Mother’s Day needn’t be the stress-inducing holiday that it often ends up being. When it comes down to it, you needn’t plan a large and illustrious event to enjoy the company of your mother. With countless Mother’s Day events and unique things to do, this list of ways to spend your 22nd March with your Mother in London will ensure you have everything you need to show your appreciation to the woman who raised you.
From white water rafting to afternoon tea, child-parent guests at The Montcalm at the Brewery during Mother’s Day will be faced with a broad variety of amazing events and attractions to make the most of during their London visit. Below are just some of the amazing events you can take advantage of to give gratitude to the person you call your mother.
Afternoon Tea at the Montcalm Hotel
The Montcalm Hotel is one of the best hotel chains in London for afternoon tea experiences. With its diverse menu and eclectic venues, hotels such as The Montcalm Marble Arch provide magnificent cakes, sandwiches and fine English teas. Booking a table for two on Mother’s Day will undoubtedly make her day that little bit more special.
Montcalm Hotel deals
The Montcalm Hotel is offering some of the best London hotel deals with a variety of Mother’s Day discounts so that you can make the most of your time here at a great value price. The offers include an afternoon tea session curated by none other than the Great British Bake Off’s Rav Bansal, as well as an offer of a Mother’s Day and night’s stay at the Montcalm Chilworth with an afternoon tea booking included.
Chocolate shops of London
If a weekend visit to a 5-star hotel in London isn’t feasible, then you might prefer one of the many gifts available from vendors across the city. Some of the most popular include the many gourmet confectionery shops across the city. Below is an introduction to just two of the most popular.
Based in Fouberts Place, this gourmet chocolatier specialises in beautifully crafted chocolate sculptures. With its own cafe on-site, this chocolate shop offers gifts that are as tasty as they are beautiful, making for the perfect quirky yet tasty Mother’s Day gift.
Montezumas Chocolates is another Brighton born chocolate shop that has found a second home in London. Based in Spitalfields Market and located close to our very own accommodation near Brewery Road, this chocolate shop specialises in gourmet truffles, making for delightful gifts on any occasion.
Montcalm Spa days
If it’s only a day trip you have time for, then spend some quality time with your mother at one of the Montcalm spas. With spas located at the M by Montcalm and the Montcalm Marble Arch, you’ll be treated to a broad variety of nourishing remedies and massages that will revitalise and soothe in equal measure
Massages at the Montcalm spa include Swedish hot stone massages and full-body treatments. These massages are undertaken by some of the best professionals in the business.
Alongside massage treatments, guests can enjoy saunas, the on-site gyms and much more at the Montcalm Hotel spa branches. Whether you’re on the lookout for a quick, energising session or a full day relaxation ritual, there’s plenty to treat your mother to at the Montcalm hotels.
Mother’s Day Brunch Spots
The broad variety of brunch spots in London make for a perfect Mother’s Day date. From East London’s Redemption to the quintessentially British Bumpkin in South Kensington, the cuisines and interiors of London’s brunch scene make for great Mother’s Day events.
Mother’s Day river cruises are a dime a dozen along the Thames. From lunch and champagne inclusive tours down the river to more lively music-focused tours, companies such as City Cruises and Thames Dinner Cruise are always open for bookings.
Perfect Mother’s Day Museums
Whilst brunch, river cruises and the other Mother’s Day are all well and good, there’s plenty in the city that you can take advantage of that won’t cost as much money. One of the best ideas for a Mother’s Day outing for those tightening the purse strings is the broad array of museums and art galleries with free to visit permanent exhibitions.
Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum is the perfect mix of art and history. Dating back to 185, the Victoria and Albert Museum was built in memory of Queen Victoria’s late husband and comprises of 145 galleries teeming with decorative arts, jewellery and artworks that span all seven continents. With a beautiful cafe and a rolling programme of temporary exhibitions, this South Kensington based museum is the perfect Mother’s Day outing.
One of two Tate galleries located in London, the free to visit Tate Britain focuses on UK artists and their works. Spanning from Tudor times up until the present day, Tate Britain’s substantial collection of English artworks is one of the largest in the world. Based in Pimlico and overlooking the River Thames, this is one of the best places in the city to explore the depths of British art, and with the permanent exhibition being free to visit, makes for a budget yet enriching day out.
Mother’s Day Gift Shopping
If chocolate or art isn’t on the cards, then London is the perfect place to find something a little more lavish as a gift. From Oxford Street to the vintage markets of East London, the world is your oyster when it comes to gift ideas in the city.
One of the most famous department stores in London, Harrods spans about 5 acres of land and promises a wealth of luxury gift ideas. With 330 departments to explore, one of the most popular gifts from Harrods is the food hamper. This gourmet selection of organic foodstuffs has a very British feel and is sure to add some Harrods style flavour to your kitchen.
Carnaby Street’s fame dates back to the 60s’ when it was transformed into the heart of the swinging 60s’ in London. For guests at West based accommodation London City, the dazzling variety of boutique clothes shops and tea rooms on Chelsea’s Carnaby Street is worth a full day out in and of itself.