Gardens Offering Free Entry or Special Offers on Mother’s Day 2018

Mothering Sunday, also known as Mother’s Day, will be held on Sunday 11th March 2018, in the UK.  If you’re looking for a special family day out, you might be interested in discovering more about the following gardens and attractions, which are offering free entry to Mothers, or other special offers on Mother’s Day 2018.  Some of these Mother’s Day offers differ, so I’ve listed the details of each event for Mother’s Day 2018 offer separately for every venue.  I hope this information helps you to enjoy a memorable, fun, relaxing, interesting, and very special day out with your family!

Gardens to visit on Mother’s Day 2018:

Canons Ashby, near Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 3SD, are holding a Mother’s Day Posy Making Afternoon from 1pm until 4pm, on Sunday 11th March 2018.  This is a free event, normal admission prices do still apply, and there’s a suggested donation of £2 per posy, for all the details, including accessibility and disabled access, please click here.

Hatchlands Park in Surrey, are offering free entry to Mothers, on Mother’s Day, Sunday 11th March 2018.

Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT, are offering free entry to Mothers on Mother’s Day, Sunday 11th March 2018, for all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Hatchlands Park, can be found by clicking here.

Ness Botanic Gardens, Neston Road, Ness, Neston, South Wirral, CH64 4AY, are offering free entry for all Mothers on Mother’s Day, Sunday 11th March 2018.  Off Pitch, a local choir will be performing in the visitor centre from 1pm, until 2pm.  Admission charges apply for other visitors to the gardens, for all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Ness Botanic Gardens can be found by clicking here.

Painshill Park are offering free entry for all Mothers who are accompanied by their children on Mother’s Day, Sunday 11th March 2018.

Painshill Landscape Garden, Portsmouth Road, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 1JE, are offering free entry for all Mothers who are accompanied by their children on Mother’s Day, Sunday 11th March 2018.  Normal admission fees apply to other visitors.  For all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Painshill Landscape Garden, can be found here.

Trentham Gardens, The Trentham Estate, Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8AX, are offering free entry to Mothers, when they’re accompanied by a paying guest or annual ticket holder, on Mother’s Day, Sunday 11th March 2018.  For all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Trentham Gardens, can be found here.

West Dean, near Chichester, West Sussex, are offering free entry for Mothers, on Mothering Sunday, Sunday 11th March 2018.

The wonderful West Dean Gardens, West Dean, near Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0RX, are offering free entry for Mothers on Mothering Sunday, Sunday 11th March 2018, children under 16 also receive free entry to the gardens on Mother’s Day, for all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to West Dean Gardens, can be found by clicking here.

Winkworth Arboretum are offering free entry to Mothers, when they are accompanied by their children on Mother’s Day, Sunday 11th March 2018.

Winkworth Arboretum, Hascombe Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4AD, are offering free entry to Mothers, when they are accompanied by their children on Mother’s Day, Sunday 11th March 2018.  For all the details, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors to Winkworth Arboretum can be found by clicking here.

Other lovely events held over the weekend of Mother’s Day 2018:

The special events listed below will be held over the Mothering Sunday weekend, but are not as far as I am aware, offering any special offers to mothers.

Friday 9th March 2018 – Specialist Plant Fair at The Coach House Garden, Ampney Crucis, Cirencester, GL7 5RY.  This Plant Fair is open from 10am until 1pm.  Visitors will find lots of wonderful specialist nurseries at this plant fair, where they can buy hellebores, bulbs, and perennials.  For all the details, please click here.

On Saturday 10th March 2018, Orchid Society of Great Britain OSGB Open Show will be held inside the Glasshouse at RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6QB.  This special orchid show and event opens from 11am until 4pm.
Information for disabled visitors to RHS Garden Wisley can be found here.

On Saturday 10th March 2018 – National Auricula and Primula Society Southern Section 22nd Early Primula Show and Plant Sale in the Harrison Room, at Old Barn Hall, Church Road, Great Bookham, Surrey, KT23 3PQ.  This show opens at 10am to members, and at 2pm to the public, there will be plant sales of Primulas and Auriculas, for all the details, please click here.  To read about one of the National Auricula and Primula Society Southern Section’s Shows, please click here.

On Saturday 10th March 2018 – Plant Heritage Spring Meeting at 2pm, at Haywards Heath Town Hall, 40 Boltro Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1BA.  Fergus Garrett will be giving a lecture ‘Designing with plants at Great Dixter’.  There will also be a raffle and plants and seeds will be offered for sale.  Entry is £4 to non members.

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