Restaurants and pubs may still be shut and indoor socialising banned but you will be allowed to meet one-on-one to socialise outdoors in public places and have a picnic or a coffee on a park bench.
It might not be the Mother’s Day we all had in mind but we want to help you make the most of the day. So whether you plan to meet up with your mum for a picnic for two or want to celebrate the day in your social bubble we have picked out the best outdoor venues in the region to provide the perfect backdrop for Mother’s Day 2021.
1. Clumber Park
The perfect place for a catch up and a coffee with your mum. Enjoy a walk around the lake and a picnic. Please book your visit in advance and stick to social distancing guidelines, https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park/whats-on?fbclid=IwAR1BIf36dlt8Q1fGCRjCmty1Xn10UbI14jHzPHPNIXtiDmc24sSQ3KCyj
Photo: Rachel Atkins
2. Rufford Abbey Country Park
Set in beautiful parkland, Rufford Abbey offers over 870 years of history and would provide the perfect setting for Mother's Day. There is plenty to explore with walks through the native woodlands, a lake and gardens. Book parking in advance at https://www.parkwoodoutdoors.co.uk/centre/rufford-abbey
Photo: Sophie Wills
3. Sherwood Pines
Come and explore one of the Midland’s most well-known forests complete with activity trails, play areas, wild running and mountain biking. You https:/can enjoy a walk and a well needed catch up with mum or enjoy a family day out in the fresh air. Visit www.forestryengland.uk/sherwood-pines. Photo: Forestry England
Photo: FORESTRY ENGLAND
4. Vicar Water Country Park.
Formed on the site of a former colliery, lying in the shadow of the headstocks of Clipstone Colliery this is the perfect place to enjoy incredible views and a take-away cuppa with your mum from Rumbles Café.