Best Places For A Hen Do: The Top 15 UK Hen Party Destinations

Best Places For A Hen Do: The Top 15 UK Hen Party Destinations

Planning on having a hen do in the UK?

There's plenty of great cities which you can have an epic time in, with you and your girls.

Most are just a short journey away, but which city do you and your hens want to party in?

After you've decided whether you want your hen weekend in the UK or abroad, it's time to look at some British locations. 

Here's a list of some great ideas if you're looking for the best hen do destination in the UK.


Home of The Beatles, Liverpool & Everton football club, you don't need to be a red or blue to have a good time in Liverpool.

Take a trip across the Mersey with your girls, Liverpool ONE for shopping, check out the Cavern Club or just go out and soak up the nightlife.

Scousers are well known to be one of the most friendly people in England, so you'll definitely have a good time here.


When it comes to Northern cities to have a girls night out in, Manchester is right up there. Spend the day shopping at the Trafford Centre, hit the hot spots such as Deansgate and the Northern Quarter, There's plenty to do here.

Manchester is now considered the UK's second city, with plenty of culture, shopping and entertainment.

For those who like it lively, there's plenty in the way of music and nightlife too.


The capital of Yorkshire, Leeds has everything a group of girls looking for a good time could want.

Go shopping during the day, the party the night away when the sun goes down.

Stay in a city pad, and get out there to the Yorkshire Dales, having a hen do in Leeds gives you the best of both worlds, country and city.


Just a short trip over the Irish sea, Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland, and another good destination for a Hen Do.

 Head to the Cathedral quarter or the queens quarter for a good party with the girls, and check out what shopping delights Belfast has to offer during the day.


The big lights in Lancashire, Blackpool is a brilliant destination for any hen do. With the infamous Blackpool pleasure beach, you'll not be bored or stuck for ideas here.

Try your hand at cocktail making, a spa day or just go with tradition and have a good drink and dance with Blackpool's nightlife.


A big weekend in the big city couldn't go unmentioned. If there's one city which has it all, it's London.

From the East end to the West end, there's everything from shows to fancy restaurants, Escape rooms and that all important big night out.

if you've never been to the capital before there's all of the sightseeing too, from Big Ben and the houses of parliament to the London Eye.

If shopping is your thing there's plenty on offer. From Covent Garden and Camden markets to the high street, and you can't forget the big department stores, Selfridges, Harrods and Harvey Nichols.


One of the most historic cities in the UK, Nottingham boasts culture, as well as a good time for ladies looking to party.

A boat trip on the river Trent could be on the cards, or why not go out to a nice dinner with the girls. When you want the night to keep going, Nottingham has plenty of nightlife which ensures you have a good time.


If you fancy a trip to the West country for your hen weekend, Bristol is the perfect place to go.

During the day there's activities such as spa days, afternoon tea and bottomless brunches, perfect for you and the girls. For those who are more lively, things get into the party spirit in the evening with cocktails and the girls.


If you're in the South of the UK, or if you fancy a hell of a trek, it will be worth it to get to Brighton. Go in the summer for sun, sea, sand, and sooo much fun!

The South coast is a great place for a hen do, and you'll be able to spend a lot of time on the beach. 

When the sun goes down, you and your hens can party the night away in one of the best coastal places for a hen night.


Get yourself to the capital of Wales for a good time, Cardiff! There's plenty of nightlife on offer, and Cardiff is somewhere different to go where your usual hen parties might over look.

With plenty of Welsh games which can be played, you can see the dreamboys or have that traditional hen night with a boozy night out.


Another great weekend for you and the girls on the south coast, a Bournemouth hen weekend could be your perfect fit.

There's plenty of daytime activities in Bournemouth for hens, including going to the spa, afternoon tea, and how can we forget the beach.

When it comes to planning a hen weekend in the Summer, Bournemouth should be considered. You have everything you need in a sunny resort on the shores of the UK, along with a spot of shopping and that all important night life.


If you're heading north of the border into Scotland, the capital Edinburgh is a city friendly to hen parties.

Explore the city and find out what it has to offer. From the famous castle to Princes street, it's a city which has a lot to offer. 

Once the night arrives, expect it to be a good night out for you and your girls. With plenty of bars, there's no need to worry about your drinks going dry.


Get a dose of culture with a hen do in Chester. It's a place up North which is packed of fun things to do, with Chester cathedral being only one of the hot spots to check out.

If you plan it out, you could have your own ladies day at the races, go to the city walls, or just stroll along the River Dee.

There's plenty of action on an evening for you and your friends, and you can even stay in a cottage if you really want to go up market.


If you're looking for a city up North for a hen weekend which combines daytime activities with culture, along with plenty to do on an evening, York is a city you have to consider.

York dungeons is a cool idea if you're looking for something fun to do with the girls, and if it's afternoon tea, Betty's Tea Rooms is a must have visit.

There's plenty of sights to see, with York Minster being the most favourable, and plenty of shopping to do too.

If you prefer a more traditional night, there's plenty of lively hot spots to hit, so going on a good old fashioned bar crawl and ending the night in a club could be on the cards.


Saving the best for last, when you want a party city, Newcastle is the place to go. With the infamous nightlife, you're guaranteed to have a good time, no matter what age you are.

There's the quayside, diamond strip and main parts of the city which have more bars and clubs that you'll be able to visit.

All you need is you and your girls wearing your personalised hen tops and you'll be instantly recognised and loved by the Geordies.

If drinking isn't your thing, there's plenty by the way of restaurants too...Including a Michelin star restaurant. 

Situated on the east coast means it's just a short trip away from a few blue flag beaches. If you'd rather go shopping, there's plenty on Northumberland Street, Eldon Square and the Metro Centre just a short ride away.


And there you have it! The best places for a hen do in the UK.

No matter what kind of hen weekend you're looking for, you'll find it right here at home in one of these destinations.

From the North to South, East and West, there's a city in the UK which will be perfect for your hen do.

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