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Plan the perfect Mother’s Day – part II Events

Guest - Friday March 10, 2017 9:27

Mother’s Day events

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Mother’s Day is on Sunday 26 March 2017, so why not treat your mum to a day out at one of the places we care for? Spend some precious time together as a family in beautiful surroundings and join in with special activities. Here’s our pick of the top events taking place this Mother’s Day.

Get Crafty with Mum at Castle Ward, County Down

26 March, 2pm – 4pm

Join us for craft activities National Trust/David Levenson

Join us for craft activities National Trust/David Levenson

Head to Castle Ward to take a special house tour this Mother’s Day. See what ‘Ladies would have done’ during the time of the Wards from linen to needle work. There’s the chance to learn new craft skills and create something unique for the special lady in your life.

Daffodil Potting at Gibside, Tyne and Wear

26 March, 11am – 3pm

The walled garden at Gibside, Tyne & Wear National Trust Images / Mark Bolton

The walled garden at Gibside, Tyne & Wear National Trust Images / Mark Bolton

Pot a pretty daffodil for your mum in the stunning surroundings of Gibside’s 18th-century landscape garden. Afterwards take the time to explore the grounds. Why not pop to the Gibside pub to treat your mum to a drink?

Ladies at Lyveden, Northamptonshire

26 March, 10.30am – 5pm

The water garden with the building beyond at Lyveden New Bield National Trust Images / Paul harris

The water garden with the building beyond at Lyveden New Bield National Trust Images / Paul harris

Make your mum feel special with a day out at this extraordinary Elizabethan lodge. Stroll around the landscape garden and discover tranquil moats, viewing terraces and an Elizabethan orchard. Top off the day with a cream tea in the Cottage Tea Room.

Afternoon Tea at Peckover House and Garden, Cambridgeshire

26 March, 2pm – 4.30pm

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 include a selection of sandwiches, cakes and sweet slices, served on a vintage cake stand. After, feast your eyes on flourishes of daffodils and early spring bulbs in the gorgeous walled garden.

Snowdrop planting at Prior Park Landscape Garden, Somerset

26 March, 11am – 2pm

Snowdrops at Prior Park National Trust/Anna Kilcooley

Pop along to Prior Park to help spread the display of snowdrops for years to come, and take one home with you. Our garden team will be on hand to help you lift these delicate flowers out of the earth and replant them. After gardening, why not treat mum to something tasty from the Tea Shed?

Mothers Day events near you 

See the historic daffodils in spring at Cotehele National Trust / Steven Haywood

See the historic daffodils in spring at Cotehele National Trust / Steven Haywood

See what Mother’s Day celebrations are happening at our places.

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