Hens Guide in Newcastle
Why Celebrate in Newcastle?
Newcastle Upon Tyne also more known as Newcastle is one of the largest cities in the whole of England and a great place to head if you’re after a hen weekend like no other.
Newcastle is an amazing city on the north bank of the River Tyne, and this most Northern of Northern city is the perfect place to head to if you’re after an energetic filled weekend full of fun and laughter and a proper night out on the ‘toon’. Along with amazing attractions and sights to see like the Castle, the Gateshead Millennium Bridge and the ever so famous Angel of the North – you and the girls will never be stuck for things to do as you head to the true regional capital.
And the best thing about Newcastle is that it is so easy to get to, with the Newcastle International Airport and Newcastle Central Train Station travelling to the city shouldn’t be an issue at all. Both are only a short drive away from the centre so the celebrating can start as soon as you get there. Whether that be with a spot of shopping, a toast of some champagne or a trip to a café for some brunch - however you spend your time here you’re bound to enjoy it.
Top Sight-Seeing Spots:
- Gateshead Millennium Bridge
- The Castle
Angel of the North
- Wylam Brewery
Guide to Newcastle Nightlife
Of course Newcastle nightlife is one of the main things that draws hens up North and rightly so since it is one of the biggest things the Geordie’s are proud of. And whether you’ve watched Geordie Shore or not everybody knows that the nightlife in this city is supposed to be like no other. But of course when it comes to the hen night you want everything to run as smooth as possible which is why this guide is here to help make sure that happens. There are a few places to head to when in Newcastle depending on what kind of night you and the girls want.
The Bigg Market:
First up is the bustling city area that is known as the Bigg Market. Known for being cheap and cheerful and a great place to head the Bigg Market if full of bars and pubs that would be great place to head to start the night. It’s a place that doesn’t take itself very serious and neither should you and what better attitude to have than that when you and the girls are wanting to kick back and let loose during your epic hen weekend.
The Diamond Strip:
And of course everybody knows about the very trendy and exclusive Diamond Strip, home to some of Geordie Shore’s biggest nights out and hopefully yours too. The fact that it is called the Diamond Strip says it all really, full of upmarket bars and VIP areas, it’s no wonder why so many people love it! And on a hen weekend you are out for a weekend of celebrating and we can’t think of a better place than here to let loose.
A visit to Newcastle isn’t complete without a night on the Quayside, known as being one of the most bustling and energetic places to head to thanks to the amazing array of bars and clubs. And it overlooks some of the iconic landmarks like the Tyne Bridge and the Saga, the perfect view for the hen weekend. and when the sun goes down this area comes to life with upmarket bars full of amazing atmosphere.
If you’re wanting a cheap and cheerful but still popular part of the city, then Jesmond/Osborne Road is the place to go. The bars along these roads attract a more upmarket crowd but everyone looking for a good time. And with the best happy hour deals in town it’s hard not to resist.
Shopping in Newcastle
Us girls love hitting the shops and what better place to do it than in Newcastle. Around the whole of this city you’ll find a great mix of independent boutiques, your favourite high-street shops and a fair few designer brands. It’s also home to some of the biggest shopping centres in all of Europe and whatever you’re looking for you’ll definitely find somewhere in this city. The city centre is home to one of the biggest Fenwick’s shops with over 5 floors of a shopping lover’s paradise. And if you’re wanting to discover the next big thing then head down to Grainger Town and explore the boutique shops. And of course the biggest of them all, the intu Metrocentre, one of the best shopping centres in the UK and one of the largest in Europe. This shopping extravaganza is a must do if you and the girls love a spot of shopping.
Occupy Your Days
Take some time out of your day to just sit back, relax and enjoy an Afternoon Tea with all of the girls. What better way to kick start the hen weekend than with some delicious cakes, mouth-watering scones and a tasty selection of sandwiches. It’s the perfect activity for capturing an aspect of luxury and class before hitting the ever so famous ‘toon’.
Get hands on in an activity like no other as you and the girls enjoy a treat for the eyes and for you creative hens out there. The Body Painting hen party is the perfect way to celebrate, along with enjoying an experience that none of you will be able to forget. So get all the girls together and get ready to bring out your creative side with the perfect mix of classy and naughty.
Since Newcastle is known for its nightlife it would be rude not to start the hen night out the right way with the Cocktail Making Class. What better way to celebrate the hen’s final days of being single than by getting behind the bar and creating some amazing cocktails together. And it’s a great way to get everyone’s spirits high ready to hit the ‘toon’.