The Potting Shed Café Restaurant, Lichfield


This weekend we visited the Potting Shed Café Restaurant for Keith’s godmother’s birthday celebration meal. There was 10 of us (8 adults and 2 under 2s). My mother-in-law booked it and from all accounts it was fairly easy to do.

The café/restaurant is situated in the Plant Pot Garden Centre in Lichfield.

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Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, Halifax


Our little girl is showing to be quite clever and inquisitive so we’ve been looking for things to do to stimulate her little mind and help her development along. My husband suggested Eureka! as a place to take her so off we went! Its an interactive museum based in Halifax which was a fairly easy drive for us from Nottingham.

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Bendigo Lounge, Nottingham


We visited Bendigo Lounge today to meet up with some friends. It wasn’t to have a meal so I’m afraid I can’t comment too much on their actual meals. We had drinks and sundaes. The sundaes were very delicious. Service from most of the staff was decent.

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Land’s End Landmark, Cornwall


I’d been to Land’s End about a decade ago with my parents but it was in the middle of winter and thick fog so I was keen to go again. Keith had never been so we thought we’d give it a go. Land’s End is the most westerly point in the UK.

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The Plume of Feathers, Cornwall


This restaurant was suggested to us in the binder provided by the hosts of our cottage so we booked it on a whim. It was helpful that it was a short drive away as well. I was able to book it very quickly on their website. I’d also requested a high chair on the online booking. They have a sister restaurant/hotel called Lewinnick Lodge.

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St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall (National Trust)


St Michael’s Mount is located in Marazion. Its basically a castle and gardens located on a little island that is accessible by boat or on foot using the causeway.

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Lappa Valley Steam Railway, Cornwall


Another attraction that was close to our cottage was the Lappa Valley Steam Railway. We thought it’d be a decent place to kill a few more hours and also give Baby H her first experience of a steam train!

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Trerice, Cornwall (National Trust)


We recently went to Cornwall for a family holiday and stayed in a cottage near Newquay. On the Sunday we wanted a fairly low key day so we went to Trerice which is near the cottage.

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