Mother’s Day is all about a day that revolves explicitly around Mum. Therefore, you really should make a day of it. Here are some great tips to make it all happen at The Playford.
Treat Mum to a marvellous, fresh, organic buffet breakfast at the award-winning Playford Restaurant. Breakfast is available between 6.30 am and 8.30 am and is a magnificent start to the day. The Playford Restaurant will also serve a superb brunch split over two sittings. Choose between 9.30 am ‘til 11.00 am or 11.30 am ‘til 1.00 pm. Places are limited, so contact us now for further information.
If you are unfortunate enough to miss brunch at The Playford, how about a picnic in the park? Pack a basket full of great treats from one of the many excellent local delis in Adelaide and head off for a stroll, taking in the fresh air and the sights and sounds of the many outstanding parks. These include Market Square Park at Old Noarlunga, Old Gum Tree Reserve at Glenelg North, Inchiquin Lake Reserve at Clare and the Willunga Rose Garden.
Moments from The Playford are beautiful places to explore, such as the magnificent Adelaide Botanic Gardens. You can take in all the stunning exhibits at the South Australian Museum or discover all the brilliant and involving artwork at the Art Gallery of South Australia. The wonderful thing is that all these attractions are free, and open all day.
For something full of incredible taste sensations, why not go wine tasting in McLaren Vale? When you get there, you’ll be amazed at the variety, with over seventy cellar doors. The best place to find out where to go and what wines to try is the McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre. From there, you can plan a day around visiting many great wineries like Wirra Wirra, Coriole Vineyards and Samuel’s Gorge, and you shouldn’t miss the beautiful garden setting of the Lady Ballerina.
Another great way to treat Mum is to spend an enjoyable time at the markets. There’s plenty of fantastic fresh seasonal produce at the Adelaide Showground Farmer’s Market. You’ll find local and organic produce if you venture down to the Market Shed on Holland. It’s also possibly the best place in Adelaide to have a delicious brunch. Other markets that you’ll find intriguing are the Flinders Street Market and Myponga Market. Both markets are jam-packed, full of unique antiques and bric-a-brac.
If you know mum loves a bit of exercise, why not involve her in the Mother’s Day Classic? It’s held yearly, and you can run or walk the course from Peace Park in North Adelaide. There’s always some fantastic entertainment, terrific prizes and plenty of refreshments. All the money raised from the Mother’s Day Classic helps raise funds for breast cancer research.
This Mother’s Day, there’s so much to enjoy in Adelaide. So get yourself organized to make it a special day for Mum, and what better way to start by spending some quality time than at The Playford? We guarantee it will be a day she’ll never forget.