Eating and drinking
There are plenty of good pubs locally including:
– fresh fish a speciality to include home cooked chips, and offering a traditional Sunday roast (01827 383 691) www.whitelionharlaston.co.uk
The Green Man at Clifton Campville - Family run country pub with home cooked food and fine dining, and offering traditional Sunday roast (01827 373 262)
Colville Arms at Lullington- traditional family run country pub in the beautiful village of Lullington offering a selection of real cask ales, and guest ales, with a pretty beer garden (01827 373 212) www.colvilearms.co.uk
The Old Crown Inn at Wigginton – friendly atmosphere and dog friendly pub, lovely beer garden at the rear is ideal for sitting and relaxing in the sunshine and offers views across the countryside. Good pub food and drink available (01827 62598) www.oldcrownwiggintontamworth.co.uk
The White Swan at Walton-on-Trent – gastropub in a beautiful village setting (01283 712 378)
Four Counties Spice at No-Mans-Heath - A family owned pub running for 150 years, now an Indian Restaurant https://sites.google.com/site/nomansheath/home
There are no village shops within walking distance, however there is a small village store at Harlaston, and there is a good range of shops in Alrewas or Measham and of course in Tamworth.
Getting to Birmingham
I recommend driving to Tamworth and getting the regular train to Birmingham. There is carpark at the station and also opposite the Police Station for train times please go to www.thetrainline.com
The Mailbox shopping centre is pure indulgence where famed fashion and lifestyle design clash head on with contemporary art and fine furnishings. Lunch with friends or a relaxing coffee? Cosmopolitan canal side restaurants or café bars with stunning views await.
The Mailbox is currently being totally transformed - the new Mailbox will be bigger, better and easier to get around. You’ll enjoy a relaxed sky-lit haven of elegance and innovation. And with a new line-up of leading brands, the new Mailbox will be the place for anyone in search of luxury shopping, dining and pampering.
Bullring One of the largest shopping centres in the UK, Bullring is right in the heart of the city centre. There are over 160 of the most imaginative and desirable shops for you to explore and the iconic Selfridges department store which stocks all your favourite designers, the latest brands and is home to the world famous Food Hall. And once you’re all shopped out, why not refuel in one of the Bullring’s 25 restaurants? - See more at: http://visitbirmingham.com/what-to-do/shopping/shopping-centres/#sthash.ZFBBeY7b.dpuf
Grand Central Station
Situated directly above New Street station Grand Central is home to one of the largest John Lewis department stores in the country. Grand Central also has over 60 new premium shops, restaurants and cafes and is fully integrated with the stunning station redevelopment. -