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5 unique Mother’s Day gifts

Stuck for ideas on what to get this Mother’s Day? Look no further, as we’ve rounded up 5 of the most unique gifts for your mum

By Charli Tomney | 13/03/2023

Forget flowers and chocolates, show mum you really care with one of these outstanding and luxurious experiences from some of our top boutique hotels. From city stays to tranquil countryside retreats, we’ve got something your mum will love.

Great Fosters, Egham 

For Surrey based folk, this country house hotel is offering a scrumptious Champagne afternoon tea or a traditional Sunday lunch with all the trimmings.

The afternoon tea, served in the majestic Tithe Barn, offers a more relaxed daytime approach to Sunday dining. Each mother will receive a gift and there will be face painting and card making for our younger visitors too, so you can include the whole family. Prices are £60 per adult £25 per child aged 12 & under.

Sunday lunch is served in The Estate Grill and the Garden Room overlooking the parterres. Enjoy a traditional lunch with just mum or the whole family with mains on offer such as roast sirloin of heritage beef with beef dripping potatoes and Yorkshire pudding, or pithivier of celeriac with potato and truffle.

Prices are £55 per adult £27.50 per child (aged 3 – 12). Book your table now.

Lympstone Manor, Devon 

The country house hotel overlooks the Exe Estuary and Devon’s Jurassic Coast, but its not the stunning views your mother will enjoy. Owned by celebrated chef Michael Caines MBE, this hotel is offering a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience on Mothering Sunday.

A complimentary drink on arrival will be followed by your choice of three (£75pp) or four (£100pp) courses, including a coffee petit fours. Caines’ eight-course tasting menu will also be available to enjoy for those wanting to really indulge.

Dishes available include Darts Farm chicken terrine with truffle mayonnaise, hazelnut, pickled shimeji mushroom and Cornish sole with Romanesco, and broccoli purée.

Book your table now

L’oscar, London 

For city dwellers, a trip to London’s West End might be on the cards. Why not book one of this hotel’s grand experiences such as the ‘Discover Theatreland’ package.

Treat mum to some of London’s most popular musicals and enjoy a fun pre-theatre cocktail at the hotel bar before heading out to the booming theatre district to your prime seats. Your 2 nights’ stay also includes a complimentary breakfast as well as champagne in your own reserved area.

Enjoy the luxurious rooms bedecked in stunning wallpapers and paints, with a full complement of furnishings and accessories to boot, a truly wonderful gift for your mother.

Find out more about the package here


Linthwaite House, Windermere 

Lake District lovers can explore some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery all whilst staying at this stunning contemporary country house. Book into one of the 36 fantastic rooms graced by the founder’s art collection.

Their ‘Walking Windermere’ package allows you and your mum to enjoy a bespoke guided walking package for in and around Windermere, paired with fine dining and luxurious guestroom.

The hotel has teamed up with local guide, Steve Watts (author of the striking Lakeland photography book – ‘A Year Like No Other’ to offer you the most unique experience of the Lake District possible. Included in the package is a full day guided hike for two with Steve, breakfast daily and a 3-course dining experience on one night in Michelin starred chef, Simon Rogan's Henrock restaurant.

Learn more here

Dormy House, Worcestershire 

One of the Cotswold’s best loved luxury hotels, there’s a stunning room designed for every mood. From Courtyards Suites to Studio settings, this boutique dwelling also boasts a luxury spa, which is where you can treat your mum this Mother’s Day.

Whether you’re looking for a Wave Touch Massage treatment or a night-time spa treatment, there are plenty of packages on offer from just £105 per person. Packages include treatments and access to the pool and thermal suites, with some even including food vouchers for dinner in The Back Garden.

There is a wide array of experiences available, take a look at them here