By Katie Wilson
Mother’s Day is on Sunday March 19 this year, so here’s some gift inspiration if you are still thinking what to buy.
All the suggestions below are available for nationwide UK delivery, and there is something to suit all budgets with Mother’s Day gifts starting from just £12. Some presents even come gift wrapped, or there’s the helpful option to add a Mother’s Day card at checkout.
If your mum prefers an experience to a present, why not check out our list of best afternoon teas to book for a special treat.
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Best Mother’s Day Gifts UK
Best food and drink Mother’s Day gifts
Fortnum & Mason Mother’s Day Tea Hamper, £80
It’s always a luxury to receive a Fortnum & Mason hamper, so treat your mum to The Mother’s Day Tea Hamper (£80). If your budget doesn’t quite stretch this far, we also love The Spring Gift Box (£50) and The Teatime Gift Box (£30).
Bolney Wine & Chocolate Gift Box, £33
If mum is a fan of wine and chocolates, get her this very stylish gift set from Bolney Wine Estate, an award-winning vineyard in Sussex that was one of the first in England. The gift box includes a bottle of Bolney Bubbly, a sparkling wine with hints of citrus and elderflower, and Bolney Estate Classic Cuvée chocolate truffles.
Brixton Wine Club Gift Sets, from £28
We love these cute wine boxes from Brixton Wine Club which come with tasty snacks, as well as a selection of drinks. Choose from the All White, Simply Red or Rosé All Day boxes. For the mum that likes all wine (like us) go for the The Juice Box that includes red, white, rosé and sparkling wines, or customise your own. All drinks come in cans and you won’t find any like this in your local supermarket, they’re a bit special. Posh snacks include Tony’s chocolate bars and Perelló Olives.
The Newt Sweet Treats Hamper, £79
Inspired by the scents of the beautiful garden at The Newt hotel in Somerset, any mum will love this chic hamper. It includes Vignamante sparkling rosé wine, strawberry & rose petal preserve, The Newt rose petal chocolate bar, 1934 rose hand cream, lemon balm, lavender & rosemary tea and a root ginger biscuit tin.
Betty’s Mother’s Day Spring Delights Gift Bag, £30
Betty’s tearoom in Yorkshire do some lovely foodie gifts that deliver nationwide. Treat mum to their Mother’s Day Spring Delights Gift Bag, which includes traditional Simnel Cake, a pretty box of classic buttery Yorkshire Shortbread and seven beautiful hearts handmade from Swiss Grand Cru milk and dark chocolate.
Cutter & Squidge Vegan Afternoon Tea, £34.90
For a Vegan Afternoon Tea Hamper mum will love, order this one to your doorstep from Cutter & Squidge. The wheat free scones are topped with crunchy demerara sugar. There are also two gooey vegan brownies, two mini lemon loavees, handmade vegan clotted cream, a pot of fruity jam and Cutter & Squidge Fine Loose Leaf Tea included. Cutter and Squidge do a whole selection of Mother’s Day hampers from traditional afternoon teas to self-care and food and wine. It’s a website worth knowing about whenever you want to send a food hamper gift.
Treats for Mum from Cornwall by Rick Stein, £40
If mum is a Rick Stein fan, make her feel special with this beautifully presented gift set full of treats from Cornwall. This limited-edition stocking includes a bottle of Rick Stein white wine, lemon shortbread, sea salt chocolate and chipotle nuts. See more Rick Stein at home gifts here.
Hotel Chocolat The Everything Chocolate Gift Hamper Collection, £29.50
Hotel Chocolat are a failsafe for presents at any time of year. We love The Everything Chocolate Gift Hamper as a Mother’s Day gift. It’s also worth checking out their Happy Mother’s Day Sleekster chocolates (£24.95) and the Happy Mothers Day H-Box (£14.95).
Cartwright & Butler Breakfast In bed Hamper, £55
Making mum breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day? Go one step further and buy this luxury breakfast hamper from Cartwright & butler. It arrives in a beautiful wicker hamper and contains breakfast staples like orange juice, Café York Fine Blend coffee, English breakfast tea, marmalade, strawberry jam, natural honeycomb and Butter Oat Crumbles. This hamper also includes a mini bottle of Prosecco.
Harvey Nichols Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Hamper, £125
Buy mum the ultimate afternoon tea hamper from Harvey Nichols. This wicker basket is filled with treats including a bottle of Harvey Nichols Prosecco, Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Truffles, Rhubarb & Custard Fudge, Amaretti Fine Biscuits, No Biscuit More Chocolatey Tin, Mini Jams Collection, Fruity Lemon Curd, Afternoon Tea Teabags and Phoenix Honey Orchid Loose Leaf Oolong Tea. Other favourites are the Kir Royale Gift Set (£49) and the Hug in a Gift Box (£85).
Moore House Cocktails Kit, £48
Cocktail-loving mums will love this ready-made cocktail trio from Moore House Cocktails. There is a choice to build your own box from cocktails including Espresso Martini, Margarita, Daiquiri, Old Fashioned, Negroni, Manhattan or Clover Club, or buy them separately from £10.50 a bottle.
The Lost Explorer Mezcal Annabel’s Gift Box, £120
Does your mum love mezcal? The Lost Explorer Mezcal has partnered with private members’ club Annabel’s to release 1,000 limited-edition bottles with all proceeds going towards The Caring Family Foundation’s rainforest-saving commitments. Proceeds from the limited-edition bottles alone will raise enough funds to plant 35,000 trees so gift with a conscience.
Artisan Drinks Gift Packs, from £16
British alcohol brands Artisan Drinks and Masons of Yorkshire have come together to create chic gift sets that are perfect for mother’s Day and won’t break the budget. Pictured is our favourite. The Gin and Tonic Gift Set includes two 5ml bottles of Masons of Yorkshire, 1 x 200ml The Artisan Drinks Company Pink Citrus Tonic 1 x 200ml The Artisan Drinks Company Yuzu Tokyo Tonic.
Moet & Chandon Rose Imperial Champagne Gift Box, £43
Who doesn’t love receiving a bottle of fizz? Celebrate this Mother’s Day with a Rose Imperial Champagne Gift Box by Moet & Chandon. We’re also fans of the Moet & Chandon Imperial Brut Champagne Gift Box (£40).
T. Buckwheat Tea and flask gift set, £29.99
For the tea-loving mum, we love this stylish tea flask from T. Buckwheat Tea. The double insulated glass bottle not only looks great, but ensures your tea stays warm for longer. Perfect for the office or working from home. Buy a bundle of buckwheat herbal tea too and turn it into a gift set. This Japanese tea has only recently become more widely available in the UK and has a subtle nutty taste that is delicious and good for you. Health benefit include being anti-inflammatory, good for digestion, calm and soothing before sleep and a high source of the antiviral ingredient rutin.
Wine Tasting Tour, from £25pp
If you’d rather gift a Mother’s Day experience than a physical present, treat mum to a wine tasting session. Award-winning English sparkling wine pioneers, Ridgeview, offer weekend tours and tastings from their Sussex vineyard which overlooks the beautiful South Downs. More British vineyards worth a visit include the Tinwood Estate, who offer a Sparkling Afternoon Tea and the option to stay over in one of their luxury vineyard lodges. Other favourites include the boutique Castlewood in Devon, Gusbourne in Kent and Ryedale Vineyards in Yorkshire, where you can also stay over.
Boco by House Coren Sparkling Wine, £26
If mum likes a bottle of homegrown fizz, treat her to a bottle of Boco by House Coren. This new sparkling wine is made at Lower Lodge Vineyard in Sussex using the Charmat method, a rarely used technique where wine undergoes secondary fermentation in a sealed tank rather than bottle. This preserves all the fruit flavours while giving a fresh, clean finish. A rose wine is on the way soon if you like this one.
RiSE Coffee Box Subscription, £22 a month
For a gift that will last long beyond Mother’s Day, coffee-loving mums will adore this monthly subscription from RiSE Coffee. Each box contains two bags of speciality coffee with notes on where the coffee has been made, recipes such as ‘how to make the perfect flat white’, tasty treats and exclusive content from the roasters. There are also monthly virtual events, and you can drink coffee with a conscience as many of their suppliers help charities.
Best Mother’s Day hampers (non food)
Cowshed Relax Home Hamper, £95
If mum loves Cowshed products, treat her to a Relax Home Hamper filled with four scents from their Relax range. This cute set includes a Relax Soap, Relax Diffuser, Relax Candle, Relax Room Spray, and Relax Soap. We also love the Ultimate Cowshed Hamper (£110) with nine best-loved face and body products. On a budget? Get mum the Skincare Travel Bag (£25) featuring five mini products or the Mini Shelfie Kit (£25).
The Tartan Blanket Co Mother’s Day Gift Box, from £50
Make your own Mother’s Day Gift Box with this lovely selection of gifts from The Tartan Blanket Co (tbco). Choose to add dried flowers, a candle, mug, nibbles or pamper products with a scarf or blanket. You won’t even have to wrap this present as it comes delivered in a beautiful box.
Flower Power Box from Gifts By Mint, £100
If you’re unsure what to get mum this year, have a look at the options on luxury gift box website, Gifts by Mint. We love the Flower Power Box which has everything a green-fingered mum could want including a chic leather gardening bag, gloves, bronze trowel and gardener’s nailbrush, plus extras such as rose wine, Land & Water hand wash and lotion and The Kinfolk garden book.
Best Mother’s Day flowers
Bloom & Wild Bouquet, from £22
Send fresh flowers, while also giving to charity, if you buy a Mother’s Day bouquet from letterbox flower favourites, Bloom & Wild. Their Florist’s Pick bunch changes every four weeks and includes 20 stems. Bloom & Wild donate 15% of the profits from this bouquet to Carers Trust.
Bloom Sustainable Mother’s Day Flowers, from £30
Bloom is the UK’s first 100% plastic-free online flower delivery service and we’re loving their Mother’s Day range this year. Highlights include the Green & White Parrot Tulips (pictured), the Cotton Candy Pink Fringe Tulip and the Sunshine Yellow Mimosa bouquets.
Flowerbe Botanical Fresh Flower Box, £17.95
These mini posies from Flowerbe won’t break the bank, but are a lovely gesture any mum would love. Each botanical box contains a selection of seasonal flowers. Choose from Natural or Colourful.
Mysa Dried Letterbox Flowers, from £25
We’re big fans of letterbox flowers and fell in love with the naturally dried creations from Mysa, which can last up to a year and smell amazing. From single stems to hand-tied bouquets, our personal favourites from their latest range are the Johanna (£48, pictured) and the Maja (£25). Whichever you pick, mum is sure to love them.
Marks & Spencer Mother’s Day Flowers, from £25
You can’t go wrong with Mother’s Day flowers from Marks & Spencer and there are next-day delivery options as well as the option to add extras like Prosecco and chocolates at check out. Our favourites include the Oriental Lily (£25) and The Perfumed Rose Bouquet (pictured, £45).
BloomPost Dried Flowers, from £15.95
If you want to send mum flowers that will last – and are also good for the planet – we adore these dried letterbox flowers by BloomPost that come in a beautifully presented box. There is also the option to add a card and other gifts before checkout so you can order everything in one go.
Best Mother’s Day beauty and wellness gifts
Charlotte Tilbury Revitalising Magic Mini Skin Kit, £42
This new Charlotte Tilbury Revitalising Magic Mini Skin Kit is the perfect gift for beauty-loving mums. The kit includes a travel size Magic Serum Crystal Elixir to promote younger looking skin and a brighter complexion. You’ll also get a travel size Magic Cream Moisturiser – Charlotte’s secret weapon to glowing supermodel skin.
The White Company Seychelles Luxury Gift Set, £50
The White Company are always good for gifts, especially when it comes to finding the perfect present for Mother’s Day. One of our all-time favourites is the Seychelles Luxury Gift Set, which comes in a beautiful box and includes a signature Seychelles candle, triple-milled soap, bath and shower gel and body lotion. Other Mother’s Day gifts we love from The White Company are the Wellness Hamper (£110) and the Cashmere Bed Socks (£36).
Neom Diffuser Set, £95
Give the gift of scent and relaxation this Mother’s Day with this diffuser and essential oil set from Neom. We love the Calm & Relax blend (pictured above), but it is also available in the Scent to De-stress fragrance.
Lab Tonica Herbal Wellness Gift Set, from £22
If mum needs a moment of calm, why not treat her to a gift set from plant powered herbal wellness brand, Lab Tonica. Handcrafted from natural ingredients, you get a herbal tea, aromatherapy balm and pillow mist in each lovingly wrapped gift box. Collections range from calming Breathe to Unplugged for a better night’s sleep, while Fend helps boost immunity.
Pott Candles gifts, from £42.50
We’re obsessed with sustainable candle company Pott Candles, who sell refills of all your favourite scents as well as beautiful artisan pots to put them in. Their starter packs are perfect for gifting and start from £42.50, including the refills. They also do diffusers sets. Perfect for the mum who loves independent brands and supporting local businesses as every Pott is handmade in the UK.
Jo Malone gifts, from £18
Jo Malone gifts are always a good idea and a firm favourite with mums. We love the Little Luxuries Travel Kit (£110), the Miniature Luxuries Trio (£44) and the Mother’s Day Bath & Body Gift Set (£44). We also rate the Fresh Fig & Cassis Townhouse Duo (£240), Peony & Blush Bath Gift Set (£80) and the Luxury Floral Mini Candles Duo (£56) as gifts that won’t disappoint.
Remnant Beauty gifts, from £7.50
For skincare products specially made for sensitive and dry skin, get mum a gift from Remnant Beauty. Their products are made with tallow, carefully sourced animal fats that are natural and completely toxin-free known for its calming, healing properties. We love the Sensitive Skin Healing Kit (£42) which includes their best-selling Tallow Balm, Tallow Soap and Tallow Body Butter. Their Gold Frankincense and Myrrh Rejuvenation Balm has a lovely, light texture and comes infused with 24-carat gold (from £28).
Best experience gifts for Mother’s Day
West End theatre tickets, from £15pp
If mum loves the theatre, treat her to tickets to one of London’s newest shows in the West End. Olivier-nominated The Choir of Man is showing at The Arts Theatre until July 28 and is 90-minutes of feel-good, foot-stomping entertainment where the audience get free beer! Tickets start from a very reasonable £15. Buy The Choir of Man tickets here. Other new shows you can now book in the capital include Shirley Valentine starring Sheridan Smith (on now until June) Mrs Doubtfire (from May) The Time Travellers Wife (from October).
Afternoon tea vouchers, from £25pp
Afternoon tea is a perfect present for Mother’s Day and with vouchers from afternoontea.co.uk, you can book hundreds across the UK. Some of our current favourites include the Spring Festival Afternoon Tea at Harrods (pictured, from £65pp), Fortnum & Mason Afternoon Tea (from £75pp) and Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea and Dancing with Unlimited Sparkling Wine at St Ermin’s Hotel (from £80pp). For an extra special treat, book mum a British Pullman Afternoon Tea with Champagne aboard a Belmond train (from £400pp).
Best craft gifts for Mother’s Day
Soy Candle Making Kit, £28
If your mum prefers an activity for Mother’s Day, get her a Candle Making Kit like this cute one from Hazel & Blue. This set, which comes beautifully presented in an eco-friendly gift box, contains everything you need to make two scented soy candles.
Bloom & Wild Dried Flower Sculpd Kit, £65
This beautiful pottery and flower arranging kit from Bloom & Wild and Sculpd is the perfect craft gift for Mother’s Day. It comes with all the tools you need to make three clay vases and some dried flowers to display in the homemade pots afterwards.
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