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 see, there are plenty of UK hen do destinations that offer exactly this. So wave goodbye to the long queues at the airport, forget about changing up your money and instead explore what a UK hen party has to offer. 


Best for day sessions on the beach
Famed for its seven miles of golden coastline, we couldn’t not include Bournemouth in our list. It’s even previously won the award for Best UK Coastal Resort at the British Travel Awards. Located in the south of England, when the weather’s good, you really could be abroad. Spend your days soaking up the sunshine and cooling down with ice cream and fizz. And, come night, head to one of the local restaurants before taking your seat at one of the legendary live music venues. For a weekend to remember for all ages, it’s got to be beautiful Bournemouth. 


Best for a little slice of everything
Devon really does have something for everyone – whether you want to relax on the beach with your Maid of Honour, kick back at your hen party house and chill in the hot tub or head to the nearby city of Plymouth and Exter and indulge in a spa treatment. With two coastlines, endless countryside and a lively nighttime scene, Devon offers a range of hen party activities. Plus, it’s fast becoming one of the best areas for food in the south with a range of food festivals popping up all the time. 


Best for the foodies amongst you 
Whether it’s afternoon tea complete with fizz, a few good old bar snacks and a fresh cocktail at lunchtime or a michelin-starred dining experience – Cornwall is the perfect place for those bride-to-bes who consider themselves a foodie. Of course, as well as this, the beaches are incredible too and there’s plenty of water sports and outdoor activities if you fancy it. Situated on the south-west coast of England, the area also tends to be lucky with the weather. So simply find your place on the sand, put your cool box in the shade and relax… 


Best for fun-filled nightlife 
People from all over the country flock to Brighton as soon as the weather picks up. So if you’re looking for a lively hen party with a good range of bars, restaurants and clubs, Brighton won’t disappoint. The beach itself has everything you need to celebrate your hen in style. Plus, if you’re brave enough to do it, the British Airways i360 Viewing Tower makes for a fantastic group shot. Ideal for a day session, why not enjoy a BBQ on the beach before heading to the Lanes for a well-deserved night out? 

A coastal hen weekend in the UK

So there you have it – our favourite places for a UK coastal hen weekend. At HenQueens, we’re passionate about providing every bride-to-be the perfect do, so if you want to discuss additional locations, activities or accommodation in the UK, just get in touch.