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 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 way!

Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens, Richmond Surrey

until 11th March
** Get up  to 20% off of tickets when you book with Picniq! **

Don’t just give Mum some flowers this Mother’s Day take her to see some truly beautiful orchids on display at these famous gardens. The glasshouse will be alive with vibrant plants with a colourful Brazilian carnival theme and they are sure to take your breath away! Find out more.

Cheddar Gorge and Caves, Somerset

** Get up  to 20% off of tickets when you book with Picniq! **

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

** Get up  to 16% off of tickets when you book with Picniq! **

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

** Get up  to 40% off of tickets when you book with Picniq! **

What better way to explore London this Mother’s Day than with a relaxing return 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 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

11th 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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Mother’s Day on Brownsea Island, Poole 2018

11th March

Everyone in the family can enjoy a great day on the island but for Mum there is the chance to make her something really special. Afterwards treat her to a delicious cream tea in the Islands cafe.

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Mother’s Day High Tea at Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

11th March 12pm and 3pm


Mum’s will love visiting this magnificent castle on Mother’s Day for a family walk around the stunning castle and grounds followed by a delicious high tea in a lovely Spring themed room.

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Florimania at Hampton Court, Surrey

11th March

This sounds like the perfect place to treat mum to a special visit to see some very stunning flower arrangements which this year focus on the theme of royal women. Mum can see how demonstrations on how some of these arrangements are created and enjoy a lovely stroll around the beautiful gardens.

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Make Mum’s Day at Ightham Mote, Sevenoaks

11th March 11:30 – 5:30

This Mother’s Day bring Mum here and make her a hand made flower basket. 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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High Tea at Speke Hall and Gardens, Liverpool

11th March 11:00 – 12:15

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

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Anglo-Saxon Mother’s Day at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk

10th – 11th March, 10:30 – 17:00

The Anglo Saxons didn’t celebrate Mother’s Day but nevertheless if you bring mum here everyone can discover fascinating facts about how mothers lived during Anglo Saxon times.

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The Bournemouth Oceanarium

Until 28th March

Why not take mum to a world of weird and wonderful sea creatures including the new resident penguins and very cute otters! There is a dark abyss section and an underwater tunnel you can walk through will take your breath away as you come face to face with sharks, turtles, crocodiles and more. If you have a postcode of BH, SO, SP or DT you can enjoy half price entry too!

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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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New Forest Activities, Beaulieu, Hampshire


If you’re up for an outdoor adventure then spend Mother’s Day in the New Forest enjoying a ‘Family Adventure Day’. Take to the water or hop on a bike and explore the wonderful surroundings, shops and cafe’s.

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St Donats Castle, Wales

11th March 2:30pm

Take a wander around the castle and explore the Tudor gardens, then enjoy a delicious cream tea including tasty sandwiches, scones and Welsh cake of course!

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Twycross Zoo, Atherstone, Warwickshire

10th – 11th March

A family day out at the zoo for Mother’s Day? What a splendid idea AND all mums can enter the zoo for free over the weekend too with one full paying child! For an extra special time treat mum to a delicious afternoon tea on the Sunday.

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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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