Mother’s Day Musings

Thu, 04/03/2021 - 11:26

Whether you share the same household or live a hundred miles apart, mum definitely deserves some love and appreciation – now more than ever. So why not support local restaurants, hotels, shops and businesses this Mother’s Day (Sunday 14th March) by treating your mum to something truly special? From Mother’s Day hampers to long-awaited days out, here are some experiences to show your love on Mother’s Day.

Visitors are advised to always check individual websites and government guidance for the latest information. National restrictions are currently in place. Check out for the latest guidance.

Treat mum to delicious dishes, decadent drinks and dainty desserts…

Macaron’s & More Cookery School, Norwich

Treat mum to a box of moreish macarons with her favourite fillings or the chance to create her very own at Macaron’s and More Cookery School.

Pricing from £8.95 for box of six best flavours

Delivering nationwide.

For further information on classes visit:

Gyre & Gimble Queen of Hearts Gin

Distilled in Norwich and infused with cherry and custard apples, this gin is one of a kind and available for delivery straight to your front door. The colour and label have been inspired by the famous Alice in Wonderland character, The Queen of Hearts.

Pricing: £35.00.  

Picnics and pasties with The Cornish Hamper Store

Plan an indoor picnic of afternoon tea or a comforting pasty hamper from The Cornish Hamper Store. With a wicker hamper (choice of presentation packaging) full of Cornwall’s finest produce from creamed scones and tea to Cornish pasties and local cider to wash it all down.

Pricing from: £16.95 (for one) Cream tea. £27.95 (Traditional Cornish pasty and cider hamper)

Mother’s Day Lunch, The Yan, Cumbria  

Send mum the gift of delicious dishes to show your love and appreciation (and a day off from cooking) with The Yan’s four-course feast delivered direct to her door. Each order comes with a Pure Lakes, hand wrapped gift and personalised note.

Pricing from £89.90

For further information on menu and delivery dates visit:

The art of giving…. culture, theatre and truly memorable experiences…

A virtual Curious Tea Party with Escape Hunt

Escape Hunt have partnered with British artisan food company Princess Prosecco, to create a premium Mother’s Day package containing a download of their latest print and play Alice in Wonderland themed game, A Curious Tea Party and a 750ml bottle of Princess Prosecco vegan Prosecco Rosé Doc gift-wrapped and delivered to your chosen recipient. Escape Hunt’s play at home games can be played together as a household or via video chat for those virtual family moments. Escape Hunt’s premium Mother’s Day packages are suitable for aged 18+ and cost £25.99. Postage will be calculated at checkout. Available to order until March 11th.

Online Gin tasting live from The Shed 1 Distillery, Cumbria

Spend a gintastic hour with The Shed 1 award-winning Distillery in Cumbria for a tasting of four specially created Gins. They’ll be explaining the history, the botanicals and stories behind the names with gins, tonics, tasting notes and information pamphlet included. The next session is available on April 17th from £28.50 with boxes sent out in the first week of April.

Manchester’s Royal Exchange

Gift your theatre-loving mum a voucher for one of Manchester’s most vibrant and cultural hubs, the voucher can be redeemed on shows, workshops, tours and in the theatre’s shop and restaurant.

For further information on pricing and forthcoming events visit:

Enjoy Yorkshire’s Theatres

From operatic spectacles to foot-tapping showstoppers, Yorkshire’s theatres and art centres offer a range of gift vouchers perfect for music lovers and drama enthusiasts.

For further information and pricing visit:

Art classes with Worcester Cathedral

Allow your mum to discover her inner artist with a Fruits of our Labours, online botanical drawing and painting course with Worcester Cathedral

Course available online 6-21 March 2021

Pricing from: £39.00

Canal cruising, Staffordshire 

Arrange a calming canal cruise, complete with afternoon tea (or fish and chips) and let the cares of the world float away on-board Georgie’s Canal Cruises.

Pricing from £55.00 for Afternoon Tea for Two. £47.00 for Fish and Chips for Two

Husky Hiking, Kent 

Take mum on a Husky Hike at Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation, the two-hour trek will take you through North Down’s picturesque landscape with the chance to capture some of England’s amazing wildlife.

For further information on pricing visit:

Hot Air Balloon Rides, Bristol 

Surprise her with the ultimate experience of a hot air balloon air over the sights of Bristol and with the option of a glass of champagne as you glide along, it’s sure to lift mum’s spirits.

Pricing from £270.00 (for two) Champagne experience

£125.00 per person, weekday experience.

Treat your mum the gift of time together and look forward to relaxing breaks away…

Whether you’re looking to enjoy one-on-one time together or want to send mum off on a little adventure, treat her to a voucher for a spa retreat or boutique hotel getaway to use when the time’s right.

Spa Days at Sopwell House, Hertfordshire

Located deep in Hertfordshire countryside, Sopwell House is the perfect haven of tranquillity. The hotel’s spa, Cottonmill have a number of indulgent packages to treat mother (and you) to some well-deserved and much needed time together. With Mother and Daughter Day packages offering classic Cottonmill treatment, the choice of manicure or pedicure, glass of prosecco on arrival and lunch from the Pantry Lunch as well as use of the leisure facilities, it’s the perfect setting to reconnect and rejuvenate.

£370.00 for two (Monday – Thursday only) Mother and daughter day package

Decadent Champagne afternoon tea and overnight stays at Grantley Hall, Yorkshire Dales

Grantley Hall offers all we have been longing for and more set in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. With four indulgent restaurants, including Michelin-starred Shaun Rankin at Grantley Hall, Champagne afternoon tea and Three Graces Spa to relax and unwind, the hotel provides the ultimate luxurious experience.

Pricing from £59.50 per person (Champagne afternoon tea)

Experience fine dining in Shaun Rankin at Grantley Hall and an overnight from £760.00 (for two).

Splash out on a stay for mum at the historic and atmospheric Mermaid Inn, Rye

With its sloping ceilings, creaking floorboards and medieval bedrooms, the Mermaid Inn provides a retreat from the norm. With coastal air and invigorating walks to help you relax and catch up, settling in for the night with a drink in the cosy lounge and dinner in Linen Fold Panelled Restaurant

Pricing from £290.00 for two, dinner, break and breakfast for one night.

A Weekend Hideaway at a countryside retreat, Hampshire

Spend two nights of comfort and getting away from it all at the five-star Limewood hotel, ramble through the woodland in complementary Hunter wellies followed by a dip in the hotel’s indoor and outdoor spa experiences.

Pricing from £870.00 for two (to include breakfast).


Visitors are advised to always check individual websites for the latest information, as events and openings are subject to change. National restrictions are currently in place and attractions are closed. Check out for the latest guidance.

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