Ten things to do in Nottinghamshire on Mother's Day - Sunday, March 10
There's no better way of treating your mum than making her feel special on Mother's Day.
Mums need to be spoiled in any way you see fit, whether that be a delicious three-course-meal at her favourite restaurant or a relaxing day at a glamorous spa.
Or maybe you could take her to a traditional afternoon tea, followed by a night at the theatre.
Whatever it is, you can be sure to find an idea that will make her day extra special from the list below.
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Afternoon Tea at Thoresby Hall
Set in the heart of Robin Hood Country on the edge of glorious and ancient Sherwood Forest, this Grade 1-listed building has occupied its site since around 1875 and offers a suitable setting for Mother's Day.
An afternoon tea offers a variety of princess cut sandwiches made with fresh farmhouse white, granary, wholemeal and all-butter brioche breads all filled with a traditional mix of fillings favoured for Afternoon Tea.
Also, traditional warm scones, your choice of original or sultana, served with Devonshire clotted cream and Farrahs of Harrogate Strawberry and Blackcurrant preserves and a selection of afternoon cakes and pastries.
Afternoon Tea for Two, £29
Traditional Afternoon Tea for Two, £29
Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two, £49
Garden Tour and Afternoon Tea for Two, £89
Afternoon Tea at Woodborough Hall
Woodborough Hall is a place of tranquility, restored to its former glory and offers the ultimate atmospheric experience, suitable for any peaceful countryside estate and will make an idealistic setting for you and your mum on Mother's Day.
Their afternoon tea provides a selection of the rarest teas in the world, served in fine bone china or the appropriate pot and cups, complemented by Chef Sweeney's pastries, scones and sandwiches.
Cost: Fine Afternoon Tea - £13.00 includes, tea pot, sandwiches, pastries and scones with cream and jam.
As above with a glass of prosecco is £18.50.
Cream tea for Mother's Day at Wollaton Hall
You can enjoy an informative walk around the gardens followed by a delicious cream tea in the Camellia House.
Wollaton Hall is surrounded by large park and lake filled with wildlife, making it a lovely place to take a stroll before enjoying a cuppa with a difference.
It starts from 11am and is priced at £15 per person.
Take a spa day at Eden Hall
If you're feeling generous, a Mother's Day escape to Eden hall could be a perfect solution for making her happy on her special day.
Their Mother's Day package includes use of the saltwater vitality swimming pool, access to all water therapies and their sauna, saunarium, rose infused steam room, herbal caldarium and aroma steam room.
Eat in the Seventh Heaven Restaurant with an inclusive three course lunch complimented by an array of salads and side dishes.
You will also receive 'Beauty Secrets Facial' hot massage therapy.
And cream tea for two will be waiting for you when you're ready to finish your day off.
Cost: £120 per person.
Mother's Day spa at Bannatyne Spa
Treat mum to an Elemis Skin Booster Anti-Ageing Facial for that glistening look and all round glow.
Their Mother’s Day treat is completed with a Leighton Denny ‘On the Move’ Manicure for that finishing touch.
Or you can relax alongside mum with their '241 pamper day weekend'.
You can kick-back with a back, neck and shoulder massage or facial.
Treatments are then finished with a scalp massage.
Mother's Day menu at Browns Restaurant
Indulge with a nice British meal straight from the Mother's Day menu at Browns Restaurant.
Starters range from Honey Roast Butternut Squash Soup, basil pesto, crème fraîche and crusty bread to Tiger Prawn Cocktail with fresh seeded wholemeal bread & butter.
There's an array of mains to pick from with a highlight being the Fillet of Beef chargrilled steak topped with creamy exotic mushrooms served with horseradish infused crushed baby potatoes.
Then you can finish with a pick from a wide selection of desserts.
Menu served all day on Sunday, March 10 only.
Cost: Two courses from £19.95 add a third for an extra £5.
Mother's Day brunch, lunch or dinner at Loch Fyne
Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday 9am-10pm, Friday and Saturday 9am-10.30pm.
Treat mum this Mother's Day to a luxurious Loch Fyne Sunday brunch on the 10th March, until 12pm.
For £15 per person you can enjoy a glass of Champagne, a choice of five hearty brunch dishes and a hot drink with toast and preserves.
If you'd rather treat mum to lunch or dinner, they have delicious Mother's Day specials lined up along side their a la carte menu.
Diners booked after 6pm will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco.
Share a Mother's Day lunch at Travellers Rest
They're offering two courses at £16.99 and three courses £19.99, it is available all day. If you join them after 6pm they'll treat the family to a third course for free.
Sunday Morning Piano Series with Richard Uttley at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Bradford-born Richard Uttley takes you on a journey from London to Switzerland, all from the comfort of the Royal Concert Hall.
Beginning with Haydn's depiction of London, he then travels to Transylvania with Bartók's darkly-hued Six Romanian Folk Dances. Debussy's Estampes explores the exoticism of East Asia, Granada and finally, his native France before the morning concludes in Switzerland with Liszt on his first year of pilgrimage, in the breath-taking opening movement from his Prèmiere Année.
Cost: Tickets £10, including coffee/ tea and cake.
Sunday, March 10 at 11am
Or alternatively you and your mum could take a tour of Newstead Abbey.
The Abbey was founded as a monastic house in the late 12th century, and to this day the house retains much of its medieval character.
The most famous survival is the iconic West Front of the church that dates from the late 13th century and is now a scheduled ancient monument.
Cost: £5 for adults and £1 for children.