As Mother’s Day approaches, Visit Nottinghamshire, the official tourism board for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, have picked out the top 9 things to do with mum in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire this March.
Let’s start with a stay at Lavender Cottage, Southwell.
Located in the picturesque market town of Southwell – treat your mum to a night’s stay in the Lavender Cottage. Book anytime in March for 3+ nights and you’ll find breakfast, bubbly and flowers waiting for you. They will also leave special personalised gifts for any children joining for the stay. Stays at Lavender Cottage start from £125 per night.
Maybe your mum loves arts and crafts? There are a number of Crafternoons at Debbie Bryan’s Lace Market Studio. Activities include candle making, felt brooch crafting, afternoon teas and breakfast scones aplenty. Definitely a great way to spend time on Mother’s Day Weekend. Prices start from £22 depending on workshop.
Afternoon Tea fit for a Queen?
Then head to Belvoir Castle in their Regency-styled Aviary Tearoom for a beautiful Mother’s Day treat. Enjoy a delicious range of dainty finger sandwiches, luxurious desserts and a glass of fizz to toast to the special lady. Book your spot for afternoon tea from £15 on their website.
Talking of Afternoon Tea you can also head to the wonderful Ye Olde Bell Spa and Hotel. Their classic afternoon tea is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. You could even book your mum in for a spa treatment whilst she’s there. Here’s some further information for you!
There’s something for the mum who loves spending an afternoon gardening at Southwell Minster. The Spring Plant Hunter’s Fair at Southwell Minister brings together 20 different nurseries and garden artisans. It’s a great place to pick up some new plants for their garden sanctuary. There’s a suggested entry donation of £2 per person for this.
Enjoy the great outdoors this Mother’s Day
and head out for a stroll in many of the great places to explore across the region. One of those is the Rufford Abbey Country Park. Here you can walk the lake together and take some time to escape from all of the hustle and bustle of modern life. Whilst you are there, explore the Cistercian Abbey.
How about a night at one of Nottingham’s very best live music venues, Peggy’s Skylight? This much-beloved Nottingham venue is serving up a Mother’s Day treat with ‘A Sketch of Chet Baker‘ for their Sunday afternoon Jazz & Mezze session. Tickets are £10 each for this event.
Treat your mum to a special night out that she won’t forget at the Theatre Royal Nottingham. Puccini’s production of Tosca is one of the world’s most popular operas and you can enjoy it right on your doorstep. Puccini’s high-octane score is at times soaring and tender, at others brutally powerful and is a must-see. The opera runs from 16-18 March which tickets from £22.
Or even bring a treat home for your mum from Doughnotts.
Nottingham’s ever-growing independent doughnut company, Doughnotts, is selling some delicious special edition doughnuts to celebrate Mother’s Day! You can enjoy their Mother’s Day doughnut box straight to your door.
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If you’re looking for some inspiration for a trip to Nottingham, head to the Visit Nottinghamshire website!