Hen parties can be the best events of the year, friends gathering together, having a few scoops and celebrating your friend getting hitched. However, choosing the right hen experience can be stressful.
Not to worry. When in doubt, head west and to our Galway destination page to see everything on offer in Ireland’s west coast gem. We have picked five of the best alternative hen party ideas in Galway and with accommodation starting at €39 p.p, we have something to suit every budget!
1. Draw A Nude!
Sketch pads at the ready, now all you need is your pencil and you’re set to meet your foxy, hunky subject! He’ll model for you whilst the professional teacher guides you through the class and plays games to keep the mood fun.
This is an alternative hen party activity, promising lots of giggles. And the best part is the hen gets to keep the most artistic portrait as a momento!!
2. Party River Cruise
If it’s dancing on the decks you’re after, well why not try a river cruise along the Corrib?
This treat, includes a glass of prosecco for the girls to enjoy and we can provide a DJ to play all your favourite sounds for the riverside fun!
3. Mrs Doyle’s Hen
Solve the clues around Galway City and see if the hen and her girls can find the groom in this fun, mystery trip that will take you around the streets and some of the top locations in Galway!
Encourage everyone to dress as Mrs Doyle and there promises to be plenty of photo ops’ that can be used later.
Read more about Mrs Doyle’s Hen activity to see if you think it might suit your hen party group.
4. Galway Food Tour
If there are some ‘foodies’ among your hen party group, the Galway food tour is the ideal way to sample some of the artisan producers and fine dining spots in the city.
This 2 hour walking tour will see you sampling and exploring some delicious bites in some of Galway’s finest haunts. So treat your hen to a proper foodie experience in Galway for an activity with some real flavour!
5. Glamour Photo Shoot
For all the aspiring models in your hen party group, this one is sure to be a big hit!
A professional photographer will come to you and help set up shop with a background, professional camera and lots of props like feather boas and fancy glasses. You can also decide on a theme to suit your hen party like boudour, vintage, Gatsby and boho if you’d like to bring your own dress ups and show off your group’s personality.
Each girl gets an individual photo to take away but the best keepsake of all will be the group shot of the hen party to commemorate the big trip.
If you have any questions or you’d like to chat about options, contact us and we’ll be happy to help!