Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and if you haven’t figured out what to do for mum yet, we’ve got you covered. Mum’s deserve a special gesture for Mother’s Day, because they work tirelessly throughout the year to take care of their families. Sometimes a thoughtful or homemade gift is the perfect gesture, but sometimes it’s nice to take Mum out somewhere she can be spoiled.
Essex provides many wonderful places you can take your mum this year to show her just how much she means to you. Whether you’d like to treat her to a day outside or a lovely meal, we’ve got some great ideas for ways you can surprise Mum this Mother’s Day.
If you really want to spoil Mum, treat her to a spa day at Bannatyne Health Club & Spa – Kingsford Park in Colchester. The beautiful hotel set in tranquil grounds is the excellent place to get away for the day and allow Mum the pampering she deserves. Check out the website to make sure you don’t miss out on special Mother’s Day offers.
The County Hotel in Chelmsford is renowned for its excellent afternoon teas. Enjoy a relaxing and delicious afternoon tea in the hotel’s beautiful interior, and indulge in delicious sandwiches, cakes and scones. If you’re willing to spend a little extra, you can treat Mum to a glass of Prosecco. Booking is required. For more information visit their website.
A Special Meal
One of the best ways to make Mum happy is to get the whole family together for a delicious meal. Get everyone together for a delicious lunch or dinner at Aspera in Benfleet for a wonderful and authentic Mediterranean meal. It’s one of the top restaurants in the area, and the modern and elegant décor will only enhance the experience for Mum. Visit their website for menu details and information on how to book.
Visit a Garden
If the weather permits, why not take Mum out to spend some time in the sunshine? Visiting a garden can be an excellent way to spend some quality time with the most important lady in your life, especially if she loves gardening. Green Island Gardens in Ardleigh offers 20 acres of uniquely landscaped gardens and a nursery if you’d like to purchase plants to take home to your garden. There’s also a tea room on site, which is the perfect place to stop and enjoy a cake or light lunch. More details can be found on the website.
Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting
Another excellent way to get outside and spend some time with Mum is by taking her to a vineyard tour for some wine tasting. Dedham Vale Vineyard in Colchester is beautifully set on the Essex Way and surrounded by wonderful views. You can take a self-guided vineyard tour, then stop by the vineyard shop for some wine tasting. Visit their website for more information on availability.
Visit a Stately Home
For any Mum who enjoys a bit of history, a day out at Ingatestone Hall in the village of Ingatestone will be a wonderful way to spend Mother’s Day. Learn the fascinating history of this Tudor Manor and explore the lovely gardens and grounds in the lush Essex countryside. Round up your visit with a stop at the cosy tea room for a sweet treat. More information and opening times can be found on their website.