London is a city which caters to all. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, there’s always something which will tickle your fancy. Whilst the city is absolutely all-catering, it has a special resonance with mothers. Whilst every mother has their own personal tastes and interests, there are a plethora of activities and events in the city which will undoubtedly float their boat. With mothers day just round the corner, let’s look at what London has to offer you and your loved ones. Whether you’re staying at the Montcalm at the Brewery London City or you’re enjoying London just for the day, there are plenty of ways to treat your mother to something special in the UK capital.
Afternoon tea at the Montcalm
The Montcalm Marble Arch is well known for its wide selection of afternoon teas. If it is your mother’s first time in London then there is nothing better than treating her to the assortment of hot drinks, cakes and sandwiches you can choose from every afternoon. With champagne afternoon teas, chocolate based selections and even a children’s menu, there’s more than enough variety to go as traditional or out there as you want with this British cultural gem.
Choose from one of many different river cruises on the Thames, bringing a great array of variety to a number of evening and afternoon sailing trips. With meals on offer from the many companies operating on the Thames, you will also be party to a guided tour by London experts, ensuring that you see the city from not only a new view but in a new light as well.
A day at the V & A
Alongside its magnificent architecture, the V & A is one of the best spaces to learn about world architecture, design and history. Here you will find a wide range of diverse exhibits, and a few which seem almost tailored towards mothers day. The Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams exhibits focuses on the famous fashion brand and the designer behind it, whilst the complex and delicate sculptures are a porcelain dream come true.
Hyde Parks Serpentine Gallery
The Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park not only gives you a wide range of free exhibits to explore but a chance to walk through the iconic park on the way as well. During March, there will be a wide range of contemporary artists showcasing their work in many mediums, and with the cafe and gift shop on hand for those special mothers day treats, there’s plenty to keep you and your mother occupied during at these two eclectic exhibition spaces.
Get tickets to a London Musical
London musicals have long been some of the most alluring aspects of the West End. Through shaftesbury Avenue and into Piccadilly Circus, you’ll find a wide range of theatres showcasing some of the best in musical extravaganzas and straight up theatre. Whether it’s a classic of contemporary drama in the guise of Pinter plays at the Pinter theatre, or the iconic Lion King musical at the Lyceum, there are countless opportunities and great value tickets to take advantage of during your stay. What’s more, with plenty of London City accommodation in the area, it’ll be easier than ever to show hop over a mothers day long weekend.