The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Struggling for Mother's Day gift ideas? We've got you covered...


From luxury pamper packages to fashion-forward accessories, consult our shopping guide for Mother’s Day gift ideas for all types of mums.

Whether you’re shopping for a first-time mum or want to give your partner a nudge in the right direction when it comes to Mother’s Day gift ideas, we’ve compiled the ultimate round-up of presents.

The big day is creeping up, but those of you yet to source the perfect gift, don’t panic. There’s still time to pull it out the bag. We’ve got everything you need to make sure this Mother’s Day is petrol station flower free.

When is Mother’s Day 2020?

Mother’s Day is held on the fourth Sunday of Lent (three weeks before Easter).

This year Mother’s Day is on Sunday 22nd March.

Mother’s Day 2020 Gift Ideas


Gifts for Mums in Need of Some Pampering

Mother’s Day is all about showing appreciation for the mother figures in our lives and what better way than with a bit of TLC. However, it might not always be possible to check mum into a spa for some much needed R&R. Instead, bring the spa to you. If you’re angling for some downtime, point someone in the direction of these luxurious gift sets, candles and robes. Or, better still, just splash out and treat your self.

Victoria Cator Candle, from £55

victoria-cator-candle-mothers-day-gift-guideScented candles exude ultimate relaxation and are always a well-received Mother’s Day gift. Victoria Cator’s opulent new offerings – Reine de la Nuit, a sweet jasmine; the sharp, citrus of Cala Grande and Chez Bagettelle’s heady sandalwood notes – are guaranteed to go down a treat this Mothering Sunday.

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Tielle Hotel Velour Robe, £65 

Tielle-Velour-Robe-mothers-dayAdd a personalised touch with monogrammed detail.


Sanctuary Spa Mother’s Day Indulgence Gift Set, £20 (worth £41.50)


Gift set includes:

  • Liquid Gold Bath Elixir 250ml
  • Body Scrub 200ml
  • Body Butter 300ml
  • Hand Cream 75ml

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OLVERUM Body Oils, from £32

olverum-body-oilsTreat the mums in your life to rejuvinated, silky soft skin the Mother’s Day as OLVERUM -famous for its iconic bath oil beloved by celebrities and the Royal Family – launches two new luxurious body oils.

The Body Oil 
100ml £40
The Dry Body Oil
100ml £36
The Bath Oil
125ml £32

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Subscription Boxes

The gift that keeps on giving. These mum-focussed subscription boxes will not only bring a smile to a special lady’s face come Mothering Sunday, but each month after.

Oh Mumma Subscription Box, from £22 a month

oh-mumma-mother's-dayA luxury beauty and lifestyle box designed specifically for mums and mums-to-be. Each box contains 5-7 products for mum and a little something your little one, too.  All products are tried, tested and recommended by mums, as we all know mum knows best! What’s more 1% of profits go to the PANDAS Foundation, supporting families experiencing pre and post natal mental illness.

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Skincare Gifts for Mums

It’s no secret being a mum is a full-time job in itself. While you probably wouldn’t swap it for the world, the sleepless nights and running around after little ones can take its toll on your skin. Treat the mums in your life (or opt for some self-indulgence) with some luxurious skincare this Mother’s Day.

Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm, £43

Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm-mothers-dayThe Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm combines English Rose Extract and Rosehip Seed Oil to soothe and hydrate skin leaving it smooth and radiant.

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Elemis Japanese Camellia Body Oil, £38.50

Japanese Camellia Body Oil Blend-mothers-day

Using the finest grade oil for aromatherapy, this body oil improves skin elasticity, supports and nourishes all skin conditions to provide high levels of hydration to dry skin.

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Jewellery Gifts for Mums

It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that there really aren’t enough hours in the day for busy mums. But while we can’t quite give you the gift of time, we can point you in the direction of some great watches to gift. There’s also a great selection of fine jewellery to brighten up even the busiest of mums’ days.

COACH Grand Watch, £150


  • Push-Button Deployment
  • Two Tone Stainless Steel fabrication

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Browns Jewellery Soleil Collection set, £200

Star Disc Pendant, £145

disc_pendant-mothers-day-jewelleryDrop Star Loop Earrings, £55

star-loop-earrings-mothers-dayA gorgeous gold necklace would be a welcome gift this Mother’s Day, but why not splash out on the whole set? Would be rude not to, right? Both pieces are 9k Yellow Gold.

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Gifts for Fashion-forward Mums

While many mums are busy running around after their children, it can be easy to lose a sense of personal style – instead opting for more practical clothes and accessories. Show the mums in your life they don’t need to scrimp on style with our pick of fashion-forward Mother’s Day gifts.

Radley Arlington Court Medium Multiway Bag, £209

Arlington Court Medium Multiway bag-mothers-day

You can’t go far wrong with a classic handbag as a Mother’s Day gift, and Radley know a thing or two when it comes to style and substance.

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Jem + Bea Baby Changing Backpack, £140


This chic baby changing bag from Jem + Bea is the perfect gift for style-conscious mums with a little one in tow.

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Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts

Even if you’re not gifted in the field of arts and crafts, you can still add a personalised touch to your Mother’s Day gifts this year. Amazon Handmade is a selection of personalised and custom-made gifts, and mega babe Giovanna Fletcher has even hand-selected a few of her favourite products.

giovanna-fletcher-amazon-handmadeAmazon Handmade Personalised Apron, £21amazon-handmade-makeup-bag

Amazon Handmade Mumlife make-up bag, £4.95

Beauty Tech Gifts for Mother’s Day

Give the gift of great hair or a perfectly polished smile this Mother’s Days with these top styling appliances.

Dyson Supersonic™ Hair Dryer, £199



Completely reinventing the way hair dryers are designed, the Dyson Supersonic is the crème de la crème of hair styling. Treat mum to the best of the best, as the light-weight yet super efficient dryer delivers powerful drying and styling results

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GHD Gold Dry & Style Gift Set, £199



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Oral-B GENIUS X Electric Toothbrush 

Oral-B_Genius X AOB Blush Pink Mother's Day

What better way to put a smile on mum’s face than with something to help polish her pearly whites. GENIUS X with Artificial intelligence tracks where you are brushing (and not brushing enough) in your mouth; the Oral-B app gives you personalised feedback, so you know where you need to focus more and how to get your best results every day.

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Gifts for Fitness-fanatic Mums

Myzone MZ-3 Heart-rate Monitor, £129

Myzone-mothers-dayWith a heart rate accuracy of 99.4%, which is one of the highest in the world, the Myzone MZ-3 is a great gift for a fitness fanatic. It means that the user can rest assured they are getting accurate data and can keep an eye on their vitals. This is particularly relevant for pregnant women and new mums who want to keep an eye on their heart rate for the safety of the baby and for themselves to make sure they are not pushing themselves too hard.


How to Spend Mother’s Day 2020

Sometimes a material gift doesn’t quite cut the mustard when it comes to showing mums the appreciation they deserve. Experiences and days out can be a great way to treat the women in your life, or an excuse to spend some quality mother-daughter time together.

Mother and Daughter Manicure, House Cats London


If ever there was a day to treat yourself to a bit of a pamper sesh, it’s Mother Day, right? House Cats London have the perfect offering for mums in need of a manicure and a bit of mother/daughter bonding. Mama’s, book yourself in for the signature Cat’s Manicure and bring your little kittens along for a Mini Mani.  The Cat’s Manicure, £30, Mini Mani, £12.

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