Why choose Edinburgh as a Hen Party destination?
From medieval castles to trendy urban cocktail joints, glamorous designer shops and casino nights to 2 pound shots, an Edinburgh hen party weekend has you covered for a remarkable hen experience! The hilly city combines its medieval heritage with a modern Georgian feel, where hens can take a wander to Edinburgh’s wonderful old town or sip cocktails in Edinburgh’s excellently sculpted new town.
Take a seat among Edinburgh’s dazzling natural scenery. An extinct volcano (Arthur’s seat) sets the backdrop to this radiant, ancient city. If your hen do crew is hoping to test their endurance then a hike up Arthur’s Seat never goes amiss on the Edinburgh hen party. The head hen can even wash her face in Arthur’s dew for eternal beauty as the May Day legend goes… It’s certainly a different type of pamper break on an Edinburgh hen do.
Unique sightseeing experiences for hens who are highly adept at shifting the hangovers include the Scott Monument, a range of national galleries and a great variety of workshops and gigs at Summerhall. Some other literal gems to experience in Edinburgh include Scotland’s Crown Jewels and the Stone of Destiny.
Edinburgh is an accomplished shopping destination for hens who want to purchase some original items. A stretch of independent boutique shops runs from George IV Bridge right down to the renowned Grassmarket. A shopping spree on Victoria Street with its unique fashion and miscellaneous joke shops and bookstores is highly recommended for Edinburgh hen parties.
When hoping to try some alternative hen party activities, Edinburgh doesn’t disappoint and it also caters to some of the most quirky and entertaining hen party activities on offer. A hen party evening of varied activities like cliff jumping, afternoon tea, archery, dance classes, ghost tours, karaoke and clay pigeon shooting will keep all your hens relishing every moment of the Edinburgh hen party.
Edinburgh has an incredible knack for holding a fiesta when the Scottish capital plays host to the largest arts festival in the world! If your hens have a soft spot for festivals then they possibly couldn’t be better located than Edinburgh once Fringe kicks into full swing. Hundreds of popup stages grace central Edinburgh for three weeks every August with genres to cater to everyone’s hen do taste like cabaret, musical, theatre, dance and more.
Don’t worry if you won’t be heading on a sunny August Edinburgh hen party, however. Edinburgh is known is be an impeccable destination to cater to hen parties all year round with its great range of traditional bars, gourmet restaurants, bespoke mixologists and plenty of indoor hen do activity ideas.
One of the best things about a night out on an Edinburgh hen party is the vast alternatives of genres and locations to choose from. Bespoke hen dos with a mixed group can opt for a cool, casual and intimate atmosphere in a sophisticated, decorative bar where they can have the chats and thankfully hear each other speak over the music. There are any amount of flourishing late-night destinations for hens who want as loud and lively as possible and who don’t mind leaving the deep and meaningfuls until the morning after the Edinburgh hen party. Comedy clubs, Cabaret shows, Jazz haunts and Electro nights, choose your venue, your poison of choice and press play as the ultimate Edinburgh hen experience unfolds.
Still hoping to browse our other fabulous UK hen party destinations? Check out our highly recommended hen do destinations like Leeds, Liverpool, London and Bath. Hen parties in greater Europe are also always a great idea, so take a look at destinations like Budapest, Prague, Amsterdam and Berlin if you think that a trip abroad in Europe is on the cards for your hen party.
If Edinburgh pushes all your hen party buttons then you can book an Edinburgh hen do right away and with no deposit. Pick and choose from the list of Edinburgh hen party activities, select book and make your own Foxy Hen account to acknowledge and manage the hen party booking.
Now you can send out your ‘henvites’ to every potential guest on your Edinburgh hen do. They log in, pay their own way and further customize the itinerary to the items they can or can’t do on the Edinburgh hen party. You’ll be sipping on some Arthur’s dew on the Edinburgh hen do in no time!