Your guide to luxury hen weekends abroad

We’re delighted to be able to offer hen parties in the likes of Ibiza, Marbella, Portugal, France, Barcelona and even in the US – and we’ve loved seeing your photos. But one thing we always get asked is how exactly do you plan a hen weekend abroad?! Of course, that’s what we’re here for and we’re […]

Our take on the perfect hen party

Planning a hen party can be hard. After all, there’s just so much choice. But as the Best Luxury Hen Party Agency in 2022, we like to think we know a thing or two when it comes to perfect hen party ideas. So, for that reason, here we’re outlining our dream weekend to help with […]

The best locations for a hen party abroad 2022

Have you heard the news? HenQueens is expanding internationally with accommodation and activities available in Europe, the US and even further afield very soon! Of course, UK hen weekends are great but jetting off to another country just adds another level of fun. So here, we reveal some of the best locations for a hen […]

Bride to Bride: My hen party advice

At the end of July, HenQueens’ copywriter, Lucy, will be getting married in the Cheshire countryside. And amidst all of the table planning and cake tasting, she travelled up to York in June with her besties to celebrate her last night of freedom. So, we decided to grill her on her do’s and don’ts and […]

HenQueens goes international with hen parties abroad

Since HenQueens started, we’ve been providing you with luxury and bespoke hen party experiences all over the UK. By personally vetting all of our suppliers, we take the stress out of planning a hen party and allow you to enjoy all of the good bits.  We might have begun in Bristol and Bath but we […]

Classy hen party locations in the UK

Is your bride-to-be more Bollinger than Baby Guinness shots? Perhaps her idea of a night out begins with champagne and canapes and ends with her taking her make-up off? Yep, believe it or not, there are actually people out there who do that. Fear not though, we have a whole host of classy hen party […]

Royal-themed hen party ideas

This year marks 70 years since the Queen first became the British Monarch – and to celebrate, she’s giving us an extra long Bank Holiday. So, what better reason to dress up for the occasion and have a right royal hen party celebration. Don’t worry if you’re stuck for ideas either as we’ve got plenty […]

Summer hen party essentials

Summer is finally in the air, we’ve got a Bank Holiday looming and cocktails just taste so much better when the sunshine is beating down. It’s the perfect time for a hen party (let’s face it, when isn’t?) and we’ve got a whole host of summer hen party essentials that will really make it an […]

HenQueens are the Best Luxury Hen Party Agency 2022

HenQueens are honoured to reveal that we’ve been awarded the title of ‘Best Luxury Hen Party Agency 2022’ from the UK Enterprise Awards. Having first launched in Bristol, we’re delighted to now be recognised for offering high-end and bespoke celebrations all over the UK.  Leaders within the field  Over the past six years, SME News […]

Hen party ideas for small groups

If your bestie has requested a small get together with her nearest and dearest pre-wedding, it doesn’t mean the fun has to be any less. In fact, when there’s a smaller group, it can actually make hen party planning even easier – so think of it like she’s doing you a favour! Of course, you […]

The perfect hen party activities for over 40s

You know what they say, 40 is the new 30! Well, that’s what we say anyway. And we have a whole host of fabulous hen party activities for the more mature bride-to-bes.  Plus, whether she still thinks she’s 18 or is at least trying to grow old gracefully, these ideas are guaranteed to impress and […]

Budget-friendly hen party ideas

We all know hen parties can be expensive – you reach an age where everyone is getting married and you’re spending your weekends forking out hundreds on exotic trips to watch people tie the knot abroad or to some fancy spa for hen party after hen party. But, it doesn’t have to be like that! Not […]

Why choose a Bristol hen do

Known for being one of the best party destinations, Bristol makes the perfect location for a hen do. Home to lively nights out, fun daytime activities and some stunning sights – it really has got a lot going for it. That’s not all either as here we’ve pulled together our top reasons for choosing a […]

Our hen party hotels

Whether you’re looking for a city centre break, a country retreat, or a weekend at the spa – our luxury hotels are the perfect choice for your hen party weekend. Many of them even offer breakfast and dinner packages – so add on your hen party activities and you’ve got your whole weekend sorted. And, […]

Hen party ideas for every kind of bride

We’re all different – and that’s what makes the world an interesting place. But, that means we all need a different type of hen do. After all, not everyone wants a butler in the buff and willy straws in their drink! So, we’ve put together a list of hen party ideas for every kind of […]

Hen party games everyone will love

We all know hen party games can get a bit out of hand – after all, not everyone wants to find out about the bride-to-be’s sex life during a game of truth or dare. So, instead, we’ve put together a list of fun hen party games that are sure to be a hit with everyone […]

5 things to do on a hen do in the Peak District

Looking for a hen weekend with lots of outdoor activities in stunning scenery? The Peak District, Derbyshire, is the place to go. Famous for being England’s oldest National Park, full of walks, hikes, trails and hen-friendly market towns, a Peak District hen do offers plenty of things to do and see.  At HenQueens, we’ve organised […]

5 things to do on a Bath hen do

Looking for a classy, cultured and sophisticated hen do? The beautiful city of Bath is one of our favourite options. Not only is it the largest city in Somerset – so packed with plenty of things to do and see (including gin bars) – but it’s renowned for being one of the prettiest places in […]

Our favourite ideas for a sober hen party

Most hen parties have one thing in common: drink. And if you’re trying to plan a sober celebration, finding fun activities that don’t include shots is easier said than done. But at HenQueens, we believe that every bride should have the hen do of her dreams which is why we specialise in Sober Sessions. That’s […]

6 ideas for a hen party at home

The best hen party celebrations don’t always require jetting off abroad in search of sun, sea and endless sangria. Instead, there’s plenty of fun to be had at home in the UK – and bundles of activities that can be enjoyed without even leaving the front door. Yep, that’s right, hen party activities that can […]

The best hen party houses for the ultimate celebration in 2022

Finding a hen party house can be hard. After all, it’s a big decision when it plays such a crucial role in the overall celebration. Not to mention the fact that you need to impress the bride and her besties.  We recently revealed our tips for finding the perfect house, giving you everything you need […]

6 things to do on a Bristol hen do

Bristol is one of the best cities in the UK. Okay, so we might be biased as it’s also the base for HenQueens HQ but you only have to look at the range of bars, restaurants and fun activities on offer to see just how amazing it is for hen parties.  Plus, it’s not too […]

A real-life HenQueen

Hannah came to us earlier this year with a mission. She wanted to plan the ultimate hen do for her friend, and give her the greatest celebration of all time. To some, this might sound like a challenge – but, as experts in luxury hen party experiences, we knew exactly what to do.  First impressions […]

The best activities for the ultimate Christmas hen do

Christmas is a time for getting together with loved ones, eating a few too many mince pies, washing it all down with some champers and getting cosy on the sofa while you watch reruns of Gavin and Stacey with boozy hot chocolates. But it’s also a fantastic time for a hen party.  From activities around […]

How to find the perfect hen party house

Tasked with finding the greatest party pad of all time for your bestie’s hen do? You’re in for a real treat. You see, there’s a house out there for every type of hen – from beachside cabins and luxury apartments in the city to countryside lodges and large celebration houses close to lots of bars […]

Introducing our hen party house packages

Okay, so you’re planning the ultimate hen do. But where on earth are you meant to start? As well as pleasing the bride-to-be, it’s likely that you’ve got lots of different hens with varying ages, likes, and fitness abilities. That’s before you even try to organise travel between activities, tables big enough to accommodate everyone and […]

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 […]