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Hen Party Ideas

Need some help organising a hen party? GoHen specialises in planning successful hen weekends, offering itineraries for every kind of budget and activities to suit all, from adrenaline and adventure to relaxation and entertainment. Alternatively, we have plenty of suggestions below too...

Hit the shops

» Hidden areas of the city – Margaret’s Buildings, The Paragon, Bartlett Street and George Street where you will find antiques, designer handbags, food shops and restaurants.
» Milsom Street & Milsom Place – designer, boutique stores and home to one of the oldest department stores in the world, Jolly’s.  
» The Artisan Quarter – craft and curio shops.
» Pulteney Bridge – one of the only two bridges in the world with shops built into the Pulteney Bridgeoriginal 18th century design, offering a varied selection of shops and restaurants. 
» Abbey Area – intriguing alleyways and picturesque passages including jewellery and traditional confectionery shops. Make your own jewellery in Bijoux Beads
» Markets – the Guildhall Market, an indoor market in a Grade 2 listed building offering a mix of food, drink and household products. There is also a Farmer’s Market every Saturday at Green Park Station selling fresh, local produce and The Bath Vintage and Antiques Market on the last Sunday of every month selling everything from quality furniture to vintage clothing.  
» Stall Street & Union Street – the latest high street trends.
» SouthGate Bath – SouthGate Bath is a modern shopping centre with quite a difference you’ll find many popular high street stores as well as Debenhams department store.


Pampering

Thermae Bath Spa 
Maximum numbers: 15
Time required: 2 – 4 hours

Using the warm, mineral rich waters that the Celts and Romans enjoyed over 2000 years ago, Thermae Bath Spa is Britain’s original and only natural thermal Spa. Bathe in the waters of the Minerva Bath and the stunning roof-top pool where you can take in the breathtaking views of the city.

Thermae SpaSmall groups are welcome at Thermae Bath Spa however due to the popularity at weekends, there are allocated entry times for groups of eight or more on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Thermae Bath Spa offer a 10% discount on groups of eight or more from Monday - Thursday (when paid in one transaction.)

Day Spas and Spa Hotels
If you wish to enjoy a spot of pampering there are many spas offering relaxing pools and treatments. As well as Thermae Bath Spa there are luxury spa hotels in and around Bath offering a range of packages. Why not visit a day spa that offers a choice of treatments and therapies? You could have a relaxing massage followed by a manicure, ready for a night out celebrating. 

Spas Ancient and Modern Package
Make the most of Bath's natural thermal waters with a one day spa package experience that spans 2000 years!
The special package costs £63.50 each and includes:
» A ticket to the Roman Baths
» A voucher for a 3 course lunch or Champagne afternoon tea in the Pump Room
» A voucher for a 2 hour spa session at Thermae Bath Spa

 Groups of 8+ must book in advance when visiting Thermae Bath Spa.

Find out more about this package and book tickets


Get Active

Team Pursuits
Hen parties can take part in a great choice of activities at Team Pursuits, which can include: Quad Biking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, LT50 Kiddie Quads, Blindfold Driving, Air Rifles, and Archery.

Take to the water
Enjoy a short tour or day trip on the River Avon or Kennet & Avon Canal - a great way to see the beautiful scenery whilst relaxing. Take your hen party on a mini narrowboat trip with Bath Narrowboats, or try your hand at rowing, punting and canoeing at the Bath Boating Station. For a special treat that a hen won't forget, enjoy a champagne cruise on the Lady Lena, a beauitfully restored electric boat.

VIP dance workshop
Celebrate your hen do with a VIP dance class at Komedia. Choose from burlesque, can can or the charleston. Tickets include a two hour dance workshop with bubbly, evening nibbles, preferential seating, 3 course a la carte meal, the Ministry of Burlesque Show followed by the infamous Beat Carnival after party.
Tickets: £95

West Country Games
If you are looking for something a little more wacky why not visit West Country Games, just outside of Bristol. These activity specialists will have you speaking the local dialect in no time, and teach you how to roll a tyre triumphantly! The games get the whole group involved and are guaranteed to leave you laughing all the way to the local pub.


Knicker making workshop at The MakeryBe Creative

The Makery
Minimum Number: 5 
Maximum Numbers: 28

Creative workshops at The Makery give you the chance to make your own items such as jewellery, fascinators, life-drawing and even knickers! Many of the courses will provide you with a fun memento of your hen party to take home with you. 

Bijoux BeadsBijoux Beads
Minimum Number: 8
Maximum Numbers: 20

Regular bead jewellery making classes run throughout the year for beginners and the more advanced at their shop in Bath.

Number One Royal Crescent
Visit Number One Royal Crescent where you can make a Georgian bonnet, C18th fan or dress up as a gorgeous Georgian in appropriate gowns and petticoats. Learn why the ladies (and gentlemen) wore such heavy white makeup, the secret language of a carefully placed beauty spot and ten private messages you can convey with the flutter of a fan.
Contact Polly Andrews on 01225 333895 for more information.


Food and Drink ActivitiesPump Room Celebration Champagne Tea

Pump Room Celebration Champagne Tea
Minimum Number: 8 
Maximum Numbers: 20
Time required:

The Celebration Champagne Tea offers the chance to enjoy a deliciously indulgent menu within the magnificent Pump Room Restaurant. The Pump Room Celebration Champagne Tea costs £33 per person and can be booked by calling 0844 847 5256. This luxury tea is available at two time slots of 12.15pm or 3.00pm and must be booked at least 7 days in advance.

The Bertinet Kitchen
Minimum Number: 8 
Maximum Numbers: 20

The Bertinet Kitchen is a purpose-built cookery school owned and run by French chef and baker, Richard Bertinet. Choose from a tasty range of courses including guest chef master classes and hands on bread making.

Cocktail Masterclass
Minimum Number: 8 
Maximum Numbers: 20

Sub 13 has evolved into the number one cocktail destination in Bath serving over 50,000 cocktails a year in a stylish, intimate basement bar. Enjoy some sampling, or have a go at shaking up some concoctions at a cocktail masterclass.


Entertainment 

Guided Walks
Discover a different side of Bath with two guided walking tours with a twist - have a laugh with the comical Bizarre Bath or for a more mystical adventure take the spooky Ghost Walk of Bath.

The Races
Exciting flat racing fixtures take place through out the year with a variety of weekday, weekend and evening fixtures, meaning a trip to Bath Racecourse is an experience to be enjoyed by all. Groups of 15 + receive £3 off Grandstand and Paddock and £4 off Premier tickets when booked in advance.


Nightlife

OpaAfter your day's activities, enjoy a night out in one of Bath's many varied venues. The choice of night time entertainment in Bath is forever increasing, with a mixture of pubs, bars, and clubs, an exciting theatre and film culture, and a vibrant live music and comedy scene. You can dance until the early morning at OPA or at one of the regular club nights at Komedia

For further advice and expert suggestions on Things to do in Bath call the Bath Tourist Information Centre on:

UK callers - 0906 711 2000 (50p / min)
Overseas callers - +44 844 847 5257

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