It’s the capital city for a reason and a London hen do is a firm favourite with hen parties of all ages. Combining amazing nightlife and culture, a great foodie scene and plenty of green parks ideal for a fizzy picnic, London really does have something for everyone.

Looking to indulge in a little retail therapy Champagne lunch? There’s no better place to start your London hen do than on Oxford Street. From there, meander over to Covent Garden to enjoy the street performers and more shopping. Soho is where you’ll find the best food and drink places and for an unforgettable evening, a night in Shoreditch won’t disappoint. Our favourites include Barrio, The London Cocktail Club and Cahoots

When it comes to hen do activities in London, there’s plenty too. Head up the London Eye and take in the iconic landmarks, hire one of the Mayor’s bikes and cycle round Hyde Park, peruse some of the vintage shops or relax in one of the city’s luxurious hotel spas. Choose from craft classes, cocktail classes, west end shows, escape rooms, music festivals and more. One thing’s for sure, you won’t be ready to leave  your London hen party when the time comes.

Easily accessible from all over the UK, it’s a great place for your hens to meet – even for those coming from afar. Once here, the underground and taxi service make it really simple to see the whole area. Just don’t fall asleep on the Night Tube. Seriously, we’ve been there… 

 

Life drawing

Looking for a classy hen party activity? A Nude Life drawing class in London’s city centre 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 London is practically educational.

Afternoon tea with champagne 

Ladies, if you think planning a hen party in London was hard, just imagine how your bride feels about planning the big day. A luxury pamper session always goes down a treat and when there’s fizz involved, it’s always a win. Book a few add-on treatments, put the world to right in the sauna and for a moment, just close your eyes and relax. 

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 the city – which can be catered for vegetarian and vegan hens too.

Gin masterclass

We challenge you to find us anything better than grabbing all your besties together and drinking gin. So why not book a gin masterclass for your London hen do? Led by a professional, you’ll get to sip on spirits, get creative with flavours and, of course, pretend you can really tell the difference between pink peppercorns and juniper berries. We know the truth… 

Yoga Disco

You might have tried traditional yoga… but wait until you’ve tried a yoga class alongside your favourite disco tunes. You see, in this yoga hen party, our glamorous and fun yoga expert Helen will lead a truly fabulous experience where you get to flow, dance and have fun with your besties while listening to the greatest party tunes. All you need to do is pile on the glitter until you sparkle like a mirrored ball, don your sequins and spandex if you fancy it and bring all your friends together to bend and stretch in time with a glorious mix of disco music.

Flower crown making

Want something to take home from your hen weekend in London? 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. 

Private Dining

A 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…

Pasta making

Whether you want to arrange it in the official pasta making kitchens or want the pasta party to come to you, this is a fantastic UK hen party activity for all ages. Each session begins with a glass of wine and snack as you discover some tricks of the pasta making trade. Guided by Federico, you’ll learn how to make a range of pasta – including Linguine, Tagliolini and their signature Tortellini. You’ll get to taste your creations, take some new recipes home and you’re guaranteed to have a laugh from start to finish. Plus, when you’re not stuffing your face full of carbs, you can ask the team your burning pasta questions and unveil a few fun facts about the history of pasta.

Chocolate Making

If we asked you to name two of your bride’s favourite things, we’re pretty sure that chocolate would be up there. And, even if it’s not, after this award-winning hen party chocolate making masterclass with chef Ben it definitely will be. Under his careful eye, you’ll learn how to create the very finest artisan truffles for a life of dinner party favours, fabulous gifts and just some general pure self-indulgence. It’s the ultimate activity for a memorable hen party weekend.

Boat cruise

Just picture it now. The sun’s basking on your shoulders, the coolbox is filled with chilled Prosecco, and you’ve got all your hens on a private rented boat. Okay, it might not be Marbella. But who needs that when you’re on a London boat cruise?! Don’t worry if you spot a bar or restaurant you like the look of too. If you ask nicely, the Captain is sure to stop…