Last minute luxury mother’s day gifts

Treat mum to a luxury experience this Mother's Day with our selection of last minute gifts of relaxation.
Elizabeth Jenkins-Smalley

Elizabeth Jenkins-Smalley

Editor In Chief at The Executive Magazine

Seaham Hall

Situated on Durham’s Heritage Coast, Seaham Hall provides guests with striking views from inside this impressive Georgian country house that seamlessly blends heritage and modernity.  

Champagne Afternoon Tea

What better way to celebrate wonderful mothers and all that they do than with a champagne toast over a decadent Afternoon Tea at ambient The Dining Room, all of which can be enjoyed against the striking backdrop of the rugged coastline and North Sea. Guests booking the the Champagne Afternoon Tea gift voucher can experience quintessentially British sweet and savoury treats, including an array of freshly made sandwiches, fruit and plain scones, a selection of desserts, free flowing teas and coffees and added extra bubbles. 

Twilight Spa Package

Seaham Hall’s award-winning Serenity Spa is a true sanctuary in which to unwind and release any stresses and tensions, and what better gift to give than the gift of relaxation? Seaham Hall’s Twilight Spa package offers the perfect midweek pamper – an ideal opportunity for mum refresh and rejuvenate ahead of the weekend. The package includes full access to the Spa’s state of the art spa facilities from 6pm – 10pm, including the atmospheric Spa Garden. Guests can then indulge in a delicious two course dinner in Pan-Asian Ozone Restaurant – fluffy robes and slippers at dinner optional!

Bed & Breakfast Overnight Stay 

There is nothing quite like a relaxing evening spent away from home and having every need tended to. Seaham Hall’s Bed and Breakfast Overnight Stay offering will see guests to the ultimate luxury, as they enjoy a peaceful stay in one of Seaham Hall’s stunning suites, all of which have been thoughtfully designed and furnished to provide the most calming yet stylish atmosphere possible. After a day spent relaxing at Serenity Spa, guests can head back to their suites and fall into a peaceful, undisturbed sleep, before waking up and starting the day with a delicious breakfast served straight to their beds – the perfect way to fuel up for a day exploring the beautiful grounds and Durham Heritage Coast.

PoB Hotels

Luxury experience gift vouchers

This Mother’s Day, guests can treat their Mum or someone special to a PoB Hotels’ gift voucher. These vouchers are available for purchase online and can be personalised as a luxury gift pack including a reusable travel bag, a copy of The Collection and a stylish gift wallet. For an instant gift, the voucher can be sent digitally presenting the perfect opportunity for guests to give the gift of luxury to their loved ones. Each gift voucher can be redeemed at any of the hotels across the British Isles.

PoB Hotels’ gift vouchers can be redeemed for an unforgettable stay, delightful dining, or an inspiring experience at any of the PoB Hotels across the British Isles. Whatever the recipient chooses, an inspirational journey awaits them…

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh

The Secret Garden Afternoon Tea


Famous for its distinct and memorable afternoon teas, think about the Platinum Jubilee Floral Afternoon Tea or the art-inspired one in collaboration with Van Gogh Alive, this Mother’s Day, The Caledonian is giving mums a bouquet of beautiful cakes instead, with its special and new Secret Garden Afternoon Tea. 

Pull up a plush chair at the five-star hotel on Princes Street, Edinburgh, where you can indulge your senses with the ‘Secret Garden’ pastry selection – a whimsical world of new little creations, such as the ‘Lots of Magic’ rose water and raspberry macaron or the ‘Never Stop Believing’ honey and redbush tea-infused petit gateaux. The sweet treats are paired with a delectable sandwich selection, including new creations like the squash, chilli, coriander and coconut quiche, and the smoked venison with blue cheese mousse and onion marmalade on a Brioche Bun. Guests can also indulge in a brand-new vegan and gluten-free menu, as well as a kids menu, so that everyone can join in and celebrate with their mother!

Ballygally Castle

Northern Ireland


For this year’s Mother’s Day, Ballygally Castle, an exquisite 17th-century castle set along the Antrim Coast, is offering an indulgent lunch buffet or afternoon tea giving guests the opportunity to spoil the most important lady in their lives. Once stomachs are full, they can enjoy the picturesque sights around Ballygally Castle by exploring the private gardens within the grounds or taking a stroll along the beach just in front of the hotel.  

Grand Central Hotel  Belfast

Northern Ireland


The Grand Central Hotel Belfast, which recently was awarded five-stars and Hastings Hotels’ biggest single investment to date, is offering special packages for Mother’s Day. Guests can either book lunch in the Grand Cafe or enjoy the ambience of the Seahorse Lounge while indulging in a variety of delectable savouries and sweets. Alternatively, guests can take advantage of the penthouse bar with 360 views of Belfast, Observatory where they can celebrate their mum whilst enjoying fantastic live music. 

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