Mother's Day gifts

25 incredible and not at all predictable gifts for Mother’s Day

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Say no to fluffy socks and yes to a hot air balloon ride with these incredible Mother’s Day gifts, from decadent hampers packed full of treats, to cosy slippers and self-care sets. 

The best food and drink Mother’s Day gifts

Champagne Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé
What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with a bottle of bubbly? Toast the woman who raised you with this light and delicate Laurent Perrier Cuvée Rosé, globally renowned for its aroma of red berries and floral undertones. The bottle is something to be treasured in itself and will add a touch of glamour to any drinks cabinet. £69.50, 

Rick Stein at Home (Signed)
The perfect gift for mums who love to cook, this signed copy of Rick Stein at Home documents the much-loved chef’s most popular recipes, making it easy for mum to create the dishes from the comfort of her own kitchen. From sumptuous main courses such as Cornish bouillabaisse and braised pork belly with soy and black vinegar to indulgent desserts like apple charlotte and spiced pears poached with blackberries and red wine, there’s something for every course, and every kind of dinner guest. £26, 

Rick Stein Spring Afternoon Tea
Another great gift from Cornwall’s favourite chef, this Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Box contains everything you need for a memorable DIY date with the most important woman in your life. This generous box, designed to serve two to three people, contains thick-cut sausage rolls, miniature quiches, cheese savouries, scones and, to top it off, a selection of cakes. The only thing left to be discussed is which comes first – the jam or the cream? £45, 

Wine & Spirit Trust Course
An ideal yet out-of-the-box gift for wine-loving mums, the Wine and Spirit Education Trust’s Level 1 Wine Course is perfect for budding oenophiles. Course attendees will leave with the necessary skills to describe wines accurately and to curate the perfect food pairings. So, the next time the waiter asks you mum if she wants to taste her wine, she’ll be able to do so with complete confidence. From £160,

Simon Rogan Mother’s Day Hamper
Spoil mum rotten with a delectable collection of sweet treats ⁠— including homemade fruit scones with jam and Winter Tarn butter, a bottle of Simon Rogan Exton Park rosé and zinnia seeds which can be planted at home to produce beautiful, edible flowers. £90, 

Hendrick’s Flora Adora Gin
Perfect for balmy spring evenings, Hendrick’s Flora Adora gin is an unusual blend of enchanting flowers and herbs. Buy your mum a bottle so she can mix a Wildgarden Cup cocktail with 50ml of the spirit mixed with 25ml of lemon juice, 25ml of simple syrup, raspberries, cucumber wheels and mint leaves, topped with soda. A delightfully floral drink that will wow guests at her next dinner party. £31, 

Cartwright and Butler Breakfast in Bed Hamper
What could possibly be better than breakfast in bed? A Breakfast in Bed Hamper by Cartwright and Butler, obviously. Everything you need to enjoy a memorable morning is packaged in a decorative hamper, including orange juice, English breakfast tea, fine blend coffee and natural honeycomb. £55, 

Grind Coffee Candle Set
Wake up and smell the coffee (literally), with Grind’s Coffee Candle Gift Set. Containing a choice of beans, grounds or pods, as well as an espresso-scented candle and a limited-edition illustrated tote bag, it’s a must for any mums who love their coffee. £35, 

Nio Letterbox Cocktails
Use Mother’s Day as an excuse to arrange a girls’ night in with your mum complete with rom-coms on repeat, face masks, plenty of snacks, and, of course, cocktails. To take the stress out of playing bartender, order some letterbox cocktails by Nio. A box of six costs £39 with free delivery, and you can choose between classics such as a cosmopolitan or negroni or opt to try more adventurous tipples such as the milano torino. £39, 

Silent Pool x Sweet C’s Gin and Chocolate Gift Set
Name a better combo than gin and chocolate… Just in time for Mother’s Day, distiller Silent Pool has teamed up with Sweet C’s Chocolates to create this indulgent set containing a 70cl bottle of Silent Pool gin, and a box of sumptuous chocolates. £50, 

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The best fashion and beauty Mother’s Day gifts

Lyna London Rose Gold Plated 925 Sterling Silver Ring 
For a gift that will become a cherished piece in your mum’s jewellery box for years to come, Lyna London creates affordable, timeless and high-quality jewellery in a wide range of styles. The Wonderland rose gold plated 925 sterling silver ring is a beautiful statement piece, crafted with AAA cubic zirconia stones. £23, 

Montane Women’s Fury Hooded Fleece Jacket
Perfect for workouts, long hikes or walks with the family dog, the Montane Fury hooded fleece jacket combines elegant design with technical components, including a durable stretch fleece material, helmet hood and flatlock seams. Specifically created for breathability and moisture management, and built to withstand hiking, mountaineering, climbing or trekking, this is a must-have item for mums with a sense of adventure. £100, 

Evenswiss Eye Complex and Rich Cream Bundle
While an anti-ageing set might not scream “Happy Mother’s Day”, the Evenswiss Eye Complex and Rich Cream Bundle is sure to blow your mum’s other skincare products out of the park. Powered by Dermatopoietin technology to trigger rapid collage, elastin and hyaluronic acid production, this duo promises results in as little as two weeks. £74.25, 

Cutter and Squidge Mother’s Day Relaxation Gift Bag
A super-cute reusable bag, a box of 16 Marc De Champagne truffles, a beautifully packaged English breakfast tea and a jar of raspberry and lime bath salts make up this Mother’s Day Relaxation Bag by Cutter and Squidge. A thoughtful present that’s bound to delight, this generous set contains everything required for the ultimate self-care evening. £54.99, 

Ishga Self Care Bath Set
Make up for a lifetime of interrupted moments of peace with the Ishga Self Care Bath Set. Containing Ishga’s Invigorating bath salts and body oil, as well as Fuccus Serratus seaweed and an at-home sound treatment designed to relax, rejuvenate and restore, your mum will be able to turn her bathroom into a spa-like sanctuary ⁠— temporarily, at least. £45, 

Gucci Bloom Eau De Toilette 100ml
Perfume – it’s a gift that’s great when somebody else buys it for you, though it’s not something you’d necessarily go out and buy yourself. Gucci Bloom Eau De Toilette is a delightfully floral fragrance, with notes of jasmine, tuberose and rangoon creeper, which is reminiscent of a warm spring day. £100, 

UGG Scuffette II Slippers
Picture this: you finally make it through a strenuous day at work, only to realise you have nothing in for dinner. You make the journey to your local shop and put together a quick meal in your head. You had no time to tidy this morning, and the flat’s a mess. Exhausted at the prospect of having to tidy on top of cooking dinner, you kick your corporate shoes off, put the kettle on and slip into your UGG slippers. Suddenly, everything feels better. Now, wouldn’t you love to treat your mum to total comfort this Mother’s Day? Thanks to the UGG Scuffette slipper — the perfect finishing touch for cosy nights in — you can. £90, 

Lovendu The Wellbeing Journal
Help mum take steps to unwind and destress with the Lovendu Wellbeing Journal. Featuring a mood tracker, mindfulness activities, daily gratitude section, inspirational quotes and Cognitive-Behavioural worksheets, its the perfect post-work activity to help switch off your mind and shake off any stresses from the day, and is a simple step that can be done daily, wherever you are, to improve mental health in the long run.

Remnant Beauty Silk Cocoon Night Treatment
Give your mum the royal treatment she deserves with this overnight mask fit for a queen. This luxurious silk cocoon night treatment is formulated to leave her skin soft, moisturised and glowing when she wakes up. With its lovingly sourced animal fats and essential oils of Blue Tansy crafted together like a tonic – it’ll envelop her in an aroma reminiscent of spa treatments.


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The best homeware Mother’s Day gifts

Joanna Wood Honeycomb Bee Cheese Knife Set
Both a dinner party essential and the perfect finishing touch for Pinterest-worthy kitchens, this Honeycomb Bee Cheese Knife Set holds an adorable honeycomb pattern on each knife, as well as gold bee detailing, which will have your mum’s guests excitedly enquiring, “OMG, where did you get those?!”. £42, 

Printed Hardcover Photo Books 
Reminisce on the good times with a Hardcover Photo Book by Rosemood Atelier. We’ve all heard it said that a sentimental gift is better than anything extravagant, and this precious momento allows you to choose up to nine photos per page for your mum to cherish forever. Whether it’s pictures from a favourite family holiday, or a fun moment with friends, this lovely keepsake will allow your mum to look back on all her fondest memories in one place. From £44, 

 The Flora Lab Sicilian Sunbeam Candle
Transport your mum to Italy with this Sicilian Sunbeam candle. Perfectly capturing a selection of scents that are reminiscent of a Sicilian summer, the candle has notes of sweet blossom, zesty citrus fruits and peppery fresh basil and has been designed to evoke feelings of happiness and positivity. Perfect for cosy nights in before summer finally arrives. £36,

Interflora Mother’s Day Pastel Bouquet 
Any Mother’s Day gift guide would be incomplete without any mention of flowers. Interflora’s Mother’s Day Pastel Bouquet is created by a local florist and delivered to your mum’s door by hand. There’s three sizes of bouquet available, Standard, Large and Extra Large, and each bouquet is beautifully presented with the flowers in bud to allow for seven days of freshness, guaranteed. From £40, 

 Diptyque Carousel Set
Gift a candle with a difference with Diptyque’s Carousel Set. Comprising a Baies scented candle ⁠— a tangy blend of blackcurrants mixed with the floral undertones of rose ⁠— and a carousel featuring the brand’s Le Redouté pattern, it’s the perfect finishing touch to any interior. £99, 

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The best experience Mother’s Day gifts

Wonderdays Hot Air Balloon Ride
Embark on the journey of a lifetime with Wonderdays Hot Air Balloon Ride experience. From just £129 per person, you and your mother can take to the skies on this four-hour experience, available across multiple locations in England, Scotland and Wales. Marvel at the UK’s beauty from above, then receive a certificate of completion signed by the pilot, and toast to an incredible day with a glass of fizz. What could get better than that? From £129, 

London Theatre The Phantom of the Opera Tickets
Enjoy a day out at the theatre together courtesy of London Theatre Direct. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera has been dubbed ‘the West End’s most enduring love story’, telling the tragic tale between the Phantom and his student, Christine, and a trip to see it is the ultimate treat for mums who love a musical. Tickets from £27, 

Everyman Cinema Experience Voucher
This is a great year for films, with Greta Gerwig’s Barbie, Dune: Part Two and The Little Mermaid all slated for release before 2024. If your mum loves her movies, why not get her an Everyman Cinema Experience Voucher? They can be topped up with any value from £20 onwards and enjoyed in one of Everyman’s luxurious venues, of which there are 38 worldwide. From £20, 

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