13 fab shopping treats that will make your Mother’s Day

13 fab shopping treats that will make your Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the one day of the year we can focus all our attention on arguably the most important woman in our lives. And where better to spend quality time with your mum than beautiful Chester.

For everyone who loves a spot of retail therapy the city centre has an impressive range of shops offering a great shopping experience to mums of all ages and to suit all pockets.

To help you celebrate Mother’s Day with the ones you love, we’ve done the hard work for you and have rounded up a selection of shopping treats we think you – and your mum – will love. So if you’re looking for a special gift for Sunday, take a look at these for inspiration. And remember, you don’t have to wait until Mother’s Day to make the most of these shopping treats – these are all available to enjoy right now.

Of course if you’re really stuck, with no time to spare, remember you can always buy a Chester Gift Card.

1. Indulge her with a pamper gift set from the Scented Garden Retreat

This indulgent holistic retreat has put together a selection of pamper gift sets ranging from £10 to £50. There are eight sets to choose from, including: The Pamper Hamper (£50), Dermalogica Starter Kit (£35), Relax & Retreat (£10), Relax & Renew (£20), Revive & Recharge (£20, pictured) and the Sleep Well Set (£20).

The Essential Travel Kit costs just £10 or spend a little more and get the Hug in a Mug: a reusable Dermalogica travel mug filled with a Dermalogica skin kit,  bath oil, chocolates and a Der Pro 30 treatment voucher for £35. Take a peek at their Instagram page for full details. Buy direct from the shop, or give them a ring to put in an order.

Where: The Scented Garden Retreat
6 Northgate Street Row

Tel: 01244 312700


2. Buy her a gift to cherish from Pyramid Designer Glassware and Gifts

Give your mum a present she’ll always remember with a gorgeous gift from Pyramid Glass.  They are an  independent retailer for Scandinavian glass and offer a range of art glass and gifts, from the seriously stylish and contemporary to the fun and quirky.

Where: 23 St. Werburgh Street

Tel: 01244 400 389


3. FREE bracelet when you spend £99 at Pandora

The jewellery retailers have upped their game when it comes to Mother’s Day and are offering a gorgeous bracelet to anyone spending £99 or more with them.  You can even upgrade the offer if you spend £125. Offers ends on Mother’s Day, Sunday March 27, so best get in there quick. You can see more Mother’s Day jewellery ideas on the Pandora website here.

Where:  6 Northgate Street

01244 327334

4. Tickle her tastebuds with some premium wine from vin santo

If mum likes fine wine and champagne, make an appointment to see them in the wine shop at the historic 13th century crypted cellars. While you’re there, stay for an adventure in the vin santo world of wine, spirits and beer at the wine bar.

Where: 21 Watergate Street

Tel: 01244 310455


5. Treat her to a wardrobe refresh with some retail therapy at Morgan

Step into the distinctive Morgan shop for high-quality clothes and accessories sourced from niche  designers. As well as womenswear and accessories, Morgan specialises in menswear, footwear, bags and jewellery. If you’re quick you may be able to pick up something in the sale!

Where: 15 Watergate Street

Tel:  01244 347717

6. Give in to her sweet cravings with Mother’s Day chocolates from Leonidas

Chocolates make a great gift whatever the occasion, especially when they are fresh Belgian chocolates. Leonidas, a world-renowned luxury chocolate maker, sells more than 100 different kinds of real Belgian chocolates through chocolate shops around the world. They are always made using traditional methods and the finest ingredients. Because the chocolates are fresh, the contents of each gift box varies and they are boxed the day you buy them.

Where: 7 Bridge Street

Tel: 01244 316753


7. Collect a FREE gift worth £25 when you spend at L’Occitane

This France-based chain sells quality skincare, bath and hair products, many made with natural ingredients. Famed around the world for their unique textures, L’Occitane is helping customers get the best value from Mother’s Day by offering a free gift worth £25 when they spend more than £65.  With a choice of products that includes fine fragrances, men’s grooming and home and lifestyle items, your shopping basket will soon add up.

Where: 10 Northgate St

Tel: 01244 314101


8. Get her beach ready with new swimwear from Pour Moi

Because we’re all booking holidays right now, aren’t we? So chances are your mum would love a new, fashionable swimsuit to celebrate her new-found post-pandemic freedom. She may even fancy a bikini or even a tankini. They come in sizes to suit all shapes, with straps or without, padded and non-padded. Or if her tastes are rather more… sedate, take a look at the Pour Moi range of stylish sleepwear.

Where: 35 Bridge Street

Tel: 01244 350703


9. Buy her a REALLY  thoughtful card from Harriet & Dee

Because nothing says I Love You Mum, than a card that reads I Love You Mum! Whatever message you want to send you mum then chances are this lovely card and gift shop will have exactly what you’re looking for. You can even stock up on birthday cards and some jewellery and gifts to go with them while you’re there.  To get a closer look at what they offer find them on Facebook at Harriet and Dee Chester.

Where: 11 Watergate Street

Tel:  01244 322080


10. Top up her vinyl collection with a trip to super-cool UpNorth Records

Everyone’s mum is the best mum in the world, but maybe yours is cool, too. If mum loves her music and it HAS to be vinyl, then a shopping trip to UpNorth Records is what you’ll need. This independent shop has a huge selection of records catering for all musical tastes – as well as the merchandise to go with them. So you can buy mum an album (or two) and the T-shirt to match…

Where: 19 Werburgh Street

Tel: 01244 637460


11.  Invest in stunning art pieces from Whitewall Galleries

Who doesn’t love original art? This artwork by Mary Shaw at Whitewall Galleries has been created using a variety of media. Her use of diamond dust gives her paintings an unusual, iridescent sparkle. The title of this original piece of artwork is Floral Coast III and it will cost you £1,725. A unique gift to treasure.

Where: Unit 5 -7, St Michael’s Row, Grosvenor Shopping Centre

Tel: 01244 400401


12. Buy fine frames for treasured photos from The White Company

Of course, that’s not all you can buy at The White Company:  help her make her home even more welcoming with an elegant vase or beautiful kitchenware. Or choose from lounge and sleepwear to fragrance, bath and body sets. Once you take a look through their gift ideas and decide what you want, they can pop it in a gift box for you.

Where: 19 Northgate St

Tel: 01244 888006

13. Splash out on seriously stylish shoes and hats from Chesca

Maybe mum is heading to Chester Races, a wedding or some other special event some time soon, and would LOVE to dress to impress. That’s where Chesca comes in. Inside you’ll find gorgeous outfits galore in sizes 12-24 as well as the shoes and hats to go with them. Treat mum to a Mother’s Day shopping trip to Chesca and chances are she’ll find exactly what she’s looking for.

Where: 6 Eastgate St

Tel: 01244 351208


Whatever you’re up to this Sunday, we hope you all have a Mother’s Day to remember