Our top 5 picks for Mother’s Day in the Lake District

With just over 2 weeks to go until we celebrate the real wonder-woman in our lives, Lake District Hotels are going all out to celebrate Mum’s this Mother’s Day.

We know all Mums are unique which is what makes them so special, so whether you’re wanting to truly spoil your Mum this March 22nd with foodie delights or utter indulgence, we’ve got an experience for every Mum.

After fully completing 2 ground floor refurbishments at the Skiddaw Hotel and Inn on the Lake and designing an array of exciting new menus, March is quite possibly the best time to pay us a visit and Mother’s Day is the perfect excuse.


Mother’s Day in the Lake District

1)     Hikers Picnic Afternoon Board at the Skiddaw Hotel

If the true way to a person’s heart is through their stomach, then the brand-new Hikers Picnic Afternoon Board being served at the Skiddaw Hotel is quite possibly the best way to show Mum how much you care this Mother’s Day.

Complete with Mini Lakeland Beef Sliders, Panko Fish Goujons, Halloumi Fries, Chocolate Brownies plus much more, this modern twist on a traditional afternoon tea is perfect for those Mums who favour savoury treats over sweet ones.

Our Hikers Picnic Afternoon Board is priced at £31.95 for 2 people and can be enjoyed in the comfort of our cosy bar lounge & conservatory. Alternatively, discover the elegance of our new restaurant, ‘Brasserie 31’ and enjoy a sumptuous 3-course Sunday lunch for £21.95 plus a gift for Mum.


2)     Afternoon Tea at the Inn on the Lake

If your yummy mummy has a sweet tooth and enjoys the finer things in life, the new Afternoon Tea at Inn on the Lake is just the ticket for Mother’s Day in the Lake District. Our wonderful pastry chef has put together a selection of afternoon delights fit for royalty.

Tuck into sweet patisseries, fluffy cakes, delicately prepared finger sandwiches plus more as you enjoy sweeping views of Ullswater from the warmth of our newly-refurbished Orangery.


In fact, last summer the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge actually enjoyed Afternoon Tea at the Inn on the Lake on a regal rest-stop, meaning our sweet treats and kitchen team really do have the royal seal of approval!

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Inn on the Lake is served from 12pm – 5pm and is priced at £25.95 per person which includes a complimentary gift for Mum.

Please call 017684 82444 to book.


Mother’s Day in the Lake District

3)     Mizu Tasting Menu for 2

If your Mum is a proper foodie, the Mizu Tasting Menu for 2 is bound to do the trick this Mother’s Day in the Lake District! With both regular and vegan options available, this 6-course tasting menu incorporates some of the nicest dishes from the exotic cultures of Asia.


This unique, Lake District dining experience will take your senses on a cultural adventure, making it hard to believe you’re actually in the comfort of the Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa and not one of Japan’s trendiest restaurants.

If you are unable to book a table for Mother’s Day you can also purchase a gift voucher, so Mum can enjoy this experience at a time and date that suits her.


The Mizu Tasting Menu is priced at £40 per person and is available for a minimum of 2 people.

To book a table, please call 017687 77285 or click the button below.


4)     4-course Sunday lunch at the Borrowdale Hotel

Although a meal experience is always a great gift, we understand that some people like to stick to what they know! For those mothers who enjoy traditional, British delicacies done right, the Mother’s Day 4-course Sunday Lunch at the Borrowdale Hotel makes for the perfect present.

Renowned locally for its immense flavours, generous portion sizes and fantastic silver service, it’s no surprise that people return for the Borrowdale’s Sunday lunch week on week. Now’s your chance to let your Mum sample this fabulous cuisine.


Mum will certainly feel special as she is escorted to her seat in the award-winning AA Rosette Restaurant and the carving trolley brings the incredible selection of roasts to her. Sunday lunch at the Borrowdale is so much more than just great food, it’s a whole experience.

Mother’s Day Sunday Lunch is priced at £29.95 per person for 4-courses which includes a complimentary gift for mum.

To book, please call 017687 77224.


5)     Spa Day at The Falls Spa

She’s worked immensely hard every day of your life, so what better way to thank Mum for her years of dedication than with a spot of relaxation?! The Falls Spa is the ideal hub to escape the stresses of everyday life and drift away into a state of complete Zen.


Refresh your mind, body and soul with our impressive thermal suite, complete with a Salt Steam Room, Aroma Steam Room, Forrest Rinse Shower, Herbal Sauna plus more. Afterwards, make sure to grab a glass of prosecco from our Champagne Bar and ease yourself into the 16-metre heated Hydrotherapy Pool where you can take in panoramic views of Derwentwater Lake and the surrounding fells.


Although our spa days are exceedingly popular and spaces for Mother’s Day itself are limited, we have an impressive selection of Spa Gift Vouchers so you can treat Mum to a spa experience at a time that best suits her.


Mother’s Day in the Lake District