UK Destination Hen Parties

UK hen party destinations have something for everyone.

From sun, sea and sand to champagne bars and clubbing. Get excited about staying right here. Some of the greatest moments happen at home!


Manchester Hen Do & Hen Do Ideas | Hen Weekends

When it comes to great cities for UK destination hen parties Manchester is hard to top. Spend your hen here and you'll see exactly why it's called the city of 24-hour party people! There's amazing shopping at the Trafford Centre, Cross Street, and the Triangle. Want to do something unforgettable? Manchester has a massive music scene. Take That, Oasis, The Stone Roses - all from Manchester. Show off your vocals with a Studio Experience and get a little taste of what it's like to be Rita Ora or Rihanna. As you're in a city with two Premiership football teams, get into the spirit of things with something like bubble football. Play the beautiful game wearing giant bouncy bubbles roll around laughing! Round off with a big night out in Spinningfields, famous for its posh cocktail bars and champagne lounges. Fancy something cheesier? Do the fancy dress thing and head off to the Printworks. It will get messy! If nightlife is what's making you most interested in UK destination hen parties Manchester is the city for you.

Best for: shopping and champagne bars

Top drinking areas: Northern Quarter, Spinningfields, Deansgate Locks, Oxford Road, Printworks

Must-try: rum cocktail making

Must-see: MediaCity UK - the BBC's home in the North

Great night out with the girls: do a cabaret show


Feeling starved of sun, sea and sand? Do a girlie road trip to England's South Coast. If you're looking for seaside UK destination hen parties Brighton is best. Easier to get to than Newquay, Brighton ticks the boho box and has everything from vintage emporiums to designer boutiques, quirky little shops and jewellers. If you like a good rummage, you'll love the Lanes. If you're on the lookout for memorable ideas for hen parties in Brighton, go quad biking and check out the Sussex countryside. Any activity that involves drinking is always a winner with hen parties! As you're having a hen by the sea, consider something like rum tasting. Do pirate fancy dress if you want to take the theme to the max. A hen night in Brighton can be as cheesy, classy or cool as you like. This town has everything from theme pubs and karaoke bars to vintage-style pubs, prohibition parties, fabulous cabaret clubs and seafront clubs. If you want vintage UK destination hen parties Brighton is definitely best.

Best for: sun, sea, sand and bars

Top drinking areas: the seafront, West Street, Black Lion Street,

Must-try: stand-up paddle boarding on an Adventure Day

Must-see: The Royal Pavilion

Great night out with the girls: go see the Adonis do their thing


When you're planning a girly weekend that has to be 'wow'! the capital is a no brainer. Of all the UK destination hen parties London is the most glamorous and exciting. There's a massive buzz and you can't help but be impressed by big sights like St Paul's, the London Eye, and Big Ben. Hit the flagship stores of Oxford Circus or go upmarket on Bond Street if you're feeling flush. Want to do more than shop? When it comes to unique activities for UK destination hen parties London is top of the list. Where else can you do a sushi workshop, a rock 'n roll dance class, and see the legendary Forbidden Nights show - all in one day?

Best for: culture, clubbing, glamour, unique experiences

Top drinking areas: Shoreditch, Hoxton, Camden, Soho, Covent Garden, Mayfair, Chelsea

Must-try: Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

Must-see: The Shard, Buckingham Palace, Westminster - everything!

Great night out with the girls: you're in the city that gave us funny guys Jack Whitehall and Micky Flanagan - a comedy club has to be done!


If you're looking for creative UK destination hen parties Bristol is the best choice.  Banksy's home town is bursting with little boutiques, independent cafes, bars, clubs and theatres. You can't turn a corner without coming across a fabulous vintage clothes shop or quirky bar. Get your shopping fix at Cabot Circus or get out there and try something new. If you're planning a hen for a creative, check out something like garter making or fascinator making. If she's all about the great outdoors, have a look at a high ropes course. Fancy something completely different? Go skiing at Bristol's amazing indoor snowcentre or do stag and hen It's a Knockout if you fancy spending Saturday afternoon bouncing around on inflatables!

Best for: creatives, vintage hens, foodies, adrenaline and adventure

Top drinking areas: Harbourside, Park Street, Whiteladies Road,

Must-try: Horror Escape Rooms - the scariest in the South West!

Must-see: Watershed and the SS Great Britain

Great night out with the girls: Bristol Bierkeller for cheese and Goldbrick House for class

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Date Posted: Wednesday 18th November 2015

Author: Yazmina Wallace

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