Looking for hen party ideas in London? You've come to the right place! Whether you want to go on an adventure with your girlfriends or just have a few drinks and celebrate, we've got an awesome selection of events and activities that are sure to impress any bride-to-be. Whether it's classy to crazy or small to big, we list a huge range of fantastic hen night packages that will be sure to impress the bride-to-be. The best part? You can find and book them all online using our free and easy-to-use platform. Take a look right away and book the best hen party activities in London today!
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Planning must-have activities and trying to blend a mix of friends, aunties and long-lost second cousins, all while keeping the bride happy, can feel a little overwhelming. But don’t stress. Here at Tagvenue we’ve rounded up the city’s best hen party night ideas, from luxurious Thames river boats to next-level cocktail masterclasses. Popular hen party ideas include:
Food and drink:
Some of the best hen parties in London are centred around delicious food and drinks. Cooking classes, cocktail masterclasses, tea parties, and pub crawls are all popular selections. For a more bespoke cocktail-making experience, check out the special hen party packages, where you can sample an awesome range of different cocktails before being challenged to make your own.
We know hen parties can be a chore to organise, so why not go on an organised hen party pub crawl, where you’ll be taken to a variety of bars around London and enjoy free entry, drinks, private areas, photo booths, and accessories? If you’d like to hold a more relaxed affair, then there’s also the option of enjoying a delicious afternoon tea, with decorated tables, chandeliers, and a whole range of delicious sandwiches, cakes and fancies served on vintage china platters.
On a night as special as this, you may want to party in your own private space, which can be easily found in London. If you are a lover of karaoke, rent out your own private room and take your pick from over 16,000 songs, order drinks from your own private bar, and sample a range of delicious tapas.
For something more unique, take a look at a VIP bus service that will make for an unforgettable hen weekend. The double-decker bus will whisk you around all corners of London city centre while handing out complimentary champagne and cocktails and pumping tunes of your choice from its inbuilt DJ booth. If you’re hitting the waters, you can command your own small boat and explore London’s canal network with a delicious picnic and free choice of alcoholic beverages (but not for the driver!)
Looking for more non-traditional hen party ideas? How about giving some sports a try? Across London, there are some great activities to get you moving, including dance, bowling, and various ball games. How about a round of mini-golf? Puttshack Bank will allow you to have a nice round of the game without having to sacrifice the pub experience. With so many private rooms available for hire, this place is perfect for both small and large groups.
Looking for hen party ideas that suit a more relaxed crowd or bridal shower? She's Lost Control is a wellness studio where you can host a celebratory yoga session and make the future bride feel pampered. Alternatively, if you’d like to watch your favourite films in trendy and ambient surroundings, Whirled Cinema is the perfect place to do so, giving you a number of flexible time-slots, as well as providing catering and drinks.
Hen weekend/hen party abroad:
Book a stylish or unique hotel and make a weekend of it! Spa weekend is also a popular option. Is there anything better than an indulgent pamper session with your BFFs?
If your group includes fewer than 10 people, then most activities will cost between £20-£300 per person. If you have more than 10 people in your group then things start getting expensive (for example, because of insurance purposes). For groups larger than 15 people, it's best to book an activity that includes food/drinks (like a pub crawl) or something like paintball that has its own facilities so no extra setup costs are involved. (All data from Tagvenue.com)
Here are some tips for making sure your hen party stands out:
The districts of London that offer best hen party activities are:
- Shoreditch - this district has lots of hipster bars, restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy an afternoon tea for your hen party. You can also take some time out from the hustle and bustle of city life by visiting one of the many museums or galleries in this district.
- Chelsea - this district has lots of luxurious hotels where you can enjoy a night out with your friends at a luxury hotel bar or restaurant. If you are looking for something more casual then there are plenty of pubs around here as well!
- Covent Garden - this area is full of history and culture so it would make a perfect destination for any hen party activity! The area is filled with theatres, museums, shops and restaurants so there will be something for everyone here!
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