Mother's Day is fast approaching (it's a week on Sunday, the 18th March!) so if you haven't thought of a way to treat your one-of-a-kind mum look no further.
Jenni Falconer is here to take you through all the ways to spoil your special lady this Mother's Day - from all-day pampering to rocking nights out...
Mother's Day gifts
- Jo Malone, from £22
- Estee Lauder, from £34
Products available from selected Estee Lauder counters nationwide
- Molton Brown, from £36
- Crabtree & Evelyn, from £6
Stockists: 0800 111 4406 or www.crabtree-evelyn.co.uk
- GettingPersonal.co.uk, £24.99
- Marks and Spencers, from £6
- Paperchase, from £2
- Highland Angels, from £24
- The Body Shop, from £6
- Littlewoods, from £12
- Debenhams, from £10
- Next, from £14
- L'Occitane, from £7.50
- Thorntons, from £1.99
- Laura Ashley at Tenax.co.uk, from £7.49
Mother's Day getaways
Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel - LONDON
Combine a show stopping stay in London at the luxury Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel, in the heart of theatre-land and receive £40 off Mamma Mia theatre tickets.
Package includes: A Luxury double/ Twin room, 2 x £20 Mamma Mia Theatre Tokens (tickets start from £43 per person) and 25% off dining at the Bloomsbury Street Bar & Restaurant
Rates for 16-18 March start from £195 per room, per night
Magical Mystery Package - LIVERPOOL
For Mum's wanting to relive their life in the 60's, treat them to this ultimate package. Staying at the newly opened Hard Days Night Hotel,
The Magical Mystery Package includes: 2 nights in a luxury double/twin room, Full English breakfast both mornings, Entrance tickets for The Beatles Story, Tickets for the open-top bus Magical Mystery Tour, Hard Days Night Hotel t-shirt.
Cost is £192 per person
Mother's Day Spa for two, The Sanctuary - LONDON
Ideal for mother-daughter bonding, enjoy full use of the luxurious Covent Garden Day Spa facilities for two.
Package includes: Use of all the spa facilities, Any 85 minute treatment each and 2 course lunch.
Time for Two Gift Card, £370 for 2 people.
Ragdale Hall - LEICESTERSHIRE
Ragdale Hall are holding a Clarins Mother and Daughter Day, so come and spend some quality time with your Mum, whilst being pampered at their Health Hydro and Thermal Spa.
The package includes: Clarins hand treatment including nail polish, Three course healthy buffet lunch, Choice of beauty balm or fragrance each worth £15, Clarins consultation, Full use of the Hall's services and facilities
Cost is £107 per person midweek or £127 per person weekend. This deal can also be purchased as a voucher.
Celtic Manor Resort - WALES
Celebrate in style and enjoy a wonderful Mother's Day lunch in one of the resort's restaurants plus a host of crafty activities designed to keep little fingers entertained will be taking place in the Resort Hotel lobby throughout the day
Package Includes: Biscuit decorating, fridge magnet making and face painting, A full lunch with the chance to meet the Resort Rangers and Dylan the Dragon who will be dropping by to say hello during the afternoon.
Cost is £57 per adult/£28 per child (2-12yrs)
Walking with Llamas - DORSET
For the animal loving Mum, book her on a llama walk with Peak Hill Llamas whilst savouring the breathtaking scenery of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. Walks always start with instruction on the correct way to handle and lead the llamas and there must be at least 2 llamas per walk as they don't like to go on their own. A selection of experiences and walks are available such as the Family Walk lasting approximately one and a half hours followed by hot/cold drinks and biscuits back at the Llama Lodge. Walks can be taken either in the morning or afternoon.
Cost is £80 for 2 adults/2 children aged 5- 16 yrs with 2 llamas.
British Mediums Weekend - SOMERSET
For Mums with a interest in all things spiritual, take them to Pontins at Brean Sands on 16th March where a 2 night British Mediums Weekend is being held. Two famous mediums, Colin Fry and T J Higgs will be in attendance, there will be 40 stalls to explore, tarot readings, crystal healing, clairvoyance, reiki and a live demonstration every hour.
The package will consist of: Welcome late night disco party, Psychic Fair, 2-hour workshop with T J Higgs, Book signing with Colin Fry as well as full evening entertainment and use of all the facilities on site.
Prices start from £31.25 per person per night
Champney's Health Resort - Spas in HERTFORDSHIRE, HAMPSHIRE, BEDFORDSHIRE AND THE MIDLANDS
2 Night Mother & Daughter Break 2012
Rest, relax and unwind at gorgeous Champney's Health Resort. Why not treat your mum this year to a 2 night luxury break. Available from 1st March 2012 - 29th March 2012.
The package includes: A Champneys Massage, Relaxing facial, Thalassotherapy Pool Session, Unlimited use of the facilities, Up to 20 classes per day plus A Nutritious Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch.
Prices Start from £344.85 per room
The Dorchester - LONDON
Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester is the perfect thank you to all mothers.
Mothers Day Afternoon Tea begins with savoury finger sandwiches followed by warm scones, made from a recipe unchanged at The Dorchester for over half a century. The final course is the pièce de resistance, the platter of cakes and tartlets. Mothers will also be given a posy of flowers as a gift from The Dorchester to take home and enjoy.
£52.00 per person including a glass of champagne