Whether you’re looking for a relaxing trip filled with luxury hen party activities, want to learn about the local area’s culture or want to feel the wind in your hair during a little adventure, a hen do in Devon is for you.
Home to two coastlines, two National Parks and the lively city centres of Plymouth and Exeter, Devon offers you a fantastic food and drink scene, great nightlife, endless exploration and lots of character and culture. Our favourite bars include The Terrace Rooftop, Twenty1 and Doctor Inks.
Choose from quaint market towns, busy cities, rural retreats and coastal resorts – and spend your days shopping, eating and getting those picture-perfect shots with your besties. In the evening, fill up at one of the many gastro pubs, enjoy a drink or two while looking out over the hills and put the world right under the stars.
When it comes to hen activities, there’s something for everyone – no matter their age or budget. From watersports, sailing and fishing, to cocktail classes, private dining experiences and local food festivals, when you visit Devon, one thing’s for sure, you won’t want to leave.
Yoga and brunch
Revitalise and nourish your body and soul with a yoga hen party session tailored to your hens, then enjoy your state of bliss with a delicious brunch. This isn’t just any old brunch though. Adorned with grazing platters, hot breads, fruits, meats and pastries – as well as a few bottles of the good old stuff – you have all the time in the world to catch up, discuss the wedding and feast on the best brunch platters in Devon – which can be catered for vegetarian and vegan hens too.
Nude Life Drawing
Looking for a classy Devon hen party activity? A life drawing class is just the thing. Your private session will begin with a few drinking games to get the party started, before your personal model gets into position. There’s even an option to get your bride-to-be involved and you might just walk away with a few new drawing skills. See, a hen do in Devon is practically educational.
Hen party DJ
Take your pre-drinks or evening in to the next level. Internationally, Liv has been a regular fixture across the whole of the Middle East – from Jordan to Oman, Dubai to Qatar, Abu Dhabi to Bahrain – playing to packed audiences on Barasti Beach and Iris on the F1 track, as well as co-headlining the likes of Jasna Winter Music Festival Slovakia, Pikes Ibiza, Miami Beach, Insomnia Berlin, and Venice Carnival! That’s not all as she’s also supported the likes of Crazy P, D Ramirez, Jody Wisternoff and Nick Grimshaw from Radio 1. She certainly knows how to throw a party or two and is a great addition to hen parties of all sizes.
Dip into the world of exquisite cocktail making, shaking and stirring over the course of two hours. Led by an expert mixologist – the dream job – this hen party cocktail making class will give you everything you need to make great cocktails. Not just that but you’ll also learn some tricks of the trade, discover the history of cocktails and have a great time too.
Flower crown making
Want something to take home from your hen weekend in Devon? Sure, you’ve already got that guy’s number from last night – but this memory should last a little longer. With a flower crown workshop, you get to make your very own floral headpiece from gorgeous foliage, ribbons, accessories and more. This is definitely worth an Instagram pic.
Facial and massage
Picture the scene. Your hen. Your ladies. Your very own beauty therapist. Taking place at one of the local luxury hotels, you’ll be treated to deep cleaning and uplifting facials. Think double cleanser, exfoliation, extraction, detoxing, face massage, neck and shoulders massage. Does it get any better than this?! Well, it could, if you organise a champagne afternoon tea for afterwards…
Okay so you might not have the Single Ladies dance routine nailed but God loves a tryer, right?! A themed dance class in Devon is not only a fun way to let your hair down but also great at unleashing a little healthy competition. Get all the girls in the middle, have a dance off and the loser buys the next round of shots.
BBC Masterchef finalist, Ben crafts blow-your-mind fine-dining menus. Tailored to your hen party, his modern British and European dishes have nods to Japanese and Indian cuisine and the stamp of approval from Times food critic Kate Spicer and Evening Standard’s Charles Campion. He’s even cooked for Lily Allen. Yes. Lily Allen. And now, he could be cooking for you for one night only…
Headwear, underwear and accessories – the HenQueens creative experiences put an epic twist on the hen party theme. You’ll be sketching, painting, crafting, printing and wrapping with your ladies over cocktails or mocktails – whichever sparks your joy. Led by an expert, you’ll discover how to get your creative juices flowing before turning your hand to a number of crafty projects. Make something for the big day, design a gift for the bride or simply have some fun and see what comes out of it.
Picture it now. You’re balancing on your very own paddle board as you float around a beautiful and picturesque reservoir in this SUP party. Around you, the sounds of nature will play as well as the gentle lapping of the water. Led by an expert, you’ll explore beautiful landscapes using your boards and take a moment to enjoy a quick core-focussed yoga session. Once done, you’re on the move again as you head back to where you started. The real challenge of this hen do SUP party will be for everyone to stay on their stand up paddleboards…