Plan the perfect Mother's Day

Mother and child in daffodils at Cotehele, Cornwall

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. If you’re struggling to think of how to say thank you to that special someone, we’re here to help.

From gorgeous gifts, afternoon tea treats and surprise weekends away, here’s some ideas to inspire you this Mother’s Day.

Dee Hardwicke retail collection for the National Trust

The gift 

Treat your mum to the best new arrivals from our online shop. From kitchen accessories for budding bakers to pretty tea sets, we’ve got gifts for every mum.

Exterior of White Edge Lodge

The getaway 

What better way to tell mum how special she is than to take her away on a surprise getaway? How about a cultural break at a historical house and garden? Or you could opt for a night camping under the stars at one of our treasured Nature Reserves.

National Trust rhubarb and ginger cream desert

The food 

Cook up a tempting Mother’s Day treat with one of our delicious recipes. Learn the secret behind our famous fruit scones or try a seasonal rhubarb and ginger cream dessert.

Mother and child

The event 

This year our places are planning some very special events to celebrate Mother's Day. Spend some precious time together as a family in beautiful surroundings and join in with special activities.