Mother’s Day is the perfect annual celebration to honour women’s achievements, offerings, and dedication to motherhood. The modern Mother’s Day celebration has its roots in the old Christian Mothering Sunday tradition, which originated in the 16th century and was classically celebrated with seasonal treats like Simmel cake.
Today, people across the UK still pay homage to their mothers by offering them Mother’s Day gifts, taking them out for a Mother’s Day dinner, lunch, or tea, enjoying exclusive Mother’s Day experiences, and more. Here are the best Mother’s Day activity ideas and fun, family-friendly spots around the Canary Wharf area to get your creative juices flowing for March.
Mother’s Day Activities in Canary Wharf
There are dozens of unique things to do in Canary Wharf this coming Mother’s Day. Some of the most exciting events to do include a ‘Mum & Me’ collection in Jubilee Place. The event includes a masterclass from Flowers & Plants, gin cocktail making classes from Bullards Spirits, and two- and three-hour boating experiences at GoBoat.
You could also plan a leisurely Mother’s Day Sunday lunch at one of Canary Wharf’s finest eateries. Boisdale of Canary Wharf makes a highly regarded Sunday roast, paired with a Frank and Dean show for entertainment that all ages will enjoy.
Hawksmoor Wood Wharf boasts a tranquil waterside location and a waterside bar, along with a sumptuous Mother’s Day menu offering scallops, lobster, steak, Chateaubriand, and other delicacies. Ibérica Canary Wharf’s Mothering Sunday offering also includes a divine seven-course seasonal menu, including iconic Spanish-inspired desserts to finish off a memorable day.
Those looking for things to do for Mother’s Day can consider booking a facial, massage or beauty treatment at the local Third Space Spa or London Grace, which offers a glass of fizz to complete the experience. Hair appointments at Jon Hala, Toni&Guy or seanhanna also make for excellent Mother’s Day Gifts.
CHILD-FRIENDLY SPOTS IN CANARY WHARF
There are plenty of things to do in Canary Wharf with kids this March. Vertus’ Newfoundland residential space offers an exclusive ‘Kidult’ area that has been designed for the enjoyment of adults and kids alike. The new area features a rock-climbing wall, soft play surfaces, slides, and a TV zone with educational entertainment for children.
The Kidult activities area also boasts comfortable work and meeting spaces with clear views of play zones, along with the latest technology for seamless video-conferencing and remote working, indoors and outdoors. Adults can enjoy a wide range of refreshments in the adjoining communal lounges while enjoying stunning views of the river and allowing their kids to run free. Order in some Mother’s Day lunch treats to make it a perfect day for mums and tots alike.
WHERE TO FIND THE BEST GIFTS IN CANARY WHARF
There are plenty of inspiring Mother’s Day gift ideas to be found in the Canary Wharf area. If your mum is a fitness enthusiast, explore options from lululemon, Sweaty Betty and ASICS to find the perfect present. Beauty lovers will appreciate gifts from Penhaligon’s, Space NK, the Body Shop, L’Occitane, Jo Malone London, and iconic makeup brand Bobby Brown.
For the gourmand in your life, the Canary Wharf area offers treats from the likes of Godiva, Charbonnel et Walker, Hotel Chocolat, and Waitrose & Partners. The latter offers a diverse range of Mother’s Day food options to tantalise her taste buds.
Fashion lovers will be thrilled by presents from Sandro Paris, Kate Spade New York, Ralph Lauren, and COACH. Vertus’ Newfoundland residential estate offers proximity to all of these fine outlets and more, making finding the perfect gift simple this Mother’s Day.
CHOOSE UNFORGETTABLE MOTHER'S DAY EXPERIENCES
Find your new Canary Wharf apartment and spoil mum with everything the area has to offer by booking a viewing at Newfoundland today. Vertus offers family-friendly apartments with exclusive access to family-friendly restaurants and pubs across the Canary Wharf estate, ‘Kidult’ facilities and so much more.
The area is also filled with unique Mother’s Day gifts and activities to make a memorable day for the whole family.