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Magnificent Mother’s Day Ideas

It’s that wonderful time of year where spring is almost upon us, the snowdrops are out in force and we take a moment to celebrate the fabulous women in our life on Mother’s Day. So if you’re looking for a special gift, a gorgeous afternoon tea treat or the perfect day out. Here’s our Mother’s Day guide to give you some magnificent Mother’s day ideas and inspiration.


Mike Gell Jewellery shop is situated in Hereford’s historic town centre on East Street, showcasing over seventy designer-makers. Focusing on supporting British makers who excel in high quality design and craftsmanship. With a vast array of styles to choose from and four jewellers onsite, it’s the perfect place to acquire a beautiful piece that will be treasured forever.

John McKellar has the most beautiful collection of designer, handmade platinum, silver and gold jewellery. Individual pieces that will make a statement and show how much you love your Mum. Located on Church Street in Hereford their lovely staff are knowledgeable and take pleasure in finding you that perfect piece.

Andrew Lamputt Silversmith & Jeweller specialises in beautiful antique and modern jewellery, with a wonderful collection of gorgeous and unique pieces for you to choose from. Known as Hereford’s best kept secret, this family run business, now in its 35th year can be found in St Owen Street, Hereford.


Unique and One-off Gifts

Herefordshire Guild of Craftsmen have a wonderful array of gorgeous gifts made by their incredibly talented artists and craft workers. From textiles to art, pottery to silverware, it’s the perfect opportunity to buy a unique one-off gift made with love for your special Mum.

Herefordshire Guild of Craftsmen

Old Chapel Gallery, charmingly located in the centre of “chocolate box village” Pembridge, this fabulous gallery is bursting with wonderful gifts. From garden sculptures to objet’s d’art, jewellery to homeware, fine art, prints, woodcraft, ironwork, textiles and ceramics. All crafted by British artists. A great place for a trip out and some retail therapy.

The Lion Gallery, this delightful gallery in Leominster showcases some incredible work from regional artists. You’ll find a range of jewellery, ceramics, glass, textiles, wood and mixed media alongside original prints, photographs and some paintings. Perfect if you’re looking to buy for an arty and creative Mum.

Delightful Food to Share Together

Looking to organise a special foodie treat for Mother’s Day? Whether it’s a scrumptious afternoon tea, luscious lunch or a divine dinner, Herefordshire has some amazing places to indulge yourselves. We’ve listed some of our favourite spots for a treat that should really hit the mark. For more information just click on the links below:

Aylestone Court Hereford | Lemore Manor, Eardisley | The River Cafe, Glasbury | Longworth Hall, Bartestree | Angel Hotel, Abergavenny | The Courtyard, Hereford | NT The Weir Garden, Swainshill | Castle House Hotel, Hereford | The Green Dragon Hotel, Hereford

Great Days Out

How about a visit to a pretty garden? Brobury House and Gardens are open all year round. It’s a beautiful setting on the banks of the River Wye, where you can take a leisurely walk and catch up on the gossip. Labels Shopping at Ross-on-Wye, The Hop Pocket at Bishops Frome or Oakchurch at Staunton-on-Wye offer some excellent retail therapy too.

Chase Distillery will be running three tours on Mother’s Day at 11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.30pm so why not treat your mum to a trip to their field to bottle distillery. All Mums attending that day will receive a 5cl gb gin to enjoy at home too. How fantastic!

Chase Distillery Tours

Whatever you do this Mother’s Day to show your appreciation, make it memorable. We hope we’ve inspired you with our Magnificent Mother’s Day Ideas.