After what’s been a rollercoaster of a year, we can all agree that mums across the world deserve some extra TLC at the moment. Mother’s Day is the perfect chance to show the leading lady in your life how much you love and appreciate them – biological or otherwise.
To help you put a smile on her face, we’ve curated the best Mother’s Day Gift Guide for 2021, with every mum in mind.
From luxurious weekend getaways to the best of hampers, experiences and foodie gifts, here’s our guide to the best Mother’s Day presents.
Best Mother’s Day Gifts Ideas 2021
If there’s one thing we’re all craving right now, it’s a bit of long overdue escapism. So, after a year of lockdowns, why not treat your mum to a luxury staycation?
From chic country manors to bougie boutique hideaways, we’ve handpicked hundreds of glorious getaway venues across the UK and Europe. Valid for 20 months, spoil your mum with a two-night stay on the Cornish coast, the Scottish Highlands, or even to sunnier climes on the continent.
Looking for something a little more fancy? Say no more. Our deluxe hotel breaks will have your mum living in the lap of luxury! Choose from our wide selection of unique hotels across the UK and Europe, and tell your mum to pack her bags – it’s time to holiday in style.
After all the relaxing your mum will be doing on her two-night escape, she’ll have worked up quite the appetite! With this experience, guests will be served a delectable dinner on their first evening, followed by an indulgent breakfast each morning. As far as thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts go, this one’s the full package.
While it may seem like an unusual Mother’s Day gift, our two-night glamping package is perfect for nature lovers who don’t like to scrimp on luxury. From the comfort of a stylish glamping pod, quirky wigwam, or cosy hobbit hut, your mum can bask in the great British outdoors and soak up a weekend of rural beauty.
Hampers and gift baskets
If you’re after something that’s going to bring a smile to her face, our Mother’s Day hampers and Mother’s Day gift boxes are full to the brim with goodies that are sure to do the trick. Browse our top picks below or explore our full selection of hamper gifts for more inspiration.
What says ‘I love you, Mum’ better than a basket full of gourmet chocolate, popcorn, tea, and a brand new mug? A hug in a hamper, this foodie Mother’s Day gift selection is the perfect way to thank your mum for everything she does.
Shell out on something special for your mum this year with our Indulgence Gift Basket – the ultimate hamper for any fancy foodie. Tell her to put her feet up and relax as you top up her Robert & Reeves prosecco, and pass her another Linden Lady’s luxury chocolate. It’s Mother’s Day after all – she deserves it!
If you’re struggling for Mother’s Day gift ideas, our Especially for Her package is the perfect option as it puts the power of choice in your mum’s hands! Whether she loves to be pampered, or prefers to get down and dirty in the big outdoors, this gift box lets your mum choose from thousands of experience days, from afternoon teas to stadium tours, comedy nights and helicopter rides.
The gift that keeps on giving, an experience will encourage your mum to try something new, and create unforgettable memories. Here are our top Mother’s Day experiences picks.
Take your gift-giving skills to new heights this year and treat your mum to a helicopter ride of a lifetime! Flying in style at 1000ft, your mum will enjoy sipping on a glass of bubbles as the pilot points out the highlights and local landmarks of the lush UK countryside below.
For the most impressive of all Mother’s Day experiences, treat your mum to entry to The View from The Shard. Marvel at the majesty of The Shard building itself, while taking in the breathtaking bird’s eye panorama of London’s stunning skyline – a view that never gets old.
Let’s be honest – we all pretend we know what we’re doing when the waiter asks us if we’d like to sample the wine. On this UK vineyard tour, not only will your mum learn about the fine craft of the wine making process, but she’ll also learn how to taste wine properly. And most importantly, she’ll get to sample some grapes too over a delicious lunch or afternoon tea!
After 12 months in her pyjamas, it’s time for your mum to get her gladrags on and let her hair down. And where better to have her 2021 debut than at the races? With a welcome drink upon arrival to the premier enclosure, and an incredible view of the horses over the final furlong, we’ll place all our bets on this experience to win best Mother’s Day gift of the year.
Afternoon tea and dinner gifts
As the old saying goes, “The way to someone’s heart is through their stomach.” From delicious afternoon teas complete with fluffy scones, to luxurious meals in stunning London venues, treat your mum to an unforgettable drinks and dining experience this Mother’s Day.
For the lady who loves to lunch, an afternoon tea will definitely score you some brownie points this Mother’s Day. We have a whole host of mouth-watering options to choose from across the UK, including delicate pastries at the London Hilton, chocolatey goodness at Hotel Chocolat, and even an Italian-inspired tea at Marco Pierre White’s!
Want something that mum can enjoy on the day? We’ve got you covered. Satisfy her sweet tooth with a delicious afternoon tea for two to enjoy at home. Delivered directly to the door, Piglet’s Pantry have put on quite the tastebud-tingling spread of mini sausage rolls, quiches, Scotch eggs, cakes, and scones. Simply pop the kettle on and tuck in!
For mums who live for the finer things in life, our Luxury Afternoon Tea package is sure to whet the appetite! Pick from a variety of chic city eateries, grand stately homes, and cruises along the Thames – whatever your preference, this experience will add a slice of opulence to any afternoon. Oh, and don’t forget the glass of bubbly each, too!
We’ve got a secret – and it’s too good not to share! Add a touch of magic to Mother’s Day this year and invite your mum for afternoon tea at London Secret Garden’s enchanting dining space. Hidden away in quaint Kensington, guests can while the afternoon away over scones, sandwiches, and champagne in the comfort of a bespoke and intimate transparent dome. If you’re looking for something a little different, look no further.
Mamma mia – what a treat! As soon as restaurants are open again, why not treat your mum to a sumptuous three course set menu dinner with wine at Prezzo? Available at restaurants across the UK, indulge in the beautiful tastes and aromas of Italy, from bruschetta, to pizza, and calzones. Buonissima!
Your mum deserves the best – she’s the one who bought you into this world, after all! Razzle dazzle her this Mother’s Day with an exquisite art deco dining experience at Gordon Ramsay’s Savoy Grill. With a delicious three course set menu of classic French and British cuisine on offer, as well as a celebratory glass of champagne each, it doesn’t get much more roaring 20s chic than this.
Spa day gifts
Spa gifts are a great way to show your mum how much she means to you. What could possibly be more thoughtful than treating someone you love to a day of relaxation?
Treat your leading lady to a perfect day of pampering at one of over 20 incredible spa locations across the UK. This spa package includes a whole day for two to spend making the most of the spa’s pool, sauna and gym, as well as an amazing 25-minute treatment! We’re talking options such as a facial, a manicure, or even a Swedish massage. Dreamy.
How about some scones to go with that spa day? Lovely. Once your mum and her guest have enjoyed a dip in the spa pool, or an invigorating workout session in the gym, it’s time to indulge in a spot of afternoon tea, darling. Expect the whole works – scones with jam and cream, cakes, and plenty of tea and coffee!
If you’re on the hunt for indulgent Mother’s Day gifts, how does a pampering day at either the Marriot spa or a Virgin Active club sound? After a day of relaxing by the pool and enjoying up to two longer treatments, your mum will head to one of the many available locations for an opulent afternoon tea, including restaurants such as Patisserie Valerie and Marco Pierre White.
Excuse the pun, but this pamper package is truly the mother of all spa day gift experiences. As well as a sumptuous and rejuventating hour-long treatment at a premium spa, this ultimate R&R experience includes a delicious lunch or afternoon tea. Does your mum deserve a break? Treat her to this pamper day like no other.
Mother’s Day gifts that say ‘I love you’
Spoil your mum this year with our collection of Mother’s Day gift ideas from our collection above. For more inspiration about how to treat her to a little more luxury this year, explore our full range of Mother’s Day gifts or sign up to our newsletter and receive our top tips and gift ideas directly to your inbox!