Mum’s deserve all the love and treats they can handle! In this Mother’s Day 2020 guide, we look at some of the unique places in the UK where you can show how much she means to you.
For something a little out of the ordinary on Mother’s Day, Thames Clippers has the perfect treat with two-for-one offers on adult River Roamer tickets and wine purchased on board.
Take Mum on a stylish adventure gliding along the Thames to explore London’s iconic sights like the Houses of Parliament, Tower of London, London Eye and Battersea Power Station.
Whether you’re treating Mum to brunch in the city, a day of shopping at ICON Outlet at The O2 or a leisurely spring-time stroll in Greenwich, travel in style taking in the greatest of London’s landmarks from the privileged vantage point that the River Thames has to offer.
Claim an extra Mother’s Day treat with wine from the onboard bar to celebrate the day and sit back and relax on the back deck or in the cosy cabin. With every glass purchased, there’s a free glass for Mum.
To take advantage of the Mums Go Free promotion and receive a free adult River Roamer ticket worth £17.80, book an Adult River Roamer ticket online using the code TREATMUM20. The offer is limited to one free ticket per customer and is valid for use 22 March 2020. Two-for-one 187ml bottle of wine will be valid on 22 March 2020 at the onboard bar.
A London weekend in a charming townhouse hotel
Georgian House Hotel is a gorgeous boutique base for a capital city Mother’s Day weekend away. A lovely townhouse in the picturesque streets of Pimlico, Georgian House Hotel is a charismatic yet cosmopolitan London hotel with characterful rooms and thoughtful touches – a calming hidden gem in the bustling city. Within walking distance of Victoria a Mother’s Day weekend at Georgian House can be filled with foodie haunts to Nova and Market Hall along with a good old London theatre trip with the Victoria Palace Theatre and the Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Prices start at £100 per night, which includes bed and breakfast. For more information, visit www.georgianhousehotel.co.uk.
An afternoon of affordable fine dining and stunning Lake District views
Family’s can treat their Mum’s to something unique (without breaking the bank) this Mother’s Day by spending an afternoon at The Samling.
The Samling’s restaurant with stunning views across Lake Windermere offers an affordable three-course Table D’Hote lunch menu that has dishes to cater to all tastes. Created by the hotel’s Executive Chef, Robby Jenks, the courses contain some of Cumbria’s best produce with several ingredients from The Samling’s own garden. To ensure Mums are wined as well as dined, The Samling’s expert sommeliers will be on hand to advise guests on the perfect wine to accompany the meal, from the hotel’s extensive wine list.
The Table D’Hote menu is priced at a very affordable £27.50 per person so that all Mum’s can enjoy a special afternoon in The Lake District.
For more information, visit www.thesamlinghotel.co.uk.
A cultural day out in the Lake District’s arts capital
The Heaton Cooper Studio in Grasmere is the perfect stop off on a ‘mum and me’ cultural day out to the Lake District’s art capital – also home to Wordsworth’s family home, Dove Cottage. With originals, prints and sculptures from the family collection, a visit to the Heaton Cooper studio gives you a glimpse into one of the area’s most historic art families.
With a nod to their Skandi heritage, the studio also stocks carefully curated books and Skandi items for the house and home – a perfect present for Mum.
No visit to the studio is complete without stopping off in their eatery, Mathildes. Named after Alfred Heaton Cooper’s wife, a Norwegian country girl, Mathildes perfectly blends Skandi inspired dishes with Cumbrian ingredients sourced and foraged locally. Treat Mum to brunch or lunch and enjoy the eatery’s staples including meatballs to die for, homemade jams, preserves or pickles and smorgasbords with a range of seasonal toppings. Finish with one of Mathildes Skandi inspired seasonal cakes and danishes – delish!
For further information, visit www.heatoncooper.co.uk.
A luxury spa weekend amongst the Cumbrian fells
Brimstone Hotel and Spa is situated in the heart of the Lake District in Langdale Valley. It is Mother’s Day getaway made for sleep-deprived Mums who are run off their feet.
R&R can be found at Brimstone Spa with exclusive access given to those staying on the Langdale Estate. The spa offers the perfect sanctuary for busy Mums with seven thermal experiences to journey through, a relaxation pool which spans from indoors to outdoors, a range of chill-out areas and luxurious treatment rooms for guests to enjoy some ‘me time’ with Pure Alchemy treatments inspired by The Lakes.
Brimstone’s stylish suites are the ideal place to head back to after a day in the spa. With private balconies, wood-burning stoves and gorgeous feature-bathing experiences, weary Mums can stay cosy and ‘sloth’ out.
Rooms at Brimstone cost from £350 per night including breakfast in bed, Brimstone Spa access, and Reading Room treats and outdoor kit hire. To find out more visit www.brimstonehotel.co.uk.
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