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The Top 8 Bath Hen Party Ideas For 2023

Updated: Aug 14, 2023


Bath is a vibrant city in the UK known for being a popular hen party destination—think bustling nightlife, top-rated restaurants, shopping destinations, and more.


However, with so much to choose from, it can be difficult to plan the perfect hen weekend itinerary while you visit Bath.


Luckily, we’ve got you covered—whether you’re looking for a relaxing way to spend your weekend or want to do something more adventurous.


Let’s dive into our favourite hen party ideas and activities for the perfect weekend getaway in Bath!


🥂 Firstly, Why Should Bath Be Your Top Choice for a Hen Weekend?


Bath is a popular destination for hen weekends, thanks to its combination of cultural attractions, shopping and dining.



Not to mention one of the best hen-do activities Bath has to offer: it’s vibrant nightlife and clubbing scene.


The city is also known for its famous historical sites like the world-famous Roman Baths, the Bath Abbey, and the Royal Crescent, which are definitely worth a visit.

If you travel to Bath, you’ll have plenty of options for fun group activities to keep you busy during your hen weekend—including visiting popular restaurants, attending cocktail-making classes, and enjoying guided tours.


The city is also easily accessible from most parts of the UK and has a number of public transport locations that you can use to get around.


Bath is renowned for the beautiful Georgian architecture that gives it a romantic and elegant feel—not to mention how amazing your hen weekend pictures will look against that backdrop!


In fact, Netflix’s hit show, Bridgerton, was shot at some of Bath’s architectural gems.


Other well-known movies like Les Miserables were also filmed there and you can even visit the sites while you’re in town.


Whether you are looking for a vibrant weekend out on the town or something more laid-back, Bath has lots of attractions to choose from.



Flock’s Top 8 Bath Hen Weekend Ideas & Activities


Now that you know a little bit more about the lively city, let’s take a look at some of the many hen weekend activities on offer.


In the sections below, we’ve compiled a list of the best ones to help you plan an unforgettable hen party in Bath.



1. Greek meze and cocktails [plate smashing included!]


🚌 2 minutes from the Terrace Walk bus stop 🚂 0.3 miles from the Bath Spa train station


Channel your ‘Mamma Mia’ alter ego as you head to this classy Greek restaurant in the heart of Bath for a night you won’t forget.

This activity is perfect for a smaller group of friends that enjoy having a meal together before a night out on the town.


The restaurant is also intimate enough to have a laid-back evening with your hen party while spending quality time together.


On arrival, you’ll be welcomed with a glass of champagne—or two!—to kick off your celebrations.


Then you’ll be able to sit back and relax as you enjoy a large selection of delicious meze-style platters.


The in-house bartenders will keep your cocktail glasses full all evening.


As the night comes to an end, participate in the classic Greek tradition by smashing your plates on the floor and yelling “Opa!” to end the celebrations with a bang.


Key Features Activities take place in a VIP room Glass of champagne on arrival ✅ Selection of starters, main courses, and desserts ✅ Private plate smashing included ✅ Catering for different dietary preferences can be arranged



2. Mobile gin tasting and cocktail-making experience


🏠 This activity is hosted at your hen weekend accommodation in Bath


Enjoy a boozy 2-hour tasting experience where you’ll be making your own cocktails and learning about the different gins you’re using.


The best part? You’ll be able to enjoy this activity from the comfort of your hen weekend accommodation.

Throughout the session, you and your friends can sample four different gins and create a drink that complements each one.


With the extensive training you’ll receive during the session, you’ll know exactly which flavours to combine to make an expert-approved drink.


In addition to learning how to create delicious cocktails, you and your friends will also be able to enjoy some fun hen weekend-themed drinking games.


If you have any specific requests for games or activities you want to do during the session, you can arrange to do these beforehand.


With non-alcoholic drinks options available, no one will be left out of any of the fun either.


This activity is perfect for a big group of friends since this activity can accommodate up to 50 people.


It’s also a good idea for someone who prefers a more relaxed hen weekend at home, but still wants to make amazing memories.


Key Features ✅ Alcohol, ingredients, and equipment are included ✅ Create and enjoy up to four cocktails per person ✅ Non-alcoholic options are available ✅ Play fun games during the session ✅ Can accommodate large groups



3. Cocktail-making class at a popular local bar


🚌 0.8 miles from St. James Parade bus stop 🚂 7 minutes from the Bath Spa train station


Learn how to make your favourite cocktails from expert barmen with this fun-filled class at one of the top-rated bars in Bath.


Set over three floors, the restaurant features a gin and cocktail bar, rooftop terrace, and basement club where you can dance the night away.

When you arrive at the restaurant, you and your hen group will be taken to one of the VIP areas, where you will be welcomed with a glass of bubbly to sip on during the class.


Then, you’ll learn all the tricks of the trade from the expertly trained barmen before hopping behind the counter and trying it for yourself.


Put everything you’ve learned to the test as you mix, shake, and pour your favourite cocktails like a pro.


After the class, you’ll be able to sample your efforts while toasting to a hen weekend for the books.


The barmen will also host a number of entertaining hen weekend games to end the evening on a high note.


If you have any specific games or activities in mind, you can arrange to have the barmen host them beforehand.

Once you’ve finished the cocktail-making class, you can hang around the bar for an evening filled with drinks and dancing.


This hen weekend activity is ideal for a lively group of friends who enjoy having a drink together before spending a night out on the town.


Not only will you have learned how to make your favourite drinks, but you’ll be as close as you can get to one of Bath’s best nightclubs!


Key Features ✅ Located close to public transport and other fun attractions ✅ Welcome drink on arrival ✅ Learn how to make your favourite cocktails from experts ✅ Play fun hen weekend-related games ✅ On-site club where you can keep the party going ✅ Requires booking in advance and a £100 deposit



4. Silent disco city tour


🚂 0.7 miles from Bath Spa train station 🚌 2-minute walk to the Bath Abbey bus stop


What better way to enjoy the highlights of a beautiful city like Bath than with a silent disco tour!


This is a unique and fun way to celebrate your hen weekend while learning all about Bath from a local tour guide—perfect for an adventurous group of friends.

Enjoy curated songs from every decade or dance to a tailor-made hen weekend playlist that will keep you moving throughout the tour.


If you decide on a playlist, it can also match a predetermined theme. This gives you the opportunity to dress in fun, matching outfits.


For example, you could tailor your playlists to the sounds of ABBA and dance through the streets dressed in bright colours and flared pants.


You can also attend tours on fun subjects—like tracing the steps of ghost hunters or discovering the settings of Bridgerton—if that’s more to your liking.


The tour ends in the heart of the city, which also leaves you with plenty of options to keep the hen party going.

You’ll be just a short walk from many of the popular restaurants or explore the nightlife and keep dancing in any of Bath’s vibrant bars or clubs.



Key Features ✅ See the sights of Bath in a fun and unique way ✅ Curated playlists to fit your hen weekend theme ✅ Learn about Bath’s historic sites from passionate local guides ✅ Located in close to trendy city centre venues



5. Boat trip on the canal


🚌 0.8 miles from the North Parade bus stop 🚂1.1 miles from the Bath Spa train station


Hop aboard on your own canal boat and take a scenic trip down the River Avon to see some of Bath’s most loved architecture.

Enjoy tranquil views of the river, historical sights, and wildlife while you sip on champagne with your friends.


You can bring your own drinks to enjoy on the cruise and even have a picnic on the water while soaking up the relaxing atmosphere.


If you prefer to leave the planning to the professionals, you can pre-order drinks and food from a selection of local restaurants.


To make the trip even more memorable, curate special playlists for hen parties with all of your favourite songs before you get on board.


Then dance the afternoon away as you cruise on the river while celebrating your special weekend.


If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even use the boat’s PA system for a karaoke sing-along with your friends!


Key Features Private charter with space for up to 18 guests ✅ See Bath’s beloved historical architecture Catering can be arranged, or bring your own drinks and snacks ✅ Built-in sound system that can be converted for karaoke



6. Brunch grazing table


🏠 This activity will be set up in the comfort of your hen weekend accommodation in Bath


Enjoy a selection of Bath’s best locally sourced foods with this bespoke grazing table. The best part? You won’t even have to leave the house!

An expert food stylist will come to your weekend accommodation to style your table and food for you—all you have to do is show up.


You can expect a delicious brunch where you’ll snack on fresh fruit, curated selections of local cheeses, deli meats, and homemade bread and pastries throughout the course of the morning.


If you prefer, you can also add artisanal crackers, olives, and various dips to your table to cater to everyone’s tastes.


You can also add a bottle of champagne or enjoy the grazing table with your afternoon tea for a relaxing day at home.


Grazing tables are a lovely way to kickstart your hen weekend because it allows you to spend quality time with your friends before your activities start.


It’s also a great idea for small or large groups of friends who love food and sharing meals together.


If you want to host a grazing table in the middle of the weekend, you can use it as an opportunity to recap your adventures of the previous night out.


Spend the morning lounging around your accommodation as you revisit your evening in the lively city, all while snacking on Bath’s local delicacies.


You could even host various hen weekend games while you’re enjoying the grazing table.


Key Features ✅ Caters to specific dietary requirements ✅ Curated selection of local foods ✅ Table is set up and styled at your accommodation ✅ Host hen weekend games while you snack ✅ Perfect for small or large groups of friends



7. Pamper party


🏠 Enjoy this relaxing hen weekend activity from your accommodation in Bath


If you’ve enjoyed an evening filled with dancing and other adventures, why not spoil yourself with an at-home spa treatment?


Relax and unwind with a selection of mini treatments performed by a dedicated message and beauty therapist that comes to your weekend accommodation.

A pamper party is also a lovely bonding activity to share with all of your closest friends. Plus, you’ll feel refreshed afterwards and ready to tackle the rest of the hen weekend activities.


With everything from manicures to holistic facials, a pamper party is the perfect hen weekend activity for a group of friends that love to feel treated.


Not only will you get to indulge in luxurious treatments, but you can also have matching robes and slippers—and who doesn’t love a good spa day outfit?


You can arrange for fun hen weekend games to be hosted after you’ve received your treatments or keep the relaxing going with an hour-long yoga class.


If you want to add some spice to the party, you can even have your own personal team of handsome butlers on hand to serve drinks and snacks to your friends!


Key Features ✅ Luxurious selection of treatments ✅ Enjoy a professional pamper session from the comfort of your home ✅ Ideal for small or large friend groups ✅ Fun add-ons like yoga classes or handsome butlers are available ✅ Hen party games can be arranged



8. Butler in the buff


🏠 This activity brings the party right to your Bath weekend accommodation’s doorstep


Spice up any activity you’ve planned for your hen weekend by adding a buff butler to the mix.


Whether you’re hosting any of the other activities mentioned in this article—like the mobile cocktail class or relaxing dinner—organize a handsome server to help!

The butlers are usually dressed in nothing but bow ties and shorts, providing some extra excitement and entertainment for your party.


Having a buff butler at your hen weekend is the perfect add-on for a group of friends who enjoy a playful atmosphere and having a good time.


Arrange with your butler to host or participate in your hen weekend games, serve drinks, or help break the ice to get everyone chatting.


The fun doesn’t stop there and if you’re up to it, your team of servers can lose the shorts and bowties before performing a choreographed Adonis Cabaret for the bride-to-be.


Feel like joining in? The butlers can even host a fun dance class for your hen party.


If your group is more on the artistic side, you can even ask your butler to be your model for a nude life-drawing class!

Key Features ✅ Fun addition to almost any hen weekend activity ✅ Pre-arrange hosting, serving, and participation duties ✅ Butler can perform a choreographed dance number or pose as a live model ✅ Ideal for a group of friends who like to let their hair down


Host the Perfect Hen Weekend in Bath with Flock

At Flock, we know how challenging it can be to create the perfect hen weekend itinerary—especially if you have to cater for a large group of friends!


Luckily, places like Bath have so much to offer that there’s no need to worry about running out of things to do.


From lively nightclubs to popular restaurants and boat cruises specialising in hen weekend celebrations—the city has something for everyone.


If you’re not sure where to start, our expert party planners are here to help.


Our mission is to create a bespoke experience that surpasses all of your expectations by working with our extensive list of activity partners to give you an unforgettable hen weekend.


Take the hassle out of planning the perfect hen weekend by getting in touch with Flock, today.

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