Unusual hen and stag dos

Wine tasting in Paris, a gourmet cookery course, zorbing, shopping in NYC, Ibiza closing party, Las Vegas pool party – a blog that explores the wonderful world of alternative hen and stag dos.

Put away those L-plates ladies. From cool cocktail classes to weekends in Vegas, it’s time to explore the wonderful world of alternative hen and stag parties.

Tastebud Heaven

If your bride has a sweet tooth (who doesn't?!), take her to a Macaron & Martini Masterclass at London’s Ohala. There you will learn how to make delicious macarons before taking a lesson in cocktail making, all the while enjoying an unlimited supply of delicious treats. Yes please!

Unusual hen and stag dos - Tastebud heaven | CHWV

Pamper Time

We couldn’t possibly write about hen parties without including a spa day. Two favourite destinations include The Potting Shed in Yorkshire and Dormy House in The Cotswolds.

Unusual hen and stag dos - Pamper time | CHWV
Image © John Steel Photography

Sweet Treats

Go all Mary Berry and learn the intricate art of sugarcraft at the stylish George Hotel in Rye, designing and creating your own mini cakes with a local cake designer. Topped off with a delicious dinner and an overnight stay, it’s the prefect hen party package.

Unusual hen and stag dos - Sweet Treats | CHWV

Rock n Roll!

Boys and girls, it’s time to go Zorbing! For those not in the know, the Zorb is a gigantic inflatable PVC ball. All you have to do is climb inside, harness up and roll down a few hills. It’s fun with a capital F, and just the thing for those with a streak of adventure. Visit Chilli Sauce for more information.

Unusual hen and stag dos - Rock n roll | CHWV

City Chic

For the ultimate Sex and The City style hen party, there can be nothing more exciting than a New York city break. Stay at The Paramount Hotel close to Times Square, do a little shopping in Bloomingdales or Macy’s, dine at Ellen’s Stardust Diner and then head downtown wearing your best dancing shoes.

The Country Kitchen

Food lovers will enjoy nothing more than a cookery course at the idyllic Daylesford Cookery School in the Cotswolds. Visit their website to book your chosen course, from healthy cooking to artisan bread making.

Unusual hen and stag dos - The country kitchen | CHWV

Vegas Baby

Las Vegas is the perfect location for a hen do with its exciting strip and vast hotels. For something a bit different, try some off-road driving in the dunes or take a helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon. Make sure you enjoy a night or two in the casinos, just try not to spend the wedding fund!

Unusual hen and stag dos - Vegas baby | CHWV

It’s Showtime!

Take your girl friends on a night of burlesque glamour at Proud Cabaret. Set in London’s Camden Town, this cabaret supper club offers both hen and stag party packages. It’s time to don those feathers…

Unusual hen and stag dos - It’s Showtime | CHWV
Image © Jon Gardiner

Ready, Steady…

In the mood for a fun-filled obstacle course? What could be better than It’s a Knockout. Think inflatable obstacle courses, plenty of foam, bouncy castles and giant costumes. This may not be glamorous, but you’ll laugh a lot!

Pitch Perfect

For a football loving stag, arranging a kick about and a pint or two with a former football star could be the makings of a seriously good do. Choose from over 50 stars such as Perry Groves, Dion Dublin, Dietmar Hamann and Danny Murphy. Visit Chilli Sauce.

Unusual hen and stag dos - Pitch Perfect | CHWV

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