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Plan the perfect Mother’s Day part 1 – the Tea

Alyson Goldman - Wednesday March 08, 2017 9:10

Top places for afternoon tea

This Mother’s Day, why not show your mum how special she is by treating her to afternoon tea at one of our tea-rooms or cafés? Spend some quality time together whilst enjoying delicate sandwiches, homemade cakes and a delicious cup of tea. And with every treat you buy, you’re helping us to look after special places for everyone to enjoy.

Afternoon Tea at Peckover House, Cambridgeshire 

Refuel at our Reed Barn tea-room, with home-made cakes and fresh coffee National Trust Images / Steven Barber

Refuel at our Reed Barn tea-room, with home-made cakes and fresh coffee National Trust Images / Steven Barber

Treat your mum to a scrumptious afternoon tea in the Reed Barn Tea Room at Peckover House. Tea will involve a selection of sandwiches, cakes and sweet slices, served on a vintage cake stand. After, why not take a stroll around the gorgeous walled garden? 26 March, 2pm – 4.30pm

High tea and garden tour at Speke Hall, Liverpool 

See bluebells in the garden at Speke Hall National Trust / Paul Harris

See bluebells in the garden at Speke Hall National Trust / Paul Harris

Celebrate Mothering Sunday with a delicious brunch or afternoon tea, followed by a guided walk around the gardens with Speke Hall’s head gardener. See the garden bursting with spring flowers such as rhododendrons, daffodils and bluebells. 26 March, 11am, 1pm & 3pm

Afternoon Tea at The Argory, County Armagh 

Try homemade scones and other traditional delights National Trust / Jason Ingram

Try homemade scones and other traditional delights National Trust / Jason Ingram

Give your mum a special treat this Mother’s Day at The Argory. Enjoy delicate finger sandwiches, Victoria sponge, homemade scones and other traditional delights. Round off the day with a tour of the house to see the recently rediscovered costume collection. 26 March, 1pm – 5pm

Afternoon Tea at Upton House, Warwickshire 

Enjoy afternoon tea in the vintage kitchen National Trust / Steven Barber

Enjoy afternoon tea in the vintage kitchen National Trust / Steven Barber

Head to Upton House this Mother’s Day to enjoy afternoon tea in the vintage kitchen. Complete with tasty sandwiches, cakes, tea and a glass of sparkling wine, it’ll be an afternoon to remember. Make a day of it and explore the wartime-themed house and grounds afterwards. 26 March, 2pm & 3.30pm

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