Mother’s Day events & gift ideas in Hampshire

February 14, 2024


Hampshire’s Top Attractions has got you covered this Mother’s Day, no matter what your mum loves, you’ll find a gift or a day out to make her feel special here! Keep reading to discover Mother’s Day events & gift ideas in Hampshire!

Mother’s Day experiences

Treat Mum to a family day out at Beaulieu this Mother’s Day! See everything the attraction has to offer from rich history in Palace House and Beaulieu Abbey and a serene aerial tour on the monorail to beautiful views around the gardens and over 285 vehicles in the world-famous National Motor Museum! 

Have the BEST. DAY. EVER this Mother’s Day with a trip to Paultons Park! Spend some quality time together and enjoy a wonderful family day out. Make sure you pick up some goodies from the online shop (Mummy Pig t-shirts are the perfect gift ) ready for your trip!

This year, why not forgo the petrol station flowers and gift her the whole forest. Give the gift of a Go Ape adventure. She’ll love nothing more than making life-long memories with you in the canopy. And the best bit? When you buy a Go Ape gift card, you can choose to receive instant confirmation in your inbox. You can even do it in the car outside her house (but we’re sure you won’t leave it that late – will you?!)

Mother's Day ideas in Hampshire
Watercress Line

Travel on beautifully restored heritage trains and take in the scenery through South Downs National Park. Explore charming period stations at Watercress Line.

Mums love going for a walk with their kids! Exploring on a Text Quest is a wonderful way to enjoy Mother’s Day together. Whether it’s a gentle amble around your city or an exciting mystery adventure, your Mum will be thrilled. 

Shows to see in Hampshire

If you need some gift ideas for Mother’s Day, New Theatre Royal Portsmouth has a variety of choices in March. Step back in time with the music of the 50s and 60s with Lipstick on Your Collar, get the whole family together for Sing-a-Long-a Matilda, or bring mum for an evening with Aled Jones (and there’s even a meet and greet available!).

Head to MAST Mayflower Studios on 15th March and dance the night away with Strictly Come Dancing professional, Graziano with his electrifying new show, Believe: My Life On Stage. 

This Mother’s Day, why not treat your mum to a gift voucher so that she can pick a show at Theatre Royal Winchester that she’ll love as much as you love her! The theatre has plenty of drama, music, dance, comedy, and much, much more that all mums are bound to enjoy!

Special Events and Activities this Mother’s Day

Calling all marvellous Mums & Wonderful Women, join Manor Farm as they celebrate Mother’s Day & amazing women! From inspirational women in history to fantastic mums & everything they do!

On Sunday 10th March, experience a special early morning Mother’s Day tour at Jane Austen’s House, celebrating mothers in Jane Austen’s life and works. Walk in Jane Austen’s footsteps through the rooms that she knew and loved, discover objects from her life, and hear about some of the best (and worst!) mothers in her novels.

Mother's Day ideas in Hampshire
New Forest Activities

Book an unforgettable experience this Mother’s Day and surprise them with tickets to Bombay Sapphire Distillery’s Cinema Night (main image) on Sunday the 10th of March to watch a feel-good classic, starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. Enjoy an arrival and interval gin and tonic cocktail, alongside popcorn and a cake and brownie sharing platter. Book online today! 

 For a Mothering Sunday with a difference, spend the day with that special lady watching birds soar at the Hawk Conservancy Trust! Make your day out even more special with a delicious breakfast or Afternoon Tea in Feathers Restaurant – book ahead to guarantee your space!

Want to give your mum a unique Mother’s Day experience? New Forest Activities are doing a Mother’s Day Paddle to the Pub special on 10th March! With a gentle scenic tour along Beaulieu River, with the destination being The Master Builders pub. Mum can enjoy a glass of bubbly by the riverside on her special day! 

This Mother’s Day spend time with the special women in your life at Lepe Country Park as you craft the perfect hanging basket to bring life to your living space. Then, enjoy a delicious cream tea as you relax in each other’s company. Book now so you don’t miss out.

Food and Drink gifts for Mother’s Day 

There are many ways to celebrate at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. From booking an event or workshop such as chocolate making, a table at the restaurant, afternoon tea gift vouchers and membership makes a fantastic gift too that lasts for the year! Browse the gift shop online.

Indulge in an unforgettable Afternoon Tea Experience at Bombay Sapphire Distillery this Mother’s Day. Enjoy a Champagne Gin Cocktail and delight in a selection of sweet and savoury delicacies, including traditional crustless sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and cakes, crafted from the finest locally sourced ingredients or surprise them with exclusive gin hampers, glassware, or personalised engraved bottles. 

Special Offers this Mother’s Day 
Mother's Day ideas in Hampshire
Riverside Bowl

If you are searching for inspiration this Mother’s Day why not gift a ‘Cyclexperience! With a wide range of analogue and electric bikes to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Choose adventure and pre-book on their website to receive 20% off using code MUM20.

Mums! Treat yourself this Mother’s Day at Riverside Bowl! Enjoy a complimentary bowling experience with code ‘RSBMUM10’. Indulge in quality time, laughter, and strikes with your loved ones. Celebrate motherhood in style – because you deserve a day of joy and fun at Riverside Bowl. Book now and make it your day! 

Treat the lady in your life to a day out across the Solent this Mother’s Day and make some lasting memories on the Isle of Wight. With an array of attractions, award-winning restaurants, scenic strolls and boutique shops, you can fill your day with as much or as little as you like. Sail from Southampton with Red Funnel and arrive in just one hour – you can even SAVE 10% with the exclusive HTA voucher!

Save money on days out this Mother’s Day with our exclusive HTA vouchers to attractions and be sure to check out our things to do page, blogs, and events for even more wonderful day-out ideas!




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