The Gissons Inn
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... dashes off to get them ready. Conversation restarts and quickly turns to curiosity when people find out what we're doing. We order some dinner and whilst waiting with a couple of pints a succession of regulars come to talk to us, enquire about our trip and offer advice as to where we should visit. It's all very convivial. The rooms, when we see them, are oddly-shaped but full of old-world charm. It is exactly this sort of place that I hoped to discover on this trip.
... I don't eat fish.
On the way back Dad took us to a park to play in whilst Mum, Catherine and Phil went home. It was a pretty good park, but then Brigitte fell down a on the slippery grass and it was time to head home.
When we got back home we went with Aunty Catherine for a stroll through the village and then we had a bit of downtime until dinner.
For dinner, Mum had volunteered to make pasta. It was really ...
... with reception. Restaurant closed though so just a 'cold plate' for us. Not my type of food - luckily I have a cookie left! Then up to the room. Totally adequate, but noise from the adjacent bar. But fully functional wifi - worked straight away, good signal. Soon we were both at war! We were soon down in the bar, acclimatising! Good wifi signal again. Sitting outside, a slight chill in the air but warm enough at ...
We were up early and looking for an iPad but couldn't find one. Luckily Catherine got up not long after and made us breakfast. Eventually Dad joined us and later Mum and Phil got up.
Phil was ringing the bells at the Church next door so we went and watched. It looked easy. I wanted to have a go but apparently you need to practise how to do it.
After that we went home and Phil made us bacon and eggs for everyone, so we had a second breakfast.
When we were ...
... Restormel only saw action once during the Civil war during Charles I rein. After this is basically fell into ruins. However, it is still a nice castle to see today. The surrounding countryside is very nice and you could picture walking through the forests during the castle's heyday and hunting for deer. These kinds of ruins just spark the imagination and make you marvel at how well these were built to last this ...