Planning a wild, last night of freedom for the sweet bride-to-be is no piece of cake like the ones you’ve been going tasting for. This is the last time your BFF is a Ms. before she says ‘i do’ and becomes a Mrs. There are so many places to go, so much to drink and so much to shop, but where? Confused? Well, here are the tried, tested and successfully passed top 10 hen destinations that are sure to show your hen gang a wild time. Check them out.
- London, UK
Oh darlings, this one had to top the hen destinations list because what’s better than royalty? London is where you should go if you want a truly royal hen do. Not only the capital of UK but also of fashion, this city is full of style, glamour and bubbly. With many boutiques, designer stores and cafes to max out your credit cards at, London is the place to say goodbye to the single life in total style. There’s plenty to see, the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Harry Potter studio tour and plenty of bars and clubs to drink at, what’s not to like about this gorgeous city?
- Brighton, England
This one had to be second on our list because it’s ‘London by the Sea’. The charm of London and the unique charisma of Brighton make this place a perfect hen do destination for those looking for style and fun. For beach fun and a classy nightlife, this place is just right. Enjoy the hippie, cosmopolitan and fun vibe of this city because it’s just that, the best of everything. Your hen gang is going to love the beach parties, sipping cocktails on the pier and hit the nightclubs for girls gone wild. If you’re looking for a vintage vibe and theme, you can’t do better than a Brighton hen do.
- Nottingham, England
A beautiful city that knows how to party till late in the night, Nottingham is a great choice for a hen do. Even if you have just one night to celebrate, Nottingham is not going to disappoint you. From a rocking nightlife to live music scene and lots of activities to be a part of, this city really knows how to celebrate life. One of the unique hen activities that this city offers is Escape rooms, where you girls will have to solve secrets, riddles and puzzles to escape an underground location. Now isn’t that just chilling?
- Manchester, England
This one is a great choice among UK hen do destinations because it’s a great city to shop till you drop. If your hen gang wants to do some retail therapy and shop, shop, shop on the hen weekend, then think no more. Just grab your wallets and fly down to Manchester. Shop at the High Street stores to Trafford Centre’s department stores, boutiques, vintage shops in the Northern Quarter, go to the The Avenue for designer stores or the Spinningfields, it’s all about shopping in this town. If you’ve got a hen who’s a football fan, then what’s better than going to the city of the famous Red Devils, Manchester United’s home ground, Old Trafford. Girls, this city is a dream come true for a football fan and a shopaholic.
- Bournemouth, England
Why go all the way to Costa del Sol for some beach fun when it’s right here in Bournemouth? Wet, wild and free, that’s how we would define a Bournemouth hen do. Apart from the beach, this city has a little something to offer every hen. Right from the Russell- Cotes Museum and Art Gallery for the culture vultures to the water sports and other activities for the adrenaline junkies, to a great nightlife for the hedonists and of course, the beach for all, Bournemouth lives to serve anyone and everyone.
- Liverpool, England
If your hen is a fan of ‘Hey Jude’, you have to throw her a hen do in one of the most famous European hen do destinations. The birthplace of The Beatles, you can only imagine how lit this city must be. To have a hen do here means keeping your wallets happy because this city is perfect for a budget hen do. You’ll be drinking plenty of cocktails, dancing at various clubs, shopping at independent boutiques, enjoying the beautiful city, all of it at prices that will leave you with plenty to still be able to afford the bridesmaid dresses.
- Bristol, England
So much to do, see, shop and drink in Bristol, isn’t that the recipe for a wild hen weekend? Bristol is one of the cities that’s beautiful to be in and is going to be loved by every hen because it’s got culture, nightlife, shopping and more bars than you can shake a cocktail stick at. Visit the famous contemporary art gallery The Arnolfini, take part in tons of adrenaline rushing activities like caving at Burrington Combe, archery, assault course or go for some fun dance classes followed by a VIP entry in the nightclub to reward yourselves and bid goodbye to the hen’s single life.
- Newcastle, England
There’s a reason why Newcastle is known as the jewel for the North East’s crown and that’s because it’s beautiful with a big, fat B. The city is full of breathtaking scenery, monuments, boutiques and of course, tons of bars. Where there is a hen gang, there has to be a rocking nightlife. There’s plenty to shop and max out your credit cards here. You girls are going to love the boutiques here and there are plenty of hen activities for your hen gang. Whether you want to take a dance class or go for a cabaret show, play some bubble football or get a cheeky butler to add a touch of naughty to your hen do, Newcastle is ready for you.
- Dublin, Ireland
Put whatever you’ve heard about the Irish to test by throwing your BFF a hen do in Dublin. This gorgeous capital city is going to leave your hen gang stunned. The people here are going to make you fall in love with this city followed by its many charms. There’s beauty in what this city is made of. We’re talking Georgian architecture, medieval castle, the famous St. Patrick’s cathedral and more. Once you’re in awe of the city’s beauty, get ready to party it out in its top clubs and bars adding some heat to its nightlife with your hen gang. Try out the Irish whiskey or the Guinness and say Slan to the hen’s single life, the Irish way.
- Cardiff, Wales
Oh yes, the Welsh know how to throw a party or two. If you girls want to be a part of an upcoming party destination, head to Cardiff. There’s lots of culture to admire in this capital city and a nightlife that’s going to exceed your expectations. After you’re done admiring the famous Cardiff castle, head to the boutiques and high street fashion stores that are waiting for you to swipe your cards at. Want to explore this Welsh capital, get out for a city treasure hunt while also checking out the famous Castell Coch, Llandaff Cathedral and more such spots.
We understand that it can be tough to choose one out of this list of amazing hen do destinations. However, one thing’s for sure ladies. Head to any of these places, you’re sure to have a fabulous time and make a hen do memory that’s better kept from the future hubby of the bride. Shhh…