Spend Mother’s Day at Belvoir Castle 


This year, Mother’s Day is Sunday 19th March 2023, and if you’re on the hunt for the ideal Mother’s Day activity, Belvoir Castle is the place to be. From exploring the Castle to savouring a Mother’s Day afternoon tea, discover how you can celebrate with us.

Experience the glamour of the Belvoir Castle State Rooms

Enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful State Rooms and feel mesmerised by the Regency-style décor. Make mum feel like royalty this Mother’s Day weekend as you wander through the State Dining Room, the Wellington Room and the stunning Ballroom.

Stroll through the Formal Gardens

 As spring nears, Mother’s Day weekend is the perfect opportunity to appreciate the spring blooms emerging at Belvoir Castle. Saunter through the Formal Gardens, Japanese Woodland, Duchess Garden and Hermit’s Garden and take in the beauty of the spring flowers.

Fun for the whole family

If you’re visiting with little ones, access to the Adventure Playground at Belvoir Castle is included with your Garden entry tickets and Castle and Garden entry tickets. Watch as they climb, slide and even whizz on the zip wire!

Mother’s Day afternoon tea

If you are still deciding what to get for Mother’s Day, give an experience-led gift, with Mother’s Day afternoon tea at our Regency-style tearoom, The Aviary. Devour dainty finger sandwiches and upgrade to also receive a glass of prosecco.

Take a look at the mouthwatering menu below:



  • White crab with lemon watercress mayonnaise
  • Home roast ham, smoked tomato chutney
  • English cucumber, horseradish cream cheese
  • Free range egg with Belvoir mayonnaise

Sweet treats

  • Individual passionfruit jelly with a mango and strawberry salsa
  • Cherry-topped triple Belgian chocolate cakes
  • Blueberry meringue with lemon curd cream and fresh blueberries
  • Raspberry-filled pistachio and elderflower eclairs
  • A duo of warmed traditional and sultana scones served with clotted cream and preserves.

Please be aware that Mother’s Day afternoon tea will only be served on the 18th & 19th of March 2023.

Visit the Engine Yard

Celebrate Mother’s Day with the whole family at the Engine Yard. Looking for presents for Mother’s Day? The Engine Yard is from scrumptious chocolates from Cocoa Amore to beautiful keepsake gifts from The Duchess Gallery, you’re guaranteed to find something unique.

Relax and unwind this Mother’s Day at Belvoir Casa, and enjoy uplifting treatments including luxurious facials, pretty manicures and pampering massages. Whilst you’re at the Engine Yard, refuel at the Fuel Tank Kitchen, brimming with tasty breakfast and lunch options for the whole family. Raise a glass to your mum at the Balloon Bar, as you sip quirky cocktails.

Mother’s Day walks around Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle is the perfect spot for a Mother’s Day walk. With six routes available, you can choose the best walk for your abilities and spend quality time together in an exquisite setting this Mother’s Day weekend.

Discover the choice of walks and trails here.

Extend your time in the Vale of Belvoir

Make Mother’s Day weekend extra special with a ​​weekend break in Leicestershire. Escape to Vale House, a recently refurbished guest house located at the Engine Yard and enjoy delicious food and drink options at your doorstep. Alternatively, you can stay at one of four beautifully quaint lodges, all close to Belvoir Castle and the Engine Yard.

Book Now

Don’t miss out on a memorable Mother’s Day weekend, book your tickets today.