From founder to bridesmaid…

Last week, I had the honour of being a bridesmaid at my best friend’s wedding at Middle Aston House. Katie and I went to Dartington College of Arts together in 2002, where she studied drama and I studied music. We’ve been through so much together so when she asked me if I would be one […]

Unusual hen party ideas across the UK

Not every bride-to-be wants to celebrate her big day with spa treatments and afternoon tea. Some might want to polish up their moves in a themed dance class, whereas others might want to get out in the great outdoors for a challenging obstacle course. Either way, at HenQueens, we have a whole host of unusual […]

The first time bridesmaids’ guide to hosting a hen party

Your best friend has officially asked you to be her Maid of Honour but, amidst all of the excitement, you realise you’ve never had such a responsibility. Let us tell you, it’s not an easy job either and all eyes are now on you to plan the perfect hen party. But don’t worry, we’ve got […]

11 classy hen party ideas

Is your bride-to-be more champagne than vodka shots? Is her ideal night something a little more sophisticated than doing the worm on a dancefloor at 3am? Fear not, as there’s plenty of hen party activities that she’ll enjoy and the rest of the group will be impressed with too. In fact, here are our favourite […]

9 of the best places in the UK for a hen party

Tasked with planning the perfect hen party? Perhaps you’re a bride who is taking things into her own hands in order to find the dream hen do destination. Either way, you’ll be pleased to know there are plenty of places close by for a UK hen party that are guaranteed to impress. From party cities […]

Your hen party planning checklist

If you’ve been tasked with planning a hen party, you may have realised just how much it takes to organise an event to remember. From the guest list and destination to hen party activities and personalised hen party accessories, it can be difficult to get your head around what exactly needs done. But at HenQueens, […]

The best places for a UK coastal hen weekend

Picture your perfect hen party destination… Perhaps there’s sun, sea and a refreshing swimming pool. Or maybe, you envision setting up a picnic on golden sands with the option to try your hand at some water sports. Either way, if you’re dreaming of a coastal hen weekend, you don’t need to look too far. You […]

Bristol is open!

LADIES! It’s finally happened! Restaurants, pubs, bars and hotels are fully reopened as of this week!To celebrate we’ve pulled together our pick of the best places in Bristol to book for your hen do. STAY Higgihaus City HouseHiggihaus turns stylish to the max. This Victorian house in Redland is warm and inviting, playing with colour […]

Outdoor dining and drinking is back!

Pub, bar and restaurant outdoor spaces officially opened this week, and even though we had some snow (!) on opening day, England really has made the most of it! Strolling through Bristol seeing people lapping up the Spring sunshine on terraces has got us even more excited about Spring and Summer hen dos, and we […]

Happy Easter! The sun is out, & hen do planning resumes!

APRIL 5TH, 2021 Happy Easter everybody! We’ve turned a corner recently – the sun is shining more, the temperature is rising, evenings are longer, & the end of lockdown (we hope) is in sight! This weekend has seen people coming together to celebrate Easter, and thoughts are turning to – wait for it – making […]

Plan a Covid hen do: Lockdown hen do ideas!

OCTOBER 18TH, 2020 Coronavirus has changed everything this year with many bride-to-bes having to change their wedding plans drastically, or even postpone them completely. If you’re a bride-to-be you’re probably wondering what to do about your hen party too, and we are here to help!  It goes without saying that in the current climate hen […]

Why choose to Bristol for your hen do?

FEBRUARY 21ST, 2020 We LOVE Bristol. Obviously you might think we’re saying this because we live here… but the reason we live here is because we love it!  What’s so great about Bristol you ask? WELL, it has been voted both the kindest and coolest city in the UK, and it has everything you could […]

Eco-conscious hens!

FEBRUARY 27TH 2020 In 2020 being environmentally conscious is definitely a necessity. You can’t go online or switch on the television without seeing news about our very real climate crisis. It’s incredibly apparent that the planet is in trouble, and that we all have a part to play in improving our situation. We’ve seen people […]

Welcome to our blog!

WELCOME TO OUR BLOG! Welcome to the very first blog post from the HenQueens team!  We’re incredibly excited to be launching this blog where we’ll be talking about some of our fantastic suppliers, raving about any fabulous reviews we get, and handing out tips for hen do planning. For our first blog post we’re going […]