A remote coastal cliff top described by Dylan Thomas as "wild, bleak and barren" was today Britain's Best Picnic spot.

Rhossili Bay on the far end of the Gower Peninsula offers stunning views across north Devon in one direction and along three miles of Rhossili sands in the other.

Tennyson Down near Freshwater on the Isle of Wight was second. The view, which reaches out across the Solent from the downs, is said to have inspired many of Tennyson's poems.

In third place was Redpoint Beach at Wester Ross in the Scottish Highlands, which on a clear day provides views of the Outer Hebrides on the horizon
. (Friday 28 May 2010)

Click here for the full article from the Guardian newspaper.

It is only a year since Rhossili achieved this same accolade from a competition sponsored by Warburtons.