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Great Places To Take Mum for a Mother’s Day Treat!

great places to take Mum for a Mother’s day treat
Written by Martine Somerville

To thank all those Mum’s for being there
And always showing their endless love and care
We’ve found some great places to spend Mother’s Day
Where families can show Mum she is loved in every possible way!

Cheddar Gorge and Caves, Somerset

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Treat mum to a special family day out exploring the spectacular caves with their stalagmites and stalactites and find out how these wonders of nature were created during the time of the Ice Age. Hop on board the open top tour bus to see spectacular views of the stunning gorge or follow the 3-mile cliff top walk with a picnic.  Kids will find the museum of pre-history fascinating and can see demonstrations on Stone Age survival, fire lighting and flint knapping.

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Diana: Her Fashion Story at Kensington Palace, London

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Why not bring mum to see a wonderful exhibition celebrating the life of Diana, Princess of Wales.  See some of the outfits she wore during public appearances and royal engagements including the iconic velvet gown worn on her visit to the White House, where she famously danced with John Travolta! Families can follow an interactive trail and explore the wonderful, opulent interiors of the Queen’s Apartments, the Palace Gardens, the Kings Staircase and other areas, each grander than the last.

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Thames River Services. London

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What better way to explore London this Mother’s Day than on a relaxing Thames River cruise! Take the family on a fantastic return cruise to and from many piers located along the river. Some of the fantastic landmarks you are likely to see include Cutty Sark, The O2 Arena, Tower Bridge, Tower of London, The London Eye, Big Ben, The Shard and plenty more! Each city landmark is truly beautiful and has a unique historical story to tell.

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Farmer Palmer’s Free Entry for Mother’s! Poole

31st March

Treat Mum and the rest of the family to a fun day down on the farm! Visit the website and download a web voucher giving mums free entry!

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Windsor Castle, Windsor

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As the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and the Official Residence of Her Majesty the Queen, this is the perfect setting for a regal day Mother’s day out with the family. Covering 13 acres discover gorgeous architecture, stunning interiors and many changing displays for you to learn all about the history. Families can follow a family activity trail and be introduced to magical characters who live in the palace. Find out more.

The View From The Shard

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Treat mum to a sky-high experience with a fantastic 360-degree view of the city. See how many famous buildings your family can name! Peer through interactive telescopes and enjoy one of London’s highest gardens!  BOOK HERE.

Zip World, Betws-y-Coed, Wales

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Adventurous mums will just love a visit to this attraction for a totally unforgettable, exhilarating experience! Choose from flying through the trees on a roller coaster or bounce in the ‘Treetop Nets’. Kids will love the underground playground set in an old Victorian mine, where they can make their way across nets suspended deep underground. There are even slides to conquer that are the height of two double-decker buses! BOOK HERE.

Mother’s Day Craft Weekend at Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

30th to 31st  March

Mum’s will love visiting this magnificent castle on Mother’s Day for a family walk around the stunning castle and grounds. Meanwhile, kids can use their green fingers decorating a pot and planting something pretty to give mum on her special day.

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Queen Anne’s Favour at Hampton Court, Surrey

until 31st March

The recent film ‘The Favourite’ has given us a good insight into how Queen Anne picked her royal favourites and how they did and didn’t advance in court! Treat mum to a live performance and tour of this historic home and enjoy a lovely stroll around the beautiful gardens.

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Mother’s Day Tea Party with Peter Rabbit at The World of Beatrix Potter, Cumbria

31st March

Enjoy a day out to delight everyone in the family! Treat mum to a very special Mother’s Day tea and watch the kids have fun joining in with fun crafts and live storytelling with Beatrix Potter herself! Don’t forget to have a family snap with Peter Rabbit before you leave! Find out more.

Mother’s Day Tea at Highclere Castle, Berkshire

30th and 31st March

Just imagine mum’s face when you tell her she is being treated to a fantastic, unforgettable afternoon tea including champagne in the State Dining room of this magnificent castle! All after a wonderful tour of rooms and pretty gardens made so familiar to us following the series ‘Downton Abbey’.

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Make Mum’s Day at Ightham Mote, Sevenoaks

31st March 11:00 – 15:00

This Mother’s Day bring Mum here and let the kids make her a special gift in the Squire’s Room. Afterwards, treat her to a meal in the cafe and if you visit the shop she can enjoy a luxury hand massage!

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Mothering Sunday at Speke Hall and Gardens, Liverpool

31st March

Instead of breakfast in bed why not treat the special mum in your family to a delicious afternoon tea with fizz! Afterwards, you can take a lovely stroll around the gardens accompanied by the head gardener.

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Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

These beautiful gardens and grounds are a tranquil oasis not far from the city centre and the dramatic glass houses are full of fascinating tropical plants. Treat mum to a nice cup of tea afterwards in the lovely cafe.

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Twycross Zoo, Atherstone, Warwickshire

30th March

Why not spend a delightful day at this zoo over the Mother’s Day weekend and as it really is mum’s special day she gets a free bacon or sausage sandwich included with entry! Don’t forget to write mum a very special message and leave it on the ‘Messages for Mum’ tree. Look out for Arusha the lion who is a new mum to cubs Kojo and Tau!

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Do you know any more places to take Mum for Mothers day?  We’d really love to know! Someone else might love it, and really want to give them a go! If you’ve got ideas, suggestions or reviews, you can shout all about it on whatever channel you choose!

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