This year, Mother’s Day holiday falls on March 22nd 2020 and should not to be confused with the Christian religious holiday of Mothering Sunday, which also falls on the same day. Mother’s Day is a secular holiday that was first coined in the early 20th century by American Anna Jarvis, in memoriam to her mother and other mothers in her church.
Today, many people celebrate Mother’s Day by expressing a token of appreciation to their mother, be it in the form of gifts, cards or meals. If you’re stuck with something to do this Mother’s Day, read on. At Edgemoor Inn, we’ve put together a list of five great things to do with your mother his Mother’s Day.
- Painswick Rococo Garden
Painswick, Gloucestershire, GL6 6TH
The beautiful setting of the Painswick Rococo Garden is the ideal backdrop for a lovely day out with mum. Currently exhibiting the Snowdrop display, come Mother’s Day the grounds will have been overtaken with the luminous yellow daffodils. After a leisurely stroll around the garden and a couple of Insta-worthy snaps, why not pop into the accessible Café for a delicious lunch? If accessibility if a concern of yours, download the accessible routes map or contact them directly. For more information visit rococogarden.org.uk
- Vienna Festival Ballet: Sleeping Beauty
The Bacon Theatre, Dean Close School, Hatherley Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6EP
If an evening of culture is more your mother’s style, then sit back and Sleeping Beauty, performed by Vienna Festival Ballet as they celebrate their 40th anniversary. Watch the stunning ensemble perform the classic fairy-tale to the magnificent score of Tchaikovsky. For more information and booking, visit bacontheatre.co.uk.
- Stonehouse Court
Bristol Road, Stonehouse, Stroud, Gloucestershire. GL10 3RA
Spend some quality time with your mother over a glass of prosecco or a cup of tea, along with some delicious food at Stonehouse court. You can also choose to have a three-course Sunday lunch, with every mum receiving a free dessert. Make sure to book online to guarantee a place and avoid disappointment. For more information and to book, visit stonehousecourt.co.uk.
- Experience for Two Spa Day
Delta by Marriott Cheltenham Chase, Shurdington Road, Brockworth, Gloucestershire, GL3 4PB
If you really want to push the boat out this Mother’s Day, why not go all out with a luxury spa day for two? Delta by Marriot offers amazing spa packages, each with a choice of ELEMIS treatments. If you’re feeling really fancy, why not opt for the Luxury ELEMIS Experience, which includes decedent extra-long treatments and a glass of bubbly. For more information and booking, visit thecheltenhamchase.co.uk.
- Matronalia at the Villa
Yanworth, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 3LJ
Join the team at Chedworth Roman villa and celebrate Matronalia, the Roman festival of mothers. Learn all about Roman culture and take part in some expert demonstrations and workshops, all in the beautiful historic setting of the Chedworth Roman Villa. To find out more information go to nationaltrust.org.uk/Chedworth-roman-villa.