Top Ten Cheshire Treats For Mother’s Day


Ways to make it a special Mother’s Day

Thrill and chill at Carden Park Hotel and Spa


Treat your mum to an unforgettable Thrill and Chill Day this Mother’s Day in the Cheshire countryside at Carden Park, where excitement meets relaxation in a perfect blend of adventure and pampering. You can choose from various outdoor pursuits, including a high-wire course, dual zipline, Segway Safari, archery, and air rifle shooting, offering plenty of choice for thrill-seekers.

Following the exhilarating activities, indulge in the ‘chill’ element, and opt for a delicious afternoon tea, a relaxing spa treatment, or a fine dining menu tasting. For those unable to visit that weekend, consider their gift vouchers as a promise for quality time together later in the year. With spacious, comfy bedrooms available, you can extend the celebration and make this Mother’s Day special with a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation at this exceptional venue.

Chester, cardenpark.co.uk/packages-and-offers/thrills-chills/

Gin tasting and distillery tour

gin tasting

Who doesn’t enjoy a tipple or two? Mother’s Day is the perfect time to enjoy the delicious gin from Three Wrens Gin distillery. Their Gin Distillery Tour promises an immersive experience in the art and craft of gin-making. Take your mum on a journey through the intricate process of distillation, learning about the selection of botanicals and the meticulous crafting of each batch. The distiller will introduce all the gins, tell you about the Three Wrens story, and take you around the distillery, demonstrating how their gins are hand-made in small batches.

Cap off the tour with an exclusive gin-tasting session, where you and your mum can savour the distinct flavours and aromas of their handcrafted gins. Their distillery’s relaxed and inviting atmosphere sets the perfect backdrop for quality time together. Make this Mother’s Day exceptional by indulging in gin and cheers to create lasting memories.

Combermere, threewrensgin.com/gin-distillery-tour-tasting/

Chester Zoo experience

chester zoo

Embark on a wild adventure at Chester Zoo with their enchanting Giraffe Experience – perfect for animal lovers. Treat your mum to an unforgettable journey as she can get up close and personal with these majestic creatures in a specially curated encounter. Witness the gentle giants of the savannah in their natural habitat, creating unforgettable memories against the backdrop of Chester Zoo. The Giraffe Experience offers an exclusive opportunity for your mum to feed and interact with these graceful animals, learning about their behaviours and conservation efforts first-hand. As she embraces the animal kingdom’s magic, the day continues with access to the zoo’s exhibits and attractions. Many other experiences are available, including breakfast with the lions, tropical adventures, or even an elephant experience. Make Mother’s Day a truly extraordinary occasion by gifting her the wonder of wildlife.

Chester, chesterzoo.org/online-shop/experiences/

Afternoon tea at Crewe Hall Hotel and Spa

crewe hall hotel

For those who enjoy tradition, celebrate Mother’s Day at Crewe Hall Hotel & Spa, a piece of luxury nestled in the picturesque Cheshire countryside. Treat your mum to an exquisite afternoon tea experience, choosing from the Traditional Afternoon Tea, or add a touch of opulence with a glass of champagne. Indulge in various delights, including assorted sweet treats, fancies, and a selection of traditional finger sandwiches. Surrounded by the historic charm of the 17th-century Grade I-listed Crewe Hall and its extensive grounds, this Mother’s Day activity promises an atmosphere of elegance and relaxation.

Crewe, crewehallcheshire.co.uk

A spa day

rookery hall spa

Help your mum indulge this Mother’s Day with a spa retreat at Rookery Hall, a magnificent 19th-century mansion surrounded by 38 acres of picturesque gardens, pasture, and parkland. Escape into a world of opulence and immerse yourselves in the historic charm of the public areas before embracing the ultimate pampering experience at the extensive, ultramodern spa and leisure complex. Revel in rejuvenating treatments and unwind in serene surroundings. As the day unfolds, delight in culinary excellence with a dining experience awarded two AA Rosettes, where the menu showcases the finest regional produce. Make this Mother’s Day memorable, surrounded by elegance and sophistication at Rookery Hall.

Nantwich, handpickedhotels.co.uk/rookeryhall

Sunday best

the lion

Who doesn’t enjoy a delicious roast dinner? At The Lion in Malpas, you can combine delicious British dining with an indulgent stay at a quintessential English pub. Nestled in the tranquil village of Malpas, steeped in history and charm, The Lion has been a central part of village life for over three centuries. Indulge in a “Roast and Relax” experience with your mum, including a delicious Sunday roast for two paired with a bottle of exquisite wine. As the evening unfolds, savour a delightful cheese board and a glass of port for supper. Retreat to the comfort of The Lion’s indulgent bedrooms and enjoy a restful night’s sleep. Make this Mother’s Day special with a perfect blend of culinary delights and cosy accommodations.

Malpas, thelionatmalpas.co.uk

A dining experience at 8


Celebrate Mother’s Day with a truly avant-garde dining experience at Restaurant 8, renowned as one of the UK’s most progressive culinary destinations. Led by Liverpool-born chef Andrew Sheridan, famed for his appearances on Great British Menu, this immersive gastronomic journey takes place in the heart of the 8 kitchen. The backdrop of a bespoke 8 soundtrack enhances the sensory adventure, creating a dining experience like no other.

Indulge your mum in a Michelin-acclaimed feast, as 8 proudly boasts three AA-Rosettes and a place in the Michelin Guide.

Liverpool, about8.giftpro.co.uk

Staycation at Combermere Abbey

combermere abbey

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a serene countryside escape at Combermere Abbey, a luxurious staycation destination on the Cheshire/Shropshire border. This 12th-century estate offers a haven of tranquillity amidst open green spaces and historic charm. Treat your mum to a memorable stay in the North Wing B&B suites; the Bhurtpore suite is ideal for mother-daughter getaways. Or make it a family affair with their self-catering cottages. Dog-friendly accommodation ensures the whole family can join in the celebration, with each pet receiving a special ‘pooch pack’ upon arrival.

Nantwich, combermereabbey.co.uk/north-wing/

A Shire Horse experience

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Horses are majestic creatures, and it’s no wonder they’re so loved. This Mother’s Day, treat your mum to a wonderful day getting up close and personal with some of the biggest horses in the world with a Shire Horse experience at the Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre. The day includes everything from feeding and grooming the horses to possibly preparing them for the show ring. This unforgettable experience is sure to be one to remember. Just be prepared for all the weather, and bring your wellies!

Tarporely, cotebrookshirehorses.co.uk/experience-days/

A shark diving experience at Blue Planet Aquarium

nurse shark diving

Make this Mother’s Day extraordinary with a unique and thrilling experience at the Blue Planet Aquarium. Treat your mum to the adventure of a lifetime with the Adult Shark Dive, a unique underwater escapade that promises excitement and awe.

Imagine the wonder on her face as she dives into the depths of the aquarium, surrounded by the graceful movements of magnificent sharks. Led by experienced instructors, this immersive experience allows her to get up close and personal with these incredible creatures, all within the safe and controlled environment of the aquarium.

Ellesmere Port, blueplanetaquarium.com/events-experiences/adult-shark-dive/

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