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Traditional Hen Party Ideas


A hen weekend doesn’t have to be willys (real and fake), followed by a drunken crawl down the local high street. It can be a more traditional and up market social gathering especially if the bride thinks of herself as a classy and sophisticated Gal.

Nothing says traditional and British more then an afternoon tea with the girls eating finger sandwiches and a couple of delicious cakes while being surround in some luxurious hotels restaurant area. Or maybe the bride to be needs help to destress before the big day so you are taking away for a spa break the girls to get her pampered from head to toe. 

Whatever you have got in mind,  here are some of our recommendations for ladies that want it to be a classy and traditional send off.

SOme of Our Recommendations for a TRADITIONAL HEN PARty




Probably the most popular activity on the list is Afternoon Tea. Who doesn’t likhen party activity afternoon teae sitting with friends while drinking some exotic tea’s, nipping on corner cut sand wichesfollowed by scrumptious cakes.

  •          Fits easily into your hen party itinerary
  •          Suitable for everyone in your group no age restrictions or physical restrictions.
  •          Options to add prosecco (city dependent)
  •          Great way to relax and get all the hens chatting and catching up
  •          Reasonably inexpensive with prices starting from just £12.50 per person 





Are you feeling particularly overwhelmed with all the pre wedding stress? Take all the hens for a hen party spa break to help easy all that tension.  A hen spa weekend doesn’t have to blow the budget too, with lots of different options available. Choose from a day, night, or weekend package.hen party activity spa break

  • One of the most relaxing hen party activities out there
  • Lots of options to fit any budget
  • Add treatments for the bride or even the whole group
  • Perfect for a bride to be that doesn’t want her hen weekend to be spent in a blur of drunken antics
  • Classy and luxurious






What women doesn’t love a nibble of something sweet? All chocolate making sessions arehen party idea chocolate making run by professional chocolatiers (what a job!) and will have you spending the next 1 ½ hours whipping up some tasty treats. The classes are a great way of breaking the ice amongst the group and gets everybody chatting. The only thing you may disagree on is whether to take the sweet treats home or eat them all yourselves. 

  • Gets everyone in the group involved
  • Perfect for all ages
  • Good idea especially if the bride has a sweet tooth
  • Take home treats  






Well it doesn’t get more traditional on a hen weekend than a group of ladies donninghen party activity cupcake making the apron to do bit of baking. Learn about frosting and how to create those inviting swirls on the crown of a cake. Get to grips with all the different decorative touches that you can do like edible glitter.

  • Very traditional and classy
  • Take home your creations
  • Very hands on and create way of breaking the ice amongst your group







Test the hen’s creative side with a fascinator making class. See who expresses the best style and artistic side. All the equipment  that is needed to craft a metal headband, a comb or feathered fascinator are provided. 

  • Gets the creative juices flowing
  • Both traditional and classy
  • Wear your creations on the hen night or simply take them home








Think of Champagne Tasting as Cocktail Makings posher cousin. Gather all the ladies together let the drinks fizz and enjoy this sophisticated hen party activity. hen party activity champagne tasting

  • Good alternative to Cocktail Making
  • A good way of adding some glitz and glamour to the hen weekend
  • Learn about Champagne and try lots of different variations  






Day at The Races 

Tired of the stereotypical drunken hen party on the high street? Why not do something different, get the girls to don their classiest summer hats and take them for very posh race day weekend. Race courses like Chester even host special ladies race days to attract hen parties. Just picture a glass of wine, a beautiful summers day, collection of your best friends and hopefully a winning ticket.

  • Great way to socialise with lots of people 
  • Electric atmosphere
  • Great excuse to get everybody dressed up
  • Upmarket hen party experience






hen party top tips

Top Tip

Traditional Hen Party Activities are perfect for a group with mix ages, older and younger hens will love getting stuck into any of these activities


Each of our packages includes one hen party activity. You have a wide range of activities to choose from in each city.

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As part of our ‘Make Her Feel Special’ promise we can plan more than one activity for your hen party.

*Please note that some activities may not be available in all cities.

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