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Heavenly Places for your Hen Party in 2015

Hens having a pre-wedding party
Hens partying together

If you are getting married this year, then you are going to need a hen party so why not go all out and book a fantastic self-catered cottage where you and your guests can enjoy an evening full of fun and excitement? Here is our list of some of the most heavenly places in the UK and Ireland to stage a hen party:



The number one location in the UK for hen parties just has to be Bath. Home to a whole host of spas and a vibrant city life, Bath has everything that you would need for a classy hen party or even a hen weekend. Why not rent a cottage in Bath and enjoy a whole weekend surrounded by your closest family and friends? That way, you can also plan activities to do inside the cottage such as having a dinner party and wine tasting. Your guests are sure to love a weekend away in Bath so what are you waiting for? Book the cottage of your dreams in the city and look forward to the hen party of a lifetime. There really could be no better place to go in the lead up to your wedding.



For those looking for a wilder hen party, Brighton might just be the destination for you. Located in East Sussex on the south coast of England, Brighton is the undisputed capital of quirky and fun hen parties. Stay in self-catering accommodation and bring the party to you. A cocktail making class is a great activity to do with you and your guests before you head out to Brighton’s famous nightlife. During the days, you can also get some boutique shopping done and have some afternoon tea with the girls. What you do in Brighton is up to you but you are sure to never forget your time there. A hen party in Brighton is a truly unforgettable experience.



What really needs to be said about the Irish capital of Dublin? Home to the Guinness brewery and a whole host of friendly, atmospheric pubs, Dublin is a great place to have a hen party. Rent a l cottage in the Irish East Midlands and enjoy the best of both worlds; you can spend your days surrounded by the beautiful Irish countryside and then venture out into Dublin to have a night full of only the best craic. Go on a pub-crawl, visit the famous Temple Bar and hit the nightclubs for a hen weekend people will be talking about for months to come. Dublin is certainly not a city for the light-hearted.



No list about hen party locations would be complete without the nation’s capital, London. With world-class bars, restaurants and nightclubs, you surely won’t be short of options if you choose to host your hen party in London. Treat your guests to a hen party that people will travel from all over the world to be at. A hen party in London may seem like the obvious choice but there is a reason why it is the first place people think of, as you can really do any activity you want in London. Go on a river cruise down the Thames, take in a show at one of the city’s many diverse theatres or bring the party to your cottage by booking something fun and exciting for you and your guests to partake in. The girls are bound to love a hen weekend in London.



Bournemouth is a great place to stage a hen party but it is a particularly fantastic choice if you decide to go in summer, as the beaches there are truly top notch. Enjoy lounging by the beach with the girls in the day and then partying away the night in one of Bournemouth’s many bars and clubs. Sunning yourself all day and then partying at night, what else is there I need to say?

See our hen party cottages page more ideas on hen party properties.