Why choose London as a Hen Party destination?
The UK capital and pride and joy, London holds a firm spot not only within the UK but on the world map. It is therefore unsurprising that London is an unfaltering hen party destination for hens who want a catchall weekend of shopping, dancing on bar tables and even a few cultural activities if they can shift the hangovers in time. A London hen do is a great idea if you want to give the head hen the best of everything on her last weekend of freedom. Kudos to you as the hen party organiser for putting a weekend to London on the agenda. London is not only one of the best hen do destinations in the UK, but in the world!
London is the world’s most internationally visited city and also boasts the largest concentration of universities in Europe, so your London hen party will certainly find an interesting mix to help you throw an impeccable hen do extravaganza!
So now for the cultural explanation and what not… London is home to four world heritage sites: The Tower of London, Kew Gardens, St. Margaret’s Church and Greenwich. These, of course, aren’t stand-alone attractions in this sleepless city and other attractions include Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, St.Paul’s Cathedral, the Shard and Buckingham Palace, The Royal Opera House and Tate Galleries to name just a few. While a walking tour might not typically be on the agenda for your hen weekend, in a city as rich and vibrant as London, a bit of context to the historical city will intrigue any hen party. A walking tour or bus tour of London is highly recommended.
Other than the typical monuments, London has a powerful cultural history embracing trends from the swinging sixties to the punk era; remnants of London’s trendsetting history can be found across the city.
Home to one of the most popular fashion weeks in the world, London is undeniably a good shopping day out. Thought it could set you back a fair penny. There’ll be just too much variety to choose on the London hen party and what better way to treat the head hen than a London shopping spree if you know the best places to hunt for a bargain.
Bond Street and Mayfair are must-stop spots if you truly want to spoil the Bride-to-be on your London hen party. Westfield, Oxford Street and Knightsbridge are optimum shopping districts if you want to browse the finest branches of flagship highstreet shops. Of course, a city as populous as metropolitan London also offers any amount of variety when it comes to vintage and bargain shopping, so venture to some of London’s famous vintage markets for an opportunity to pick up both a bargain and some custom pieces for a hen do night out. Explore the quirky multicultural Camden Street area or the vintage and unique market in Brixton.
Carnaby Street is a must-stop spot for hens with a fascination for fashion past and present. It was the home of the swinging sixties fashion revolution and it today remains an idyllic shopping spot where boutique shops and tasty vintage cafés could keep your hens tipping along for your entire hen party group.
Another trademark of a city as populous and popular as Londinium is the huge range of custom activities to choose from like spa days, high ropes, karting, personal and customized dance classes, bubble balls, river cruises and cocktail classes. Your London hen do can also anticipate some of the best signature afternoon teas in the world. Choose from champagne dedicated afternoon teas or the traditional brew with freshly baked cakes to get you warmed up for the London hen night out.
From cheap eats and themed Cafés to some of the most lavish Michelin brandishing restaurants in the world, whatever dish you’re craving or hoping to test, London is a Kaleidoscope of tastes and cuisines. Your London hen party won’t have too far to look to discover the ideal cuisine to compliment the hen party theme and foodie hens will agree that one of the best things about London is its range of original and traditional restaurants on offer.
Hens who are a fan of the arts and theatre will be well accustomed to hearing about the West End. Catching a show is nearly obligatory for the classic head hen who wants to get Wicked on their hen party.
After hours, take a trip to a world-famous Jazz club, a budget-friendly comedy club, secret bars disguised as a sex shop, sip cocktails in a speakeasy and party until the sun rises at famed electric clubs like The Ministry of Sound and Fabric. Meanwhile, other notable London events like Notting Hill Carnival take place annually so make sure to bookmark what’s on during your hen party dates for the chance to experience some once-in-a-lifetime events.
After you’ve got your mind around the mindblowing range of hen do activities and attractions on offer for hen parties in London, you can book your London hen party right now and without a deposit. Honesty, you can! It’s as simple as custom making your own personal hen party package and selecting book now.
Once the London hen party package is tailored, make your own Foxy hen account to manage the London hen booking and invite hen-ees in through their emails. They log in to RSVP, pay their way and most importantly, they only pay for the activities that they can do on the London hen party. This means less hassle for the London hen party organizer and more time to look forward to the amazing upcoming London getaway!
If you want to read up on some of our other classic UK hen party destinations then check out Bristol, Bournemouth, Manchester and Cardiff. Adventurous hens who want to flock further into Europe should consider other fabulous hen party destinations like Riga, Sofia and Brno.