Hen Party in Brighton - It's Like Being Abroad
If you’re struggling for inspiration, look no further than a hen party in Brighton. Activities in Brighton range from unique activities to traditional options too. Organise a classic last night of freedom with fun dares, or a sophisticate daytime experience with the girls. Surprise the bride to be with well-researched accommodation and great value party packages. Or just take advantage of party themes and accessories ideas! Ah, Brighton, the picturesque seaside town renowned around the world for its club scene and amazing location, perfect for a hen party in Brighton.
The piers, sandy beaches, narrow cobbled streets and elegant buildings are what makes Brighton truly unique with its vibrant character, mixing the old and the new. Brighton is known as the gay capital of Britain since it has a considerable large LGBTQ+ population. And if the golden sandy beaches don’t mesmerise you during your Brighton hen do then the many clubs will!
It is a busy and lively town with a great music vibe so get ready to put on your dancing shoes cause it’s going to be one awesome weekend ladies. Brighton by the sea is like a tropical getaway without the flight – dozens upon dozens of party groups enjoy the sea views every weekend.
Brighton is known for being quirky and fun, with The Lanes for all of your shopping needs and Pryzm nightclub for your dancing urges. If you’re looking for a celebration to remember for your bride-to-be it doesn’t get much better than a hen do in Brighton.
Top 10 Hen Do Activities in Brighton
What better way to explore a new city than by answering some themed trivia and knowledge questions as you score points against the other team!
Cheeky yet sophisticated, this activity will have you testing your drawing skills against a male nude life models body!
A classic that everybody loves, mix and muddle your very own cocktails for an evening full of fun and plenty of drinks.
Whether your group are school friends or not throwing it back with these old school sports day games.
If you’re after just having a laugh then this activity is perfect. Get involved in a variety of goofy games!
No weekend is complete without some eye candy right ladies? The Dreamboys is a show that every girl needs to see at least once!
Make sure you celebrate the last night of freedom the right way and add this to your night out.
Calling all Harry Potter fans this one’s for you! The famous game you’ve seen Harry play many times is now an epic party experience.
Complete your Brighton hen weekend with some dancing – whether you want a classic Grease dance or you’re after some authentic Belly Dancing
Climb into giant inflatable bubbles and get competitive in this hen themed zorbing experience!
Places to Eat in Brighton
Known for being a vibrant and quirky city on the south coast, Brighton certainly makes a name for itself when it comes to exciting food and a variety of eateries across the city. To list all the best places to eat in Brighton would be near enough impossible, so we have decided to name a few below so that you girls know where to consider first on your visit.
If you and the girls just cannot say no to a good pizza, then Purezza Brighton is probably the safest bet! In fact, this restaurant is actually one of the most well respected restaurants in the whole of Brighton, and it shows. You’ll come across some of the most interesting pizzas at this place. Priding itself on being made from only plant-based ingredients and cooked traditionally, this is really a restaurant that deserves your attention. For those looking for Indian cuisine, then you’ll be over the moon with what’s on offer at The Chilli Pickle on Jubilee Street, a hotspot worth visiting if you and the girls plan on kicking off the big night ahead with a fantastic meal and great drinks.
If you’re a group with some (or all) vegetarian preferences, then you’ll definitely find something truly delicious on offer at Terre A Terre. A restaurant that takes culinary inspiration from all over the world, this vibrant hotspot has an abundance of different veggie dishes on offer for you to try.
With all these great locations to enjoy a meal with the girls, we would still highly recommend taking advantage of Brighton’s status as a seaside resort by making the most of the stunning sea views during your visit. With so many restaurants lining the coast that will surely appeal to any group, how could you say no to a mouth-watering meal and an even more beautiful sunset?!
Shops, Shops, Shops
Just like any other major city, Brighton has enough shops so that you and the girls can have a proper day of shopping ‘til you drop! The city’s principal hotspot is Churchill Square Shopping Centre. Packed full of big high street names and much more, this place should definitely be top of your list.
Alternatively, if you’re looking to take in some fresh air whilst shopping with a creative edge, then head to The Brighton Lanes. A maze of twisting and turning alleyways and situated in the city’s historic quarter, this shopping area is a brilliant mixture of independent retailers and designer brand stores, as well as quirky restaurants, cafes and much more!
West Pier Arches in Brighton
Located west of Brighton Pier along the seafront is an amazing shopping area, right in the heart of the city’s creative quarter. The renovated West Pier arches call themselves home to a range of unique retailers, independent establishments and more… which you can visit whilst soaking up some of that beautiful Brighton sunshine!
Nightlife Guide to Brighton Hen Nights
Brighton may not shout about it as much as it’s neighbouring cities, but the place has style when it comes to nightlife! From classy cocktail hotspots to stereotypical night staples, you’ve got it all for a Brighton hen do.
The Lanes are famous for shopping, but North Laine is where the party is at. Covered in murals and brimming with bars, this little section of the seaside city is where you need to head for a night. We’ll kick things off with the fun and vibrant La Choza, a bar that you’d struggle to compare anything too. Day of the dead themed and packed with colours, you’ll find an extensive menu including cocktail slushies!
For a more chilled out vibe where everyone is friendly, we suggest Dead Wax Social. The theme in this bar is based around Brighton’s love of vintage vinyls, and the bar itself has quite the impressive stash, not to mention cool murals and painted walls. The opposite of all that is Merkaba bar. This bar oozes class, with delicate cocktails, silver décor and even fish tanks creating an awe-striking venue.
Known as the LGBTQ+ district of Brighton, Kempton is simply bursting with eye-catching venues that accept big groups like parties with open arms. Probably the most famous place to send your nights is Proud Cabaret, a classic knees up venue that will entertain you all evening with drag queens, raunchy cabaret and drinks that keep on flowing.
If gambling is more your scene, check out Rendezvous bar for blackjack, roulette and drinks.
Nightclubs in Brighton
For your late nights and club visits, Concorde 2 is a great place to head known for its high-tech light and sound systems and can hold up to 600 people. PRYZM is another great club right on the seafront. In fact, a large number of venues for your Brighton hen weekend are conveniently situated on the flat seafront and are all within walking distance – which means you can wear your highest of heels ladies!
Reasons to Visit
Take in that fresh sea air as you and the girls wander around The Lanes, a fantastic shopping centre that earned a mention above.
Marvel at the fantastic Asian-style palace with its beautiful gardens and restored rooms… an architectural masterpiece that’s unparalleled to anywhere else in the country.
Are you and the girls looking to do something a bit out of the ordinary? Then why not try your hand at some water sports down at the waterfront? After all, it’s what the city does best!
Discover everything that Brighton is famous for by taking a walk along the famous pier, the stunning city beach and take in the views from the British Airways i360 tower.
More Things to Do
An ever-increasingly popular locations for groups from all over the country, Brighton has an unbelievable number of things to do in your free time in between all the boozy celebrations and general antics that you girls will be getting up to! Make sure to check what’s on in this vibrant city when you visit, as there may be an abundance of things going on in and around the city centre. From the annual Brighton Festival taking place every May and a beach cinema hosted each July, there’s plenty to hear, see and do during a summer visit to Brighton.
Known for its eclectic street art, you can really take some time out to chill and relax in the city by taking in a walking tour of some of the best pieces of urban artwork dotted around Brighton, featuring some amazing work on a huge number of its buildings and all across the city centre.
Getting Around Brighton
Travelling around Brighton is easy whatever way you decide to do it. Of course during your weekend in Brighton getting around by foot is the best way to get from A to B. Especially if you have planned different activities as they are usually all based in the city centre.
Taxis and buses aren’t hard to come by if you’d prefer to sit back and relax whilst taking in the views of the beach when travelling to your next place of interest!