The Ultimate Guide to Mother’s Day in Harrogate

From the girliest things to do for Mother’s Day in Harrogate to the most fabulous presents from local indie shops: If you’re looking for Mother’s Day inspiration around Harrogate then I’ve got you covered. *With discount codes!!

First up is SHOPPING! With an emphasis on shopping small. Harrogate is full of independents offering the perfect presents. So if you are struggling for Mothers Day present ideas, scroll away and see what catches your eye. NB: Nothing here is an ad, it’s just full of places I love and think you will love too.

3 Harrogate florists that are certain to make your Mum a bouquet to remember:

  • Helen James – situated on Station Parade, this award winning florist is responsible for the eye-catching flower garlands outside The Ivy and The West Park.
  • 4 Seasons – Lou at 4 Seasons in Knaresborough offers a weekly bouquet in 3 different sizes so there’s something for every budget.
  • River & Rose – Always brightening up the Market Place in Knaresborough, let River & Rose brighten up your Mum’s day too.

3 unique places for gifts in Harrogate

  • Sophie Likes – This gift shop on Beulah Street in the town centre has so much to offer from quirky gifts to cards and homeware.
  • Coopers Cakes and Bakes – Those who know me well, know these are a favourite of mine and have created fabulous cakes for both mine and Izzy’s birthdays. I have always loved Sam’s attention to detail and nothing shows this off more than her cupcake bouquets.
  • The Yorkshire Soap Company – Another favourite of mine which also appears in my ‘Most instagrammable places of Harrogate’ post. Upgrade your mums bathroom to the next level by getting her their ‘Harrogate Lady’ range.

3 independent Harrogate jewellers that will add some sparkle to her day

  • Fogal & Barnes – Based in the centre of town on Cambridge Street you’re sure to find something for every Mum.
  • Make Harrogate – Handmade clay jewellery at it’s finest. You can find Amy at the popular Little Bird Made markets at the Valley Gardens or through her online shop. Shes kindly given me a discount code that is valid until 18th March 2023. Use Harrogatefam10 for 10% off all orders!
  • White Lily Collection – Their rings and bracelets are stunning and there is something to suit every budget. You can also find them at the Little Bird markets. Use code WLC10 for 10% off!

3 experience gifts to treat your Mum to in Harrogate

  • RHS Membership – Why not treat your Mum to a whole year of visits to Harlow Carr with one of their memberships?
  • A manicure from Laura Walker Nails – from a chic French manicure to all out brights and nail art. Laura can create anything your Mum desires. She’s based in the town centre and offers gift vouchers. Mention The Harrogate Fam and get 10% off until the end of March!
  • A visit to Rudding Park Spa – if you Mum deserves some R&R then there’s no better place that Rudding. From treatments to access to the rooftop spa you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Now for the tasty part; FOOD & DRINK. Harrogate has a plethora of independent cafes and restaurants to treat your Mum to an elegant lunch or a quick catch up over coffee.

3 cute coffee catch ups

  • Pink Door – if you want a chilled and girly coffee catch up then head over to Pink Door on Kings Road.
  • Heal – Hidden away at the bottom of The Ginnel, around the corner from the Montpellier Quarter you’ll find Heal. My favourite place for a caffeine fix in the town centre.
  • Brew Bar – The perfect place to stop after a walk along the Stray. Brew Bar has the best selection of sweet treats.

3 cafes for a cosy lunch in Harrogate

  • Artizan Cafe – This newly opened cafe right next to McDonald’s is a charity serving fair trade coffees and lite bites.
  • Rubins – The new place in town. Just next to Catch restaurant and opposite the back of the theatre Rubins offers a wide variety of dishes and drinks from arancini to bubble tea.
  • Caffe Marconi – The best outdoor space when the weather is being kind. Cafe Marconi is run by the same team as the ever popular Sasso restaurant.

3 Harrogate restaurants for a classy evening meal

  • Lucia – For amazing food and some of the best cocktails, Lucia is a go to rest of or many locals and visitors alike.
  • William & Victoria – One of the most longstanding restaurants in Harrogate. There’s a reason why it’s been around for so long!
  • Carters at The Majestic – In my opinion this is often overlooked but they serve one of the best Sunday lunches in town in the most beautiful setting.

I hope I’ve covered enough to give you some inspiration! Have I missed anything? As always let me know what you think or any of your own recommendations in the comments.