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23 gift ideas for Mother’s Day 2024

Beauty, fashion, food and drink… we’ve got so many ideas for her present

It’s Mothering Sunday on 10 March – if you’re searching for the perfect gift for Mother’s Day 2024, SouthGate Bath has everything you could dream up.

From gorgeous flowers and hand-wrapped chocolates to spring/summer 2024’s most-wanted fashion, fresh signature scents you can sample in-store and readymade beauty boxes via books, tech and jewellery, discover thoughtful gifts for every mum right here.

Planning something special for your partner? Be inspired by SouthGate Bath’s incredible entertainment, bars and restaurants and surprise her with cocktails and celebrations or a big family meal out together.

(And don’t forget, we’ve got Click and Collect to ensure you don’t miss out on the most popular gifts, special offers and in-store loyalty discounts…)

1. A new signature perfume

Vanilla is everywhere in fragrances for spring 2024: discover the note in YSL Black Opium Eau de Parfum or the bests-selling Burberry Goddess for Women Eau de Parfum (mixed with lavender).



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For floral fans, try Marc Jacobs Daisy Drops Signature for Women; Lancôme La Vie Est Belle L’Extrait de Parfum or new vegan scent Narciso Rodriguez for her Musc Nude (out 1 March). Head to Boots.

2. This season’s big bag

Gorgeously oversized designs are taking over bags this spring. H&M, Zara and Urban Outfitters are showing off some slouchy and bright styles.


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3. A readymade beauty box

For kids with pocket money, keep an eye out for gift sets under £10 including Sanctuary Spa Me Time Minis Gift Set, Champneys Treatments Moisturising Face Masks and Ted Baker Little Beauties Gift Set 2 at Boots.

4. Bottomless brunch

Take some time out (without the kids) and enjoy the special menu at Cosy Club (unlimited drinks for two hours and delicious food to match).

5. Bohemian jewellery and big hair bows

Layered necklaces à la Taylor Swift at the Grammys; chunky watches; squishy, oversize hair bows; stacked bangles and gold hoops remain the biggest accessory trends. The secret is to mix dainty with bold. Pop into Breitling, Swarovski, Tag Heuer, Oliver Bonas, Accessorize and Kiko Milano to find what you’re after.


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6. Date night-movie and street food

Head to the Everyman Tivoli Cinema for a chilled-out evening of popcorn, cocktails and big-screen entertainment followed by delicious street food from your go-to spots including Franco Manca, GBK, Nando’s, Smashburger and YO!.

7. New mothers and mum-to-be pampers

Boots have lots of lovely ideas for new mums in need of some care including Mama Mio Bloomin Lovely Pregnancy Gift Set and Weleda Stretch Mark Massage Oil, £19.95.

8. A chic trenchcoat

It’s transition season and the trenchcoat remains the go-to for every wardrobe. Find this season’s most wanted styles at Zara and H&M.


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9. Flowers, roses and blooms

You can’t go wrong with a brightly coloured bunch of roses, peonies, spring tulips or fragrant lilies. Order for collection in person from Sainsbury’s and Morrison’s Market Kitchen and pick up some last-minute prosecco while you’re there.

10. A memorable night out

Bellinis at Be At One, slushy cocktails, pool and pizzas at Juno Bath, big-screen sports and delicious food at Ludo (plus a gorgeous rooftop terrace if the weather’s good) pr plates of thai food at Thaikhun – do something together on a Mother’s Day date night.

11. The trainers to own in 2024

Retro trainers are back in a big way with Adidas SL72 and the Samba OG going strong. See also Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66, Nike Air Force 1s and Cortez, New Balance 576 and Converse Move. Head to Office and JD Sports.

12. Mother’s Day Sunday lunch

Organise a family together at Comptoir Libanais, Cosy Club, Prezzo and more. With kids’ menus and special Mother’s Day offers, book your table early!

13. Lab-grown diamonds

Sustainable and forever, Pandora’s lab-grown diamond collection featuring 100% recycled silver and gold makes for an inspired Mother’s Day gift with beautiful rings, earrings and pendants.

14. This season’s cute cardigan

Short, cropped, knitted and with thoughtful embellishment, the cardigan is back for spring. Zara’s and Tommy Hilfiger’s chunky knits are gorgeous.

15. A delicious box of chocolates

Hotel Chocolat have beautiful spring yellow boxes of chocolates for Mother’s Day featuring champagne truffles and cherry delights (sign up to their loyalty app for discounts and points) or treat them to intense at-home hot chocolates with The Velvetiser.

16. Spring’s most-wanted workout wear

Bright pops of colour, cutouts and recycled polyester are the big athleisure trends for 2024. Head to Lululemon and Castore for the most coveted looks of the season.

17. Thoughtful tech for Mother’s Day

Want to upgrade her tech? For all the best wireless headphones and smartwatches (and expert insights on the best buys for you), head to Apple.

18. A pampering beauty treatment

OK this is the real winner. Booking in a treatment or buying vouchers for a pamper of her choice is an absolutely foolproof present. Head to Therapie Clinic and book treatments galore.

19. Breakfast in bed

Warm croissants, melon slices, doughnuts, good coffee, maybe a morning bellini… Plan the perfect wake-up present with Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s Market Kitchen and Krispy Kreme.

20. Casual & comfy

Laidback hoodie and jogger sets, loungewear and matching family PJs. Head to Hollister, Tommy Hilfiger, Urban Outfitters and H&M.

21. Mother’s Day menus

Book in for special menus and treats at SouthGate Bath’s restaurants by keeping an eye on our offers page.

22. Covetable homewares

Colours such as buttery yellow, Barbie pink and Mediterranean terracotta, gorgeous tablescaping, plenty of greenery and soft, tactile cushions are huge in interiors right now. Head to Oliver Bonas for inspiration.

23. Finally, your Mother’s Day cards

Do not forget the essential cards from the kids with Card Factory.

From picking up presents to family days out together to celebrate mum, plan your trip to SouthGate Bath here.