10 Ways to Treat your Mum this Mother’s Day in Cornwall
Show your mum just how much you appreciate her this Mothering Sunday by taking inspiration from our list of top treats including places to go and things to do around the Fal River.
1. Mother's Day Menu in the Manor
Gourmet food, wonderful service and beautiful surroundings - show mum you love her with lunch at The Alverton. Dining at The Alverton will see you eat at one the best restaurants in Truro serving great Cornish produce.
2. Dolphin Spotting
The St Mawes Ferry
There has been an unprecedented number of dolphin sightings in and around the Fal River over the past couple of months. Why not take mum out on a day trip to St Mawes on the Ferry - your best bet for seeing these magnificent creatures up close.
Did you know; aside from being socially skilled, intelligent, agile, joyful, and playful animals, psychiatrists believe dolphins seem to have motherhood figured out too!
3. Get Creative
Learn how to slab build your own ceramic mug, cup or plant pot out of stoneware clay in the lovely location of Potager Café in Constantine. In the 3 hour workshop you will learn basic clay skills of slab building in clay. Starting with making your own tiles you will then progress onto making your own cup/mug or plant pot. You will have the opportunity to make at least 2 pots.
4. Ultimate Spa Treatment
St Michaels Hotel and Spa
St Michaels Hotel and Spa is the ULTIMATE place to send mum to relax, rejuvenate and unwind. Why not give your mum a luxury treat: choose from either a Spa Treatment, Spa Day or Spa Break Vouchers that can be used on a range of treatments. St Michaels Spa Gifts are also ideal to take away and wrap up for mum to have her own spa experience at home.
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5. SUP mum?
Is your mum wild at heart? Ditch the flowers and the chocolates this Mother's Day and give her an experience she won't forget. Treat her to a Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson with the friendly folk at WeSUP. For a double dose of fun you could hire a tandem board and set off on a special mother’s day adventure together!
6. Fish Supper
If your mum loves fish and chips, treat her to foodie favourite Rick Stein’s on Discovery Quay Falmouth. As well as the classics the menu features some of Rick's favourite seafood recipes including oysters, cod curry and a delicious sharing platter, featuring an array of dishes from Rick's TV travels.
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7. The Gift of Cooking
Philleigh Way Cookery School
Looking for an original gift idea for a foodie mum? Send her on a unique culinary experience at Philleigh Way Cookery School set in the heart of The Roseland. If you can’t choose which course she’ll like best, get a gift voucher and she’ll be able to spend it on an inspirational course of her choice, from bread making to Sushi.
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8. Mothers Day Flower Framed Photos
Pose for a picture in the giant outdoor floral frame with Mum this Mother's Day, you can also create a colourful Mother's Day card at Glendurgan's craft station.
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9. Sunday Lunch by the Sea
The Water's Edge
Gaze out on the ever-changing views of Falmouth harbour as you tuck into a delicious three course lunch at The Greenbank Hotels award winning restaurant, The Water's Edge. Hearty pork terrine. Steamed sticky toffee pudding. Roast sirloin with all the trimmings, the special Mother's Day menu is filled to the brim with the freshest flavours of spring. The best bit... All mums get treated to home-made fudge and truffles.
10. Mother's Day Seed Planting
National Trust Trelissick
Looking for a special activity this Mother’s day to do with the kids? Why not plant a seed together and nurture it into a vibrant sunflower. Pick your sunflower seed, plant it in a little pot to take home as a special gift to remember Mother’s Day this year.
Admission charges apply. Entrance is free to National Trust members.