50 best Mother's Day gifts 2023 - for every budget

The best Mother's Day gifts to treat everyone from new mums to grandmothers

A selection of gifts suitable for mums, included in our guide to the best Mother's Day gifts for 2023
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The best Mother's Day gifts are thoughtful tokens that make mums smile - or even shed a little tear of happiness. Here's our pick of the very best gifts for Mother's Day 2023.

This year Mother's Day falls on Sunday 19th March so you've got just about enough time to organise your gift. Not that you should ever need an excuse to spoil your mum (or be spoiled if you are one!) but Mother's Day is a lovely chance to take some time out to show our appreciation for everything that mums do for us.

Best Mother's Day gifts 2023

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In a hurry? Shop these quick links to pick up the perfect present for Mother's Day:

  • Best letterbox gift for mums: Afternoon Tea Letterbox Gift, £20 at M&S
  • Best gift for chilled mums: Yankee Candle Gift Set, £30 at Boots
  • Best for a chocoholic: H-box, £14.95 at Hotel Chocolat
  • Best gift for brilliant cooks: Chopping Board, £11.99 at Amazon
  • Best gift for gardening mums: Gardening Gift Set, £22 at John Lewis
  • Best jewellery gift: Pressed Meadow Flower Necklace, £28 at NOTHS
  • Best personalised gift: Mother's Day Gift Set, £35.99 at Etsy
  • Best gift for a crafty mum: Cricut Joy, £159.99 at Very
  • Best gift for new mums: Personalised t-shirt, £12.59 at Etsy
  • Best gift for travel lovers: Stars Apart Wash Bag, £15 at Seasalt

Best Mother's Day Gifts 2023

It can be hard to find the right Mother's Day gift to make your mum feel special. So we've collated 50 of the best Mother's Day gifts for 2023. As consumer editor of GoodTo and all-round shopping expert - not to mention a mum of three - this edit of the best treats and trinkets for mums is inspired by the kind of Mother's Day gifts I'd love to receive. (Hope you're reading, kids...) Mums will be delighted with anything on this list. 

1. Personalised Pressed Flower Necklace

A woman holds up the Lucent Studios Personalised Pressed Flower Necklace - one of this year's best Mother's Day gifts

Credit: NOTHS

This lovely glass pendant comes with tiny, real pressed blooms and is finished with her initial in gold plate for a personal touch.

VIEW AT NOTHS | £27.00

2. M&S Afternoon Tea Letterbox Gift

A selection of edible treats from the Afternoon Tea Letterbox Set, available from Marks and Spencer for Mother's Day

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There is nothing quite as elegant as afternoon tea and with this thoughtful letterbox gift, you can treat your mum in the comfort of her own home even if you can't take her to tea in person. This M&S set includes All Butter Milk Viennese Chocolate Dipped Fingers, Luxury Gold Tea Bags and 2 x Millionaires Shortbread, amongst several other delicious treats. 

VIEW AT M&S | £20.00

3. Hotel Chocolat Happy Mother's Day H-box

The Happy Mother's Day H-box selection of chocolates for Mother's Day

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Thoughtfully curated by Hotel Chocolat’s experts, this Mother's Day version of the ever-popular H-Box contains its most popular sweet treats, including Mouse au Chocolat and the Champagne Truffle.


The Cookie Heart Baking Bundle from Baked In, shown in the bottle containing the cookie mix beside a heart-shaped cookie in a baking tray iced with the words 'Bes Mum'

Credit: Baked In

Why not bake (as well as buy) your mum something special. This baking bundle includes everything you need to make her a delicious cookie, including a heart-shaped baking tin, cookie mix and a swirled icing tube.


5. Cath Kidston Mum Mug

A painted Tea Rose mug and matching coaster from Cath Kidston

(Image credit: Cath Kidston )

Make her morning tea break that extra bit special this Mother's Day with this gorgeous painted mug and coaster. Easily one of this year's best Mother's Day gifts for a mum who doesn't like a fuss - but does love a cuppa.


6. Pandora Heart Family Tree Bracelet

The Heart Family Tree from Pandora, one of a range of Mother's Day gifts


Show her you care this Mother's Day with this beautiful sterling silver chain bracelet featuring a heart-shaped disc decorated with clear stones and the iconic Pandora family tree motif with polished leaf details. It has a slider clasp for an adjustable fit and an elegant sparkling leaf branch detail attached to the end of the chain. Definitely one of the best Mother's Day gifts if you're looking for an affordable jewellery gift that she'll cherish.


7. Hot and Cold Drink Flask

A drinks flask from Thermos featuring a nature scene designed by award-winning British designer Matthew Williamson

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We could all do with drinking more water so help her stay hydrated with this super light stainless steel drink flask by award-winning British Interior Designer, Matthew Williamson. It's a pretty but practical gift and it comes with a 5-year guarantee. It's also suitable for hot drinks as well as cold - bonus! Thermos sent me one of these to try and it's now my go-to for keeping my coffee warm on the school run or reminding me to stay hydrated at my desk.


8. Yankee Candle Mother's Day Gift Set

The Yankee Candle Mother's Day gift set, available from Boots

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The best Mother's Day gift for a mum who loves a smelly candle, this bumper gift set includes two medium jar candles (Fluffy Towels and Cherry Blossom) and six small votive candles (Soft Blanket, Art in the Park, A Calm and Quiet Place, Cucumber Mint Cooler, Red Raspberry, and Seaside Woods) so it's good value for money too. If she loves nothing better than lighting a candle and settling in for a relaxing night at home, she's sure to love this thoughtful gift.


9. Cashmere Jumper

A smiling woman wears a pink John Lewis Cashmere Crew Neck Jumper

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There’s a reason cashmere jumpers never go out of fashion. Versatile and warm, this one has a crew neck and is machine washable as an added bonus. It's a hit with John Lewis customers who have rated it almost 4 out of 5 stars. One happy owner wrote: 'Beautifully soft jumper that provides both comfort and style. The fit is perfect and the design allows for either a colourful scarf or a sleeveless white blouse. Thank you JL.'