Sleepless nights, butterflies in your stomach? No, you’re not the bride, you’re the maid of honour and it’s your lucky job to plan a hen weekend! However, don’t worry, there’s no need for a degree in event management, we have just the answer! Head to Bath for your best friend’s hen do and you will not regret it. With more chic bars and boutique shops than you could shake a stick at and with the countryside right on your doorstep to get out for some fun activities, Bath ticks all the boxes for the perfect hen weekend location.
Pretty Bath – For starters, Bath is a World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful cities in the country. Home to one of the best spas in the country, this is an activity not to be missed. The hen will be completely spoilt with luxurious treatments and the group can relax and be pampered in the many mineral pools and steam rooms. Do not forget to finish your visit with the jewel in the crown, the heated rooftop pool with amazing views over the city, a highlight for any Bath hen weekend.
Daytime Activities – If you are feeling super chilled and fancy a bit of light-hearted fun in the city after why not make the most of Bath’s beauty by opting for a personalised treasure hunt. Involving teamwork and clues designed to take you round all the best spots it’s the perfect way to get your bearings.
If you are feeling a bit naughtier, get your Leo and Kate on, and try your hand at life drawing with your very own easy on the eye male model! You will be surprised how quickly you lose your inhibitions and capture every inch of him on canvas!
For the adventurous, head out to the countryside for some fresh air and side splitting silliness. West Country Games offers a brilliant day out of the city. Fall about laughing at your friends as they take on the 9 West Country themed games. It doesn’t matter how fit or sporty you are, these wacky games are more about having fun and you may well discover that if only welly wanging was an Olympic event you would be right there on that podium! There’s a prize for the winner and free fancy dress for the Hen too, so don’t forget to get everyone dressed up!
If you are looking for a hen activity in Cardiff, then check our their sister activity Welsh Games, perfect for any hen party Cardiff.
Feeling Hungry – After working up a big appetite with all that country air, grab a delicious dinner in one of Bath’s great restaurants. There is plenty of choice, from The Stables, where they cook up amazing stone baked pizzas served with local cider to the Caribbean restaurant Turtle Bay, which has the welcome added bonus of happy hour cocktails to wash down that jerk chicken.
After Diner – Follow dinner with a drink or ten in Sub 13, a stylish candlelit cocktail bar that even has its own champagne lounge. The cocktails are delicious and one of their dishy barmen will even put on a cocktail making class for your group. Keep the drinks flowing and move on to the Opium Bar next, one of Bath’s best-kept secrets, hidden under Pulteney Bridge. After a few too many rounds of “I have never”, you will be dying to get your twerk on. Head out to Club XL, Bath’s biggest club with enough variety in music and mayhem to keep everyone happy. And our final recommendation in Bath for a great night out is The Gin Bar. This easy going but decadent cocktail lounge is where cool people of Bath hang out. So put on your best frock and mix in with locals!
Bath is easy to reach, situated just off the M4 with great rail connections, so get the girls together and head on down to the classiest hen do location in the country but do not forget the side of dirt!
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