Get ready to pamper and indulge your mum at one of these Mother’s Day events taking place in Kent. From craft activities to full days out, we’ve rounded up the best mum-friendly activities that the whole family can enjoy.
Mother’s Day Events in Kent
Call the Midwife Tour at The Historic Dockyard Chatham
From Sat 25 March – Oct 2017, 11.00am or 2.00pm
Church Ln, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TE
Led by your very own ‘midwife’ this guided tour visits areas of the dockyard that have been used as locations for the popular television drama series ‘Call the Midwife’.
Throughout all five series, The Historic Dockyard Chatham has been transformed into 1950’s Poplar Dock many times and has had countless scenes involving the show’s stars, including Miranda Hart and Jenny Agutter, filmed across its 80 acre site.
Cost: Tea and tour – Adults £33; children £32. Tour only – Adults £16; children £12.50.
Mother’s Day Weekend at Hever Castle
Sat 25 Mar – Sun 26 Mar 10.00am-4.00pm
Hever Road, Nr Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG
Spoil mum on Mother’s Day weekend with a memorable family day out. Treat her to a delicious meal or simply enjoy quality time together in the Castle and Gardens.
Cost: £29.5pp / £12 Child – Pre-booked lunch
A Weekend for Mum at Penshurst Place and Gardens
Sat 25 Mar – Sun 26 Mar 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Penshurst, near Tonbridge, Kent TN11 8DG
Visit on the 25th to create a special card and maybe a hand-made present or two for Mum. On the 26th, you can treat her to lunch in the Garden Restaurant, where we’ll be offering a bespoke Mother’s Day menu.
Cost: Normal admission applies
Mother’s Day afternoon Tea at Dreamland
Sat 25 Mar 2017 (12.00pm-2.00pm) & Sun 26 Mar 2017 (12.00pm-2.00pm & 3.00pm-5.00pm)
Marine Terrace, Margate, Kent CT9 1XJ
If you’re trying to plan the ideal day to spoil your mum then look no further than our Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea! Held in our beautifully restored 1920s Ballroom, this is the perfect setting to accompany the delicious array of scones, cakes and finger sandwiches available. Plus, you can wash them down with a delightful selection of teas, or even a glass of prosecco!
Cost: Adults from £13.45, children from £8.95
Mothers Day Special Lunch at The Hop Farm
Sun 26 Mar 10.00am-4.00pm
Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6PY
Treat Mum this year to a fantastic two-course carvery lunch and a gift for mum provided by us!
Cost: £15 per adult, £8 for children under 12
Mother’s Day Craft at Emmetts Garden
Sun 26 Mar 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 6BA
Make your own token as a treat for mum. Materials provided for this self-led craft.
Cost: Free event, standard admission applies. Adults £9; children £4.50
Mothers Day Family Fun Day at Groombridge Place
Sun 26 Mar 2017, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Groombridge Place, Groombridge Hill, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 9QG
Fun for the family, Bouncy castle, face painting, meet one of our magical Groms and a free gift for all the Mums too.
Cost: Adult £10.95, Children (3-12) £9.45, Senior Citizens £9.45, Family (2 adults and 2 children) £35.95
Mother’s Day Costume Tour and Cream Tea at Smallhythe Place
Sun 26 March 2017, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm
Small Hythe Rd, Tenterden, Kent TN30 7NG
Venture into the costume store at Smallhythe Place where hundreds of lavish and historic theatre costumes are kept, and learn about the stories behind them. Later, warm up in the vintage tearoom with a classic cream tea for two.
Cost: £8, call 01580 762334 to book
Mothering Sunday at Ightham Mote, National Trust
Sun 26 Mar 2017, 11.30-15.30pm
Present her with a hand-made basket of paper flowers. Or why not treat her to lunch or a cream tea in the café? Mum’s can also enjoy a touch of luxury with a hand massage in the shop.
Mothers Day Extra Special Afternoon Tea at Quex Park
Sun 26 Mar 2017, 11.45am-3.30pm
Park Ln, Birchington, Kent CT7 0BH
Spoil mum to our extra special afternoon tea with Mama Feelgoods at Quex Park, let our pastry chefs treat you to delicate sandwiches, fine savory pastries and warm homemade scones served with preserves and a delectable array of sweet pastry confections. Choose specialty tea or fresh coffee, along with a complimentary glass of Prosecco. Live music from Ja Ja Jive for a wonderful ambience. Ticket for Quex Gardens is included.
Cost: £22.95 payable on booking, under 12’s £10
Mothers Day Lunch at Bodiam Castle
Sun 26 Mar 2017, 12noon – 2.00pm
Bodiam, Robertsbridge TN32 5UA
Make your Ladies’ weekend day out with Mum complete by including a delicious 3-course lunch. Our spring-themed Terrace Room is the perfect spot for you to spoil your Mum. Lunch is prepared on site by our chef, Phil, and baker, Marilyn, and for Mum there’ll be a special Mothers’ Day gift.
Cost: Free event, normal castle admission applies
Mother’s Day Special at Kent & East Sussex Railway
Sun 26 Mar 2017, 1.15pm or 3.35pm
Tenterden Town Station, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6HE
The Railway offers the perfect day out for all the family where everyone can enjoy the service and style from a more gentle time. A time when attentive staff made our railways the envy of the world! We offer a range of options: a traditional Ploughman’s Lunch or a delicious Cream Tea, both served with tea and coffee on either the 1.15 or 3.35 departures from Tenterden.
Cost: £29.50 for Mum. Others in the party can travel at the normal train fares of £18.00 for adults and £12.00 for children (age 3 to 15) and can choose to add £6.20 for a cream tea or £7.30 for a Ploughman’s.
Mother’s Day Garden Tour and Cream Tea
Sun 26 Mar 2017, 2.15pm-4.00pm
Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1PS
Treat mum to a spring garden tour followed by a cream tea in the Mulberry room. Meet in the Mulberry room at 2:15pm for a garden tour at 2:30pm. The tour will finish back at the Mulberry room for a cream tea from 3pm until 4pm.
Cost: £15.50 (includes a glass of prosecco), Children £8.95 (age 5-12)