The hen party – one of the most anticipated events in any brides calendar!
If you are planning a hen party for your bestie, you might know of the stresses and worries this may bring. But fear not as Ireland’s Wedding Journal have listed ideas below for an unforgettable weekend.
Whether the bride is an adrenaline junkie or would prefer to put her feet up before the big day, you will find plenty of ideas below to suit any bride!
1. Treacys Hotel, Wexford
Delve into the world of drag with Treacys Hotel’s RuPaul’s Drag Race party package! Sashay the night away with 2 drag queens as your entertainment. It’s sure to be wild when the queens take you to the stage to perform. For the ultimate RuPaul fan, there is also a table quiz on the show where you can show off your drag knowledge. Yas Queen!
2. Adventure Tours NI
Adventure Tours NI offers a huge range of hen party packages in Northern Ireland. From adventures in the air, on water and land, you are sure to find the one just right for the bride’s personality!
Is the bride-to-be an adrenaline junkie? Why not book the parachuting package. This package includes a 2 night stay in luxurious accommodation, the use of an outdoor hot tub (perfect after jumping 3,500 feet out of an aeroplane!) and a night out, this is definitely one to get the hearts racing.
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3. Teapot Lane Glamping
Searching for a hen where you can get away from it all and relax before the big day arrives? Teapot Lane in Co. Leitrim boasts over a decade of hosting glamping hen parties at unique venues to provide the perfect weekend away.
Tuck into a delicious wood-fired pizza on Friday evening as you settle in before enjoying some prosecco at a vintage tea party or getting competitive and designing the best knickers for the bride on Saturday.
Fancy throwing shapes on the dance floor? Teapot Lane Glamping can provide the party with a complimentary bus to take you to and from Sligo or Bundoran.
4. Lagan Boat Company
All aboard the Lagan Boat Company and make your hen party one to remember.
Sail the Titanic water of Belfast and take in the stunning city vistas with the Belfast Hills as a backdrop.
The ‘Joyce Two’ vessel is the ideal party boat for intimate hens while the ‘Mona,’ with her enclosed saloon and two open decks, is suitable for parties of up to 50 guests. Bring your own decorations and drinks and while away the hours on your own private boat!
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5. We Are Vertigo
Reinvent the hen party at Belfast’s We Are Vertigo. Create bespoke group packages at their Newtownbreda and Titanic Quarter locations which are perfect for the activity-loving bride-to-be.
Test your agility at the Ninja Master Course, fly like a bird at the Indoor Skydiving or battle against the Maid of Honour at the Inflatable Park. After working up an appetite, why not visit Haymarket, one of Belfast’s newest bars that We Are Vertigo has partnered with and enjoy some tasty meals, delightful drinks and live music.
6. Todd’s Leap
Whether it is a relaxing spa package or an adventure packed hen you are after, Todd’s Leap in Co. Tyrone has something for everyone.
With electrifying activities – including paint-balling, off road driving and zip lining, Todd’s Leap is an adventure wonderland with something that everyone will enjoy.
If you would like to unwind after a fun-filled day, why not opt for their Adventure Spa package which includes one night Bed & Breakfast onsite, choice of 2 activities, 2-hour spa session to include a mini treatment, hydro pool, relaxation room and complimentary foot rub.
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7. Killyhevlin Spa Retreat Hen Party
Spend some luxury time with the girls in Enniskillen’s Killyhevlin Spa.
Their Spa Retreat hen party package is sure to leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and re-energised! The girls can enjoy full use of the crystal blue swimming pool, outdoor hot tub and Jacuzzi followed by a 60-minute spa treatment. Choose from a full body massage, exotic facial or an aroma spa ocean wrap (sign us up for all of them!)
Conclude your day with a delicious lunch and cocktail overlooking the idyllic Lough Erne.
8. Wee Toast Tours
Cruise the bustling street of Belfast in a pub on wheels. Yes, you heard that right! Wee Toast Tours have become a regular sight in Belfast City Centre and is a great way to take in the hot spots.
Gather the hen party, pop the prosecco, cycle your way through the cobbled streets of the city centre and sing along to the party pumping playlist. Don’t worry, you will have an expert team on hand to steer the bike! Stop off in some of the best-known pubs for a refresher before finishing your tour. Trust us, this is one activity you will not forget!
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