Category: Mother's Day

Make this Mother's Day the best one yet by spending it in Plymouth. There is plenty to get up to in Britain's Ocean City to celebrate all the mums out there. Here are eight things you can do on Mother's Day weekend in Plymouth. 


Go on a Mother's Day Walk

Treat your mum to the stunning surroundings of Plymouth by taking a stroll around the city. Whether you are after the beautiful waterfront of Plymouth Hoe or the Royal William Yard, or you'd prefer the green pastures of Central Park. There are plenty of scenic walks to venture on.

If you want to add some excitement to your stroll, download the free Plymouth Trails app. The app is home to several themed walks that explore and educate with fascinating facts about Plymouth's past. 


Indulge in a Spa Day 

Treat your mum to a well-deserved pamper day this Mother's Day. With luxurious Spas at Boringdon Hall's award-winning Gaia Spa or the cosy comforts of China Fleet Country Club, there are ample spa treatments available to provide the ultimate relaxing experience this Mother's Day.


Take to the seas!

Head to The Barbican Landing Stage on Saturday and visit Plymouth Boat Trips. Offering cruises around the local waterways, it's a fascinating way to explore the city from a different point of view. Availability is limited therefore booking in advance is advised. 


Visit the Royal William Yard

Make memories this Mother's Day at the Royal William Yard. The striking sculptures of the former Naval buildings provide a stunning scene to have a fantastic day.

The trendy area is stooped in heritage but is now a hive of activity with waterfront restaurants including the Hook and Line, Pho or Bistrot Pierre which are well worth a visit. Once you are finished you can explore the area with the Royal William Yard Geo Trail or head to the nearby Devil's Point and Firestone Bay to gaze at the beautiful view of Plymouth Sound National Marine Park.

A sunny day at the Royal William Yard


Indulge in a Sunday roast 

Treat your mum to a Sunday Roast this Mother's Day. Nothing quite says 'I love you mum' than a delicious traditional roast dinner. There are plenty of delightful restaurants, bistros and cute pubs dishing up roasts this Mother's Day, view our top recommendations for where to go for Sunday Roast in Plymouth.


Try a Gin at Plymouth Gin Distillery

A gin tipple on Mother's Day? Yes, please! Take your mum to the historic Plymouth Gin Distillery on The Barbican this year. Learn about the fascinating heritage of the world-renowned drink with a tour around the iconic building. Don't forget to make the most of your stay with a drink in the cute Refectory Bar and sink a gin or two!

Plymouth Gin Distillery


Explore the Barbican

Wander through the cobbled streets of The Barbican, Plymouth's historic quarter, filled with independent shops, art galleries, and waterfront restaurants. Don't miss the chance to snap some photos by the Mayflower Steps, or visit the National Marine Aquarium situated here, which is home to over 4000 underwater species.


Take advantage of one of one-time-only Mother's Day offers 

Spend the day making the most of some of the fantastic Mother's Day offers available in Plymouth this year. Dine with limited edition menus at one of the many restaurants across the city, cheers to an afternoon tea or even visit Dartmoor Zoo for free are just some of the offers waiting to be taken up in Plymouth. 

Check out the full list of Mother's Day offers in Plymouth. 

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