Mothering Sunday 2012

Mothering Sunday 2012


Spoil your mother this Mothering Sunday with treats including Mother’s Day Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Spa treatments or overnight stays from £99 per room

With Mothering Sunday just around the corner, (18 March 2012), now is the perfect time to treat your mum with some of the fantastic offers available from Hand Picked Hotels, a collection of 17 country house hotels.
With fine dining and impeccable service in beautiful country surroundings, the hotels’ restaurants offer the perfect setting for a Mother’s Day Sunday lunch. Alternatively why not treat her to a Champagne afternoon tea, relaxing spa day or even an overnight stay at one of the stunning former country houses? Below is a selection of hotels from the collection with great value offers for your mum to enjoy this Mothering Sunday:
Located in the beautiful Kent countryside, Chilston Park Hotel, Lenham, Kent offers an ideal setting for Mother’s Day. The Grade I Listed red brick manor house offers a wealth of period features including an ornamental staircase and working fireplaces to ensure that country manor feel. Spoil your mum by booking a special Mothering Sunday Lunch in one of the dining areas or a private dining room overlooking the 22 acres of rural parkland. Prices start from £27.95 including a three course lunch with tea, coffee and homemade Petits Fours to finish as well as a special gift for mum!* Alternatively, book a traditional afternoon tea for £17.50 per person. Make a night of it and stay from £109 per room including traditional breakfast.
Visit the 800 year old New Hall Hotel & Spa, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham for a sumptuous Mothering Sunday lunch with choices including Ham Hock and Game Terrine with Pear Chutney and Roast Leg of Lamb as well as tea or coffee and Petits Fours to finish. You will also be treated to a glass of Champagne or soft drink on arrival. Prices start from £40 per adult and £20 per child. Mum can really put her feet up and relax with an indulgent spa treatment at New Hall’s spa and health club with full body and face massages starting from £55. Stay overnight and enjoy the full country house experience from £99 per room including a full traditional breakfast.
For the perfect country escape just outside of Edinburgh visit Norton House Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh. The 19th Century county house offers a traditional country retreat within easy reach of the city and only a 10 minute drive from Edinburgh Airport. Treat your mum to a three course lunch in the Brasserie Restaurant from just £26 per person. Make use of the hotel’s spa and join her for a Rasul Mud Experience for Two where you can wash away your stresses using a selection of muds followed by a warm tropical shower leaving your skin silky smooth and fully cleansed. The 40 minute treatment starts form £60 for two people. Upgrade to an overnight stay from £158 per room, including a full traditional breakfast.
If you already have plans for Mothering Sunday, why not surprise your mum with a voucher for use at one of the Hand Picked Hotels at her leisure?  Hand Picked Hotels’ vouchers are available for afternoon tea, dinner, an overnight stay or a monetary value voucher. There are also spa vouchers available at the seven spa hotels. Visit for more information on the gift vouchers available.
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About Hand Picked Hotels
The award-winning Hand Picked Hotels collection, created by former City lawyer Julia Hands, are luxurious country house hotels renowned for exquisite food, fine wines and excellent service in stylish, relaxing surroundings. There are 17 hotels across the UK, with locations ranging from the New Forest and Jersey to Yorkshire and Edinburgh.  Hand Picked Hotels has focused on the quality of its service and cuisine and in the last three years 16 hotels have achieved two AA rosette status with Norton House in Edinburgh winning three AA rosettes.  Eight hotels have achieved red star status, being recognised as amongst the AA's Top 200 hotels in the UK & Ireland.  Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa has been awarded and retains 5 bubbles from the Good Spa Guide.




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