Spring is on the way. Daffodils and crocuses are springing up across Wiltshire, and our timeless landscapes are poised to turn green and leafy once more. At this time of year, we celebrate Mother’s Day – and in 2021 Mother’s Day will fall on Sunday 14 March. If you’re looking for ways to let your mum know how much you care despite the 2021 lockdown, we’ve got some wonderful Mothers’ Day inspiration from our friends across Wiltshire.

Two bottles of wine outside at a'Beckett's Vineyard

Delicious Food and Drink Treats

How about having a tasty meal or hamper delivered to your mum this Valentine’s Day? If your mum is based in Salisbury, treat her to a traditional afternoon tea delivered to her door from Milford Hall Hotel. Featuring finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with jam and cream, plus a selection of homemade cakes, you will need to pre-order by March 12. In the Vale of Pewsey, the Michelin-starred Harrow at Little Bedwyn are offering a Mother's Day Gourmet Lunch for collection on Saturday 13 March. And in North Wiltshire, Allington Farm Shop near Chippenham are offering beautiful Mother's Day hampers, filled with hand-picked goodies to make your mum feel extra special this year. The Paradise Carriage at Whatley Manor will be serving a special Mother's Day menu featuring a beef or pork belly roast with triple cooked roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and seasonal vegetables followed by stiky toffee pudding with clotted cream. Just down the road, Lucknam Park have the choice between a traditional afternoon tea takeaway or a traditional Sunday lunch takeaway, both available to collect on Sunday 14 March. Just over the Wiltshire border in Hampshire, the Hawk Conservancy Trust are providing a Mother's Day three-course dinner or Mother's Day afternoon tea hamper to collect on Friday 12 or Sunday 14 March. The Crown and Anchor in Ham are offering a Mother's Day Sunday Lunch Box featuring a traditional roast of either black treacle cured beef sirloin or corn-fed guinea fowl supreme with all the trimmings followed by dessert and petit fours. Yum!

When it comes to drinks, a virtual Gin Cocktail Masterclass from Bombay Sapphire is the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion from home. Receive your handcrafted cocktail pack before the event begins, and follow a Gin Expert as you make some of Bombay Sapphire’s signature cocktails. You can also order some local wine to be delivered to your mum from a'Beckett's Vineyard near Devizes (with free delivery within Wiltshire) or from Bluestone Vineyard near Amesbury.

Shop Local – Mother’s Day Gifts

Support our local Wiltshire shops while showing your mum some love. There are lots of options available for brilliant Mother’s Day gifts from retailers across Wiltshire. Take a look at the handcrafted items for sale in Fisherton Mill's Mother's Day shop, including chocolates, mugs, notebooks, scarfs, candles, fragrances and more. Regent Tailoring in Salisbury have a range of stylish womenswear to choose from. Or you might like to give your mum jewellery from Elements of Avebury, skincare from Pythouse Kitchen Garden or a gift from the Henge Shop. Get shopping now to find the perfect gift for a perfect mum.

Woman in a pool with a glass of champagne

Mother’s Day Gift Vouchers

A gift voucher for a fun experience makes a wonderful Mother’s Day present. Why not treat your mum to a gift voucher and plan a fun day out or trip together for the future? There are lots of options to choose from. Bowood have a wide selection of gift vouchers available for Mother’s Day, starting from £22.50, including overnight stays, afternoon tea or dining gifts. Give your mum something fab to remember – a gift voucher for a great day out in a classic car! Vintage Classics has a great range of classic cars for self-drive hire and their gift cards are valid for twelve months. Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa have lots of lovely gift voucher options that would make perfect Mother's Day gifts, including spa treatments and delicious dining options. Why not splash out on the mother and daughter spa day for two. Alternatively, give your mum a getaway in the picturesque Wiltshire village of Ham with a gift voucher from the Crown & Anchor. The beautiful Manor House Hotel in Castle Combe have a choice of Mother's Day gift cards available, including an indulgent G&T afternoon tea, a Michelin dining stay or a round of golf. At the Aquarius Spa at Whatley Manor Hotel, you can get a gift voucher for a relaxing spa session including facials, massages and more. Alternatively, you might like to treat your mum to a 3-course Sunday lunch or a short getaway at the Old Bell Hotel in Malmesbury - reputed to be England's oldest purpose-built hotel. Bluestone Vineyards are offering a special Mother's Day Sparkling Afternoon Tea Experience, which includes a bottle of their sparkling wine and a Mother's Day card for the big day itself, as well as an invitation for a guided vineyard tour for two and a "Sparkling Afternoon Tea". 

We hope we’ve inspired you to make the most of Mother’s Day 2021, thanks to our local Wiltshire shops, restaurants and attractions. And we look forward to being able to invite you back to explore Wiltshire again before too long.




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