Celebrate your Mum and mother figures with extra special gifts and experiences that you can only find in Exeter. From irresistible afternoon teas and dining out to gin tasting tours and sweet treats - there's plenty in our city to impress this Mother's Day!

Cream tea aboard Stuart Line Cruises

Just sit back, relax and watch the world float by with a scenic Mother's Day cruise aboard Stuart Line Cruises. Indulge in a delicious Devon cream tea complete with oodles of cream and lashings of strawberry jam. Spaces are limited so don't miss out.

Tours, tastings and gin making at Quayside Distillery

If your loved one is a gin fan then Quayside Distillery is the place to visit. Learn about innovative distillation methods and sample some of the local specialities or make it a truly memorable Mother's Day by joining the gin school where you can experience creating and making your own gin. What combination would you create?

Mamma Mia

Bring out the Dancing Queen in your Mum and treat her to a Mamma Mia themed afternoon tea at the Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel. You'll be welcomed by a glass of Prosecco or G&T before tucking into scrumptious warm scones with jam and cream, a selection of sandwiches and cakes, tea and coffee. After all the Abba tunes you'll definitely leave saying Thank You For the Music (and food)! 

A mouthwatering Sunday lunch

Mother's Day falls on Sunday 10th March so why not treat her to an indulgent Sunday roast with all the trimmings? There's no need to slave away in the kitchen and certainly no washing up required when you book a table at one of our cosy Exeter restaurants. Take a look at our blog for inspitation!

Relax with a favourite read

Mum's deserve some quality 'me' time and what better way than curled up with a good read. Indie-favourite Bookbag can order any book for collection from their bookshop in McCoys Arcade, or for delivery. They also offer a subscription service and gift vouchers if you're not quite sure of Mum's reading interests.

Forge Feast at Winslade Manor

Serving up a perfect combination of delicious food and a great vibe, treat your Mum to a Forge Feast at Winslade Manor this Mother's Day. Choose either a two or three course lunch and enjoy a relaxed afternoon in the company of your loved ones and live music. The warm rice pudding, poached rhubarb, ginger and amaretti crumb deserves a place in Mum's cook book!

A selection of sweet treats from Chococo

Is your Mum a chocoholic? Award-winning Chococo on Gandy Street has a mission to tantalise your taste buds with the most deliciously uplifting fine fresh chocolate experience in the UK. Who are we to argue and the only dilemma you'll face is choosing what to treat your Mum to from their wide range of chocolate assortment boxes, lollies and figures.

Become a member of Exeter Northcott Theatre

If your Mum enjoys a night out and is a fan of the theatre then how about treating her to a membership of Exeter Northcott Theatre. Not only does it mean they'll receive a discount on show tickets, food and drink, but there's also a great feeling knowing that the membership contributes in a small way towards the future of an amazing local theatre.

Indulge in an afternoon tea at Colson's

Mother's Day, the perfect excuse for a little indulgence and Colson's Afternoon Tea will certainly make it a memorable day. Hand-crafted patisserie, finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and a blend of teas or coffee, you can even add a glass of Champagne to make the occasion even more special. As an alternative you could also treat Mum to some pampering at The Retreat Spa to help restore mind, body and soul. ⠀ 

An InExeter gift card

Take the decision out of gifting this Mother's Day and buy an InExeter gift card. A great way to support local independents and discover a huge choice of retailers from boutiques, artisan producers, lifestyle and homeware shops, jewellers, makers and crafters. With over 50 independents to discover, explore and support, you’ll be spoilt for choice of where to spend it!

Mum's favourite at Pizza Express

Mum's, it's time to pick your favourite… pizza, of course! You’ll find them all at PizzaExpresss with their Mother's Day Celebration Menus. Mark the occasion with two courses for just £17.95 or add a showstopping dessert and enjoy 3 courses for only £21.95. The stage is set for unforgettable family get-togethers – so gather round and raise a glass to Mum. Turns out, Mum's do have favourites! 

Free day at Killerton

Experience Killerton free of charge this Mother’s Day as the National Trust say thank you to all of the National Lottery Players who have helped them with vital conservation work. Simply book here and present your lottery ticket or scratch card at their visitor reception to enjoy the Georgian house set in over 6,000 acres of working farmland, woods, parkland, cottages and orchards.

A mouthwatering carvery at the Devon Hotel

The Devon Hotel are serving up a delicious carvery experience at their Carriages Brasserie that's sure to get your Mum's approval. Join them for a heartwarming dining experience that will leave lasting memories for you and your cherished mum.


Stuart Line Cruises
Boat Trip
Geology Day Trip

A family owned passenger boat business operating from Exmouth. With sailings along the East & South Devon coastline & River Exe. A large variety of trips available from scenic river cruises to all day excursions. Operating all year round.

Mercure Rougemont Hotel
Conferences & Weddings
Mercure Rougemont Hotel exterior at day

The four-star Rougemont hotel in Exeter is an elegant Victorian building situated near the city's railway station. It is one of the few hotels in Exeter and so serves as the ideal base from which to explore this historic city

External shot of Bookbag

Bookbag is Exeter's new(ish) independent bookshop. They stock a select range of local/global fiction and non-fiction, art, nature, zines, and children's books. Book ordering, subscription service, and a range of events including open-mic poetry.

Exeter Northcott Theatre
Exeter Northcott theatre exterior

The Exeter Northcott Theatre has been the home of high-quality professional theatre in Exeter and Devon for 50 years. The varied programme includes drama, dance, opera, ballet, music, workshops, community and educational events.

Bread, Cakes, Biscuits & Confectionery
Chocolate gift boxes

Established in Swanage, Dorset in 2002, we are a proudly independent artisan chocolate brand, single-minded in our mission to tantalise your taste buds with the most deliciously uplifting fine fresh chocolate experience in the UK. We are inspired by fine, origin chocolate every day, and love to spread this inspiration to true chocolate lovers across the nation.

Winslade Manor
Fine dining at Winslade Manor

Winslade Manor Restaurant & Bar is an exciting new lifestyle destination for Exeter and the south west. Chef Director Matt Mason uses the best local ingredients in menus to suit every taste and occasion. We’re excited to welcome you as our guests.

National Trust Killerton House & Gardens
Historic House/Palace
Killerton pond

Explore Killerton, one of Devon's great estates, with a landscape garden, parkland, Georgian house and renowned fashion collection.

Hotel Indigo Exeter
Exeter suite

The hotel takes its design inspiration from the building’s department store past and other neighbourhood sites as each of the 104 rooms are styled to honour elements of the city. Don’t forget to experience Colson’s Bar & Restaurant, The Dugout Bar, Becketts Champagne Rooftop Bar and The Retreat Spa.

Pizza Express Exeter – Cathedral Yard
Perfect location by Exeter Cathedral

Come and see us on the corner of Exeter’s charming Cathedral Yard, in a listed building once known as Tinley’s tea shop. Inside, the restaurant is split over two floors, so there’s room enough for everyone, with original features like timber frames, exposed brick walls and a cast iron fireplace giving a warm, cosy feel. Sit downstairs to watch our talented pizzaiolos at work in the open kitchen, or take a seat upstairs, where large windows overlook the Cathedral itself. You’ll find us just 5 minutes’ walk from Exeter train station and 10 minutes’ walk from the bus station – and with plenty of car parking nearby too, there’s really no excuse not to visit us.



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