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Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you are still seeking some gift inspiration, remember to keep it local!

A variety of our advertisers have exactly what you need in order to let your Mum know that she’s the best thing since sliced bread. Here’s a little local guide to help you find the right gift.

Treat her to a delicious meal

You might have left it a bit late to squeeze in for a table on Mother’s Day itself, but a gift voucher or a promise to eat at one of these fine places will do the trick.

1861 Restaurant – Enjoy an exquisite dining experience in comfortable and picturesque surroundings. Tel: 0845 388 1861

The Manor Hotel – A perfect getaway in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. Quintessentially British, unfussy and simple food.  Tel: 01873 810212

Regency 59 – Open daily, serving tasty pub lunches throughout the day and offering an expansive Indian and Nepalese menu in the evenings. Tel: 01873 859962

The Kestrel Inn – Nestled in the heart of the Black Mountains between Crickhowell and Brecon, The Kestrel Inn is a traditional country pub, taking great pride in both menu and suppliers. Tel: 01874 731044

Pamper Her

How about a spa day, a massage, reiki, a facial or even teeth whitening? Vouchers are available too. Or perhaps a lovely haircut, colour or blowdry will make your mum feel super special.

Peterstone Court – Feel your cares melt away with their cosy detoxing clay cocoon. Tel: 01874 665387

Claire Price – The team at Claire Price understands how important it is for women to feel their best and offer treatments that boost personal confidence. Gift vouchers available and an extensive range of Clarins products. Tel: 01873 859229

Brynteg Natural Therapies – Specialising in Facial Reflexologoy and ZoneFace Lift, Brynteg Natural Therapies will help you feel refreshed, rejuvenated and rekindle your body’s natural homeostasis. Tel: 07980 110808

Good Living Massage – Enjoy massage and reflexology treatments in Central Abergavenny. Kate can also provide Gift Vouchers for treatments. Tel: 07815 051427

Lodge Dental – Cosmetic and teeth whitening available from this dedicated and highly skilled dental team. Tel: 01873 854711.

Lucy Hockey Hair Studio – Offering a professional service from the moment you book to the moment you leave. Gift Vouchers available. Extensive range of Aveda products and gifts. Tel: 01873 859300

Hannah Mlatem Hair Salon – A unique, contemporary and friendly salon, offering a personal, exclusive service that’s individual to you. Gift vouchers available. Extensive range of MilkShake Hair care products. Tel: 01873 832 214

Tina Howe Reiki  Practitioner – Reiki can assist in relieving stress, anxiety, depression and pain. Tel: 07531 440960 Facebook: reikihealingwithtina


A Good Night Out

Book tickets to a show or a gig and give your mum the chance to let her hair down and enjoy a fabulous night out.

The Priory Sessions – Original live music in Abergavenny! Plenty of gigs organised for the coming months. Visit for details and ticket info.

Borough Theatre – Support Abergavenny’s local theatre by booking tickets to an upcoming performance. Visit to view what’s on.

Theatr Brycheiniog – Brecon’s modern theatre, arts and community venue. See what’s on by visiting

A Hand-Selected Gift

If you’re going shopping and want to select something special for your mum, give these places a try – you’ll find just the thing!

Book-ish – A cerfully and skillfully curated range of books and gifts for every taste. Book-ish also has a comprehensive events programme of author talks and book signings. Tel: 01873 811256

Fizzyville – A unique boutique within Abergavenny Market Hall offering upcycled, refurbished, vintage, antique and contemporary furniture and homeware, with a twist! Tel: 07714 290303 Facebook: @Fizzyville

The Jewellery Exchange – Your independent jewellery store in Abergavenny stocking a beautiful range of sparkling treasures. Tel: 01873 850006

Love Lily Floral Design Studio – Mums of all varieties love flowers and the team at Love Lily can create the perfect bouquet or arrangement for your mum. Tel: 01873 856618

Crickhowell Adventure – If your mum is an adventurer and loves the great outdoors, Crickhowell Adventure has the perfect gift for her! Tel: 01873 810020


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