Days out and activities to treat your mum to this Mother’s Day

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by Emily Gilbert |
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Rather than just a boring bunch of flowers or box of chocolates, this Mother’s Day (March 27, 2022) treat your mum to some cherished memories with a special day out.

Here are our favourite ideas for Mother's Day treats out. From spa pampering to lavish lunches and thrill-seeking adventures, there’s something here to tempt every mum. And if you get lucky, you might even get to join her too!

Choose from 405 different venues to take your mum to afternoon tea - this is a great idea if, for whatever reason, Mum can't actually make the day itself, plus it gives you something to look forward to. And, if you go on a different date, it'll probably be quieter too!

Treat your mum (and her plus one!) to fine dining at its best with a three-course dinner and bubbles with the choice of two delicious MICHELIN eateries, offering impressive menus with delicious options. She will also receive tickets to The View from The Shard, where she can enjoy panoramic views of the Capital.
Red Letter Days have loads of exciting days out ideas to treat mums this Mother's Day. From spa treatments to cookery lessons to afternoon tea, check out the full list of luxurious gift ideas (that will give you more brownie points than the standard flower bouquet!) here.

If your mum loves the theatre, what about this experience where she and a plus one can enjoy one of the city’s finest performances, with a two-course pre-show meal before taking her seat? The venue for the meal will be determined by the show chosen, ensuring she won’t have far to travel once finishing dinner.

With a choice of classes at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School in London, it’s up to mum which cuisine she'd like to master. Everything from North Indian Thali and Vietnamese Street Food to Pasta Master and Quick & Easy Dinnertime classes is on offer. With expert Chefs guiding your mum every step of the way through the two-hour session, there's of course the reward of a delicious meal at the end along with some new skills.

Take it easy with this indulgent pamper day for two at a Virgin Active or Marriott spa, available UK wide. With full access to the spa facilities, you'll also receive afternoon tea for two available at a choice of Café Rouge, Patisserie Valerie, Marco Pierre White and other locations.

If you're not sure exactly what to get mum, this box could be perfect as it gives her the gift of an experience day she can choose herself. Offering everything from fine dining to supercar driving and overnight glamping breaks to delightfully decadent afternoon teas, she is sure to find something to suit her interests, with experiences available across the UK.

One for those who love adventure but are not quite brave enough to face the heights in a plane, this thrill-seeking gift will see your mum enjoy the feeling of weightlessness and all the fun involved.

This Oxfordshire winery tour and tasting experience is an enjoyable way to go 'behind the scenes' at a charming English winery and get a real sense of the wine production process, from grape to glass.

Got a chocoholic in your life? Treat them to this experience where host Igor will guide you through the magical transformation of creating an amazing chocolate bar from a cocoa bean. Travel through time by tasting chocolate at all the key turning points on its evolution from the Aztec’s raw cocoa to the sophistication of the Courts of Europe. You'll also take three of your own unique bars home to enjoy. Yum!

Who wouldn't want to spend two hours having a personal encounter with a pack of trained Golden Retrievers? During the experience, you'll have plenty of dog-filled fun; from doggy cuddles to playing fetch.

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