Mother’s Day Gifts and Father’s Day Gifts aren't a one day of the year gift event.  We design Symbolic Gifts to Celebrate Parents for any Reason or Occasion.

Mothers Day Gifts Send Virtual Hugs With Basketsgalore UK

Gifts From Our Family To Yours

When we were young, and starting out in the gift basket business, our Mother graciously allowed us to work from her home.  After finishing university, Mother gave us a roof over our heads and allowed us to gradually fill her house from floor to ceiling with wicker gift baskets, and the gift contents of those baskets.  Mother then allowed us to turn 50% of her home into an office, studio and gift basket assembly area, and her garage became our gift basket warehouse.  At one point she had a 40ft storage container in her driveway filled with wicker gift baskets, a gazebo in her garden for assembly space, and wicker hampers stored in her bedroom.  

Our Mother is a character.  She is also a truly generous, patient and wonderful human being!  Mum is pictured in the below photo, exerting her strict quality control standards on the flowering plants being despatched for Mother's Day Gifts last year.  Did we mention she's very green fingered?

Mothers Day Gifts UK Made by Mums


Mother’s Day Gifts and Father’s Day Gifts To Honour Parents All Year Round 

We know you will agree that many of us would not be where we are today without the love and support of our Mothers and Fathers.  As a family operated company, it’s something we’re very much aware of.  We understand the trust invested in us to adequately convey your love and best wishes to those people you care about most in the world.  For this reason, we invest a lot of time and effort each year into designing and creating our symbolic occasion gifts, particularly our Mothers Day Gifts UK and Fathers Day Gifts UK.   

In a world where so many of us live a great distance away from our Parents, we believe that sending a gift to let them know how much you love them, should absolutely not be confined to one day in the year.  

Pictured below is our Ultimate Father's Day Gift Basket - this gift is often purchased for Fathers for various occasions and reasons.  Sometimes as a Birthday gift, and sometimes as a "just because" or a "I miss you Dad." 
The Happy Fathers Day greetings card can easily be swapped for one of our non occasion specific cards - such as "Best Wishes" or even a simple "Dad" card.  Our Admin Team will always select an appropriate card that matches the message you have written.

The Ultimate Father's Day Gift Basket - it's not just a Father's Day Gift.

Ultimate Father's Day Gift UK


Our popular "Mother's Day Flowers and Tea Basket" pictured below is available for sale all year round for any occasion or reason - it's not just a Mother's Day Gift.


A Quick History of UK Mother’s Day Gifts and Fathers Day Gifts

Quick History of Mothers Day Gifts

Wherever you are in the world - we are here to be of service for Mother's Day Gifts.  The majority of our customers adhere to the UK Mother's Day Gifts dates of March, as they want their Mother to receive her gift alongside all the other Mums.  
But we do send a lot of "International Mother's Day Gifts too.  Whether that's because the purchaser had forgotten it was the UK Mother's Day a couple of months beforehand we wouldn't like to comment on!

UK Mother’s Day celebrations often take our international customers by surprise, as the date differs from other parts of the world.  Here in the UK Mothers Day is celebrated in March, in the 4th week of Lent, as historically it was a time when the faithful would return to their “mother church”—the main church in the vicinity of their home—for a special service.  Over time the Mothering Sunday tradition shifted into a more secular holiday, before merging with the American Mother’s Day in the 1930s and 1940s.  In most other parts of the world Mother’s Day is celebrated in the second week of May, and it’s origins date back to the 19th century. In the years before the Civil War, Ann Reeves Jarvis helped start “Mothers’ Day Work Clubs" to teach local women how to properly care for their children.  Following her mother’s death in 1905 her daughter, Anna Jarvis conceived of Mother’s Day as a way of honoring the sacrifices mothers made for their children.  It became an officially recognised holiday in the USA in 1914.  The rest of the world followed suit, after Hallmark the greetings card  gift company helped to commercialise Mother’s Day as the annual gift occasion that it is today.

Quick History of Fathers Day Gifts UK

Father’s Day falls in the same month of June across the world. In the UK this is the 3rd Sunday of June.  Unlike Mother’s Day it is a relatively new gift occasion, officially recognised in 1975.  The idea of a special day to honour Fathers and celebrate Fatherhood was conceived in the United States. A lady named Sonora Smart Dodd was inspired by the American Mother's Day celebrations to plan a day to honour fathers. Father's Day Gifts has been celebrated in June since 1910.
Many Father's look at Father's Day with disdain, and say things like "don't waste your money on me."  But of course it's important to ignore them, as send them an amazing Father's Day Gift as they'll be secretely delighted.

Mothers and Fathers Are Appreciated Daily, So Why Limit Gift Recognition To One Day Of The Year?

We think that Mothers and Fathers should be celebrated 365 days of the year.  Which is why we have designed a really big selection of Mother, Father and Grandparent themed gifts, baskets and hampers to reflect this.

We’ve created a huge range of Mother’s Day Gifts and Father’s Day gifts in an attempt to make them perfect for every Parent and Grandparent imaginable. They’re themed with Mothers Day and Fathers Day ribbon, gift mugs, decorative wooden pictures, ornaments, ceramics, signs, candles, books, poetry and of course greetings cards.

We can have your gift arrive on their doorstep via an overnight delivery service anywhere in the UK.  Every age and personality type has been covered; from Globetrotting Mothers, Special Grandmas, Car Loving Fathers and Golden Grandads.  And if you can’t find a gift to suit we’d be delighted to custom design one for you.

Mother's Day Gifts Delivered to the door UK


Should Mother’s and Father’s Day Gifts Be Restricted To Just One Day of the Year?

We know you'll agree that the answer to this question is of course a resounding no!

Our theory is that if we have dozens of Mothers Day gift baskets and Fathers Day Gifts UK hampers on offer, why should they be confined to only being sent on one day of the year?   Yes, they’ve been designed to be symbolic of a specific occasion on a specific date, but that doesn’t mean they are limited to only being available for purchase and delivery on Mothers Day or Fathers Day.  

The Gourmet Dad Gift Hamper - a brilliant gift for Father's Day.  Filled with good food and wine make this a sure fire Fathers favourite.

Gourmet Dad Gift Hamper

Mothers Day Divine Gift Basket - a wonderful gift for Mother's Day.  This beautiful gift basket is filled with treats and pamper items so that Mother can relax and unwind.

Mother's Day Divine Gift Basket UK

Which is why you are very welcome to order any of our Mothers Day Gifts or Fathers Day Gifts at ANY TIME OF YEAR

Whilst many of the names of the Gift Baskets and Hampers in these sections include the word “day” this doesn’t mean they can’t be sent as a birthday gift, or as a just-because gift when you just want to check in and let a much loved Mother or Father know that you are thinking about them.

The gift baskets and hampers in both our Mother’s Day Gifts section and our Father’s Day Gifts section are the perfect solution if you want to send your Mother or Father a gift to mark a special occasion such as a birthday.  Or perhaps it’s to say thank you, or simply just because you want to let your Mother, Father, an In-Law or even a Grandparent know that you are thinking about them. 


Gifts Created For You, By You

Gifts Created For You By You Basketsgalore UK

At Basketsgalore our entire business philosophy is built around the premise of offering interesting gifts that can be adapted and catered to a specific individual.  Whether that be their personality and interests, or simply just their relationship to you.  Our very first website, built in 2004 featured a create-your-own-gift-basket form.  This put the power in our customer’s hands.  They were able to tick boxes allowing them to choose what they wanted to go in their gift basket.  We would create the basket based on their selection, photograph it for their approval, and hey presto a gift basket was designed.  After a while, we noticed common themes, and developed our own range of gifts based on what customers were asking for.  

Create Your Own Gift Basket

Fast forward almost 20 years and we still offer this level of personalisation.  Customers are welcome to order a “Custom Basket” and choose the contents from a range of available options.  We truly believe these real customer requests, and genuine feedback has enabled us to succeed in the ultra competitive gift market place.  Nothing is too much trouble.  Please just contact us with your requests.

Custom Gift Hamper Service by Basketsgalore


Always Open, Never Closed

Basketsgalore Gifts Connecting Family and Friends UK

We’re delighted to be able to provide an all year round gift basket and hamper gift service.  Lovely customer reviews and positive feedback has always been a motivational driver for us, however it was the lockdowns of the covid pandemic that made us hyper aware of the societal impact our little gift delivery service could have.  Humanity’s desire to connect and stay in touch was never more apparent than during that time.  To say we were inundated is putting it lightly, we've never been so busy!  Thankfully we made it work with a small core team of staff, working very long hours - and even had to get the kids "helping" to box.  The requests for food gifts and care packages destined for elderly parents and vulnerable Grandparents who were shielding, wasn't something we could ignore.  Although it was a strange time, filled with so many unknowns, we were actively involved in helping those that needed to to "keep safe" and for that we felt useful and thankful.

We think it's important to offer a service all year round, not just in the busy Christmas trading period.  There are many hamper companies that only exist to service the Xmas market and come out to hoover up readily available business. 
We choose not be like them, and we hope that we will reap some rewards by providing a year round service.  So far we have via customer loyalty.   We look forward to continuing on providing a gift service that can be relied on for another decade or two!