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Ten Special Mum and Daughter Days Out

While Mother’s Day is a lovely moment to celebrate your mum, enjoying fun time together should not be confined to one weekend of the year. Read on for ten special mum and daughter days out.

Our selection of special and memorable days out for mums and daughters are ideal year-round, and for all ages. Including cultural outings and spoiling spa days, creative workshops and exciting journeys, read on for inspiration in planning mum-daughter time, and for ideas on how to treat the most special woman in your life – be she big or small.

Get Creative At Petersham Nurseries

For those who would like to do something creative, Petersham Nurseries have the most delightful selection of classes and workshops. From spring flower arranging to Easter-wreath making and tablescaping, there are plenty of options to choose from at either the Covent Garden or Richmond venues of this wonderful company. Most sessions last around two hours and refreshments are served – or book into the whimsical garden restaurant in Richmond or the Italian eatery in Covent Garden to make your day out extra special. While these classes aren’t suitable for very young children, creative and well-behaved youngsters over the age of 10 will love taking part.


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Take Afternoon Tea at the NoMad Hotel

It’s the classic mum and daughter outing: afternoon tea somewhere swish. And who doesn’t love enjoying cake and a cuppa with their mum? The latest addition to the London scene is the wonderful afternoon tea at the chic Nomad Hotel in Covent Garden. Located in a Grade II-listed building this five-star hotel has just launched its first afternoon tea, honouring the timeless British tradition with a stylish NoMad twist. Guests can expect elevated finger sandwiches, a selection of scones and an artful composition of sweets, served alongside a tea-inspired cocktail menu crafted by the hotel’s bartending team. Children are welcome to join and while there isn’t a kids’ menu as such, their tastes can be accommodated.


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Discover Nature At RHS Garden Wisley

Dotted all over the country, Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Gardens offer a wonderful experience to visitors of all ages who can immerse themselves in nature at its prettiest. Expect to find beautifully cultivated and maintained gardens to explore, lovely onsite cafes, and superb plant nursery and gift shops. There’s plenty for little ones to enjoy too with playgrounds, nature trails and lots of local wildlife to spot. RHS Garden Wisley, the flagship garden of the Royal Horticultural Society is one of the great gardens of the world that attracts up to one million visitors every year and it’s not hard to see why. Just a short trip down the A3 in Surrey, it’s the ideal day out for families. Wander the endless flower-lined paths, have a picnic or even learn new skills with one of the many workshops available to a selection of age groups and horticultural abilities. Plus, if you join the RHS you get limitless entry and discounted tickets to the famous Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows that run every spring, and other fun days out for green-fingered mums and daughters to enjoy.


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Relax With A Spa Treatment At Eynsham Baths

Estelle Manor’s Eynsham Baths is the ultimate spa day experience. Newly opened, the 3,000 square metre Roman-inspired spa encompasses a vast tepidarium bathing hall with carved marble details, five thermal pools, a lounge and ten treatment rooms, including couples’ suites and thermal cabins. Book into the hotel and create your own experience or follow Estelle Manor’s morning or evening circuits for a thermodynamic bathing ritual. With a huge selection of treatments available, from massages and facials to chakra healing and reflexology, mums and daughters can while away the hours in the most tranquil of settings, including a nutritious lunch at the Manor’s excellent Brasserie Restaurant. Set in the rolling Oxfordshire countryside just an hour from London, this is the perfect way to unwind together. While this hotel and country club is very child friendly, Eynsham Baths is strictly adults-only and suitable for those 18 and over.


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Add To Your Jewellery Collection At Liberty’s Atelier VM

While ‘mummy and me’ dressing is very sweet when your little girl is young, matching outfits is unlikely to get a great response from your teenage daughter. For a shared fashion experience you’ll both love head to Atelier VM exclusively at Liberty. This Italian jewellery brand specialise in delicate welded bracelets, meaning you can both find one you love and wear them permanently. The L’Essenziale collection offers an 18ct gold bracelet with no clasp, designed to be invisibly welded on to your wrist to form ‘an eternal strand’ – the loveliest idea for mums and daughters of almost any age. Choose your colour and chain weight and have it tailor-measured at the brand’s counter in the jewellery hall on the ground floor.


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Journey Across England On A British Pullman Train

There are special occasions when you want to do something truly unique to mark the day and a trip on a Belmond train could be just the ticket. The world-class travel company offer journeys all over the world – such as London to Venice on the famous Orient Express – but there are also several journeys around England on the British Pullman train. So whether you fancy a four-hour round trip with a champagne afternoon tea or a longer day out taking in the sights of Bath or Oxford, sit back and enjoy the old-school glamour of this exquisitely restored 1930s train that takes travelling in style to a whole new level. This is not suited to very little ones, but children are welcome aboard the train and will be seated in a carriage designated to families.


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Browse The Exhibitions At The V&A

The Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington is one of London’s most inspiring and exciting museums. As well as the fascinating permanent collections that take visitors on a journey through 5000 years of human creativity, art and design, you’ll find a constant and ever changing stream of outstanding exhibitions. So far 2024 has seen the sell-out Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto and Diva, which celebrates iconic performers. Later this year Fragile Beauty: Photographs from the Sir Elton John and David Furnish Collection will open, as will the much-anticipated NAOMI – a look at famous supermodel Naomi Campbell and her extraordinary life. The perfect cultural day out for any mum and daughter duo, the V&A is a must-visit. Even better, members can enjoy free entry to all exhibition, even those that are sold out to the public.


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Go (Personal) Shopping at Harrods

Most girls – of any age – love a shopping trip with their mum. Take it to the next level of style and comfort with a personal shopping session at Harrods. The world-famous department store is a home to all things luxury, so whether you are on the lookout for clothing, shoes, or accessories, you can share your requirements and tastes with the excellent team who will do all the leg work for you, meaning mum and daughter can simply enjoy the selection process in the private personal shopping suite. And this treat is definitely not just for grown-ups. With a fantastic childrenswear department featuring the likes of Stella McCartney Kids, Liewood and Rachel Reilly, young fashion-conscious clients can join in the fun with their mums too.


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Enjoy A Leisurely Browse Around Daylesford Farm

A day at Daylesford really does tick all the boxes. Delish dining options, a charming farm shop, dreamy Bamford spa with a vast selection of treatments and ultra-chic fashion and interiors stores – all set in the picture-perfect Cotswolds countryside, just an hour from London. Add to this a state-of-the-art cookery school and a range of workshops and events including baking and art classes for children, and you have the perfect spot for a mum and daughter hangout – whether visiting as adults or with a little one in tow. Closer to London check out Daylesford in Pimlico, Notting Hill and Brompton Cross for workshops and events.


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Catch A Match At Queen’s Tennis Club

For a sporty mum and daughter day out, book tickets for the Cinch Championships. A highlight of the summer season, this incredibly popular tournament takes place in June every year. Expect show stopping tennis from some of the world’s best players at Queens, the historic British club in leafy Barnes. Unlike Wimbledon with its luck-of-the-draw ballot system, tickets for Queens can be easily bought online by signing up to a Lawn Tennis Association membership. Sun hats at the ready, expect to find plenty of champagne and strawberries to enjoy courtside as you soak up the atmosphere. The dream way for tennis fans to spend a summer’s day together.


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