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Mother’s Day gift guide

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Buy a gift for Mother’s Day with a difference this year, with all profits going back into protecting Scotland’s heritage.

Searching for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Look no further than the National Trust for Scotland’s curated selection of sustainable gifts. Show your appreciation while supporting a worthy cause, with options ranging from handmade jewellery and delicious chocolates to dedicating a tree to someone special. And if you’re remembering someone special this Mother’s Day, we’re sharing a new way to support our places in their loving memory.

Celebrate your love for both your mum and Scotland with these thoughtful gifts that support Scotland’s heritage.

A gift for memory-makers: Trust membership

With over 100 places across Scotland to explore, there are thousands of experiences to be had with a National Trust for Scotland membership! This Mother’s Day, treat your mum to a whole year of enjoying the very best of Scotland, with free visits to all of the places in our care whilst supporting our work to protect irreplaceable heritage.

  • It’s a truly meaningful present – a chance to show someone you love how much you care, and a feel-good gift that makes a real difference.
  • You can choose from individual memberships, couples memberships and family memberships – everyone enjoys the same great perks!
  • Send the Welcome Pack direct to their door, or send membership instantly via email (and they can use it straight away) with a lovely gift voucher.
  • You can spread out the cost by paying as little as £5.20 per month.

Give the gift of membership today

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A gift membership gives you the excuse to go out with your loved ones whenever you’d like.

A gift for gardeners: ROOTS

Looking for a present perfect for someone with green fingers this Mother’s Day? ROOTS is a celebration of Scotland’s flora, helping both their garden and our Trust gardens thrive!

For £6 a month we’ll send your loved one a ROOTS pack every six weeks, with gardening gifts, stories about Scotland’s plant life and tips from our expert Trust gardeners.

Your gift subscription will include:

  • A gift certificate so your loved one will know who their special gift came from.
  • Gardening-themed packs sent every six weeks to help your loved one’s garden bloom – and six times a year the packs will also contain a packet of Scottish seeds for them to grow at home.
  • Planting guides written by our expert Trust gardeners so their seeds will flourish.
  • Stories and histories of the Scottish plants protected and cared for by the Trust.
  • Regular emails with top tips and ‘how to’ guides, gardening blogs and articles from our gardeners.
  • An invitation to two exclusive ROOTS events a year with our Gardens team.

Give the gift of ROOTS today

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A ROOTS subscription pack

A gift for nature-lovers: dedicate a tree

Over the next few years, the Trust will be replanting the many tens of thousands of trees lost to winter storms across Scotland. This Mother’s Day, dedicate a tree to your loved one and we’ll send a personalised certificate for you to gift to them.

Your gift will help us restore our damaged forests and restore Scotland’s beautiful green spaces, so that natural ecosystems can continue to thrive into the future.

Every donation helps us plant another tree in one of the many woodlands we’re restoring across Scotland. Just £7.50 will help us plant one sapling – £75 will help us plant ten!

Dedicate a tree today

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A gift for remembering someone special: dedicate a view

We know that for many, Mother’s Day can be a day spent remembering someone special. At the National Trust for Scotland, we are custodians of all the treasured places in our care. By dedicating a view in memory of your loved one, you will make them a custodian of our places too. With six stunning views to choose from, you can dedicate a view at the place that they loved most or the place that carries the most meaning for you.

Every dedication made in memory of your loved one will help us to keep on caring for the wild landscapes, peaceful gardens and historic buildings in our charity’s care for generations to come.

Find out more

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Find the perfect gift online

Explore our online shop or visit our gift shops for the perfect gift. From unique jewellery to indulgent chocolates, cosy candles, captivating books and more, there’s something for every mum. Rest assured, our sustainable products not only bring joy but also contribute to our charity, supporting the conservation of Scotland’s treasures. Show your love with a gift that gives back this Mother’s Day!

Browse our hand-selected Mother’s Day collection


For the bookworm in your life we have a selection of great reads to brighten up any bookshelf, including fashion, food, history and sustainability. Here are some of our favourite picks for Mother’s Day:


If your mum is a fan of all things sparkly and silver, we have jewellery inspired by Scotland’s history and nature, as well as Outlander-inspired pieces to transport her back in time!


Give the gift of some sweet-smelling self-care with our range of Scottish scented soaps and lotions, as well as one of our eco-friendly pretty cosmetic cases.


For those partial to a little tipple or dram, we have a unique and exclusive range of whiskies and gins inspired by our places.


Browse our range of sustainable bags to suit all styles, from cross bodies to backpacks.

Candles and chocolate

A perfect pairing this Mother’s Day? We certainly think so!

Looking to add an extra treat to Mother’s Day?

Treat mum to some tea and cake, or a delightful lunch at one of our charming cafés across the Trust. Enjoy delicious food in picturesque settings, creating cherished moments together amidst Scotland’s natural beauty. It's the perfect way to show your appreciation and spend quality time together this Mother's Day!

Explore our cafés and tearooms

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Enjoy tea and cake at one of our cafés.

And finally ...

What about the gift of a getaway!

This Mother’s Day treat your loved one to a a warm Scottish welcome at one of our beautiful properties, where you can choose what they would most love to have on their doorstep. Would they prefer a breathtaking country estate, a majestic castle, a stately home, or an internationally acclaimed garden?

Our accommodation includes grand houses and apartments ideal for larger parties, as well as cosy coastal cottages and countryside retreats suitable for all the family (including four-legged companions!).

And every booking is a donation towards our efforts to protect Scotland’s nature, beauty and heritage for years to come.

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