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What better way is there to thank your mum this Mother’s Day than with a gift of a holiday or a short break to one of our holiday cottages?

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it is time to get thinking about how to celebrate this special day. If you have fallen short of ideas, or you’re tired of doing the usual cards and flowers, why not book one of our Mother’s Day holiday cottages and give her the break she truly deserves?

Read on to discover our best holiday cottages to take mum to this Mother’s Day…


Haytor (Ref. 975877), North Bovey, near Chagford, Devon 

Haytor

Tucked away in the rural setting of Dartmoor National Park, amidst the grounds of Bovey Castle, which was built in 1907, is this stunning retreat, Haytor.

Your mum will be delighted by the outstanding facilities that await her at this property, including use of a tennis court, an indoor swimming pool and a sauna.

After a journey of exploring your surroundings, relax into your evening within the property, where a refreshing colour palette complements the stylish furnishings to offer a tranquil space for you and your loved ones to enjoy a mother’s day celebration.

When you’re not making the most of the onsite facilities, why not indulge in a glass of something chilled on the terrace area with your loved ones around you whilst admiring your settings.

If you don’t feel like cooking, treat your mum to a Mother’s Day brunch at the hotel’s brasserie or a Sunday lunch at the restaurant.

Activities during your special day whilst staying here may include archery, rifle shooting, clay pigeon shooting or cider and sloe gin making, promising a fun-filled weekend.


Flint Barn (Ref. 1025504), Knapton, Norfolk 

Flint Barn

Treat your mum to a break to the quintessential village of Knapton this Mother’s Day by booking a stay at this superbly-appointed barn conversion.

Enjoying a touch of opulence, Flint Barn promises to be a wonderful base for your mum and all of her loved ones to gather to celebrate this special occasion.

Envision yourself spending evenings cosied up within the open-plan living room, where the exposed beams and large patio doors frame the space, filling the room with a blend of character and contemporary.

Rustle up a delicious Sunday dinner for your mum within the well-equipped kitchen, where the sleek black unit’s house everything you could possibly need for a self-catering holiday.

After dinner, light up the fire and curl up on one of the two plush corner sofas, perfect for those chillier evenings in March.

Completing the interior are the four elegantly-presented bedrooms, designed to ensure a comfortable space for you to retreat to before the next day’s action-packed adventure.

Flint Barn is the ideal base for a large family gathering for this Mother’s Day.


Estuary View (Ref. 1016968), Dartmouth, Devon 

Estuary View

Why not spend Mother’s Day enjoying the spectacular views of the River Dart and being within striking distance of the popular town of Dartmouth?

This spacious accommodation makes the perfect base for those large family gatherings, with four beautifully-presented bedrooms to choose from, comprising of two king-size bedrooms, a double bedroom and a twin bedroom in the separate annexe accommodation.

Gather of an evening within the open-plan living room, where you can light up the fire, sink into the armchairs and admire the picturesque views which surround the accommodation. Alternatively, host home-cooked meals within the conservatory, where a plush dining arrangement awaits.

Continuing to impress, the annexe plays host to its own brightly-decorated open-plan living room with everything you could need for an independent break away from the main house.

If you can tear yourself away from this perfect Mother’s Day cottage, head to the centre of Dartmouth, where a whole host of amenities can be explored one afternoon or brush up on the local history by discovering the 14th century Dartmouth Castle which overlooks the estuary.


Church Street Cottage (Ref. 1022982), Llangollen, North Wales & Snowdonia 

Church Street Cottage

For Mother’s who are seeking an adventure-filled holiday, then a stay at Church Street Cottage is perfect.

Here, you are surrounded by the beauty and essence of North Wales, as well as overlooking the picturesque River Dee.

After admiring the winding streets and alleyways of Llangollen, head along one of the oldest streets in the town before finding this quaint retreat.

Relax into your evening within the open-plan living room, where the woodburning stove fills the room with comfort during the cold evenings.

Mothering Sunday lunch can be prepared within the kitchen area before you and your loved ones settle down at the dining table to tuck in and share your holiday stories.

After dinner, unwind into your evening by flicking on the TV and cosying up in front of the fire. Alternatively, wrap up warm and catch the sunset with a glass of wine in hand upon the patio area, where views of the River Dee and Llangollen can be enjoyed.

During your time at Church Street Cottage, you can look forward to walking along the canal or adventuring up the impressive Castell Dinas Brân which overlooks the town.

Alternatively, within driving distance of the cottage are a number of things to do, including walking Offa’s Dyke Path or an adventure amidst the stunning scenery of the Snowdonia National Park.

Church Street Cottage is the perfect escape to celebrate Mother’s Day in North Wales.


Dolphin Cottage (Ref. 1011363), Bembridge, Isle of Wight 

Dolphin Cottage

Dolphin Cottage is surrounded by a plethora of hidden gems and glorious beaches, offering the perfect escape to tranquillity.

Spend Mother’s Day at this bright and airy accommodation, where quality furniture and fixtures have been left to ensure a relaxing base for a holiday to the Isle of Wight.

The open-plan living room comprises of a fully-equipped kitchen, a formal dining space and an L-shaped sofa which is situated in front of the TV, making the ideal hub for all the family to gather together to celebrate this Mother’s Day.

If you fancy an hour away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the group, retreat into the separate sitting room, where a roaring woodburning stove awaits you. Younger guests of the group will be delighted to find a playroom, where they can while away a couple of hours during a rainy day.

Once the evening draws to a close, make your way up the stairs where four bedrooms await you, consisting of a super-king-size bedroom and three twin bedrooms, designed to ensure a flexible sleeping arrangement.

If you fancy a picturesque walk, head to nearby Ducie Beach and enjoy all that the coast of Isle of Wight has to offer you and your family this mother’s day.


Pool Cottage (Ref. 1027422), Broxholme near Saxilby, Lincolnshire

Pool Cottage

Promising the ultimate holiday for a family of all ages and tastes is this characterful abode, Pool Cottage.

This accommodation gives you the benefits of a rural escape, yet with its outdoor pool, hot tub and gas barbecue you are guaranteed a fun-filled holiday to celebrate mother’s day.

The spacious kitchen offers plenty of room for the designated chef of the group to rustle up a special meal for mum, before everyone gathers at the dining table to toast to a wonderful holiday to Lincolnshire.

After dinner, treat yourself to an indulgent soak in the bubbling hot tub before heading to the sitting room and lighting up the fire.

Afterwards, catch your rest one in one of the elegantly-appointed bedrooms, comprising of a super-king-size bedroom and a double bedroom, both of which are served by a family bathroom, boasting a walk-in shower and a bath.

If you can tear yourself away from this outstanding accommodation, immerse yourself in the countryside setting by exploring the public footpaths or enjoying a scenic drive to one of the country parks.

For those bringing two wheels, find a plethora of cycle trails within the surrounding area, including a trail which begins at Doddington Hall or why not learn about the local history by visiting The Collection and Museum of Lincolnshire Life in Lincoln.

Pool Cottage for a memorable Mother’s Day break to this corner of the country.


Little Herdwick (Ref. 1016671), Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District 

Little Herdwick is the ideal cottage for exploring the wonders of the Lake District National Park, as well as treating your mum to a holiday to Windermere for Mother’s Day.

Make use of the open-plan living area, where a cosy seating arrangement awaits you, perfect for tuning into the TV and keeping toasty next to the fireplace. Joining the sitting area is the dining table, where self-catered meals can be enjoyed, each one prepared within the contemporary-styled kitchen.

The sleeping arrangement here comprises of two double bedrooms which are accompanied by a superb family bathroom, boasting a shower over bath, allowing for a relaxing soak after a busy day or a refreshing shower before the day ahead.

For Mother’s Day, why not explore the delights of Windermere, where you will find a magnitude of superb eateries and pubs to choose from to assist you in your celebrations.

Why not spend Mother’s Day exploring England’s largest lake, where a selection of watersports are available, as well as leisurely boat trips to soak up the scenery further?

Enjoy scenic drives to a number of attractions and activities that will suit a family of all ages. Such attractions include the pretty Grizedale Forest Park with its excellent walking opportunities, mountain biking and the ‘Go Ape’ adventure park.

For other ways to spend your Mother’s Day, take a look at our Lake District travel guide.


Aarons (Ref. 1027344), Chagford, Devon

Arrons

Find this converted barn nestled in the picturesque hamlet of East Ash, offering a peaceful setting for your special treat to mum this Mother’s Day.

With four spacious bedrooms to choose from, three of which rest on the ground-floor, your group will be delighted by the flexible sleeping arrangement. Choose from a super-king-size bedroom, a king-size bedroom with an en-suite and a twin, whilst upstairs there is a king-size bedroom with access to a family bathroom.

Venture upstairs to gather within the sitting/dining room in front of the woodburning or rustle up a feast in the amply-equipped kitchen, boasting everything you could possibly need during a self-catering weekend away.

This spot is ideal for exploring the historic delights of Exeter with its cathedral and Royal Albert Museum and Art Gallery, or explore the 20th century Castle Drogo.

For those feeling active, explore the open moorland which surrounds the area or stroll along the coastline to admire the dramatic scenery that awaits you.


If you are looking to impress your mum further, take a look at our 10 fun facts for Mother’s Day or have a browse through all of our Mother’s Day holiday cottages to find the perfect getaway for your mum. If you treat your mum to one of our holiday cottages, be sure to share your photos with us on on FacebookTwitter and Instagram!

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