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What's On: Last-minute Mother's Day ideas


Stuck for ideas this Mother's Day? We've picked out some ideal days out from across the Wycombe district.

Whether you want to enjoy a delicious meal in a relaxed environment or head to the vineyard for a tour and tasting, there are loads of way to treat your Mum this Sunday.

Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway

Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway is offering a number of Sunday Specials this Mothering Sunday. Every mum travels half-price with any accompanied ticket holder and she also receives a small posy of flowers with the compliments of the railway's volunteers - talk about special treatment! With lovely views gradually plus the Red Kites often whirling overhead, it is surely going to be the perfect Mother's Day outing.

There are six timetabled trains that you can choose from: Chinnor departures are 09.30am, 11.00am, 12.15pm, 13.35pm, 15.00pm 16.30pm. Princes Risborough departures are 10.15am, 11.35am, 12.50pm, 14.10pm, 15.35pm and 17.05pm.

Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea

Head to Danesfield House Hotel this Mother’s Day for a traditional afternoon tea - a special and unique treat for all mums! Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, scones with strawberry jam and Cornish clotted cream, and homemade afternoon tea cakes, all served with your choice of Camellia’s Tea.

Vineyard Winery Tour and Tasting

Overlooking the River Thames, Harrow & Hope Vineyard sits on the beautiful rolling hillsides of Marlow. Join a tour of the stunning vineyard and winery to learn about the winemaking process from vine to bottle. Sounds like thirsty work? Rest assured, the tour is followed by a tutored tasting of three of Harrow & Hope's award-winning sparkling wines.

Mother's Day three-course lunch

You can't beat a Sunday lunch with family. Treat Mum to a delicious three-course lunch this Mother’s Day, as you sit back and spend quality time with the whole family in relaxing surroundings.