The count down to Christmas has started and we can already feel its spirit out and about in shops and markets. Christmas is definitely my favourite time of the year, nothing can compare to the feeling of warmth and happiness that I get when I am with the ones I love. At Christmas there is magic in the air or why else would be get that warm fuzzy feeling when we greet strangers or enjoy dinner with our friends? Christmas puts a smile on my face, because it’s the best time to spoil and indulge the ones we love with little treats and presents or give back some love to our family and friends in form of a very special gift.
If you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet or you feel a bit uninspired, but still want to make your gift a memorable and unique one, get some ideas from my top 5 experience gifts for mum. With these suggestions, a big smile of surprise and excitement is guaranteed!
1. Girls spa days for two
This is the perfect opportunity to relax after the unavoidable Christmas stress and make up for all the busy times that stopped you from chatting to mum. Treat her to a beauty therapy and enjoy some quality time with her in the spa’s leisure and relaxation facilities. With a choice of over 45 locations, you can select your favourite resort and enjoy a day package that will include a massage or a facial treatment by a full qualified beauty therapist and the unlimited access to the pool, sauna, steam room, solarium and gym. At a very affordable price, this is, without a doubt, my number one! It will make mum feel pampered and looked after, she definitely deserves a break!
2. Photographic Makeover
What about a fun photoshoot that will make your mum feel like a Hollywood star? My number two is a very special one as it includes pampering treats and professional make up & styling that will get our mums ready for an amazing photoshoot. This experience will definitely make them feel the absolute protagonists of the day. Your mum will be thrilled with the final results and overwhelmed with the choices she will have at the end of the session. She will be treated like a proper celebrity and will feel like the absolute idol of the day. How fun does that sound?
3. London hotel & Theatre break for two- Silver
If your mum is more of a calmed and classic type, indulge her with a night escape to a beautiful Macdonald Hotel where she will be surrounded by the beautiful hotel’s properties and the grandeur of nature. Spoil her to a captivating, romantic and charming break for two that will include a full or continental English breakfast in the relaxing country side. You can choose from a selection of Macdonald hotels throughout the country- from the most convenient to the one you think is prettiest. Pick up your hotel and let your mum enjoy of the pleasures and tranquillity she has been seeking.
4. English vineyard Tour, wine tasting and lunch for two
This is a very interesting yet exciting experience for those who are partial to a tipple. The English vineyard tour will teach and show you the whole process behind the wine production as well as educate you into the estate and history of the vineyard. You will also be able to enjoy some wine tasting and a delightful lunch plus a bottle of wine to take home. An experience that will awake all her senses!
5. Fudge Making workshop for two
Is your mum the best cook in the world? Does she love the culinary art? This fudge making workshop is the best and funniest treat if she is a cook lover. In this experience, she will have the opportunity to experience with fudge as well as learning from the best experts on the process of fudge making. This experience includes all the accessories she will need to make some fudge at Jim Garrahy’s fudge shop and plus she will get a £5 discount to all purchases over £15! Let’s start cooking!
Disclosure: I received a Activity Superstore voucher as a thank you for sharing these experience days in my gift guide. I would however suggest these for every mum as they are great fun. My mum would definitely love these!