the griffins head pub has a friendly welcome from the landlady and all her staff we were passing and realised that we had not eaten there for a few years so we reserved a table for four of us. we ordered our meals and we were amazed at the generous portion size the food was hot and looked great we... 更多
This is a pretty English village with pub, The Griffins Head, Village Hall, PLayground and many old stone houses. A few miles away are Newstead Abbey and Papplewick Pumping Station - great places to visit.
lived in papplewick for 25 years now in new Zealand,typical English village with nice walks great pub and 25 minutes from Nottingham city center,some lovely villages events at papplewick hall including classic cars, Linby church just up the road make sure you dont miss it,
Papplewick is a very pretty village with a volume of history and heritage. The Pub, the Griffins Head, has much of the same and serves delicious meals. There is also the Pumping Station which, when open, is extremely interesting.
This is the place to go on open days absolutely amazing engineering. Makes you feel proud to be British ! Lots of activities and a lake to sail your boats and information about the whole site is spot on. lovely chilling day out.
After a wet and windy stomp around Newstead Abbey, my brother and his wife treated the four of us (my wife too) to a late Sunday lunch at the Griffins Head. Never having been before, I didn't know what to expect. The plate comes laden with a couple of slabs of meat, (Beef in my case, turkey for my wife)... 更多
Passing through (actually looking for the pumping station) stopped on spec for lunch. Good village pub/restaurant with homely corners and a comfortable atmosphere. Not the sort of place where you might expect to find a Tapas menu as well as the normal pub grub and pizzas. We had four between us two with some bread and they were lovely. Prawns,... 更多
We visited Papplewick when it was in steam and were not disapointed. The landscaped gardens are very attractive and surround an engine cooling pond that is ornamental and even has a fountain. There are a number of auxiliary buildings containing other engines, a cafe and a blacksmiths forge. The boiler house contains six Lancashire type boilers, one of which was... 更多
beautiful surroundings, showing how Nottingham got its water in days gone by. many steaming days across the year, well worth... 更多