Treat your Mum with a day to remember in the Peak District and Derbyshire on Mother’s Day.
There are many ways to show Mum how appreciated she is and we're pleased to say that the Peak District and Derbyshire pretty much has all the bases covered. Let us give you a few ideas for spoiling mum, and if you're looking to be a bit thrifty then take a look at some great value special offers.
Afternoon tea in the Peak District and Derbyshire is undoubtedly a real treat and few places do it better than Chatsworth (pictured) where Mum can enjoy a luxurious afternoon tea experience in the Flying Childers restaurant, where the tea and tea ware has been provided in partnership with Wedgwood. Delectable delights include Gin and tonic salmon, salted cucumber, citrus crème fraiche and rye bread croutons. If you're really looking to score points this year, then we suggest you upgrade to Laurent-Perrier afternoon tea where, alongside your tea, you'll also receive a deliciously bubbly glass of Laurent-Perrier rosé.
Hit the shops!
Take Mum out on a shopping spree, a spot of retail therapy is perfect if you've forgotten her present, again! Shopping in the Peak District and Derbyshire is varied from the high street brands available in many of our towns and Derby's Intu shopping centre, to specialist boutiques clustered around the Cathedral Quarter, Derby and designer labels at East Midlands Designer Outlet (pictured). Heading out of the towns and city into the countryside many of our market towns and picturesque villages are not only great places for a day out but are a hot bed of locally produced artisan products. Avid bargain hunters must head for Ashbourne which is chock-a-block with wonderful little antique shops, although be careful about buying Mum antiques on Mother's Day, it could look like you're trying to tell her something!
Relax and unwind
We have some amazing spas in the Peak District and Derbyshire where you can indulge in some serious downtime, relax, chill, unwind and be pampered. The Devonshire Spa, in the historic setting of the University of Derby outpost in Buxton is part of the awe-inspiring Devonshire Dome, one of the world’s largest unsupported domes, truly a sight to behold, the spa treatments are pretty special too! The Mill Wheel Spa (pictured) offers unique treatments with intriguing and enticing names which include the Farmers Sauna, Mill Wheel Shower, Rasul, Cedar Plunge Pool and the Outdoor Vitality Pool & Spa Garden. Losehill House Hotel & Spa, the only four star hotel in the Peak District, offers the lot from first class spa facilities, amazing food and truly sumptuos bedrooms, all with knock out views of the national park. Plus, they've got an outdoor hot tub!
Get out and about
For those with an interest in the simpler pleasures in life, then you can't beat walking in the Peak District and Derbyshire. As Britain's very first national park the Peak District has more walks than you can shake an antishock trekking stick at. From the high moorlands of the Dark Peak in the north to the rolling hills and dales of the White Peak in the south. Walks in Derbyshire are no less interesting and challenging. The National Forest in the very south of the county is a popular choice for a good ramble.
So, whatever your Mum's interest, there’s a good chance that the Peak District and Derbyshire has got it covered this Mother's Day, and don't forget to take a peek at some great value special offers.