For when a card and a cup of tea in bed isn't quite enough

REMEMBER rummaging through the cupboards at the last-minute because you forgot to mention you had food tech in the morning? Or all those days you’d "accidentally" miss the school bus so you could have a lift? 

Mum does. (Along with all the other times she's stepped in to sort your life out for you over the years.) Why not make it up to her by showing just how grateful you are with a special day out this Mother's Day? has lots of suggestions for things to do in Manchester on Mother's Day, from beautiful bars to restaurants for reminiscing in, and everything in between. There’s even some cheap (or free) attractions in our top picks list. Shhh . . . she’ll never know.

Read our guide to Where to Celebrate Mother's Day in Manchester

Main image: RHS Bridgewater

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Mum would love some pod time at The Midland Hotel's spa Image: Rena Spa at The Midland