Gift ideas for Mother's Day 2024

When is Mother's Day 2024?

Whether you share the same household or live a hundred miles apart, your mum (or someone you hold dear and see as a mother figure) deserves some love and appreciation. So why not support local restaurants, hotels, shops and businesses this Mother’s Day (10th March 2024) by treating that special somone to something truly special? From Mother’s Day hampers to long-awaited days out, here are some tip-top ideas for the perfect Mother’s Day gift.  

Need a last-minute Mother's Day gift?

Not sure what to get them? Opt for a digital VisitBritain Gift Card and let your mum, gran, sister, aunt or whoever you consider a mother-figure choose for themselves this Mother’s Day. Whether that’s indulging in afternoon tea, a day out at the London Eye or trying something new like a jewellery workshop.

Spend time together on a weekend away

Spend one-on-one time together or send them off on a little adventure, treat your mum to a voucher for a spa retreat or boutique hotel getaway to use when the time’s right.

  • Pamper your mum with a spa break voucher to use at St Albans’ Sopwell House and Cottonmill Spa.
  • Escape to the unspolit Durham countryside with a stay at the charming South Causey Inn hotel. The suites have hot tubs!
  • Gift a dinner for two, an overnight stay and even a champagne afternoon tea at the regal Grantley Hall in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • Buy her a much-needed escape to Lancashire’s grand Stirk House hotel.
  • Delight this Mothering Sunday with a luxury stay at the opulent Stanley House Hotel & Spa.
  • Splash out on a stay at the timeless and atmospheric Mermaid Inn in the picturesque village of Rye.
  • Book a future stay at Norwich's 12th-century Maids Head Hotel. Add a special touch with a choice of add-ons, from champagne afternoon tea to 5-course tasting meals.
  • Buy vouchers to put towards a mountain-side glamping pod or a Cumbrian lunch with stunning views at The Yan near Grasmere.
  • Escape to the spa courtesy of Center Parcs' Aqua Sana vouchers.
  • Have something to look forward to - like spa days and overnight escapes - at the Limewood Hotel in Hampshire.
  • Pay it forward with a gift voucher to use at Windermere's Gilpin Hotel...the Michelin-starred afternoon tea looks utterly divine.
  • Splash out on a soul-soothing experience or overnight stay at a luxurious Champneys Spa.
  • Pick from a selection of overnight stays at West Sussex's Bailiffscourt Hotel.
  • Pencil in some overdue bonding time at The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield.
  • Plan a trip down to Falmouth for a stay at the luxurious St Michaels Resort.
  • Treat mum to a fun family break away at a wonderful Park Holidays park, packed with fantastic facilities.

Treat her to indulgent food and drink

The Queen of Hearts gin from Gyre & Gimble

Switch up your foodie gift with a lovingly made hamper or a bottle of her favourite tipple?

  • From teatime tins to chocolate-filled goody bags, Betty’s hand-picked hampers and gift boxes are ideal for the sweet-toothed love of your life.
  • Give your mum a bottle or two of English vino from Kent’s own Chapel Down vineyard.
  • Treat her to award-winning macarons or the chance to try exclusive recipes at Norwich-based Macarons & More's cookery school. 
  • Gift your Queen of Hearts some cherry and custard apple-flavoured gin from Norwich’s Gyre & Gimble.
  • Plan an indoor picnic with the help of sumptuous afternoon tea and pasty hampers from The Cornish Hamper Store
  • Indulge mum in some virtual gin tasting with Cumbria's Shed 1 Distillery.
  • Based in Newcastle? Make Mother's Day extra special with an afternoon tea.
  • Treat them to a cheesemaking course or some goats milk skincare from The Goat Shed.

Surprise her with a trip to the theatre or explore a stately home 

The south front of Lyme Park, Cheshire, seen across the lake, in autumn. The house was originally Elizabethan but was transformed in the Italianate style by architect Giacomo Leoni in the early eighteenth century.

Get dressed up for the theatre, admire your favourite artists at museum or enjoy a cuppa in a stately home this Mother's Day

  • Surprise your theatre-loving mum with a gift voucher to Manchester’s Royal Exchange, which can be redeemed on shows, workshops, tours and in the theatre’s shop and restaurant.
  •  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.
  • Gift some culture with a V&A Annual Membership, which includes free, exclusive access to new exhibitions and priority booking on museum events.
  • Give mum the freedom to get out exploring again with a year of unlimited access to England's incredible historic sites with an English Heritage Membership.
  • Give a gift that keeps on giving with a National Trust Membership, which allows members free entry to an array of gardens, historic houses and more.

Give her a truly unforgettable experience

Hot air balloons over Bristol at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.

Whether your mum loves her arts and crafts or has been banging on about a hot air balloon ride, businesses across the country have heaps of memorable gift experiences that are sure to bring a smile to her face.

  • From Thai to tapas, treat your mum to a top-quality cooking class together at Leeds Cookery School 
  • Looking for something she won't expect? How about a gentle hot air balloon ride over the sights of Bristol?
  • Let mum blend her own booze with a Hotham's Gin School experience in Hull.
  • Treat your mum to a top-deck tour of London's iconic sites accompanied by a scrumptious afternoon tea.
  • Get a gift voucher for a calming canal cruise (complete with sweet treats) in Staffordshire with Georgie's Canal Cruises.
  • Thrill your mum with a post-lockdown adventure with a gift card to Up at The O2.
  • Snap up a gift voucher to one of Kent's most coveted activities, a Husky Hike, at Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation.
  • From alpaca walks to vineyard tours and cheese making, get your mum a day out she'll never forget with Uniquely Local's Yorkshire-based experiences.

Book theatre tickets for Mother's Day

  • See Sheridan Smith return to the stage in Opening Night, a world premiere of songwriter Rufus Wainwright's adaptation.
  • Catch the ever so fetch Mean Girls stage musical based on the 2004 movie portraying the unforgettable world of high school drama.
  • Get your wigs and heels on for Priscilla the Party, a brand new immersive party based on cult-hit Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

 

 

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