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We know that Mother’s Day will be different this year and some of us will only get to spend time with our mums via a videocall. So why not make Sunday 14th March extra special with a surprise gift from Dorset.

Many of our shops are now offering online shopping with Covid safe delivery and sometimes a gift wrapping service too. And the added bonus is no matter where you live in the UK, you'll be able to get a little piece of Dorset delivered direct to your mum's door.

Be sure to place your order in plenty of time, just in case delivery takes a little longer than usual.

Here are our top picks of online marketplaces to find the perfect Mother’s Day present in 2021.

Gifts for her

Seasons Green, gifts from Corfe Castle in Dorset

Seasons Green in Corfe Castle are well-known for their unique and beautiful retail range and this year we’re delighted to announce that they're now offering an online shop. They have a great selection of gifts for under £5, and you can also search for letterbox-friendly and gifts for her.

Designed in Dorset has a section of their website dedicated to gifts for her. With gifts starting from £4, there is something for all budgets and you’ll be supporting local producers and small businesses at the same time.

A favourite tipple, or two!

Dorset’s award-winning vineyards offer a selection of red, white, rosé or sparkling wines - the perfect accompaniment to any meal or special occasion.

Enjoy a Pink Duet from Furleigh Estate with one bottle of sparkling and one bottle of still rosé, packaged in a gift box. You can add some House of Dorchester chocolate to your order for a little extra treat – yum.

Sherborne Castle WineYou can choose not only sparkling, white and rosé from Sherborne Castle, but they also have Wine Brandy which has been aged in oak barrels. The tradition of wine making on the Sherborne Castle Estates started in the Middle Ages when a vineyard was planted on the northern side of the lake. In 1982, the tradition was revived by John Wingfield Digby at Wake Court in Bishops Caundle. Sir Kenelm Digby invented the sparkling wine bottle in the 17th Century, for which wine lovers around the world are forever grateful!

English Oak Vineyard are offering a 15% discount when purchasing a trio of their Engelmann Cuvée, Chinkapin rosé and San Gabriel Blanc de Blancs.  If you really want to push the boat out, you can order a case of 6 bottles with 20% off the price plus free delivery.

Langham Estate sparkling rose wine

Photo credit: Richard Budd

At Langham Estate, their Sparkling Rosé makes an ideal Mother’s Day gift and your purchase can be presented in their branded, wooden gift boxes. They can also include a custom message within the gift box to give that personal touch.

Bridle Valley has a variety of single, duo or trio options from their range including Dorset Crémant, Rosé Bella and Brut Reserve, made using Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes.

Discovery sets from Parterre Fragrances

Parterre Fragrances from Keyneston Mill

Parterre produce limited edition perfumes from rare ingredients that are grown, harvested and distilled on their estate at Keyneston Mill near Blandford.

If you’re not sure which perfume to choose, they offer Discovery Sets of one, two or four different Eu de Parfum fragrances.

Their home fragrances range includes scented candles which you can match to your perfume choice or purchase on their own. The small candle combination includes 3 candles of different fragrances with up to 75 hours of burn time.

Tea Party in a Tin

Honeybuns Bakery gift set - Tea Party in a Tin

We know that going out for an afternoon tea might not be possible right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have the tea party delivered to your door.

Within a keepsake gift tin, Honeybuns Bakery will deliver 6 delicious gluten free cakes to enjoy, plus some Dorset tea and cute gingham napkins.

They have lots of other gift ideas such as cook books and hot chocolate sets, and they cater for vegans too.

Sweet treats

To celebrate Spring and Mother's Day, Solkiki have created a white chocolate bar with Japanese Sakura Cherry blossom. Crafting micro-batches of fine, organic, vegan-friendly chocolate from bean-to-bar by hand, this highly ethical company also uses renewable energy in its production.

Chococo Mothers Day chocolates

As well as gifts of fresh, handmade chocolates, you can also get your mum a subscription for the Chococo Truly Fresh Chocolate Club. Simply choose from the small, medium or large box size and they will be delivered every 4 weeks for 3, 6 or 12 months. Along with boxes of chocolates, you can also purchase bars and slabs, drinking chocolate, biscuit cakes and personalised gifts.

House of Dorchester’s chocolate bars and truffle selections are available in a range of flavours and they are currently offering a 10% discount off your first purchase when you sign up to their mailing list.

Handmade jewellery

Boilerhouse Gallery jewellery by Julie Winsor

The Boilerhouse Gallery in Corfe Castle hosts a number of different artists under one roof. Julie Winsor makes beautiful silver and aqua earrings and necklaces in a variety of designs. Also featuring in their online shop are ceramic mugs and homeware from Frances Pollard.

At Designed in Dorset you’ll find unique presents such as necklaces, bracelets and earrings made of ceramics, metal or beads, all lovingly made in Dorset.

Relax, unwind and beautify

If your mum loves a pamper session but is missing her spa days, treat her to luxury serums, oils and scents for a spot of indulgence.

PIP Natural Skincare produces hand creams, face oils, moisturising serums and eye gels, many of which you can buy as a gift set. Choices include Frankincense and Neroli face oil, Lavender and Geranium moisturising serum and Lemon Tea Tree hand soap.

Annings of Dorset Gift Box

The Indulgent Collection gift box from Annings of Dorset contains distinctive seashell soaps, bath truffles, Geranium bath salts, a handmade soap dish and a golden seashell. Packaged in a plastic free and UK made wooden box, this natural soap set makes the perfect gift.

Lovegrove Essentials’ mother and daughter team produces lotions, handwash, skincare and massage balms. Their Mini Essentials is a complete facial skincare regime in a gift box, containing cleansing balm, toning mist, serum, moisture cream and cleansing cloth.

Animal adoptions

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, Dorset

At Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre you can adopt many of their primates including Gordon the orangutan, Hananya the chimpanzee or Peanut the golden-cheeked gibbon. You can also purchase something from their online gift shop or help with their fundraising efforts.

Become a Heavy Horse Hero or adopt one of the horses at Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park. You can also purchase gift vouchers to use at a later date.

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Seasons Green
Speciality Shop
Seasons Green

We now have almost everything online, so you can shop from home (or your holiday accommodation!) and have your items delivered to your door. Our range includes unusual products from local makers and creators, as well as small producers based throughout the UK. We also stock well-known brands such as LSA glassware, Sass and Belle, and Garden Trading to name but a few. Our gallery features local artists and craftspeople, as well as featured guest artists from further afield. Everything is loosely inspired by the beautiful British countryside and coast. If you are on holiday and don't have room in your car, we are also happy to take your order instore and post it to your home.

Designed in Dorset
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Designed in Dorset - Gold Hill, Dorset

Designed in Dorset is dedicated to the makers and producers of this beautiful county. They have a selection of food vendors, candle makers, jewellers and artists from the county and are looking for more to join us. Shop for something that is locally sourced for your next birthday, anniversary or special occasion.

Furleigh Estate Wine Online Shop
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Furleigh Wine Estate

Online shop offering delivery to your door. Set in West Dorset’s wonderful green and rolling hills, Furleigh Estate makes some of the best sparkling wine in the country. We have over 22,000 vines and a purpose-built winery containing state of the art equipment.

English Oak Vineyard Online Shop
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English Oak Vineyard

Choose from Engelmann Cuvee, Chinkapin, San Gabriel or Wainscot sparkling wines. You can also purchase a tour voucher to use at a later date.

Sherborne Castle Wine - Online Shop
Home Delivery
Sherborne Castle Wines

Sherborne Castle's award-winning wines delivered to your door via new online shop - taste Dorset in a glass! The Estate produces a classic white wine, which is a blend of four grape varieties. A crisp dry fruity wine, excellent as an aperitif and as an accompaniment to food.The Rosé is made from the Pinot grape and is a new addition to our stable. It has a gentle rosé colour, with a light refreshing taste, perfect chilled for a warm summer’s day. Two exceptional English sparkling wines are produced, a Rosé and a white. Made in the traditional method this is a vintage well balanced, dry fruity sparkling wine ideal for any special occasion. The Brandy is aged in oak barrels for eight years and has a smooth rounded flavour.

Langham Wine Estate Online Shop
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Langham Estate

World class sparkling wines from the heart of Dorset! The 30 acre vineyard is solely planted with the classic Champagne varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot noir and Pinot meunier. Everything is grown and made at our single site allowing us to take control of the production process from grape to bottle. Winners of ‘The Most Outstanding English Sparkling Wine’ 2015 and 2016.

Bride Valley Vineyard Online Shop
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Bridle Valley wine

Bride Valley, where the English countryside sparkles! Bride Valley Vineyard is just a few miles from the Jurassic coast in the heart of Dorset’s breathtaking Bride Valley. Choose from a variety of options including their Dorset Crémant, Rosé Bella and Brut Reserve.

Keyneston Mill Online Shop
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Parterre Fragances from Keyneston Mill

Parterre Fragrances and Home Fragrances. The creative and experimental home of Parterre Fragrances, Keyneston Mill is the largest private botanic gardens in the country dedicated solely to aromatic and scented plants, with over 1,500 varieties in a 50-acre estate. Here the key ingredients for the perfumes are grown and distilled.

Honeybuns Bakery
Home Delivery
Honeybuns Bakery

Honeybuns is a bakery in Dorset specialising in gorgeously delicious gluten free, dairy free and vegan friendly cakes, flapjacks, brownies and more! Simply order online and Honeybuns will deliver directly to your chosen address.

Boilerhouse Gallery
Gallery
The Boilerhouse Gallery, Corfe Castle

An artist-run gallery and studios open throughout the year, showcasing original and engaging work in a wide range of media - including ceramics, glass, photography, painting, jewellery, stone, sculpture, metal and textiles. From small craft items and greetings cards to a large statement piece, there will be something for everyone. Workshops and courses are coming back from the summer and you can shop online with us. Here's hoping the rest of 2021 cheers up!

Annings Of Dorset
Home Delivery
Annings of Dorset

Annings of Dorset is an artisan soap maker nestled in the rolling hills of the Jurassic Coast. They've spent years in their soap parlour tinkering with natural ingredients to create a range of handcrafted soaps. Their soaps contain sustainably sourced seashells - a world first - which creates a longer lasting soap that is great for your skin and the environment. The gift boxes, shampoo bars, and hand soaps make a perfect eco-friendly gift for your loved ones (or yourself!). The soaps are cruelty free and contain NO nasties such as artificial or synthetic ingredients, plastics, or palm oil.

Lovegrove Essentials
Health & Beauty
Lovegrove Essentials

Lovegrove Essentials is a natural and organic skincare brand, with award-winning treatments and training courses for therapists, developed by a mother and daughter in their Studio near Bridport in West Dorset.

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre Online Shop
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Monkey World, Dorset - Orangutan families

*Online shopping delivered to your door* - Purchase a gift or adoption package and support Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre.

Dorset Heavy Horse Rescue Centre Online Shop
Online Shopping
Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park

*Adopt a heavy horse or buy gift vouchers to use at a later date* To support the Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park and Rescue Centre while they are closed, you can adopt one of their horses, make a one-off or regular donation or purchase a gift voucher.

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