Top 10 UK Hen Do Locations

Top 10 Hen Do Destinations

So... it's your job to plan the hen do, and one of the most important parts to think about is where to go!

Picking the hen destination can be difficult, mainly when catering for a large group of people. Most groups stay in the UK when choosing their hen party location. So we have done our research and gone through everything to put together a list of the top 10 hen night destinations that we think will be most popular this year! Have a read and see if any of these cities take your fancy.

1. Liverpool


As many people know, Liverpool is famed for its music, humour, sights and, of course, the nightlife. So you can’t go wrong with having a hen party in Liverpool, it would be perfect if you want a weekend full of entertainment and unforgettable memories. You can keep yourself just as busy in the day as you can in the evening.

Head down to the Albert Docks and soak up some history at the Museum of Liverpool, or learn more about the iconic Liverpool band at The Beatles Story. As well as learning more about the history, you could also head to one of the many rooftop bars Liverpool offers, like Liberte or Oh Me Oh My.

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2. Brighton


Brighton is known for being quirky and unique and has the perfect seaside location. A hen party in Brighton could provide you with everything you could need. Take a trip to Brighton Palace Pier, shop down The Lanes, or get some breathtaking views up the British Airways i360.

Brighton is where you will find hipster pubs, cool cocktail bars, and some delicious restaurants to enjoy a bite. Unsurprisingly, hens are drawn to this place year after year! Why not add some hen party games to your celebrations in Brighton?

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3. Newcastle


If there is one thing we do know, it's that the Geordies know how to party! This is why a hen do in Newcastle is on our list. Here, you can find incredible bars, high-quality clubs, tasty restaurants, and plenty of other things to keep your girls busy.

If you are going to Newcastle, why not stop to see the Angel of the North? And when you are in Newcastle, stop at areas like Bigg Market and The Quayside for cocktails, food, and fun! 

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4. London


Sometimes, when it comes to a celebration like this, you’ve just got to think, go big or go home. And a hen party in London will give you a weekend to remember! There are so many areas in London that cater to all different groups, so you won’t find it difficult to find somewhere you and the girls love. Whilst you are there, why not soak up the sights and see Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge and even The Shard!

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As Joey Tribbiani would say, “We’re Going to London Baby!” – Why not make it a Friends-themed hen party in the capital city?

5. Bristol 


Although you may not think it, Bristol is known for being one of the best party cities in the UK! So why not head over and enjoy a Bristol hen party this year? For somewhere a little more unique and hipster, head over to Stokes Croft for your evening. With beer gardens, speakeasies and cocktail bars to explore. Or, in the day, why not explore Bristol Zoo, the perfect place to cure your hangover? Make your celebration special, and choose a hen party theme for your group!

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6. Cardiff


The Welsh capital has a lot to offer when it comes to celebrations. Hen parties in Cardiff are becoming more and more popular! One of the best sitcoms was filmed here (Gavin and Stacey if you didn’t guess already).

If you’re a die-hard fan, why not add the Gavin & Stacey Tour to your weekend? You will also see Cardiff Bay in the city, the most significant waterfront redevelopment in Europe, and it is a fantastic sight. And, of course, the nightlife is excellent, and you won’t find it challenging to find a bar or two to suit your group.

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7. Bournemouth


It is where you can find 7 miles of gorgeous sandy beaches, unforgettable activities, and water sports. A hen party in Bournemouth definitely won’t disappoint with its award-winning nightlife and memorable experiences.

If you want a unique experience for your night out, head over to The Old Fire Station, a fantastic nightclub which, as the name suggests, is housed inside an old fire station. And why not add some hen party decorations to your celebrations for everyone in the group?

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8. Manchester


Known for its shopping, nightlife and Coronation Street, Manchester makes a perfect hen do destination for your celebrations. A Manchester hen party is so popular because of all the fantastic things to do.

You could head to The Millennium Quarter to shop till you drop off or make your way over to Deansgate for some drinks in the evening. They also have some fantastic arenas like the O2 Apollo and Manchester AO Arena, where you can see if anything is on during your time there.

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9. Leeds


Leeds has always been known as a city to visit for a memorable party experience. So, if you are organising a hen party in Leeds, you will be pleased to know there are so many excellent bars, pubs and clubs you and the girls can explore.

As well as the nightlife, you could also soak up the sun at Roundhay Park after a heavy night of drinking. Or head out for some retail therapy at Trinity! Either way, you will have plenty of choice of things to do for you and your group during the weekend.

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10. Edinburgh


Edinburgh can provide you with a classy, stylish and memorable weekend of celebrating, regardless of whether you want to go all out and enjoy the nightlife and shopping the city offers in the Royal Mile or soak up some history by visiting Edinburgh Castle.

Either way, a hen party in Edinburgh will be perfect for every type of hen group. Another great place in the city to explore is The Old Town; here, you will find some unique hidden gems for food and shopping if you are looking for quirky places.

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Wrap Up

In wrapping up, planning a hen do is no small task, with choosing the perfect location often being the most challenging part. However, worry not! With some research and consideration of the group's preferences, you can select a destination that promises a memorable time for all.

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