Best Hen Do Destinations for Hens on a Budget
No matter what anyone says, planning a wedding is one of the most exciting times of your life – and can be the most stressful if you let it get on top of you. However, with so much help and resources around, the before part of all the planning can be a breeze if you know how. One of the hardest things to maintain when looking at your wedding and hen do is the budget, as you’re constantly surfing the internet looking at all the sparkly, fun and wonderful things you can include (we all do it!)
If you’re stuck on what destination you want for your hen party that can still fit in with your budget, we have some tips and tricks up our sleeve so you can cover all your options and create your dream day. Here at Funktion Events, we’re firm believers that the main saver when it comes to your hen do is staying right here in the UK. By staying put, you can save a ton of money on flights and converting all your pounds to euros, without compromising on the fun activities.
Okay so although it’s an obvious choice, it’s also a good ‘un. First things first, it’s the capital of the UK, meaning it has the most on offer when it comes to unreal experiences that you’ll remember for a lifetime. From fit and fierce night time excursions like the Adonis Cabaret Show, to the exclusive London choctail making extravaganza, the Big Smoke truly has it all. If you’re the maid of honour looking to impress the bride to be, or the bride to be looking to impress your girls, there’s no place like glamourous London.
As well as killer activities, you can also make a whole day out of sightseeing and shopping. Find hidden gems like Tatty Devine to add to your style, or see the mighty London Eye and tick a few experiences off your bucket list. All that and we haven’t even touched upon the food! From classics to chains, to independent wonders and famous eatery’s, you can make your dining experience one to remember in this huge city. Whatever you fancy, London is definitely the place that you’ll find it.
Although the classic hen do includes a boozy night out, a lot of pink accessories and a sore head in the morning, times have changed and it’s not all about dancing til’ you drop anymore. If you’re more of an adrenaline junkie, why not incorporate that action side of you into your hen party? If this kind of experience catches your eye, there’s no place like the home of Robin Hood to try something new and outdoorsy. Nottingham is bursting with activities that will give you a rush amongst the rolling fields and beautiful scenery.
Shred some turf and feel the wind in your hair with a crazy quad biking adventure, a totally unique way to make some memories with the girls. If you’d prefer to enjoy your thrills on foot, why not test your skills in a hilarious assault course – only found in the stunning city of Nottingham. Whatever action packed experience you prefer, there’ll be plenty of places to put your feet up and fill your bellies when you’re finished. As a quirky alternative to your classic hen do city, Nottingham definitely holds it’s on against the more popular choices.
On the total opposite end of the hen party spectrum to Nottingham is Newcastle, the number one party city in the North. If you’ve ever seen Geordie Shore, you’ll know how totally crazy a night out in this monster city can get, which is perfect for a night out like no other for your special send off into married life. Head up the toon and experience nightlife in a different light with your girls, whether you want to try a few famous bars or sink your teeth into a proper Geordie night out.
Home to the Angel of the North, Newcastle provides all the activities needed to fill your evening and have you dancing til’ dawn. If you want to start your night out early with something fun, dive into a funny karaoke and evening meal to kick off the evening with a laugh. Enjoy food, drinks and your own private booth to sing your heart out in. Or, treat your bride to be like a VIP for the night with a Dreamboys Male Strip Show and Tiger Tiger nightclub entry. Whatever the case, when you choose to party in Newcastle you’re guaranteed a night to remember (or maybe forget, just take lots of pics!)