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If you’re looking to treat your mum to an unforgettable Mothers’ Day, there’s a wonderful variety of things to do this Mothers’ Day in Newcastle and Gateshead. Pick and choose from a fantastic selection of ways to spoil your mum, from a delightful afternoon tea to a culinary tour of discovery around Newcastle.

We’ve compiled a list of the best things to do for Mothers’ Day in the North East to show your mum just how special she is.

Enjoy a refined Afternoon Tea

What better way to treat your mum than with an indulgent afternoon tea in NewcastleGateshead? If you want to enjoy one of the best afternoon teas in the region, you can head to Jesmond Dene House; one of the oldest, independently owned hotels in Newcastle. Located in the heart of Jesmond Dene, spoil your mum with a selection of cakes, home-made jams and exquisite finger sandwiches before toasting with a glass of fizz! Find out more here. 

Fancy an afternoon tea with an Italian twist? Gino D'Acampo Restaurant on the Quayside is the perfect place to indulge in a deli selection including bruschetta and gourmet sandwiches, freshly baked buttermilk scones
served with whipped blackberry butter and Cornish clotted cream followed by sweet treats such as chocolate cake with Ferrero Rocher. This is an elegant afternoon tea with an amazing view of the Quayside. Find out more here. 

Alternatively, head into Newcastle city centre for a spot of shopping over the weekend and drop into Fenwick for an afternoon tea. Lovingly crafted by expert pastry chefs at Mason + Rye, you'll indulge in a selection of savoury and sweet treats. Book your spot here.

Visit a spa for well-deserved pampering

Spend some quality time with your mum on Mothers’ Day and unwind together on a luxurious spa day in the North East. Offering a blissful escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, enjoy a relaxing day at the Mineral House Spa at Crowne Plaza. Your mum will feel refreshed, invigorated, and ready to take on the world (or a cocktail or two!) Indulge in a traditional afternoon tea, 1 hour use of the facilities, with one 25 minute treatment for £75 per person. Find out more here. 

Enjoy the outdoors

Mother's Day is not all about showering your mum with gifts! Spend some quality time with her in the North East. Enjoy a brisk walk along the stunning coastline of South Shields, breathing in the fresh sea air. Wander around Jesmond Dene and visit the animals in Pet's Corner before finding the waterfall hidden within the trees. Visit Saltwell Park and admire the changing of the leaves as we step into spring and relax outside the stunning Saltwell Towers. 

Have a spot of Sunday Lunch

Why not head out on Mother's Day for a traditional Sunday Lunch in NewcastleGateshead. Stroll along the Quayside and browse the Quayside Market before heading to dine out at Dobson and Parnell. Their Sunday Lunch is guaranteed to impress your mum!

Try multi-award-winning gastropub, The Broad Chare which serves up some of the best Sunday roasts in the region or head to the Earl of Pitt Street for a laid back delicious Sunday lunch. 

Culinary discovery with Triple A Food Tours

What could be better than eating and drinking your way around Newcastle with the help of a friendly guide? Triple A Tours have a choice of foodie experiences which would be perfect for mum. You and your mum can sample Newcastle's best street food in Grainger Market and discover the culinary delights on Ouseburn. All food tours can be booked as a gift voucher too. Find out more here. 

Travel back in time at Beamish Museum

Take your mum back in time at Beamish Museum this Mother's Day and discover what life was like in the North East in the past. Wander down the award-winning outdoor attraction's latest terrace street and discover their new exhibits which include an authentic 1950s hairdressers, an immersive replica of North East artist, Norman Cornish's home as well as a rock 'n' roll ice cream parlour. 

Book an unforgettable experience

Want to give your mum the gift of adventure? Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland are brimming with exciting experiences that you’ll never want to forget. From star gazing to flight experiences, do something a little different this year and start a new adventure. Take a look at a range of experiences here. 

Watch a classic at Tyneside Cinema

Join Tyneside Cinema for the perfect Mother's Day treat, as they invite you for luxurious afternoon tea in the historic surroundings of the beloved Coffee Rooms, followed by the best seats in the house in the Classic Circle for an unmissable screening of the 2006 Meryl Streep classic The Devil Wears Prada. Why not stop for a cocktail in Vicolo after the film? 

Make some jewellery at The Glamourous Owl

Get creative and book into a jewellery making course at The Glamourous Owl. Join them at their Newcastle workshop to create your own stunning piece of Sterling silver jewellery. The Spinner Ring Workshop lasts approximately five and a half hours and include a delightful lunch meal with a soft drink at The Old George. You can book your place here.

Take a stroll in Ouseburn

Ouseburn is the perfect place to take a stroll this Mother's Day. Why not start the day with a leisurely brunch at Ernest or grab a slice of pizza from Gingerinos. Enjoy some quality time together exploring the area. Treat your mum to a sweet treat from Di Meo's or head into Hoult's Yard and indulge in a doughnut from Proven Goods.

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