The best cool boxes to take on a picnic

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The best cool boxes to take on a picnic

by Lily Anderson |

Do you want to make the most of the sunshine when it's here? As well as remembering your sun cream and water on days out, the next thing that should be on your list is a cool box.

Whether you’re popping to a friend's house for a 2m gin in the garden or on a walk around a beautiful wood, taking one of the best cool boxes will improve your time together. Not only can you bring snacks with you, but it will help to make the most of your shared experience. Quiche, anyone?

What is a cool box?

If you’re wondering what a cool box is and how it works, then we’ve got the answer for you. It’s simple really, it uses foam insulation to keep things fresh. If you opt for a cool bag, then you’ll need to use it with a freezer pack.

How to keep a cool box cool

Over time, cool boxes will begin to warm up, so it’s essential to regularly replace the freeze packs and ensure that they’re as full as possible. The fewer sandwiches and cans of fizzy pop inside, the warmer your food will become. We know, we couldn’t believe it either.

Without further ado, here are our favourites and what we think are the best cool boxes to take on a picnic, or anywhere else.

All of these cool boxes have been hand-selected by What's The Best shopping experts. Our team has spent hours investigating and researching, so you can choose the best one. Plus, we'd never recommend a product we don't believe in. Find out why you should trust us here__.

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Lily Anderson is a Commercial Content Writer at Bauer Media, where she reviews products for titles like Heat, Closer, What’s the Best, Yours and Mother&Baby.

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