Gift ideas for mums who'd rather be outdoors
- Wednesday 17 February 2021
Treat your mum to something special this Mother's Day with our gift ideas for mums who love the great outdoors. Whether it's climbing, hiking, outdoor swimming, running or walking that's your mum's passion there's a book here for all interests. Plus, our gift boxes are a great option if you want a selection of beautifully hand-wrapped goodies. Scroll down for details.
What's inside? Élisabeth Revol’s poignant tribute to her friend and climbing partner, Tomasz Mackiewicz, with whom she summitted Nanga Parbat in 2018 – making her the first woman to do so in winter – but who tragically lost his life on the mountain during a rescue attempt that resounded across the globe.
Perfect for ... survival mums.
What's inside? The story of how Poland’s ice warriors made winter their own, as they fought their way to the summit of Everest in the winter of 1980 – the first of the fourteen 8,000-metre peaks they climbed this way until just one of them awaited a winter ascent, the meanest of them all: K2.
Perfect for ... mountaineering mums.
What's inside? The book explores secluded wild swimming locations in the tourist hotspots of Windermere and Derwent Water and takes you to the tranquil hidden gems of Bassenthwaite, Crummock Water and Devoke Water, with the emphasis on taking time to enjoy the stunning surroundings.
Perfect for ... mums who love outdoor swimming and those just dipping their toes in the water for the first time.
What's inside? An anthology of prose, poetry and artwork by women who are inspired by wild places, adventure and landscape. This is an inspiring and pivotal work published in an era when wilderness conservation and gender equality are at the fore.
Perfect for ... mums who've read books by men about men having adventures in the outdoors and fancy reading something from a female perfective ...
What's inside? An inspirational guide to the most iconic, spectacular and popular long-distance trails in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland and the Isle of Man with approximate timings devisied depending on whether you plan to run, walk, trek or fastpack each trail.
Perfect for ... mums hoping to get away on a long-distance trail holiday.
What's inside? Our beautifully hand-wrapped gift boxes are themed according to place of interest or activity so whether your mum loves exploring Scotland, Yorkshire or the Lake District or her passion is cycling, running, mountain biking or wildlife photography, you'll find exactly what you're looking for among them. Each box comes with a selection of stunning notelets and you can add a personalised message at checkout. Plus, for each gift box purchase, we'll make a donation to our local food bank.
Perfect if ... you're a bit rubbish at wrapping presents and want to treat your mum to a selection of outdoor gifts tailored to her interests.