Hen and Stag weekends are as popular as ever, even with the fear of a potential no Brexit deal, engaged couples all over the UK are not allowing the current political situation affect their forthcoming nuptials and nor should they when the UK has so much to offer!
The UK is more popular for hen and stag parties than ever with groups opting for a weekend here rather than travel abroad. Historically, this has been the case but this has been enhanced by the current EU/Brexit situation.
Whether you are looking for a party weekend or somewhere to go for your hen or stag, Lynsey from Fizzbox.com has highlighted the top destinations in the UK.
The cosmopolitan and buzzing city of London is top of the charts as the most popular UK hen and stag destination and we can see why!
It’s jam packed with things to do and see and features some of the UK’s most stunning landmarks. Whether you are looking for something cultural or wild, London with its endless choice of activities will guarantee that you’ll have a multitude of choices and a fantastic time.
Best for: The Cool but cultured!
Best pick of activities: Cocktail making, sightseeing, nightlife
The quirky seaside city of Brighton is next on the list. It’s one of the most fun and vivacious cities in the UK. Whether your whim is a stroll around the famous Laines, fish and chips on the beach, or an evening at one of the many unique pubs and bars – Brighton has something to offer for everyone.
Known for its Bohemian relaxed style – it attracts a real mix of people the whole year round. Time your visit to coincide with one of its many festivals (Fringe, Pride) when the city really comes to vibrant life and you won’t want to leave.
Best for: Hipsters and boho girls!
Best pick of activities: Nude life drawing, Gin tasting, Go Karting
This incredible city is renowned for its beautiful architecture and scenery; here you will see its iconic castle standing strikingly in the centre. It really is a truly magical destination for any hen or stag do.
Scotland’s Capital might take a little longer to get to than some of the other more central locations in the UK but you will definitely not be disappointed.
Mix the scenery with the friendly people and its energetic nightlife and you have the perfect combination for an epic hen or stag do.
Best for: History buffs who like to have a good time!
Best pick of activities: Afternoon tea bus, Quidditch, Quad biking
The city of Liverpool has so much to offer for a weekend away, from attractions and sights to its famous football team and legendary musicians.
The city really is a cultural hub with a rich history, making it understandably one of the most go-to and popular cities for hen and stags.
One of the best spots to head for has to be the Albert Dock District which is home to an assortment of some of the best bars and restaurants in the city.
Top of the must see list is the iconic cellar bar of the Cavern Club where for decades some of the best names in music have performed and of course where the Beatles first performance in 1961, bringing world renown to the beating heart of Liverpool’s music scene.
Best for: Music and dance lovers!
Best pick of activities: 80’s dance class, Roman Games, Treasure hunt
Cardiff is well known for its impressive sports, sensational nightlife and not forgetting its friendly locals who are ever so welcoming to all of its visitors. They can certainly show you a thing or two about having a good time.
Cardiff, Wales’ capital city offers spectacular shopping, museums, dining and entertainment. There are also many beaches in the Cardiff area including Penarth and St Mary’s Well Bay.
Only a short drive away, you will find Barry Island made famous on the show ‘Gavin & Stacey” with its large sandy beach and friendly amenities.
These activities can provide the perfect warm up for a night ahead enjoying the extensive nightlife that Cardiff has to offer.
Best for: Those who love the outdoors and to drink!
Best pick of activities: Welsh games, chocolate making, and bubble football