Hen Weekend Ideas For Girls Done With Beauty Treatments and Crazy Nights

Now, let’s not fool ourselves: hen weekends are always fun. If you get a bunch of good
people together, who are intent on having a good time, then there’s seldom little that
can wrong. However, it’s also true that many a hen party falls under the umbrella
of ‘cliche.’ We’re talking about the spa treatments, the debauched weekends in a UK or
foreign city, fancy dress costumes, and the like. There’s no rule that says a hen party
has to be one of - or a combination of - these things. Below, we take a look at a few
hen weekend ideas for those people who are looking for something a bit different
before their big day.

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To the Outdoors

If you’d rather just make your own party, then there’s one obvious
solution: remove all the other people by heading to the countryside!
There’s a lot of joy that can come from renting a house somewhere
remote and beautiful,
cooking your own meals, and then strapping on your
hiking boots and going for a scenic stroll. Of course, you’ll want to factor in
the fitness levels of the attendees; but no matter what their physical condition
is, you’ll find plenty of walking options in the UK. After all, our country is pretty
tame when it comes to wilderness!

Doing Battle

Like to be a little rough and ready when you’re having fun, while also staying safe?
Take a look at paintballing. It’s a ridiculously fun way to spend a day no matter who
you’re with, but it’s even better when you’re roaming through the woods with your
best friends. You’ll play a variety of games, pitting one team against the other. Do
you adopt a “don’t shoot the hen” policy, or not? Our vote goes for ‘no.’ Afterwards,
you can laugh and joke about the day’s events, and gently rib the friend who didn’t
get one “kill” all day.

Inner Game of Thrones

If you’ve ever seen Game of Thrones (and who hasn’t?), then you might have been
inspired by the badass female character, Arya Stark. She’s pretty deadly when it
comes to archery, so why not see which of your friends and family members might
also have a hidden talent from this medieval sport? You can do it at places around
the country. In fact, archery has made something of a big comeback thanks to the
TV and book series. Thankfully, what you’ll be doing will be nowhere near as brutal
as Game of Thrones - you’ll be using foam tipped arrows - phew!

Classy Nights...Kind Of

Now, just because you’re not keen on throwing drunken shapes in one of the country’s
many debauched nightclubs, that doesn’t mean that your hen weekend has to be totally
alcohol-free. But instead of downing shots and too many bottles of wine, why not make your
evening of drinking a more classy affair? Up and down the country, you’ll find microbreweries
and gin distilleries which allow you to enjoy all the good things about fine alcohol drinking
without the chaos of those far-too-packed bars and pubs. It’ll be a classy evening...or at least
that’s the idea. But be warned: craft cider, beer, or gin - it’s not an easy decision!

A New Activity

How do you like the sound of getting together with friends, having a good time, and learning
a new activity all at the same time? Then make the idea behind your hen weekend. There’s
no little to the number of activities you can do; you can try drawing, pottery, learn to horse ride,
or anything else. There’s nothing overly complicated about it: you just contact a place that
gives lessons, ask for a group booking, and then turn up and learn your skill. It might not be
rock and roll, and there are no guarantees that you’re going to be any good, but you will have

Bringing Beyonce

Everyone has their inner diva, their inner superstar, their inner Beyonce. You can let your
inner light shine out by bringing your unique brand of dancing and singing talent to the
weekend. One of the most fun things you can do is have your own backing band as you
belt out all the hits you know by heart. It’s a step up from the karaoke bar, a step down
from being on stage at your own concert. In any case, you’ll have plenty of fun. And if
these really are your nearest and dearest friends, then they’ll surely forgive you if you
can’t quite hit that high note.

Journeying Abroad

Of course, with so many cheap flights available, you don’t have to consign yourself to
these shores. You have all of Europe on hand to help you have a weekend to remember.
You don’t have to do the tried and tested ‘Town Square in European City’ bar crawl type
of thing; you can go anywhere, and do anything. If it’s still winter, then take a look at those
ski resorts. There’s nothing better than a day on the slopes followed by a glass of wine
in front of a roaring fire.

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Staying Indoors

If you’re committed to staying indoors, but want all the luxuries of heading into the
city, then why not consider hiring a private chef for your rental house? They’ll turn up,
cook you a fantastic meal, and will even tidy up before they go. There’ll be no need for
taxis, no waiting, no anything other than enjoying the time you have with your friends
and family. It’s an evening usually only reserved for the rich and famous, but tonight,
it can be your reality.

Ultimately: Go Personal

In the end, there’s only one rule that you need to follow: doing what you want to do! There
are plenty of templates of what’s involved on a successful hen weekend, but if you
think about you (or the hen) really want, then you’ll be able to put together a weekend
that everyone enjoys. It doesn’t matter whether that’s exploring the cities, doing battle,
or a cosy retreat in nature. It’s all about you!


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