5 local gift experiences to surprise mum

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Felt that tiny wave of panic when you realise it’s coming up to Mother’s Day and you’re stuck for ideas for present for the mum who has everything? There’s no need to panic with our help with gift ideas she’ll love.

The Spa Hotel, Tunbridge Wells

Relax and indulge at the Spa Hotel in Tunbridge Wells with the pamper treatment Mum will love. The Relax Experience at the Spa Hotel includes use of leisure facilities, a two course light lunch and two spa treatments choosing from a back, neck & shoulder massage, express facial, Jessica mini manicure, Jessica mini pedicure OR choose one treatment from: 60 minute ESPA facial or a 60 minute full body massage for £85 per person

Langton Road, Tunbridge Wells TN4 8XJ

Bluebird Tea Co., Tunbridge Wells

Tea Blending

Take Mum on a Tea Blending Workshop for Two with Bluebird Tea Co. because who doesn’t love a cuppa? You’ll start by learning the ins and outs of teas: how they’re made, how they’re best enjoyed and their various health benefits as well as sampling award-winning teas and get a feel for the flavours before you set about some blending of your own with an expert tea mixologist. Create three of your own blends, designed, named and packed by your very own hands.

There’s unlimited tea and tea cocktails throughout the workshop to help inspire you and you can take home your blends to make more delicious tea. Tunbridge Wells workshops are held once a month on Thursday evenings from 18.00 to 20.30.

£70 for two people, Royal Victoria Place, Upper Mall, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2SS

Anno Gin Distillery Tour and Tasting, Marden

Tantalise your taste buds and discover your inner gin connoisseur as you sample five different gins, including Anno, in a number of ways to really awaken your senses and attune palates to fully appreciate the joys of artisan gin.

This tasting intends to be informative as well as fun, to include everyone from those new to gin to avid gin drinkers. £25 per person which includes a £5.00 discount against a 70cl bottle of gin purchased on the evening

Anno Distillers Limited, Unit 4 Crest Industrial Estate, Pattenden Lane, Marden TN12 9QJ

Chapel Down Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting, Tenterden

Chapel Down Vineyard

Take a tour with an introduction to Chapel Down followed by a short walk to the vineyards to learn about how they use the English climate to ripe fruit. In the winery they’ll show you the processes they use to transform fruit into wines and how sparkling wines are made. Following this, all tours include a tutored tasting.

Adults £15, concessions £13.50 and children 12-17 years old £3
Small Hythe, Tenterden, Kent TN30 7NG

Alexander House & Utopia Spa, East Grinstead

Treat yourself, relax and unwind with a full spa day with Mum. There’s £260 towards your choice of treatments, a two course lunch or Afternoon Tea. There’s also full use of spa facilities plus a robe to take home!

From £222 per person
Turners Hill, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH10 4QD

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