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Mother's Day gifts: 10 best last-minute presents

Mother's Day is creeping closer, but there's still time to get your hands on a nifty present that she'll love. Save the day with one of these last-minute gifts

Still not sorted for Mother’s Day? Fear not, we’re here to help with ideas ranging from fudge tasting subscriptions to indoor skydiving experiences.

We’ve nagged you for the last couple of weeks to sort your Mother’s Day present, but in the likely event that some of you still haven’t got round to it, here are some quick last-minute flashes of inspiration.

So whether your mum likes to relax with a spa day, indulge in artisan confectionery or get an adrenaline rush with a helicopter ride, we’ve got it covered.

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For sheer novelty factor, we love the Airkix indoor skydiving idea, and even more for the fact that the whole family can join in. The Fudgey Friday’s Membership Club is also a winner, as it’s not just a one-off gift but something that Mum can enjoy every month.

And the UNICEF Mother’s Day Basket shouldn’t be overlooked – at just £22, it’s an affordable option that helps out those in difficult circumstances.

Buy now

1. Airkix indoor skydiving, from £39.99

2. Moonpig potted pink azalea, £30

3. Fudgey Fridays Tasting Club, £11.99 per month for a three month gift subscription

4. Ticketmaster, gift cards from £10

5. UNICEF Mother's Day basket, £22

6. Upper Street, shoes from £195

7. Wahanda, gift vouchers from £25

8. Yumbles, gift vouchers from £5

9. Treatme helicopter flight for 2, £80.75 with discount code 'TREATMUM'

10. Superbreak 3 night P&O minicruise to Amsterdam, from £134 per person