You can transport yourself to a past era if vintage hairstyles interest you. Tea and Trim in Southeast England has a mobile styling team that is capable of providing a great service. They are capable of bringing old-school glamour of Hollywood to your doorstep if you are organizing your hen do in Kent, Sussex, South London or Surrey. Party planning teams can create tailor-made packages to suit their needs. Price range: £55 to £59 per person.
If your goal is to have a creative hen weekend in Cornwall, then Bedruthan Steps can be of help to you. They offer craft breaks ranging from basket, quilting and jewellery making to shoe making. During this summer as well as autumn, they are offering ‘Sew It, Wear it, Love It’ course with Lisa Comfort. The price starts from £365 per person.
Babes in the Woods
Leave alone restaurants and nightclubs and explore the 300-acre woodland on your weekend hen do. You can choose The Malverns or Devon. Babes in the Woods offer hen parties beneath treetops with champagne and cream tea. You can walk along winding paths, have dinner beside a campfire, have cocktails and spend the night conversing with the team members. Yoga is optional in the morning and other extras include musicians, shiatsu, massages, etc.
For something a bit different that doesn’t involve drinking, learner badges and making a fool of yourself; why not put yourself to the test on a GPS treasure hunt? Check out Wildgoose for more information on hunts in your city.
If you are bunch of foodies, then you might find Annie B’s Spanish Kitchen exciting. Fly to Vejer de la Frontera, southern Spain, for Annie B’s traditional cookery classes. Experience the Spanish culture, shop around in local markets and buy fresh produce from local growers. The food that you cook will be served on the poolside with a plenty of sherry.
Milliner Katherine Elizabeth offers award-winning hat parties known by the name the ‘Mad Hatter Couture’ in London. The packages are available all over the country. You will be provided with the required material and taught how to make hats on your own. You can include vintage tea service at an extra cost.
Rent Out a Scottish Castle
A hen night can never be a quiet affair. You can rent out Aikwood Tower, the Scottish Castle of the 15th century, so that you don’t disturb your neighbours. The Castle has five big double bedrooms and two kitchens. You can get local caterers to cook for you. With an open fireplace, it provides the ideal setting for narrating stories about the bride.
Charter a Yacht
The tranquil Costa Smeralda in Sardinia’s north has crystal clear waters and beaches with white sand. It is an ideal place for a hen weekend. You can rent out a yacht (£52 per person for a group of ten), sail from the port of Palau, go snorkelling, have lunch on the deck and return for a marina sundowner. The skipper may even give an opportunity to learn the ropes.
Flower Arrangement Workshop
It is only natural to develop an interest in flower arrangement because of the bouquets that you collect during the run up to your special day. Wild About Flowers can give your bridal team a flower arrangement workshop either at your home or the hotel suite where the hen party is taking place. Price starts from £20 an hour.
White Water Rafting
If you are set of adrenalin junkies, then white water rafting is for you. Everyone in the bridal squad may not take up the challenge, but it has the potential make it a memorable day out. If you want to relive Teesside experience later, you can arrange to capture the entire day on camera.