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Surrey Shop Local Gift Guide – The Mother’s Day Edit

By Sara Hardy– 26th February 2021
The Goldfinch Kitchen

For many, Mother’s Day will be difficult this year; those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. For those who have lost, for those who yearn, for those who cannot be together; I am thinking of you. More than ever, this year has shown us that we must take nothing for granted.

Mother’s Day is just two weeks away and while many of us cannot spend time with our love ones, we can send them a ‘one of a kind’ gift to show them that they are in our thoughts, whilst supporting our county’s vibrant independent businesses.

This guide will give you inspiration for beauty, charitable donations, fashion, food and beverage, gifts and cards, interior design, fashion, new mum gifts and photography. It is full to bursting with incredible ideas and special offers that will solve all your gifting dilemmas not just for Mother’s Day but months to come!

The Surrey Shop Local Gift Guide



The Beauty Bee studio Beckie offers an exciting range of facial treatments from her salon in Epsom. These highly efficacious, innovative treatments are the highly popular dermaplaning facial, bespoke, medik8 facial and professional peel, the highly effective microneedling treatment, dermalux LED, mesotherapy, body treatments and massage. Vouchers from Beckie would make the perfect present for a beauty enthusiast looking to up her skin game!


The Beauty Nest Natalie has been voted as the best beauty salon in Surrey 2018 & 2019, an impressive feat! A cosy and relaxing beauty room in the heart of Chobham village, Natalie offers eyebrow microblading, nail treatments, massage, waxing, lash treatments and beauty lab facials. The Beauty Nest Chobham is the ultimate in R&R and vouchers can be purchased now and redeemed against purchases when restrictions are lifted in April.


Get Beautiful Laura offers fabulous treatments from her home in Shepperton. On offer are lash treatments, nails, waxing, brows and spray tans, all available with flexible treatment timings to suit your busy schedule. Laura is constantly increasing her skills base so keep your eyes peeled for future additions from this wonderful technician.


Healthy Skin Studio Vennie is extremely well versed in skincare. She is renowned for creating skin magic through her incredible bespoke facials and advanced skin therapy practice at her clinic in Richmond. Offering an in-depth consultation (virtual consultations are available), Vennie tailors her treatments to best suit the needs of her clients. Vennie’s list of treatments is impressive and is a guaranteed winner. This would be the perfect gift for a skincare devotee, or those with specific concerns.

SPECIAL OFFER: Vennie is offering Girl About readers a 10% discount on any treatment with the code GIRLABOUTSURREY10, this offer is valid until May assuming that the beauty sector is able to open on 12th April as planned, if not it will be extended. Alternatively, you can use this discount code for a virtual consultation should you prefer.


Tropic Kimmy Kim is passionate about natural, clean and cruelty free beauty products. Within her online store you will find an award-winning range of skincare and beauty products made in the UK from the most innovative and effective ingredients that nature has to offer. Any product from her range would make the perfect gift for someone looking for a completely natural approach.


Luna Skin Hayley at Luna Skin in Leatherhead offers a sanctuary of calm and tranquillity. Her studio is a place to unwind, restore and to heal. Her bespoke facials, massage, and reflexology treatments are all natural and vegan friendly. You can combine treatments for some much-needed indulgence or enjoy having your hair and make-up done by a pro. Hayley also offers bridal trials so this could be a great gift for a bride to be!


Norsworthy’s Led by female entrepreneur Sammy Jo, her award-winning luxury salon in Horsell offers some much needed “me” time from her team of highly trained specialists. Their Lacure facial will leave your skin nourished, nurtured and boosted. You can also enjoy a deeply relaxing massage, a wax and Jessica nail treatments; an absolute delight for any woman when we leave lockdown behind.

SPECIAL OFFER: Email info@norsworthys.co.uk to purchase a voucher and use code GIRLABOUTSURREY10 to have an extra 10% added to the value of your voucher total. Vouchers can be gift wrapped and posted, payments can be made by bank transfer.


Nailed It Beauty Rachel is an incredibly gifted beauty therapist, offering a multitude of treatments from her home studio in Surbiton. Expertly trained in Dermalogica products, Rachel will leave your skin glowing and totally refreshed through the use of facial cupping, light therapy and microcurrent technology. Rachel also offers waxing, lash lifts, gel nails, brow services and bridal make up.


Beauty by Rheanna Rheanna is highly skilled in facial massage using the glorious range of Elemis products. Your skin will radiate health and look visibly younger after your treatment. Rheanna also specialises in massage, gel varnish, waxing, tint, laser and spray tans. Currently based in Woking, Rheanna is also able to travel for home visits once restrictions lift. Vouchers would be perfect for someone looking to get their skin sparkle back after a long winter in lockdown.

SPECIAL OFFER: Rheanna is offering a free file and polish either hands or feet when you book a one-hour massage or facial. Vouchers can be purchased up until Mother’s Day and are valid for six months.


The Reigate Osteopathic Clinic is the oldest established osteopathic clinic in the area, having provided quality care for over 50 years. They are open now so if you are suffering from a poor workstation setup, musculo-skeletal issues, or are looking for help for a mother or baby, look no further than The Reigate Clinic.


Charitable donations

DKMS Every 20 minutes someone in the UK receives a diagnosis of blood cancer. Blood cancer is the 5th most common cancer and only 30% of patients find a donor match in their family. The majority of patients rely on the Blood Stem Cell Donor register, yet only 2% of the population is registered. DKMS raises awareness of blood cancer, asking people to sign up to become a donor through their mail swab kits. DKMS pay the costs of adding donors to their registry as well as covering costs incurred by donors when donating.


Momentum Children’s charity Being told your child has cancer or another life-challenging condition is devastating. Day-to-day life is turned upside down. Momentum supports the entire family during times of unimaginable strain from all over South West London, Surrey and West Sussex. They support the children and their parents, but also siblings and grandparents too.


Reigate and Banstead Women’s Aid is a refuge charity based in East Surrey to help women and children restart a life free from domestic abuse. They enable women to rebuild their own lives using their own strengths and skills They make families feel welcome, included and safe.


York Road Project are dedicated to defeating homelessness and rough sleeping in Woking and the surrounding areas. As a direct result of the pandemic, they are currently supporting at least 10 clients into permanent accommodation and need your help to buy the much-needed essentials of any home.



Beau Bailey Rose Lisa has built this stylish boutique upon her already dazzling career in fashion, bringing twenty years of experience from all corners of the globe to her style workshop in Weybridge. As a busy mum of twin girls, Lisa understands how motherhood (and lockdown) can affect a woman’s body confidence and she immediately puts you at ease with her hassle-free style consultation and shopping service. As a lover of all things beautiful, her glorious in store and online collection is fun and modern, and is guaranteed to bring joy to all those who shop here.


Betty and Claude Ros runs this fashion friendly boutique store in Chobham. Her collection of clothing cannot be found in a catalogue or in other retail stores. Ros brings you unique, inspirational clothing with limited availability for those that demand more style. She also offers her expert advice on flattering styles to assist your fashion needs.

SPECIAL OFFER: Ros is offering 10% off new stock in the week running up to Mother’s Day weekend, her latest collections can be found within her Instagram stories. Orders can be placed via Instagram or Facebook direct message, just mention MummaSurrey.


The Gate Boutique is located in the picturesque town of Guildford. This luxury womenswear retailer offers eclectic and unique collections, creating an original, stand-alone boutique experience. The store prides themselves on their excellent service with their niche and international brands. Look no further than the Gate Boutique to uplift your spring style.

SPECIAL OFFER: Sign up to the mailing list and receive 10% off your first order.


May Boutique London Full to bursting with exciting and stylish womenswear. The shop, based in South West London, is an exquisite style emporium featuring carefully curated items for effortlessly stylish women. They also sell a great range of lifestyle gifts, an absolute winner of a Mother’s Day present!

SPECIAL OFFER: Enjoy 15% off when you subscribe to the newsletter.


Nina Victoria is a personal stylist dedicated to making you feel confident in the clothes you wear. With a decade of experience in the fashion industry, Nina understands how clothes and style can affect our confidence and how others may perceive us. For anyone needing a bit of a confidence boost after everything this year has thrown us, a consultation with Nina would be a wonderful experience as she will immediately put you at ease. Gift vouchers can be purchased now, and appointments arranged for when lockdown restrictions have been lifted.

Food and Beverage

If you are looking for an afternoon tea for Mother’s Day, please read my recent blog for inspo which is dedicated to Surrey’s specialist suppliers. For other food and beverage ideas, keep reading!


Albury Vineyard The beautiful organic vineyard of Albury is situated beside the mystical Silent Pool in The Surrey Hills (AONB). Albury have a beautiful selection of gifts to buy for Mother’s Day, including a bespoke limited release gift box created with Mother’s Day in mind. This beautiful wooden box contains a bottle of Albury bubbly together with a posy of homegrown dried flowers arranged by Plant Passion, a local supplier of organically grown British flowers. You can also buy vouchers for future tasting events which would make a perfect day out in the sunshine for anyone who appreciates wine.

SPECIAL OFFER: Use the code MUM10 to receive 10% off sparkling wine and sparkling wine gift boxes between 1st and 14th March.


Botanical Bubbles Bar  The hugely talented and creative duo behind Botanical Bubbles have created the Edible Flowers Cocktail Box which will make the perfect gift for any lady this Mother’s Day! Each cocktail has a floral theme, whether its floral in its taste or garnish it is not one to miss. Each box comes complete with homemade confectionery suited perfectly for each tipple. To top it all off, each box comes with the accompanying glass for the drink chosen. And to make it even more special it comes personalised etched with your word of choice! Each box comes gift wrapped with tissue paper, natural wood wool and tied with a pink chiffon bow.


Cellar Magneval With expert sommeliers, the wine offering from this incredibly charming wine bar and shop is exquisite. Wine can be ordered for same day local delivery, or delivery further afield. Gift vouchers are also available to be redeemed against their products or tasting events either virtually or in person when hospitality reopens.


Deli Class In the heart of Horsell village, you will find Deli Class; a deli and coffee shop offering a comprehensive array of dry Italian goods, fresh Italian meats, cheese, cakes and pastries, wonderful coffee and eat in and takeaway menus. It is a celebration of the cuisine of Italy, particularly Puglia and South East of Italy and Sicily. Deli Class are offering a number of food & drink combinations for Mother’s Day including their luxury gifts selection of their most exquisite delicacies. Go to their online shop or follow them on Instagram  for full Mother’s Day offers.


Denbies has been family owned and run since 1984 and has become one of the largest wine producers in the UK. Internationally renowned for its award-winning sparkling wines, a visit to Denbies is a must. Monetary vouchers, gift experiences and wine and gift packages are available to buy in good time for Mother’s Day.


Fego It is almost impossible not to be drawn in by this super stylish and friendly cafe in the heart of Cobham village. Their mouthwatering and innovative menus,  kerbside artisan crêpes for your daily stroll (did someone say strawberry champagne?!) and delicious coffee make Fego a very enjoyable place to refuel. They are all about sharing the joy of hosting and entertaining through the vessel of food and whilst we cannot yet stop there to enjoy their hospitality, the collection or delivery service is highly recommended.

SPECIAL OFFER: Get 15% off your order with code EATGOODFEELGOOD .


The Goldfinch Kitchen Esther Bullock at The Goldfinch Kitchen is creating a selection of brand-new recipes especially for Mothers’ Day this year. The floral-inspired range of treats will include Cupcakes, Brownies and Macarons incorporating the delicate colours and flavours of Strawberry & Rosewater, Blackberry & Vanilla Bean, Lemon & Lavender and Orange & Cacao Nib. Gluten free options are available. Please place orders by 7th March by email or call 07883 081254. Keep a look out on her Instagram page for a sneak preview of all the new arrivals.


Greyfriars Vineyard is a family run vineyard that specialises in sparkling wine which can be found in many of the South East’s finest establishments and beyond. Greyfriars has a huge amount to offer and in line with the latest government announcement,  vineyard tours will restart on Saturday 17th April giving you the opportunity to soak up the incredible views from their viewing deck. In addition, tastings in their brand new tasting room will be available from Monday 17th May. This Mother’s Day, why not treat someone you love to their bespoke gift set which includes a bottle of their trophy winning Sparkling Rosé Reserve and two branded sparkling wine flutes in their beautiful Surrey Hills gift box. There are options to add in local chocolate and honey from their beehives at the vineyard. Alternatively, their Mother’s Day Mini Case (3 bottles) includes three wines including their Sparkling Rosé Reserve, Non Vintage Cuvee and their Still Rosé 2019. Look out for exciting events announced on their website and Instagram pages in the months to come as they celebrate their 10th anniversary year.


Laura How to Cook is a private chef, cookery tutor and supper club host, who is currently focusing her energies on her at home dining service. A seasonally inspired three course dining experience delivered for your pleasure within the comfort of your home. The portions are extremely generous and absolutely divine! Perfect for making that date night in extra special. You can read all about our delectable dining experience with Laura here. Laura has added some extra special touches to her sweet treats in the run up to Mother’s Day and her current menu can be ordered up until 7th March for delivery on Mother’s Day.


The Little Pasta Company  Handmade in Surrey, Daniel offers a variety of pasta boxes but the gift-wrapped Date Night Meal Kit for Two is a wonderful way to dine together. The ingredients are pre-weighed and scrumptious sides are also included. Never before has date night cooking looked so good!

SPECIAL OFFER: Get 10% off your first order with code ‘WELCOME10’


Love2Graze Sima is an expert in platter presentation, elevating the tasting experience by feasting the senses. The Love to Graze platters are fantastic for a celebration, whether festive or something special at home. As Sima says, “Nothing brings people together like a nice platter.” Check out Sima’s Instagram page for the latest information on her beautiful platters for Mother’s Day.


Pandibakes Amy makes seriously impressive cakes; cupcakes to be exact! The painstaking, intricate detail that is piped onto every cake bouquet is seriously impressive. You cannot help but be absolutely overwhelmed by the beauty of her floral piping. These make a great centrepiece, but you can also order bespoke cupcake toppers to ensure they are in keeping with any theme. The perfect Mother’s Day showstopper!


Sally Iddles Food Sally is a private chef with an impressive career in food that has taken her all over the world. Sally runs her own business sharing her passion and flair for food with her clients. This year she is offering her Mother’s Day Celebration Box; a dine at home experience that includes canapés and a two course meal with a stunning table setting from Table Wardrobe and Floral display from Pigpen flowers. The cost is £60 per person and orders must be placed by 7th March.


Roots & Rose Do you want to give your loved one something a little bit different this Mother’s Day? This is Roots & Rose coffee, bringing you the freshest ground coffee and beans, highly reviewed, fantastic coffee. Available in coffee gifts or as single bags, check out their website to find out more.


Sorrel One of the UK’s sexiest restaurants according to The Times, Dorking’s Michelin starred Sorrel has been sending love in lockdown with flavours of discovery from their kitchen to ours. This is an at home dining experience like no other! You can read my recommendation of our Valentine’s Day supper with Sorrel here. The Mother’s day supper will be available to order on Tuesday 2nd March, sign up to their mailing list and keep an eye on their Instagram page – these meals sell out fast.


Silent Pool Distillers are a group of friends who share a love of craft distilling. They create handcrafted artisan spirits with uncompromising quality. Located on the Albury estate in the Surrey Hills, beside the transcendent Silent Pool, tours and events are regularly hosted (Covid permitting) and a day out here would make a great gift for someone to look forward to. Their beautifully designed eye- catching bottles look as good as the gin tastes and would make a great gift for any lover of gin. They have a beautiful gift selection, including a custom design range for you to personalise your own bottle.


Social Mix These guys really know how to bring the fun, and don’t we all need some of that! Their Locktails have proved hugely popular during lockdown, so why not order some of their delicious cocktails served in jam jars with handwritten notes for a little extra fizz on Mother’s Day?


Gifts and cards

Apple and Clover cards Jo has created the most brilliant, whimsical range of cards. They are full of ridiculously sweet characters, guaranteed to bring a smile to all who receive them. If you are looking for cards with a difference, then her page is a highly recommended visit.


The Art Class Lynette offers a fresh new approach to art classes which nurture individuality, resourcefulness and problem solving with an opportunity for learning and creative expression. Lynette has been an artist, illustrator, teacher and designer and has acquired the skills to offer this unique approach to art classes. Her (currently online) classes cater for both children and adults and would make a great gift for anyone looking to learn new artistic skills and have some fun along the way.


Bluebell 33  This quirky, brilliantly fun and creative boutique store in Weybridge, is a guaranteed Mother’s Day present crowd pleaser. If you are looking for something different, a little unique, and highly appealing, then this is the store for you.  Their glorious gifts are available to purchase through their online store.


Evie Loves Toast This incredibly popular store in Cobham is the ultimate in gifting essentials. Whether you are looking for gifts, jewellery, clothes, beauty, or inspiration, this is the place to visit! Unsure what to buy that certain someone? Evie’s is a total haven for Mother’s Day inspo, items can be purchased through their online store with free delivery in Cobham or collection.


Foofoolala means joy, and Rebecca brings this to each and every hand-crafted item in abundance. A self confessed yarn addict and interiors aficionado, her one-off pieces are made from the highest quality luxury yarns, which not only look good but are tremendously soft and warm. This is yarn, but not as you know it! Her vibe is cool, modern and neutral and Rebecca doesn’t make anything she wouldn’t wear herself. Check out her online store here or get in touch for something bespoke.


Gumpy and the Bear If you would like to thank the special lady in your life with something individually designed then you will find it here at this glorious Etsy store with handmade clothing, keepsakes, accessories and gifts made here in Surrey.

SPECIAL OFFER: Use code SURREY15 to receive 15% off all Mother’s Day bags, flags, baby change bag organisers and canvas baskets.


In the Box Gifts is a Guildford based company that has an extremely impressive online store. For the ultimate present you can either choose one of their perfectly created letterbox gifts or build your own unique box of goodies! Their choice of gifts is inspired, affordably luxurious and presented so beautifully. A great gift for a lucky recipient at any time of the year!


Leith and Gray are featured for their brilliance in many big publications offering tailored boxes of gifts for all. You can select their carefully curated selections or choose your own box of goodies from their wonderful range. Their Mother’s Day boxes are divine and the gifts inside are elegant and fun, catering for a wide audience.

SPECIAL OFFER: Sign up to their mailing list and receive 10% off your first order.


Little Cottage Flowers Weybridge mummy Jessica is committed to creating eye catching and pretty blooms for her customers. She works with both fresh and dried flowers and loves to design something bespoke and a little different. Jessica can be reached easily for requests on colours and textures, together with prices via direct message on her Instagram page.


Lunar and Wild Steph has created an impressive range of ethical and eco-friendly, hand poured ritual candles, and botanical wax melts for your pleasure. Each ritual candle is created with coconut and rapeseed wax, scented with essential oils, and comes with an affirmation card, a crystal and a ritual. The wax melts are packed with wildflowers to delightfully scent your home. These would make the perfect gift for those seeking inner peace and sanctuary as we prepare to come out of lockdown.

SPECIAL OFFER: Sign up to their mailing list and receive 10% off your first order


Manns of Cranleigh This independent lifestyle shop in Cranleigh, stocks an outstanding array of products. Browse their online shop for some inspired Mother’s Day ideas such as their Dents, Sweet William and Neom ranges.


Montagu and Amber. These hand poured, sublimely scented, paraffin free candles are created with 100% natural wax. Their range of diffusers contain exquisitely scented essential oils and are produced with ingredients sourced from the UK. The range is made in Royal Berkshire and would be a gorgeous present as the packaging is an absolute feast for the eyes!


The Packhouse This ridiculously stylish and oh-so-cool shop in Farnham, is an absolute haven for interior lovers! It’s almost impossible to browse their online store and to not be tempted by one of their many alluring products from unique sellers. The perfect place to shop for the fashionable interior lover, or for those looking to gift something a little different.


Say it with Songs Let the lyrics do the talking and evoke those amazing memories with this innovative stream-able print and greetings card brand.  You can hand pick the perfect words and music to fit your occasion and express your wishes in a unique and original way. The song is activated to play by the recipient by simply scanning a QR code on the card.


The Silver Candle Company A luxury home fragrance company that specialises in 100% sustainable, handmade, hand poured soy wax candles. Anne’s concerns over the health and environmental impact of burning paraffin led her to pursue this project of love. Her products are displayed in elegant packaging and have a long burning time, giving you better value for money.

SPECIAL OFFER: Sign up to their mailing list and receive 10% off your first order.


Two Ducks  Claire is the proud owner of this award-winning store with a beautiful selection of gifts and hampers; you will be sure to solve your gift or outfit dilemmas here. Through her online store you will find the finest, most stylish and unique brands from across Europe. There is something for everyone, quirky, silly or beauty based, the range is fun with a flair.


Winter Bear Home Based in Wimbledon, this store stocks vintage furniture full of quirk and character. Borne from a passion for discovering unique items in need of restoration and love, Sofie and Will sell homeware from a number of other small independent businesses, as well as refurbishing preloved pieces in the back of the store. Their online store has a selection of gifts is as individual as you are and is and well worth a visit.



D Roberts Interiors Dominique is a busy mum of two and interior design queen! She is delighted to be celebrating her 10th year in business (and 20th year in the industry) in the coming months, and this Mother’s Day she is offering a beautifully wrapped voucher for a design consultation which could be the perfect way to kick start those house renovations. 


Sophie Sews Sophie left a career in finance after having her first daughter. Battling with illness and the juggle that being a mum brings, Sophie followed her love for creating beautiful soft furnishings and setting up Sophie Sews. Having always dreamt of having her own shop, her beautiful store now sits proudly on Horsell high street and offers an incredible selection of fabrics for made to measure blinds, curtains and bespoke soft furnishings which would sit handsomely in anyone’s home!

New mums

The Baby Service is a boutique in Chobham (together with an online shop) set up by mummy Aman. Aman has carefully curated a beautiful range of baby gifts and products for new parents from predominantly independent brands in which she wholeheartedly believes in and loves.  Aman recommends the luxury changing bags in her collection for the perfect Mother’s Day gift.

SPECIAL OFFER: Sign up to the mailing list and receive 10% off your first order.


The Blossoming Birth Company is run by Julie, a hypnobirthing teacher with over 20 years midwifery experience. She also teaches baby massage, baby and toddler yoga and is a tummy time expert. Why not treat a mummy, or mummy to be, with one of her socially distanced face to face courses when restrictions ease?


West Stanton is Hannah’s award-winning clothing brand for children ages 0-5, together with thoughtfully sourced gifts and toys. Hannah has curated the most glorious Mother’s Day collection which you can peruse here. Her store in Cranleigh is bursting with whimsical things for little people and is the perfect place to find unique and quirky gifts that you will not easily find elsewhere.

SPECIAL OFFER: Hannah is kindly offering Girl About readers a 20% discount from the Mother’s Day collection with code girlaboutsurey.


Cheryl Catton Photography was borne from Cheryl’s love for photography and incredible eye for details. With a minimalistic and authentic style, she is passionate about capturing connections and emotions through her images. Vouchers can be purchased for outdoor and studio sessions, capturing the precious moments in life with Cheryl behind the camera would make a wonderful gift this Mother’s Day.


Eddie Judd Photography Eddie is one of the UK’s leading and most well respected family and personal branding photographers based in Surrey. Eddie’s professionalism and experience at putting children at ease is evident through her work, she is able to capture the expressions that say so much about relationships. Her outdoor photography or at home family sessions are relaxed and bespoke. Her availability for family mini sessions will soon be released; vouchers for these can be purchased here and are beautifully presented to make the perfect gift this Mother’s Day.


Ginger Snaps Photography Katy is a fun loving, easy going and extremely talented portrait photographer with an eye for capturing every detail. Katy offers family photo shoots with natural settings and flair, booking a session with her would be a fun experience for all with beautiful memories captured by camera.


This is by no means an exhaustive list and I would like to warmly thank all of these wonderful businesses for their contributions to this piece. I am incredibly grateful for the images they have shared to enable me to showcase their brilliance.





Sara x

I would also like to express my thanks to Kate at Surrey Blogger Collective for her magnificent previous contributions and continued support of this guide.


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