The London Hen Party Guide
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 the 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.
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. 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 you want to be sky high for the start of your evening.
One of the best rooftop offerings has to be The Sky Garden where you can expect to dine in luxury whilst soaking up some fabulous views. Then why not head over to London’s central streets and find yourselves some of the not so secret bars – it’s a great way to keep the feeling of luxury going as you head inside some of the most exclusive bars. Or perhaps you want to make your way down to where the clubs are and experience some of the giants such as the Ministry of Sound where you can let loose and celebrate with your group within this amazing club that everyone lives for.
Best Bars in London:
- The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town (a secret bar!)
- Bar Termini
- Be at One - Piccadilly Circus
- The Icon Bar & Terrace
"London is a roost for every bird." - Benjamin Disraeli
Shopping in London
Sometimes when you head down to the capital it can be a bit 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.
Fancy exploring more of the diverse range of shopping? 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!
Top London Sight-Seeing Spots:
- London Eye
- Hop on Hop off Bus Tour
- Madame Tussauds London
- London Dungeon
- The View from The Shard
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, 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 Dreamboys show! 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 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.