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Things to do on Mother's Day 2022 in London

Celebrate Mother's Day from home this year. © Reid.
Shower mum with love this Mother’s Day. Find the best things to do on Mother's Day in the city, including epic restaurant experiences, West End shows, London gardens and more.


Treat your mum to her favourite activity in the city on Mother’s Day or get her to try something completely new.

In the UK, Mother's Day is celebrated three weeks before Easter Sunday, which means that in 2022, it falls on 27 March.

Browse Mother’s Day ideas for London below to find top things to do with your mum on Mother’s Day 2022.

For the perfect Mother’s Day in London, you can treat mum to afternoon teas and walks in the park, alongside shopping, bowling, cooking classes and even perhaps a speedboat ride. 

Mother’s Day London days out

Outdoor spots to explore together

  • Brew a bevvy, grab your reusable cup and go on a walk around your local park – spot daffodils and crocuses blooming around.
  • Or test each other to name more flowery spring arrivals at your nearby garden.
  • Take in the peaceful atmosphere of London's canals in Camden or the capital's Little Venice.
  • Discover new sights on two wheels with Santander Cycles.
  • Soak in the gorgeous hues of pastel pinks as cherry blossom takes over Greenwich Park.
  • For stunning sunsets and epic vistas, head to London's Instagram-worthy spots.

Shopping for Mother’s Day gifts in London

  • Treat mum to a lavish food hamper from Fortnum & Mason – fit for a queen.
  • Pre-book a luxury experience in London to enjoy together. Choose from a helicopter ride, a pamper session at the spa and more.
  • Or get them excited to explore the city later with a special London voucher.
  • Opt for the classic Mothering Sunday gift by ordering a bunch of blooms from a London florist.
  • Indulge in sweet treats from the capital's top chocolatiers and cake shops, some of which offer home delivery.

Mother's Day dining and foodie treats in London

Mother’s Day afternoon tea in London

Mother's Day activities in London for some quality time together

  • Whizz under Tower Bridge during a speedboat ride on Mother's Day. 
  • Challenge your competitive mum to a game of bowling at the all-American All Star Lanes.
  • Conquer the rapids with mum at Lee Valley White Water Centre, or take on the track at Lee Valley VeloPark.
  • See if you've inherited mum's baking skills at Bread Ahead's baking workshops at Wembley or Borough Market.
  • Book a private dance lesson, or drop in to one of the daily classes at Pineapple Dance Studios.
  • Swing into mum's good books at Swingers – The Crazy Golf Club, at their West End or City of London locations.
  • See the city from above with an unforgettable helicopter tour of London.

Mother's Day shopping and pampering in London

For more ideas on what to do in London this Mother's Day, take a look at this guide to what's on, or find more events taking place on Mother's Day weekend and during the whole of March.

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