Great Mother’s Day Gifts To Enjoy This Year

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Let’s celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday 22nd March and show our loved ones how much they mean to us. From flowers and chocolates to spa treatments and afternoon tea experiences, every mother out there deserves to be treated this Mother’s Day. Discover what some of our HIP Hotels around the UK are doing for this special day and be inspired by these wonderfully curated experiences!


Mothering Sunday Lunch in the Cotswolds

What better way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city than celebrating Mother’s Day in the enchanting rolling hills and charming meadows of the Cotswolds? Inviting, elegant and peaceful, Cowley Manor is the perfect place to treat your loved ones.

From the breathtaking, multi-award winning C-Side spa overlooking the surrounding grounds to the riot of colour that fills the walls of this Grade II listed villa built in 1855, this Sunday 22nd, The Restaurant has curated a special Mothering Sunday lunch to be indulged in by families and friends. The ingredients in these carefully created dishes all have a focus on sustainability and innovation, celebrating England’s eclectic culinary influences and classic comforts. Potted hot smoked salmon with soft herb cream cheese, 28 day aged sirloin of beef, leek and salt-baked celeriac risotto with truffle dressing, apple and pear crumble tartlet. Whether you choose to pick the two courses or go all out with the full three-courses, these are just some of the delicious dishes from the special menu. Did we mention that it also includes a free gift for every mum?

Where: Cowley Manor

When: Sunday 22nd March

2 Courses: £22 pp

3 Courses: £28 pp


Afternoon Tea At Hotel Gotham

Although Manchester may not be the first place you think of to pamper your mother or grandmother, Hotel Gotham will change your mind in an instant. Located inside a former bank, treat your loved ones this Sunday inside this wonderfully distinctive boutique and indulge in the retro, early twentieth-century Manhattan glamour that surrounds you right in the heart of Manchester.

As this glitzy exclusive hotel encourages a little bit of decadence, this year Hotel Gotham have created a unique experience for all mothers this Mother’s Day. Be spoilt for choice with a 2 or 3-course lunch including seasonally sourced ingredients or a decadent afternoon tea experience at their VIP rooftop bar Club Brass. Indulge in a deliciously fine selection of hand-crafted cocktails, wines and their very own Gotham Prosecco and savour a variety of finger sandwiches, cakes and warm scones whilst you relax to the soothing sounds of their resident pianist. Whether you choose to spoil your loved ones with their special Mother’s Day lunch or afternoon tea, each mum will get a free cocktail of their choice after the meal.

If you’re looking to be a little more extravagant, Hotel Gotham is also offering some extra special little treats. From flower bouquets and chocolate plates to a Bentley chauffeur service and a bottle of their exclusive Gotham Prosecco, this lavish boutique hotel truly brings out the superhero in all of us — let it bring the superhero out in mum!

Mother’s Day Lunch:

Available Sunday, 22 March between 12:30 – 14:30pm

2 course - £29 per person

3 course - £39 per person

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea:

21st March between 12:00 – 18:00pm

22nd March between 14:00 – 18:00pm

£29 pp

£39 pp with glass of Gotham Prosecco


The Ultimate Mother’s Day Experience

Looking for something a little different this Mother’s Day? Show your mum just how much she means to you this weekend and escape to the charming city of Edinburgh. On this special day, The Dunstane Houses has put together a few amazing experiences to be enjoyed during this important occasion. Although everyone loves a little something cliché, this year in particular, this family-owned boutique has gone the extra mile for Mother’s Day.

Is your mum the ultimate gin lover? If so, be sure to spoil her with an incredible gin tasting experience in the intimate Ba’ Bar. Named after a traditional Orkney game, this exclusive bar boasts one of the best collections of Scottish gins in the Capital. From a classic Scottish gin tasting to the unique ‘One Gin, Three Ways’ experience, explore the art of the perfect martini and learn how to make this classic drink in the Martini Masterclass.

Although sending flowers to your mum can be a nice but typical gesture, why not enjoy something together and book yourselves an incredible flower arranging master class? Using a range of fresh and dried flowers, if you’re mum is an anthophile, this is the perfect gift. Explore different techniques and skills that will help you create the perfect bunch of flowers and enjoy quality time together during class hosted by Flowers by Minty.

It’s a Sunday. And what are Sunday’s for? They are made for roasts. Fact, really. If you’re looking for something a little more traditional to do on this special occasion, treat your mum to a tasty three-course Sunday lunch inside these gorgeous Victorian townhouses. From a rib-eye of beef to a pan-fried Scrabster cod fillet, a Sunday roast on Mother’s Day will leave you with a happy tummy and a happy mummy. Can you ask for anything more? View the menu here.

Where: The Dunstane Houses

When: Sunday 22nd March

For more information click here!


The Perfect Gift at Flemings Mayfair

Plush velvet, beautiful shades of bronze and glistening marble floors, delve back in time to the miraculously glamorous 1930s and treat your mum to the perfect city break this weekend. Nestled down a peaceful side street just off London’s famous Piccadilly, right in the heart of the upscale neighbourhood of Mayfair, the exclusive Flemings Mayfair was beautifully converted from 13 Georgian townhouses in 1851 and is the second-oldest hotel in London!

Here at Flemings you’re spoilt for choice with things to do this Mother’s Day. Enjoy a sophisticated afternoon tea in their famed Drawing Room, a place filled with classy interiors and beautifully hand-painted wallpaper inspired by Indian scenes, and enjoy a wide range of delicious teas from The East India Company, tasty sandwiches and Flemings specials. Be taken on a tantalising gourmet experience at the award-winning restaurant Ormer Mayfair opened by the Michelin-starred chef Shaun Rankin, and indulge in the delectable flavours from his carefully curated menu. Delve into another realm and enjoy an enchanting cocktail or two in the 1930’s themed Manetta bar?

Looking for more things to spoil your mum? Be sure to browse through more of their amazing offers here!


High Chai Experience at The LaLiT London

Treat your mum this Mother’s Day with a grand High Chai Stay Experience at the elegant and historial LaLiT London. Perched on the banks of London Bridge, feel like a Maharaja as soon as you step into this repurposed Victorian schoolhouse. Filled with a traditional blend of gorgeous Indian embroidery adorning the walls, contrasting against the modern furniture and original exposed brick from the former St Olave’s Grammar School, there’s no better place to celebrate this special day than here.

Stay overnight in one of their elegant Classroom suites, tantalise your tastebuds in the magnificent Baluchi restaurant that serves its guests with a contemporary take on impeccably executed Indian dishes and enjoy the spectacular views over the Great Hall whilst you indulge in the extensive collection of world teas, the amazing Indian Masala Chai and delightful light treats from The Gallery. If this hasn’t already sparked excitement, relocate to Rejuve, the signature spa, and rejuvenate the mind body and spirit through the Ayurvedic techniques – a holistic combination of Eastern and Western therapies using herbal infusions.