Mother's Day in Dorset

Everyone’s mum is super special, so why not treat yours to a fantastic day and show her how much you care? Find something that she will really enjoy and remember for years to come on Sunday 10th March.

Treat your Mum to a Mother’s Day break in Dorset

There's an excellent range of accommodation available to search and book online, whether it's a cosy stay in a countryside cottage or an indulgent treat in a luxurious hotel. There is something to suit all tastes and budgets.

For a luxurious 3 day retreat, book onto Silverlake's first ever fitness retreat. Activities include paddleboarding on their stunning lakes, bike rides through the outer estate, Pilates and a Bootcamp class, all topped off with sunset yoga and time in their spa including a relaxing massage.

Perfect pamper package

Dorset is the perfect place to bring your wonderful mum this Mother’s Day and it's the ideal spot for a bit of relaxation.

There are some fantastic spas in Dorset to pamper your mum – why not try Summer Lodge Country House Hotel and Spa at Evershot, Monart Spa near Dorchester or Moonfleet Manor near Weymouth.

There are lots of indulgent treatments to choose from. And perhaps afterwards, you might like to book a luxurious afternoon tea or light lunch for a full day of relaxation.

Spend quality time with your Mum on a day out

If your mum loves flowers, take her for a stroll through one of Dorset's splendid stately parks and gardens to enjoy the spring bloom. At Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens feel your spirits lift as you see the beautiful magnolias, camellias and other spring flowering shrubs. After a climb up the hill to see stunning views of Chesil Beach, enjoy lunch or afternoon tea in the Colonial Restaurant.

Athelhampton House and Gardens is a lovely day out, with outstanding topiary pyramids in the walled gardens, an aromatic kitchen garden and riverside boardwalk to explore.

Is your mum an animal lover? Enjoy a wonderful family day out at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, perfect for Mums with younger children with animal holding and feeding experiences. You can even adopt an animal as a gift and mum's get half price entry on Sunday 10th March.

Say thanks to your Mum with a lovely lunch

Dorset has an extensive selection of cafes and restaurants and you can be assured they'll be pulling all the stops out for Mother's Day! So take this opportunity to say thank you to your mum by taking her out for lunch, dinner or afternoon tea.

For a day out in the Dorset countryside, why not go for a bike ride or walk followed by a delicious lunch at the Halfway Inn near Corfe Castle, The Saxon Arms at Stratton or Symondsbury Kitchen near Bridport.

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