Somerset's best Mother's Day events

Simon L 11 February 2018

Forget the traditional gifts of flowers and pamper products this year, why not treat your mum to something special and memorable this Mother’s Day.  There are plenty of things to do in Somerset that give you a different Mother’s Day experience and offers the family an idyllic opportunity to spend some quality time together.

We’ve picked our top things to do in Somerset to celebrate Mother’s Day with the whole family.

Wander the beautiful gardens at East Lambrook Manor

East Lambrook Manor

A special event sees the enchanting galanthus (snowdrop) bloom this March with a stunning display coating the gardens and showcasing a pretty selection of over 80 varieties.  With spring flowers already blooming, you’ll see a spectacle of wonderful natural sights and striking flora on a peaceful stroll around the manor.  After your visit, treat mum to a spot of tea and homemade cakes in The Malthouse Café.

Celebrate in Minehead with West Somerset Railway

West Somerset railway

Mother’s Day weekend is home to the 50th-anniversary commemoration event of the closure of the Somerset and Dorset railway line in Minehead.  The whole family can enjoy a steam gala with traditional locomotives and enjoy train rides from Minehead to Norton Fitzwarren. 

Stay In recommends: Cowbridge Cottage

Enjoy some music on Mother’s Day at Tyntesfield


Treat mum to a peaceful day in the captivating grounds of Tyntesfield.  Enjoy delicious treats at the Cow Barn kitchen and stroll through the wonderful gardens of the property admiring colourful spring blooms.  An added extra of this special day features a selection of beautiful music performed by Bristol-based musicians and performers complementing a magical ambience to your visit.

Stay In recommends: Ivy Cottage


Whether you are looking for a day out for Mother’s Day or fancy treating your mum to a wonderful family holiday in the region.  There are plenty of things to do in Somerset to fill your stay with family fun and adventure. Take a look at our range of cottages for the perfect holiday this spring.

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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