Plan the perfect Mother's Day

A group of women laugh over afternoon tea at Hartwell House and Spa

Mother’s Day 2018 is just around the corner, on Sunday 11 March. We’ve lots of ideas to help you say thank you to that special someone.

You could enjoy quality time together as a family at one of our special Mother’s Day events. Or how about baking a delicious chocolate dessert and surprising her with afternoon tea? From great gifts to relaxing weekends away, find a treat she’ll love. 

Mother and children at Stourhead

Mother's Day events 

This year our places are planning some very special events to celebrate Mother's Day. From afternoon tea to craft workshops, spend some precious time together as a family.

Kitchenware from the National Trust's spring collection

Gifts she'll love 

Treat your mum to the best new arrivals from our online shop. From gardening essentials to fashion accessories and kitchenware, we’ve got gifts for every mum.

Visitors enjoying a cup of coffee outside the cafe in Claremont Landscape Garden, Surrey

Gift membership 

Give your mum a gift that will bring joy and lasting memories this Mother’s Day. With gift membership she can enjoy special moments at our places all year round.

Salted caramel mousse

Tempting treats 

Why not say thank you to Mum by cooking a Mother’s Day feast? From an indulgent salted caramel mousse, to our hearty chicken and leek pie, we’ve lots of delicious recipes to inspire you.

The exterior of the Water Tower, Cornwall

A special getaway 

What better way to tell Mum how special she is than to take her away on a surprise holiday? Take your pick from sprawling country manor houses, cosy hideaways for two and fairy-tale towers.

Guests relaxing on sun loungers at Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire

Spa breaks and pamper packages 

For the mum who likes a little luxury, how about a spa day at one of our historic hotels? Spend quality time together and enjoy relaxing treatments, a swim in the pool and a glass of bubbly.