All too often we travel outside of our own country in search of something new without realising that there is so much to be discovered right on our doorstep.
As it happens, some of the best food, architecture and cultural events can be found in the UK. Plus, choosing to have a hen weekend in the UK means not only can you save on costs associated with travelling abroad such as flights, tax and travel insurance, but often your travel time will be considerably reduced, thereby leaving you with more time to spend on the fun bits.
We’re not necessarily saying you should stick to your home town, but if you need ideas then there are some destinations in the UK that are head and shoulders above the rest. Here we take a look at a few of our favourites which if you haven’t already visited then are certainly worthwhile;
Walking down the lanes of Brighton there’s an immediate sense of creativity and along with it enough individuality to entertain you for any kind of occasion. Graffiti and art decorate boutique and independent shop fronts, and each is a different style to the next.
If you and your friends are searching for a city which truly embraces its alternative scene and offers up something different, then a Brighton hen do should definitely be on the cards.
Also, a summer hen weekend in Brighton is unbeatable – sunbathe on the beach, get a rush of adrenalin on the rides on the pier and then check out the vibrant nightlife from classy cocktail bars to huge multi-storey nightclubs.
Known for its fantastic culture, Manchester is the place to come if you’re a music lover, and with some of the best clubs in the UK you’ll be coming back just to party.
If you’re a shopaholic too then the Northern Quarter is where you’ll find vintage and boutique gems along with some characteristic architecture nestled away down the narrow lanes. It’s here you will find some of the most unique shops and cafes to eat in.
As the capital city of England, London exudes opportunity in every sense. Whether it’s culture, a big night out, a Michelin star dinner or a unique experience, you’ll always be able to find something to please the group.
A London hen party is ideal for those of you who like to be surrounded by glitz and glamour, and with over a hundred theatres, many of which are in the West End, you can catch a musical from renowned classics such as “Les Miserables” to modern remakes such as the spectacular “Footloose”.
The geordies main aim in life is to have a good time, so you can’t go wrong with a hen do in Newcastle if this sounds like you and your friends. It has it all, from good humour to partying and some of the best shopping in the north.
If you and the girls are looking for an excuse to get dressed up to the nines in dresses, heels and all the works then you’ll fit right in with this hedonistic bunch. Plus be sure to check out the fashionable Quayside area where you’ll find some of the top bars and nightclubs to party into the early hours.
Home to one of the most successful bands on the planet, The Beatles, Liverpool is an unbeatable city to visit having been voted the European Capital of Culture back in 2008. Whether you decide on a Liverpool hen party because of the music, culture or nightlife, you’ll find that the Liverpudlians are some of the most welcoming people in the north.
For the first time visitor make sure you have a drink in the famous Cavern Club where it all started for the Fab Four, and if that doesn’t satisfy your thirst for knowledge then head down to the Albert Docks for The Beatles Story where you can learn a lot more about Liverpool’s treasured heritage.