The day to celebrate our mums and mother figures is just around the corner. Exeter presents an abundance of activities, dining opportunities and perfect gifts to add a sparkle to this special day. How about…
Add bright colours to her day with…
Flowers by Sophie Millington
Why not gift her a gorgeous, seasonal, floral bouquet this Mother’s Day? From delicate roses to springtime daffodils, Flower’s by Sophie Millington has four signature arrangements to choose from or the team are happy to create something bespoke from their gorgeous variety of flowers.
Find them at 14 Castle Street
Gift her some sparkle with…
Why not step off the High Street for a gift more local this Mother’s Day? Princesshay’s Inside Out presents beautiful locally made jewellery, from stunning silver earrings and elegant rose gold pendants, to hundreds of other wonderful pieces to compliment her outfit – you’ll be spoilt for choice with their quirky offering.
Find them at 1 Bampfylde Lane
Give her a forest of houseplants with…
Say ‘you’re the best’ by gifting your mum her very own piece of nature to care for. Houseplants make a beautiful addition to any part of the home. From Hoya Linearis, a cute overflowing succulent, to Sansevieria Zeylanica, an air purifying plant which is on the NASA list for its clean air credentials, head to NGNG to pick the perfect green gift from their huge selection this Mother’s Day.
Find them at 125 Fore Street
Cook up a storm with…
Are you planning on spending the day with mum baking rich melt-in-the-middle brownies? Or perhaps you’ll surprise her with a Victoria Sponge filled with sweet jam and cream? Whatever you decide to make, you can get all your baking supplies from BAKE on Paris Street.
Find them at 7 Paris Street
Treat her to a cuppa with…
The Hidden Treasure Tea Room
Treat mum to afternoon tea at the traditional, atmospheric Hidden Treasure Tea Room. With a wonderful selection of delicacies, the tearoom offers savoury sandwiches, delicious buttermilk scones, fresh sponge cakes and award winning locally roasted organic fair-trade coffee and loose-leaf tea.
Find them at 5A New Bridge Street
Wake her up with a gorgeous card from…
Make her say WOW before she even opens her present by adding the finishing touch to your gift with a perfect card and beautifully designed gift wrap from Streamers.
Find them at 1 Paris Street
Gift her luxury handmade chocolate with…
Quality, handcrafted chocolate is a must this Mother’s Day and what better place to find it than Chococo – winner of over 90 national & international fine food awards. From a Mother’s Day milk chocolate flower bar to a vegan chocolate hamper, Chococo caters for all allergies and a treat from them will brighten anyone’s day.
Find them at 22 Gandy Street
Treat her to an exotic meal with…
Queen Street Dining
Queen Street hosts a variety of premium dining destinations perfect for a feast on Mothering Sunday. Why not visit Turtle Bay for a Caribbean experience filled with tropical comfort food, or perhaps Absurd Bird for delicious fried chicken that’ll send you straight to the deep south. You can also choose from The Stable, Pho, Terrace, Comptoir Libanais and Franco Manca.
Find them in Guildhall Shopping Centre
Gift her with Spring fashion from…
Busby & Fox
Located on Exeter’s Cathedral Yard, Busby & Fox stocks a collection of quality Scandinavian, British and European brands, offering gorgeous clothing, jewellery and accessories. In addition, they also sell fresh flower arrangements, scented candles and vintage cushions. Here you can find a very stylish gift for Mother’s Day.
Find them at 21 Cathedral Yard
Catch up over a hot chocolate with…
Is your mum rarely without a hot drink in her hand? Then treat her to a gift from Whittard! These experts in tea, coffee and hot chocolate, will have the perfect, gorgeously packaged product for her. Perhaps Apple and Elderflower Tea, a Coffees of the World Gift Set or their Peanut Butter Flavour Hot Chocolate? Whatever tickles your mum’s taste buds, Whittard’s will have something for her.
Find them at 199 High Street
Go for a historic day out at…
Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery
Go on an adventure through the centuries with your mum by wandering through the historical and artistic exhibitions at the RAMM. Whether you choose just one or decide to spend all day there, you can discover Devon history, a century old collection of sea life, an Egyptian tomb, artefacts from world cultures and more. RAMM provides an amazing learning experience, best enjoyed with your mum.
Find it on Queen Street
Let her choose with…
InExeter Gift Card
Last but by no means least, if you’re struggling for that perfect present give your mum the gift of choice with the InExeter Independent Gift Card. She can spend it in over 75 independent Exeter businesses, including shops, restaurants, cafes and salons. This is the ultimate Exeter gift that lets her treat herself to whatever she pleases.
Buy it here: https://inexetergiftcard.co.uk/
For more inspiration on how to celebrate Mother’s Day in Exeter, visit the ‘Be Inspired’ page on the InExeter website.