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Mother’s Day is just around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time to treat your mum to a gorgeous and unique gift. Most of us have seen a lot less of our mums than we’d like this year, and we know that now more than ever you’ll want to show how much you care for her. So, we’ve collected a series of gift ideas, perfect for brightening up her day and showing how much you love her.
1.National Centre for Writing – All Shall Be Well A5 Prints
Why not show your love with a Julian of Norwich A5 ‘All Shall be Well’ print, hand-made by Print to the People, a local community printmaking studio in Norwich. Julian of Norwich was the first female author to write in English, and her famous quote ‘All shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well.’ is particularly comforting in troubling times. She was also known as Dame Julian or Mother Julian. Prints are £10 each and there are different postage options available.
By purchasing one of the prints, you will also be donating towards Escalator, a National Centre for Writing project that supports underrepresented writers at the beginning of their careers.
2.Gyre & Gimble Queen of Hearts Gin
Who needs flowers when you have gin? The Gyre & Gimble Queen of Hearts Gin is the perfect tipple for a gin loving mum! Distilled in Norwich and infused with cherry and custard apples, this gin is one of a kind and available for delivery straight to your front door. The colour and label have been inspired by the famous Alice in Wonderland character, The Queen of Hearts. Now available for £35.00.
3.Scrumptious Afternoon Tea from the Assembly House
The Assembly House is well known for its exquisite afternoon tea and this Mother’s Day you can enjoy delicious cakes, designed by head pastry chef Mark Mitson. The tea includes their famous scones, dainty finger sandwiches and more wonderful treats to be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home! Available for only £50 for two and for click and collect or delivery straight to the door. Visit their website for more details.
4.Beautifully presented hampers from Jarrold
Treat your mum to a little luxury and choose from Jarrold’s beautiful selection of hampers. We’re tempted by the Sweet Tooth Hamper, which is packed with sweet delights like Gnaw’s delicious milk chocolate buttons, honeycomb dips, and many more sweet goodies. If your mum prefers pampering, take a look at their full selection, which include all the best products for relaxing in style. Prices start from £30.00.
5.Takeaway Afternoon Tea from the Maids Head Hotel
To mark the special occasion, the Maids Head Hotel are offering an unforgettable Mother’s Day Takeaway Afternoon Tea, prepared by Sous Chef, Elliott. Indulge with freshly made scones, cakes, pastries, and a selection of finger sandwiches.
This Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea will also include a surprise gift and prices start at £16.00 per person. To book, call 01603 209955 and collection is available between 10:00 and 17:00 on 13th and 14th March.
6.The Norfolk Mead Hotel Afternoon Tea
What better way to show someone that you’re thinking of them on their special day than with a traditional Afternoon Tea from the Norfolk Mead Hotel. Full of savoury treats, chocolates, sausage rolls and melt in the mouth cakes. Optional extras can also be added, including Prosecco, or even a bottle of ‘1740’ Black Shuck Norfolk Mead Gin, distilled with Blackberry and Elderflower.
Bring the Afternoon Tea back home with you for £16.00 per person or have it delivered straight to your door for an additional £3.50 (delivery within 18 miles of Coltishall). Click here to order.
Gift vouchers are also available and are now valid for 12 months. Choose from spa treatments, a relaxing hotel stay, restaurant meals and more!
7.Mother’s Day Hampers at The Goat Shed
Spoil your mum with one of the three hampers offered by The Goat Shed. The ‘Chill Time’ Hamper, is for those busy mums that would like a minute to relax. The ‘Mothers Day Mini Breakfast’ Hamper includes all the best treats for your mum to have an exceptional breakfast in bed. Or perhaps the ‘Traditional Mothers Day’ Hamper is exactly what you’re looking for, because sometimes tradition is best.
Hampers vary from £20.00 to £39.50 and can be pre-ordered from the Goat Shed Farm Shop, alternatively you can call 01603 880685 to place an order.
8.Whisky and Liqueurs from The English Whisky Co
England’s oldest whisky distillery, founded by the Nelstrop family in 2006 and located in the heart of Norfolk. They have the most incredible range of alcohol available, from Whisky to Gins, Vodka, Liqueurs and more! You can order online and get some of the country’s best whisky delivered straight to your door.
You can even create a personalised label or engraved decanter with your choice of The English Original or Smokey Whisky. A perfect treat to mark any occasion, now available from only £52.50.
9.Mother’s Day Click and Collect with The Last
The Last are now offering a Mother’s Day Click and Collect and chef Iain has created 3 different menus to satisfy everyone’s needs and cravings! Available for collection on 12th, 13th and 14th March and prices start from £28.00 per person. Surprise mum this year with restaurant quality meals in the comfort of your own home. There’s also an option to add a Norfolk Cheese Plate for £6.00 per person.
10.Mother’s Day with R.Bainbridge
Celebrate Mother’s Day with Richard Bainbridge and treat your mum or loved one to a tasty menu created by the team especially for this occasion. There is also an optional Wine Pairing available for £44.00 or you can spoil your mum with a Mother’s Day Gift Box, which is full of delicious treats including, homemade R.B chocolates, canelé’s, raspberry amaretti biscuits and more!
Click here to place an order.
11.A beautiful bouquet of flowers from Cary’s
Surprise your mum with a gorgeous hand-crafted bouquet from Cary’s Flowers, the longest family run florist in Norfolk. They offer a vast selection of freshly cut flowers, plants, gifts and also deliver straight to your front door. Choose from luxury roses, tulips, daffodils, lilies and so much more! Want to make the gift extra special? Why not pair with a beautifully scented candle or a ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ helium balloon.
To place an order click here or call 07787 911800. Prices will vary depending on the types of flowers, sizes of bouquets and delivery.