With countless history, beautiful countryside and the finest coastal views, this is a wonderful place to spend a memorable Mother’s Day enjoying many of the activities in Devon.
We round-up some of our top activities in Devon suggestions for Mother’s Day or any occasion!
Visit Agatha Christie’s Holiday Home
Spend a day out at Greenway – the famous holiday home of Agatha Christie. Enjoy a two course meal made with local and seasonal produce in the House Kitchen and all mums will be given a beautiful posy of flowers from Greenway garden to take home. Times 12 noon – 1.45pm and 2.00 – 3.45pm, £19.95 (adults), £12.95 (children). Normal admission charges apply. Telephone 01803 842382 for booking and further information.
Enjoy an Afternoon Tea at the former home of Catherine Parr
Recorded in the Domesday Book, the Historical Langdon Court, just a short walk from the South Devon Coast of Wembury, was once home to Catherine Parr and played host to Henry IIV. Treat your mum to a little piece of history this Mother’s Day and enjoy a delightful three course meal prepared by the hotel’s 2 AA Rosette Kitchen. Served in the exquisite restaurant, followed by tea, coffee and Petit Fours, Mother’s Day lunch is priced at £24.99 per person. Telephone 01752 862358 for booking and further information.
Relax with a Spring City Break
Enjoy a taste of Devon and treat your mum to a one night stay at the Magdalen Chapter in the heart of the wonderful city of Exeter. The Spring Package includes accommodation, full English breakfast, a glass of fizz on arrival and a Devonshire cream tea for two to enjoy during your stay in the lounge or terrace. Priced from £119 and subject to availability and dates. Telephone 01392 590257 for booking and further information.
Enjoy an Afternoon Cycle
Cycling along Devon’s Tarka Trail is a fantastic way to spend some quality time with your mum. The route passes through the coast, woodland and moorland, through towns such as Lynmouth, Barnstaple, Bideford, Torrington, Okehampton and Ilfracombe, as well as coinciding with the South West Coast Path, the Two Moors Way and the Dartmoor Way. With plenty of stops along the way perfect for a homemade picnic, the trail is a great way to enjoy fresh air and great company. Bike hire is available at various locations along the Tarka Trail including at Braunton, Barnstaple, Bideford, Torrington and Ilfracombe and there are lots of places to be found for a spot of lunch too. For further information go to www.visitdevon.co.uk
Savor French Flavours
Celebrate Mother’s Day the French way and feel like you’ve taken at trip to Paris with a special Mother’s Day menu at Le Bistrot Pierre in Plymouth’s Royal William Yard, and at Abbey Sands, Torquay. Capture the love and culture of French cuisine with French favourites such as Parfait au foie de volaille (chicken liver parfait) with sourdough toast and red onion confiture; Pan-fried fillet of salmon with minted pea purée and a soft herb and baby caper dressing. Finish with a Délice au chocolat, a warm chocolate torte served with crème Chantilly and pouring chocolate; as well as the bistrot’s typical French cheese board of Brie de Nangis, Fourme d’Ambert and Sainte Maure. Priced at £18.95 per person. Telephone 01752 262318 for Plymouth and 01803 221213 for Torquay.
For further information on Devon’s wealth of destinations and outdoor activities go to www.visitdevon.co.uk