshire recipe. It’s the perfect accompaniment to cheese, meat, pies and crackers making it the ideal chutney for any summer picnic. £4.75. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-yorkshire-chutney.html

Tomato & Basil Wheat Flatbread: 

Flatbreads are an ideal addition to a picnic because they are so versatile – they can be topped, dipped or eaten alone! These have been flavoured with basil and tomato and oven baked for an extra crunch. £3.50. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-tomato-and-basil-wheat-flat-bread.html

Sweet treats

Strawberry & Clotted Cream Fudge: 

Cartwright & Butler’s favourite fudge, made with real butter, gets a limited edition update for summer, with the addition of strawberry and clotted cream. The real-butter fudge comes presented in a pretty pink clip-lid tin – ideal for taking to any picnic! £7.95. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-strawberry-clotted-cream-fudge-in-tin.html

Rose Petal Jelly: 

The most refined and delicate of their preserves, the rose petals are picked when they are in full bloom, when the flavour is at its finest. It’s extremely versatile and can be added to home-bakes to take on picnics. £4.49. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-rose-petals-jelly.html

Strawberry & Clotted Cream Shortbread: 

Cartwright & Butler’s crumbliest all-butter shortbread has been made even more special with the addition of strawberry and clotted cream. The perfect picnic treat, when paired with delicate afternoon blend loose leaf tea. Presented in a pink pastel clip-lid tin. £8.99 https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-strawberry-clotted-cream-shortbread-in-tin.html

Pistachio Shortbread: 

As with all Cartwright & Butler Shortbread, this tasty treat is made the traditional way, with real butter and then baked to a just-so crumbly texture. Here the addition of pistachios brings a subtle nutty flavour – perfect for an afternoon picnic. £10. https://www.cartwrightandbutler.co.uk/c-b-pistachio-shortbread-in-tin.html