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9 Mother’s Day gifts available to buy in Dorset

PUBLISHED: 10:20 12 March 2015 | UPDATED: 10:20 12 March 2015

Entirely handmade in Dorset, these elegant candles by Maiden (which include rose, daisy and lavender designs) are not to be found on the high street. The Curve candles start at £25 available from their workshop in Dorchester or via their website maidendorset.co.uk

Entirely handmade in Dorset, these elegant candles by Maiden (which include rose, daisy and lavender designs) are not to be found on the high street. The Curve candles start at £25 available from their workshop in Dorchester or via their website maidendorset.co.uk

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Want to find something special for Mother’s Day? Helen Stiles has found some lovely Dorset gifts

If your mum is a stylish gardener then shell adore Burgon & Balls award-winning Love The Glove collection which draws its inspiration from the famous haute couture fashion houses. Available in 12 styles and colours £12.95- £14.95. Find at local garden centres or on line burgonandball.comIf your mum is a stylish gardener then shell adore Burgon & Balls award-winning Love The Glove collection which draws its inspiration from the famous haute couture fashion houses. Available in 12 styles and colours £12.95- £14.95. Find at local garden centres or on line burgonandball.com

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From the Purbeck-based Chococo team this handmade cocoa pod is filled with a selection of their award-winning chocolates including smoked sea salt caramels, zingy passion fruit and truffles made with fresh Dorset cream (£17.50). Buy at their shop in Swanage (01929 421777) or online at chococo.co.ukFrom the Purbeck-based Chococo team this handmade cocoa pod is filled with a selection of their award-winning chocolates including smoked sea salt caramels, zingy passion fruit and truffles made with fresh Dorset cream (£17.50). Buy at their shop in Swanage (01929 421777) or online at chococo.co.uk

Groves Nursery in Bridport holds one of the National Collections of violets. My favourite is Lees Peachy Pink (£3.99) ideal for the novice grower and with a delicate perfume. More details grovesnurseries.co.ukGroves Nursery in Bridport holds one of the National Collections of violets. My favourite is Lees Peachy Pink (£3.99) ideal for the novice grower and with a delicate perfume. More details grovesnurseries.co.uk

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Just add a plant and you have the perfect gift for any mum. Crackle glazed planter pots by north Dorset company Grand Illusions, £5.99 each. For stockist call 01747 858300 or visit grandillusions.co.ukJust add a plant and you have the perfect gift for any mum. Crackle glazed planter pots by north Dorset company Grand Illusions, £5.99 each. For stockist call 01747 858300 or visit grandillusions.co.uk

Any mum would love this wicker hamper of goodies from Virginia Hayward who are based in Stour Row £34.99 order online at virginiahayward.com or call 01747 851515Any mum would love this wicker hamper of goodies from Virginia Hayward who are based in Stour Row £34.99 order online at virginiahayward.com or call 01747 851515

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Fit for a Mad Hatters tea party these quirky cups are by Dorset ceramic artist Miranda Berrow. Cappuccino Cups from Frampton-based Velvet and Dash £37 each (velvet-dash.com)Fit for a Mad Hatters tea party these quirky cups are by Dorset ceramic artist Miranda Berrow. Cappuccino Cups from Frampton-based Velvet and Dash £37 each (velvet-dash.com)

Sitting Spiritually at Lyme Regis make wonderful oak or chestnut rope swings in various sizes. Why not get the kids to club together and have their names carved into the swing seat? Prices start at £149. More details 01297 443084 or visit sittingspiritually.co.ukSitting Spiritually at Lyme Regis make wonderful oak or chestnut rope swings in various sizes. Why not get the kids to club together and have their names carved into the swing seat? Prices start at £149. More details 01297 443084 or visit sittingspiritually.co.uk

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This gluten-free gift bag from Holwell-based Honeybuns includes a retro tin filled with six award-winning cakes, and two luxurious home baking mixes £29.99 inc. P&P via their website honeybuns.co.uk/shopThis gluten-free gift bag from Holwell-based Honeybuns includes a retro tin filled with six award-winning cakes, and two luxurious home baking mixes £29.99 inc. P&P via their website honeybuns.co.uk/shop

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More Mother’s Day ideas

Take Mum out for a cream tea - From farmhouse to country house, tea room to hotel Sue Quinn leaves no crumb untested as she seeks out some of the finest cream teas in the county.

Treat Mum to a day or evening at a spa - Whether it is a gift for someone special or a pampering day out with friends, Alice Cooke reveals Dorset’s best spa treatments to rejuvenate and revive.

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