A Guide to Planning your 2024 Hen do!

If there’s one thing that many brides-to-be look forward to almost as much as the wedding, it's the iconic hen do. A time to relax, let loose, and celebrate with your closest friends, the hen weekend is an essential part of the wedding festivities. But how do you ensure that it’s an event to remember? Here’s a step-by-step guide to planning the 2024 hen party of your dreams.


1. Choose Your Destination


The World is Your Oyster, before you delve into specifics, you need to decide where you want to celebrate your hen party. Whether it's a chic city break in Barcelona, a relaxing spa weekend in York, or a sun-soaked beach holiday in Albufeira, ensure the destination reflects the bride's personality and desires.


It’s easy to get carried away with grand ideas, but it’s essential to be realistic. Consider your group's budget and find a destination that offers the most bang for your buck. Think Accessibility, ensure the chosen location is easy for all the girls to get to. If some attendees are traveling from afar, consider places with good transport links or airports nearby. We want we ensure everyone is able to arrive for an outstanding hen weekend in the perfect destination.


2. Pick Your Accommodation


Look for accommodation that offers enough space for everyone. Whether it's a luxurious hotel, a countryside villa, or city apartments, ensure that everyone will be comfortable. 2024 is all about unique experiences. Consider all the necessities of the hen do for an unforgettable stay.


Location, Location, Location, ideally, your accommodation should be close to the main activities and nightlife, or at least have easy transport options. You want to ensure that the hen weekend runs smoothly, so therefore ensuring your accommodation is in the perfect location will ensure everything runs perfectly.


3. Plan Activities and Entertainment


While some might love a night of wild partying, others might prefer a wine-tasting session or a pottery class. It's essential to have a mix of activities that cater to everyone's tastes. Hen party activities are endless, from It’s a Knockout to cocktail making, we have everything covered to ensure you have a wide variety to choose from.


With the ongoing trend of experiential hen dos, many activities get booked up fast. Once you've decided, ensure you secure your spots early. It’s easy to over-plan, but remember, everyone will appreciate some downtime. Whether it's lounging by the pool or exploring the local shops, make sure there's free time in your itinerary.


4. Choose Your Theme and Style


When it comes to hen weekends it always adds that extra bit of fun to have a theme or style. Think of fun and innovative themes that resonate with the bride's personality. From '80s retro to a tropical paradise, the choices are endless. You can consider personalized items like T-shirts, hats, or tote bags. Not only do they serve as great souvenirs, but they also add to the festive spirit.

Think about how you can enhance your accommodation or activities with decorations. Balloons, banners, and even fairy lights can transform a space. Ensure you have an outstanding hen weekend by adding all the little details.


5. Enjoy the Hen Do of Your Dreams

 It’s easy to get caught up in ensuring everything goes perfectly. But remember, the hen do is all about creating memories with the bride-to-be and her closest friends. So, put away the itinerary for a moment, take a deep breath, and soak in the joy around you.

Now all the planning is done, its time for the most important step, to enjoy the hen weekend. Sit back and relax while soaking in an outstanding hen party.


Planning the perfect hen party may seem daunting, but with the right steps, it can be a breeze. Remember, it's all about celebrating love, friendship, and the exciting journey the bride is about to embark on. By choosing the right destination, securing comfortable accommodation, curating a mix of fun activities, adding a personal touch with themes and styles, and most importantly, being in the moment, you're guaranteed to have the hen do of your dreams. Here's to the bride-to-be and an unforgettable celebration!

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Date Posted: Friday 15th September 2023

Author: Nellie Gethins

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