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Days out ideas to treat your mum this Mother’s Day

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Rather than just a bunch of flowers or box of chocolates, this Mother’s Day (March 22, 2020) treat your mum to some cherished memories with a special day out.

Here are our favourite ideas for Mother's Day treats out. From spa pampering to seaside hotels, lavish lunches to landscaped gardens, there’s something here to tempt every mum.

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Red Letter Days Tea For Two voucher, £34.99,

Choose from 405 different venues to take your mum to afternoon tea - this is a great idea if, for whatever reason, Mum can't actually make the day itself, plus it gives you something to look forward to. And, if you go on a different date, it'll probably be quieter too! 
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Afternoon Tea at The Welcombe Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, £32.50 per person

Served in front of a roaring log fire or, on sunny days, on the terrace overlooking the Italian gardens, afternoon tea at this grand Stratford hotel is a slice of Downton life, with finger sandwiches, scones, petit fours, macaroons and Prosecco.
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Three Course Meal with Cocktails for Two at Searcys at The Gherkin, £129, Red Letter Days

 What better way to experience opulence than from the 39th floor of an iconic landmark? Treat your mum to fine dining at its best with a three course dinner and fancy cocktails at one of London’s most iconic eateries. As well as an impressive menu with delicious options, there's the most stunning view of the capital. 

Red Letter Days have loads of exciting days out ideas to treat mums this Mother's Day. From spa treatments to cookery lessons to afternoon tea, check out the full list of luxurious gift ideas (that will give you more brownie points than the standard flower bouquet!) here.
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Bake with a Legend Cookery Class, Virgin Experience Days, £99

Learn how to bake with the guide of a celebrity baker! If you have been a fan of the Great British Bake off (and let's be honest, who doesn't love the drama), you can now experience hands on baking with your favourite contestants. With two locations on offer, Central London and Liverpool, these 3-hour baking classes are the perfect gift this Mother's Day.

£99 per person or £190 for a pair. Includes a glass of prosecco, all the ingredients and equipment plus a post-bake sit down with your baking celebrity.
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The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall, £15

One of the must-visit spots in Cornwall, Heligan makes a memorable day out. Admire spring flowers and take a trip to the jungle and see the many exotic plants before claiming your reward of a traditional Cornish cream tea or Sunday roast made with local produce.

Visit for more information.
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Revive Spa Afternoon, HarSPA, £85 per person, Salcombe Harbour Hotel & Spa in Devon

Arriving from 12pm, spend the afternoon relaxing in the spa with unlimited facility use, plus a 45-minute treatment and full afternoon tea served in the restaurant - it’s the perfect way to say #thanksmum for all her love and care over the years.
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The Trentham Estate in Staffordshire, £12 per adult

There are Italian gardens, a lake, woodland walks, restaurants, a garden centre and shopping village, plus an adventure playground, zip wire, hedge maze and fairy trail.

Visit for more information.
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ILA Blissful Spa Ritual at The Spa at Stanley House in Lancashire, £139 per person

Indulge in two hours of pure, uninterrupted, hands-on relaxation. Your experience will include a Himalayan Salt Foot Ritual, a 60 minute ILA Body Treatment of your choice, and Ananda Facial. 

Visit for more information
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Theatre and Cocktails Gift Experience For Two, £109, 

Take your mum out for the night in London with cocktails followed by a show - the ultimate treat to say #thanksmum. 


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