Mother's Day ideas in Dorset and the New Forest

Our guide for making Mother's Day extra special, whether you're joining us for a getaway or just need some inspiration.

If you’re treating mum to a much-deserved break at one of our south coast parks, here's our guide to making the day unforgettable.

Lazy breakfast


After a much-deserved lay-in, start the day right with breakfast in bed from your accommodation.

Spa Day

Reflections Day Spa Woman Relaxing

What better way to let mum unwind than with a spa day? At Reflections Day Spa, situated in Shorefield Country Park, there are a range of relaxing treatments and ways to pamper the special lady in your life. For soon-to-be-mothers there's even a special Mamma Massage, which helps to reduce common maternity stress and relax both mother and bump.


Reflections Day Spa is open to anyone - not just guests staying with us! There are even packages available to let you make the most of our swimming pool facilities, so mum can indulge and unwind in our sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and spa bath.

Afternoon Tea

The New Forest is peppered with picturesque villages and there are plenty of places to treat mum to a lavish afternoon tea.


Whether mum prefers a traditional cream tea at Bashley Manor Tearooms in New Milton, or a sumptuous ‘tasting journey’ at the luxurious Montagu Arms Hotel in Beaulieu, you're sure to find one that's right for her.

Mother's Day Discounts

If that's not enough, the following local Dorset & New Forest attractions are offering a range of exclusive discounts especially for mums on Mother's Day:


With all this and more right on our doorstep, why not treat mum to a getaway this Mother's Day? We'll let you decide whether to keep it a secret and surprise her or let her know in advance to start looking forward to it! We still have availability for 2 or 3 night breaks over Mother's Day Weekend.

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