7 holiday ideas to treat your mum

Looking to give your mum an extra special treat for Mother’s Day? Or perhaps there’s a big birthday on the horizon? Why not take her on a getaway to one of our characterful holiday cottages?

From a cultural break at a historical house to a walking adventure in the mountains, here are seven ideas to suit every mum.

The exterior of the Water Tower, Cornwall

Stay somewhere out of the ordinary 

All of our cottages have a story to tell but these cottages are the ones that make you go ‘Wow". Ascend Rapunzel's tower, spot dolphins from a working lighthouse or live like a King or Queen in a castle.

Spring flowers in bloom in front of Ickworth's rotunda

Wake up in the heart of a heritage site 

Stay in the heart of a World Heritage Site or play Lord and Lady at a Tudor manor. These holiday cottages sit right on the door step of some of our special places. Many even have their own intriguing stories to tell.

Exterior of White Edge Lodge

Holiday to a film location 

Experience the romance of Jane Eyre or go behind the scenes of Game of Thrones. From costume dramas to blockbuster action movies, the special places we care for have featured in countless films and TV shows, including our holiday cottages.

View from tent opening at Wasdale Campsite

Sleep under the stars 

If your mum prefers to be out in the open, how about a trip to one of our campsites? When it comes to camping, very few places can rival the beautiful locations that are campsites are set in. From the shores of the Lake District, to the sandy beaches of Cornwall, there are lots of places to explore the outdoors.

The exterior of Godolphin House, Cornwall Exterior 1

Go on a family adventure 

Looking for somewhere extra special to celebrate a big birthday or family milestone? We have over 30 holiday cottages that can sleep 8 or more people. Take your pick from sprawling country manor houses, cliff-top perches with far-reaching views and stylish waterfront villas.

Walkers on Corn Du in the Brecon Beacons

Discover the great outdoors 

Whether you’re a fan of mountain climbing and extreme biking, surfing and canoeing, or just enjoy a relaxing walk, our holiday cottages are ideal for an active getaway.

Exterior of Priest's House and White Garden

Uncover a piece of literary history 

Discover the inspiration for Doctor Frankenstein, visit the Lakeland that inspired Beatrix Potter or stay in Agatha Christie’s holiday home. With links to treasured writers and poets, a holiday to one of our cottages will inspire any bookworm.

Book a holiday

Go on a holiday at one of our places and you’ll not just have a trip filled with special memories, but you’ll help us care for these places well into the future.