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Mother's Day gift guide: 21 thoughtful gift ideas

In anticipation of Mothering Sunday on 27th March 2022, we’ve put together some lovely Mother’s Day gift ideas to show mum you care

Mother's Day gift ideas
Published: March 23rd, 2022 at 11:13 am
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Garden visit

Mother's Day gift ideas
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A visit to a National Garden Scheme garden is a wonderful Mother’s Day gift to share. Not only will you get quality time together, you’ll also be helping to support some of the country’s best-loved nursing and health charities. There are 32 gardens open over the Mother’s Day weekend. Entry from £5.


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Letterbox gift

Mother's Day gift ideas

If your mum lives far away, send her a sweet Mother’s Day gift direct to her door. This letterbox gift includes a Tony’s Chocoloney 50g chocolate bar, two hand-painted dinner candles and a card of your choice which you can add a hand-written message to.

Buy letterbox Mother's Day gift from And Home Designs (£16)

Liberty print statement necklace

Mother's Day gift ideas

This Mother’s Day gift is sure to brighten up any outfit with its floral print in deep orange and turquoise, complemented by a chain in an antique bronze finish. Who doesn’t love a bit of Liberty print?

Buy Liberty print necklace from The British Craft House (£20)

Stencil tea towel kit

Mother's Day gift ideas

With this kit you can create your very own stencilled tea towel. With all instructions and materials included, it’s an ideal Mother’s Day gift for mums who love the calming effects of an afternoon spent crafting.

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Buy DIY stencil kit from Nicolette Tabram Stencils (£22.99)

Silk scarf

silk scarf

This joyful silk scarf will finish off any outfit beautifully, adding a cheerful splash of colour.

Buy Bright Pink Blossom Print Silk Scarf from the National Trust Shop (£20)

Mother's Day gifts under £50

Spa treat

Mother's Day gift ideas

We all want what’s best for our mums, so treat her to a gift that will leave her feeling relaxed and appreciated. A Champneys gift card can be used to buy spa-at-home products, a treatment in one of the City Spas, or a spa day or spa break at a Champneys Resort or Hotel.

Buy a gift card from Champneys (from £25)

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Afternoon tea

Mother's Day gift ideas

Give mum an unforgettable Mother’s Day experience with tea for two at the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms. Their Bookable Afternoon Tea includes a specially devised menu and the finest table setting in the historic setting of either Harrogate or York.

Book Mother's Day afternoon tea at Betty's Tea Rooms (from £28.95)

Herringbone wool throw


Draped elegantly on a sofa in the daytime, ready to be snuggled up in on a cold evening, this natural pure wool throw with a herringbone pattern makes a gorgeous and practical addition to any room.

Buy Herringbone Wool Throw in Petrol Blue from the National Trust Shop (£42)

Dried flowers

Mother's Day gift ideas

Or, for something that lasts a bit longer, how about a Mother’s Day gift of beautiful dried blooms? The Buttercup Daydream bouquet is packed with yellow and lilac shades, inspired by walks through the fields on a spring day.

Buy The Buttercup Daydream bouquet from The Happy Blossoms (£32)

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Delicious chocolates

Mother's Day gift ideas

If mum’s a chocolate lover, delight her with this selection of hand-iced chocs, perfectly packaged in a gorgeous gift tin. They can be personalised, too, for an extra-special Mother’s Day gift. £35

Buy personalised chocolates from Biscuiteers (£35)

Cashmere socks

Mother's Day gift ideas

Knitted in Hawick, in the Scottish Borders, Ava Innes’s cashmere socks are the perfect cosy Mother’s Day gift, presented in a luxurious gift box. Why not personalise them by adding your mum’s name to the band?

Buy cashmere socks from Ava Innes (£39)

Personalised bag

Mother's Day gift ideas

For mums who love to shop, we’ve chosen this lovely seagrass belly basket, handmade in the UK and with a hand-embroidered floral design featuring an initial of your choice. A simply charming Mother’s Day gift!

Buy personalised initial basket from Belly Bambino (£49.99)

Mother's Day gifts under £100

Sweet fragrance

Mother's Day gift ideas

Give a Mother’s Day gift that celebrates the blooming of the cherry blossom. L'Occitane’s Cherry Blossom Cerisier Irisé Eau de Toilette is a fresh and joyful fragrance with floral and fruity notes, perfect for spring.

Buy Cherry Blossom Cerisier Irisé Eau de Toilette from M&S (£52)

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Wedgwood Jasper Folia Bulb Vase

Mother's Day gift ideas

Why not buy your mother a beautiful vase for Mother's Day? The Jasper vase from Wedgwood features a neutral, linear design, perfect for displaying flowers!

Buy Jasper Folia Bulb vase from Wedgwood (£60)

Gothic stone mirror

Gothic mirror

Help give the illusion of additional space or even a secret room behind a garden wall with this elegant stone mirror. Wonderful for any size of garden, but we think especially charming in a small courtyard.

Buy Gothic Stone Mirror from the National Trust Shop (£80)

Enchanted Mother's Day Bouquet

Mother's Day gift ideas

A guaranteed favourite Mother’s Day gift has to be fresh flowers This soft bouquet is a fragrant delight, with garden favourites like clematis and lilac hand-tied with exquisite scented roses. £52

Buy enchanted Mother's Day bouquet from The Real Flower Company (from £52)

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Afternoon Tea basket

Mother's Day gift ideas

For the afternoon tea experience at home, you might prefer this gorgeous Mother’s Day gift basket filled with delicious teas and treats galore. Guaranteed to deliver happiness to mum’s doorstep.

Buy the Mother's Day tea hamper from Fortnum & Mason (£78)

Mother's Day gifts over £100

Pearl earrings

Mother's Day gift ideas

Push the boat out with these elegant drop earrings, handmade with green zircon and baroque pearls – the ideal Mother’s Day gift for mums who like to dazzle.

Buy pearl earrings from Natalia Willmott (£125)

Antique book

Mother's Day gift ideas

Peter Harrington has curated a small selection of sentimentally inscribed and beautifully bound books that would make a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift for any loving mum. We love A Year of Birds by Iris Murdoch and Reynolds Stone (1978), £200.

Buy an antique book for Peter Harrington

Alex Monroe Bumblebee Necklace

Bee necklace

Alex Monroe's pretty bumblebee necklace has been in many a fashionista's jewellery box for over a decade and is now available in rose gold too.

Buy Alex Monroe Rose Gold Plated Bumblebee Necklace from the National Trust Shop (£174)

Wedgwood Magnolia Vase

Mother's Day gift ideas

This Magnolia Blossom vase from Wedgwood is a beautiful Mother's Day gift, featuring an intricate floral design in the classic Wedgwood blue and white colour palette.


Buy Magnolia Blossom vase from Wedgwood (£195)


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