Hens Guide in London
Why Celebrate in London?
London is one of the most perfect destinations for you and the girls to head to when you are in need of a weekend of celebrating.
It is a city with a never ending list of things to see and do, and there’s no questioning why, it is the capital after all – complete with distinct culture, glamourous sights to see, wild boozy nights, world class shopping and of course its home to the royal family! It is impossible to find anyone that doesn’t love it down there, especially when you have your days filled for a London hen weekend. This city isn’t short of things to do, you’ll find everything from fine dining to rooftop parties and back alley shops that will keep you and the girls entertained throughout the weekend. With a population of around 10 million, even from being there for a whole weekend you’ll leave wanting to stay longer.
Top Sight-Seeing Spots:
- London Eye
- Hop on Hop off Bus Tour
- London Dungeon
The View from The Shard
Guide to London Nightlife
London is famed particularly for its nightlife, offering world class theatres, top nightclubs in the West End for an alternative scene along with the chance to head down to Shoreditch for a more fashionable and trendy night out. Since London is the most known city in the UK you want to make sure you have an experience like no other which is why we have narrowed it down to the main districts to head to.
Soho is in central London and is known for being diverse, fun and never quiet, which is why it attracts so many people! It’s probably one of the best places to find some amazing nightlife and its well-known risqué vibe due to the wide variety of sex shops, burlesque shows and gay and lesbian bars. As it is at the heart of London’s nightlife scene it would be rude not to explore and experience what this part of town has to offer.
The clubs in Covent Garden are some of the most popular clubs in London for all types of people, whether you’re a party-goer or a tourist. There is a wide variety of choice when it comes to how you want to spend your evening from enjoying some stunning cocktails to live DJ sets, the choices are endless and no matter what you decide we’re sure you’ll have one heck of a time in Covent Garden with all the girls.
Known as one of London’s busiest areas, Piccadilly Circus is one of the biggest and best known areas for nightlife. Whether you want a quite drink with the girls or an evening to go all out in celebration of the soon to be wed - you won’t find a better place than here to do it! Full of energetic and heart beating music along with DJ bars, there is something for everyone here whether you prefer cocktails over beer or love yourself a good G&T.
City of London
Since the city is so big, they obviously had to make sure they had the nightlife to match. London is full of universities and large businesses so it is safe to say as a city that never sleeps they definitely have that work hard, play hard attitude. Whether you want an amazing night on the tiles or a quiet drink with the girls you’ll find it all in the city of London.
Camden holds a big place in the history of London and in the present day with its impeccable nightlife. It’s one of the publics favourite when it comes to places to party due to its quirky bars and gastro pubs along with the epic clubs to throw some shapes on the dance floor in. This part of London is brilliant for everyone and anyone no matter what your taste may be.
Shopping in London
In between all your London hen party ideas, it would be rude not to do a bit of shopping. Sometimes when you head down to the capital it can be abit overwhelming and before you know it you’re in the middle of London with no idea which way to turn which is why we’ve made this guide with the best places to head for a day full of shopping! Of course one of the major shopping streets within London has to be Oxford Street, with over 200 million visitors each year and over 300 shops to explore there is no questioning why it’s London’s busiest street.
If you fancy exploring more of the diverse range of shopping, then head over to the London Markets where you can find some stylish vintage items that are perfect for any of you ladies who like to stand out from the crowd! And of course what hen weekend would be complete without a spot of luxury as you take a trip down to Bond Street – this street is for all the fashionistas around, why not take time out and explore one of the biggest and best concentrations of designer shops in the world!
Occupy Your Days
When it comes to filling up your days there’s no better way than with half a day of being creative. There is no better way of having a laugh with the girls than getting your hand dirty with some amazing activities such as the Choctail Making hen party in London, it’s a great way to enjoy some alcohol as well as pipe your own chocolate creation! Or perhaps you and the girls would rather get hands on in a different way with the body painting hen party? Especially when you realise that a male model will be your canvas for the activity!
Of course throughout the hen weekend you’ll be wanting to live it up in all the amazing clubs but sometimes an arranged evening full of celebrating is the perfect way to go. A good way to kick start the evening would be of course with the Adonis cabaret show hen party in London! What better way for the hen to kiss goodbye to her single days than with the help of a male strip show? And if you want to celebrate in style then the late bar and drinks hen party will be a perfect way to enjoy a stress free night out full of lots of alcohol and a reserved area!
Explore the City
This city is huge and what better way to explore it than with the smartphone hen party treasure hunt in London where you and the girls can enjoy a drink around a variety of different pubs around the city whilst completing quizzes and challenges with your group. Or why not venture outside of the city and enjoy a sportier take to your weekend with activities like disco dodgeball and old school sports day. It’s a brilliant way to incorporate some light hearted competition into the weekend.
Obviously these are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the big smoke, check out the rest of our London hen party ideas to see what suits you and your bride to be when partying in the capital!