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Great Gift Ideas

Sometimes a little inspiration is required to let your mother know how special she really is and Northern Ireland offers some distinctive locally crafted presents.

Say it with Flowers

Rose weekEvery mother likes to feel pampered on Mother's Day and there are plenty of ways to pamper her.  Flowers are still as popular as ever with numerous florists throughout Northern Ireland with their own special selection of flowers ranging from pretty hand tied bouquets to more exotic and extravagant arrangements.


Hillmount Garden CentreOf course if you prefer to have flowers to brighten up your garden it might be worthwhile checking the Garden Centres across Northern Ireland.

Locally Handcrafted

Narrow_Water_Crafts_FairIf you need inspiration to find something more stylish and unique then why not explore the stunning collections of locally handcrafted designer jewellery.  Designers such as Angela Kelly, and Fiona Kerr accept commissions for one off pieces with some collections available in a range of craft stores across Northern Ireland such as Space CRAFT in Belfast, The Buttermarket in Enniskillen and Ards Crafts, County Down.  

Whether it's a contemporary water colour by Marjorie Leonard or decorative Ballydougan Pottery, Northern Ireland has a wealth of creative gift ideas that mums will love.

Step back in time and visit the charming Craft Village in the heart of Derry-Londonderry.

16229_Craft_Village_shoppingThe Craft Village is located in the centre of the city and combines lovely craft shops, balconied apartments, a licensed restaurant and a coffee shop.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Chocolate Indulgence

Aunt SandraOf course if you want to keep things simple then there are always chocolates, why not surprise your mum with a box of hand-made, locally produced treats. Chocolate Memories, County Down is a wonderfully enchanting little chocolate factory dedicated to producing delicious handmade chocolates. Stop by Aunt Sandras Candy Factory for some mouth watering old time Belfast fudge or take a trip down memory lane at Millars Old Thyme Sweets Shop, County Antrim.


Learn to cook with the experts

Group_Days_out_at_Orchard_Acre_FarmPerhaps cooking is your mum's passion,  why not take her to see how the 'experts' cook and challenge her culinary skills with a cookery course at Orchard Acre Farm, County Fermanagh or The Mourne Seafood Cookery School, County Down. Check out many more Cookery Schools across Northern Ireland.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Spoil your mum with retail therapy

Perhaps your mum loves to shop, Northern Ireland offers an unrivalled retail experience.

21643_Shopping_on_the_Lisburn_roadWhether you’re draping yourself in designer or searching for souvenirs, Northern Ireland offers an unrivalled shopping experience to ensure that you shop and drop in style all  year round. You are guaranteed to find a range of shops from unique Boutique Shops to Antique Collectables

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