Profitable tip: Therapeutic curry, north DevonA little hut/cafe seems on the seashore in March annually in Woolacombe, north Devon (it’s beginning simply earlier than Easter this yr). Away from the bustle of the primary vacationer seashore, the cafe is on a smaller, calmer Barricane seashore, and within the night it serves Sri Lankan curry – which is difficult to return by in Devon. There’s one thing therapeutic about consuming Sri Lankan delicacies, listening to the sound of the waves, seeing the solar go down and watching the spectacular swimmers. Curry evenings are decided by the climate and introduced on Instagram: @barricanecafe. Convey towels or folding chairs to sit down on. Cafe 10am-5pm, curries 5pm-7pm, though curries can promote out.Emily HaynesSeafront pizza and ice-cream, Whitley Bay, Tyne and WearDi Meo’s Ice Cream kiosk: the pizzeria is a brief stroll away on Marine Avenue.I’m licking my lips simply fascinated by this place! Seize a takeaway pizza (from £7.95) from award-winning Di Meo’s (each day 10am-8pm) on Whitley Bay seafront then go and sit on the newly refurbished promenade and watch all of the completely satisfied canines and their homeowners enjoying on the gorgeous sandy seashore. Then return to Di Meo’s for an Italian gelato (from £1.95), and stroll alongside the promenade to the lighthouse. Perhaps even go for a paddle, or do a spot of rock-pooling.Julie AldersonProfileReaders’ suggestions: ship a tip for an opportunity to win a £200 voucher for a Cover & Stars stayShow Guardian Journey readers’ tipsEvery week we ask our readers for suggestions from their travels. A choice of suggestions can be featured on-line and should seem in print. To enter the most recent competitors go to the readers’ suggestions homepage-Haggis and native scallops, Isle of Harris, HebridesThe view from Lorna’s LarderOn the street to Luskentyre is Lorna’s Larder (open each day from midday, closed Solar), a tiny truck parked in a gravel layby by the turn-off to the Golden Street. It’s a welcome spot for a takeaway lunch overlooking the lochs, or it’s a five-minute drive all the way down to the seashore. In addition to the same old soup and sandwiches, there are some native delicacies on supply. The hand-dived scallops – caught by Lorna’s companion – are an indulgent addition to the menu, and there’s a “Harris Burger” with haggis topping. Flavours of the island pepper this picnic. Vanessa WrightNorth Africa in southside Edinburgh {Photograph}: Konrad Zelazowski/AlamyPicnics provides don’t get higher than the vary of huge Sudanese wraps on the Nile Valley Cafe (6 Chapel Road, each day 11am-9.30pm), the very best of which is a scrumptious crunchy falafel with salad and their signature spicy peanut sauce. We’ll carry them to the close by Meadows to shovel down earlier than they go chilly. All of the wraps are across the £4 mark, and you’ll seize a gentle drink and a baklava to up the picnicky vibes. It’s a family-run enterprise with no web site (they don’t want one, as each Edinburgh southsider is aware of they’re there). I’ve been visiting for greater than 16 years and it by no means fails to hit the spot.RebeccaCafe for Covid walkers, close to Bury {Photograph}: Jim MetcalfBuckhurst Lodgeside (Mon-Fri 11am-3pm, Sat-Solar 10am-4pm) is a “walk-only” oasis within the Cheesden valley, between the Pennines and the River Irwell, north of Manchester. The pop-up timber cabin opened within the new yr to serve the growing numbers of walkers and cyclists passing by. The lodge itself, now a haven for wildlife, is without doubt one of the many remnants of the early industrial interval to be found within the “forgotten” Cheesden valley. Let’s hope all of the newly energetic folks exploring the native countryside hold going after Covid to get pleasure from the cold and warm drinks, pies and pastries, in addition to conserving match. Jim MetcalfBengaluru to Bollington, CheshireSix days every week (10am-3.30pm, closed Tue) the Indian Goat meals truck units up at Bollington recreation floor, near the Peak District in east Cheshire. Along with pretty Indian gentle meals it does a wide variety of muffins and drinks, together with scorching chocolate with cinnamon and marshmallows. There are many benches throughout the well-kept park, and on the playground and skate park inside 50 metres. To work off the energy, the Middlewood Method, a 10-mile strolling, biking, and using route, overlooks the park and the Macclesfield Canal runs shut by. Free parking.GaryDecadent picnicking, OxfordshireTakeaway doughnuts with Nutella dip from the Solar. {Photograph}: Rachel BearnThe Solar Café and Bar (each day 9am-5pm, 10am-5pm Sunday) in our Oxfordshire village of Wheatley has saved us going via the various lockdowns. It’s a heat Cotswold stone pub, a brief stroll from picturesque inexperienced fields, the place you may seize a takeaway espresso, brownie or sausage and bacon bap to maintain you happening the canine stroll. Take the spherical strolling route previous the Spinney as much as Shotover nation park and again once more, stopping for his or her scorching cinnamon sugar-coated mini doughnuts served with a nutty chocolate dipping sauce. A decadent indulgence we’re all in want of proper now.Rachel BearnBikers’ hut, Epping Forest {Photograph}: Cal Sport Media/AlamyWe recurrently experience our bikes from the sting of east London into Epping Forest for tea and a well-known regionally sourced sausage sandwich (£4) on the Unique Tea Hut (each day 9am-5pm) close to Excessive Seaside. For greater than 80 years it has been a preferred spot for motorbikers, in addition to cyclists and walkers. Our favorite lockdown reminiscence is of the solar showing after a soggy stroll via the forest in pouring rain: we queued alongside Grayson Perry, who was in full Lycra, amid leather-clad bikers who had been completely unaware of their proximity to an area – who occurs to be a nationwide treasure. Susan FidlerBijou by identify solely, Hampshire coastTake a seat … Barton on Sea. {Photograph}: Jo Hale/Getty ImagesDon’t let the identify idiot you, the Bijou New Yorker sandwich (£6.50) isn’t small and dainty: it’s layers of salty pastrami and tangy cheese served in a big candy bun, on the Bijou Espresso Home (10am-3pm, closed Mon) in Barton on Sea, a stretch of sand and shingle coast with just a few retailers. It affords a variety of sandwiches, rolls, candy treats, all beneficiant parts, and a robust cup of espresso. You will discover a spot on the seashore and luxuriate in views of the Needles off the Isle of Wight, or enterprise into the New Forest. Emma RussellNot-too-distant pasty, CornwallFreshly baked pasties may have cooled by the point you stroll to the Helford River. {Photograph}: Matt Cardy/Getty ImagesBy far the very best Cornish takeaway is the mighty pasty! Now, we’ve tried just a few and we expect there may be nowhere that fairly compares to Gear Farm Pasties served from the farm store (Wed-Sat 10am-2pm) close to Mawgan. Gear Farm is a family-run enterprise that additionally sells recent natural veg and great brownies and blondies. Pasties come meaty, veggie, tacky or vegan (order forward, they get busy). We like to select just a few up earlier than heading on a stroll to close by Tremayne Quay: by the point you’ve walked via the woods to the river the pasties are cool sufficient to eat and you’ll loosen up on the marina overlooking the wonderful Helford River. Layla Astley