The Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Whether you’re planning on giving a thoughtful present this Mother’s Day, or looking to spend more time with your mum when restrictions allow, Oxfordshire indies offer some of the best Mother’s Day ideas to show you really care. Whether your mum is a creative, a foodie or in need of some rest and relaxation, we’ve created a list of 10 ideas to delight your mum on 14th March. >>

5 Minutes Peace

For those juggling family life through lockdown, finding 5 minutes to yourself can be tricky. So a gift that helps them to carve out a little downtime could be just the ticket. >>

Neve's Bees Oxford

Neves Bees, Eynsham

Nathalie Bond face care kit

Shop at the Old Fire Station, Oxford

gaia botanics oxford

Gaia Botanics, Oxford

Littlemore Candle Company

Littlemore Candle Company, Oxford

sitaarah Oxford

Sitaraah, Oxford

Brownies & Bakes

When you can’t share a piece of cake and a cuppa in person, these Oxfordshire indies have you got your zoom tea party covered. >>

Happy Cakes Oxford

Happy Cakes, Oxford

Essie Bakes Watlington

Essie Bakes, Watlington

Celia's Cafe Oxford

Celia’s Kitchen, Carterton

Gatineau Oxford

Gatineau, Oxford

Skogen Kitchen Cinammon Buns

Skogen Kitchen, Oxford


There’s nothing quite like a surprise bunch of flowers to share the love. Oxford indies The Garden and Bicycle Blooms, are both taking orders for Mother’s  Day now, and Jane at Bicycle Blooms has teamed up with Happy Cakes to add an extra sweet treat this Mothering Sunday.

The Garden of Oxford

The Garden, Oxford

bicycle blooms mothers day

Bicycle Blooms, Oxford


Journaling, weaving, painting and well, anything creative, can be a real mood booster, so sending kits and art materials could be a great way of spreading some cheer. Why not arrange a crafty afternoon on zoom with your family, or book a post lockdown experience to share with your mum. >>

Broad Canvas Oxford Paints

Broad Canvas, Oxford

Pixies Magic Hook Oxford

Pixie’s Magic Hook Crochet & Macrame, Oxford

British School Of Upholstered Furniture Oxford

British School of Upholstered Furniture, Nettlebed

oxford upholstery

Oxford Upholstery, Oxford

open stage arts oxford

Open Stage Arts, Oxford

Amy Surman Oxford

The Maker Space, Nuffield

Beautiful Things

From beautiful works of art to fashion, and jewellery to gardening tools, explore these indies to find something unique this Mother’s Day. >>

custom made Oxford

Custom Made, Oxford

Indigo dalit candles

Indigo, Oxford

Objects of Use Oxford

Objects of Use, Oxford

Irving Contemporary Oxford

Irving Contemporary, Oxford

Payne & Son Oxford

Payne & Son, Oxford

Vanilla Oxford Summertown

Vanilla, Oxford

Books, Games & Records

When we’re all stuck at home for the foreseeable future, books, board games and records provide the escapism we’re all craving without breaking any lockdown rules. >>

rapture Witney

Rapture, Witney

mostly books Abingdon Oxfordshire

Mostly Books, Abingdon

truck store Oxford

Truck Store, Oxford


You can’t go wrong with a decadent hamper, gift box or an immune boosting fruit and veg box to provide a wholesome dose of cheer. >>

Fallow & Field Oxfordshire

Fallow & Field, Nuneham Courtney

Bonners Oxford

Bonners, Oxford

Pickle and Lime Oxford

Pickle & Lime, Oxford

team tea oxford

Team Tea, Charlbury

Oxonbox Oxford

Oxonbox, Oxford

Cranston Pickles hamper

Cranston Pickles, Horspath


With the end of lockdown in sight, many of us are planning in the activities and experiences we’ve missed during the pandemic. If your mum is craving a massage, or a class to help ease the tension of the last 12 months, check out the indies below for a range of wellbeing experiences. >>

Nourish Yoga Training Oxford

Nourish Yoga, Oxford

Ayurveda Corner Oxford

Ayurveda Corner, Oxford

Kate Thirlwall Mum's the Word Poetry East Oxford

Mum’s The Word Poetry, Oxford

Progress Soft Tissue Therapy Oxford

Progress Soft Tissue Therapy, Kidlington

Yoga Venue Oxford

YogaVenue, Oxford

Wine & Gin

Here are some Oxfordshire businesses delivering the good stuff to your door. >>

L'Altre Vi Oxford

L’Altre Vi Wines, Abingdon

Bearded Viking Cocktails Oxford

Bearded Viking Drinks, Oxford

The Market Cellar Door Oxford

The Market Cellar Door, Oxford

The Oxford Artisan Distillery

The Oxford Artisan Distillery, Oxford

Grape Minds Oxford

Grape Minds, Oxford

The Oxford Wine Company

The Oxford Wine Company, Oxford & Standlake

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