This Mother’s Day forget the usual box of chocolates and treat Mum to the perfect experience instead…
Goodwood Mother’s Day Gift Experiences
Finding a unique experience or gift for your Mum is not always easy, especially if she prefers something a little bit left wing, however now the fabulous Goodwood Estate are offering the perfect alternative, opening up their stunning grounds to bring a selection of thrilling experiences direct to you. Choose from an array of adrenaline-filled days out which range from high-flying fun in a Cessna Plane to off-road journey’s creating an unforgettable adventure. Prices range from £99-249pp. For more information visit goodwood.com.
Mother and Daughter Spa Break at Grayshott Spa
Spoil (yourself and) Mum to an exhilarating break throughout March at the Grayshott Spa. Located in the heart of Surrey, this serene haven is hosting a range of Indulgence Breaks (with currently an extra 20 per cent off your stay). Pamper yourselves with a two-night break which includes standard accommodation, inclusive meals, Glow on the go facial, hand and foot paint, Grayshott classic massage and complemtary bubbles (4-7 March) – what a perfect way to treat Mum! Prices start from £198pppn; grayshottspa.com.
Penhaligon’s Fragrance Profiling
If you find it hard to choose the perfect scent for Mum then why not indulge her in a bespoke profiling experience at Penhaligon’s. The iconic fragrance house – which boasts a Royal Warrant for their scents – offers an insightful perspective into the world of fragrances and alongside their in-house fragrance expert Nick Gilbert, you’ll instantly be able to explore olfactory memory and build a profile; your likes and dislikes, personality, background, what kind of fragrance you are looking for and what you would like your fragrance to say about you. The best part – the 30 minute synopsis is totally free. For more information visit penhaligons.com
‘Take Mama’ Out at Daphne’s
All Mum’s love to be treated to a fabulous lunch, so why not add an extra element this Mother’s Day by joining Daphne’s for their ‘Take Mama Out’ experience. Adding an extra spin on a fun day out Daphne’s have included a unique Italian-style experience where guests can enjoy taking part in a Florence floristry class before moving on to an enchanting crematic tile painting lesson. This will culminate in an stylish finish, when guests will then be welcomed into the charming dining room to enjoy an exquisite three-course lunch, finishing with a tipple of Tuscan Limoncello before they depart with their floral and ceramic pieces. Floristry begins at 10am at Daphne’s, lunch concludes at 2.30pm. Tickets are priced at £75per head for the day. For more information visit daphnes-restaurant.co.uk.
Mum’s Spa Escape at SenSpa Carey Manor
It doesn’t get more idyllic than spending time in the tranquil New Forest and enjoying a well deserved break at Careys Manor. So for Mother’s Day their award-winning SenSpa are offering a Spa Day packed full of treatments, pampering, delicious food and more (this includes a quick tour, breakfast, selected treatment, refreshments and lunch) with full use of spa facilities. Prices start from £150pp; careysmanor.com.
The Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
If you’re Mother prefers a classic touch, then why not treat her to a quintessential afternoon tea with a twist. To help celebrate their 25th anniversary cosmetic powerhouse Bobbi Brown have teamed up with Balthazar to create a limited edition Afternoon Tea, complete with adorable confections modelled on the most popular Bobbi Brown products. Guests are also invited to arrange a complimentary make up lesson to finish off the experience where they can also purchase the limited edition ‘Vintage Red for Balthazar’ Lip Color – which has also just been released. The Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar will run every day between 3-5pm until 29th September 2016; prices range from £25.00 – £35.00, balthazarlondon.com.
Classic Sunday Lunch – Babylon at The Roof Gardens
Mothering Sunday is all about family so why not catch up over lunch? For this special occasion Babylon at The Roof Gardens will be open inviting families to come in and enjoy a classic Sunday roast lunch (from £27 per person for two courses or £30 per person for three courses). It’s the perfect excuse to fuss over Mum or catch up with loved ones. Visit roofgardens.virgin.com for more information.
By Kimberly Lavey