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Eight Unique Hen Party Ideas

26 Apr 2018

We all know that the most important part of the wedding preparation is the hen party. The last hurrah and the goodbye to unmarried life. As years have gone on, the need to find a new and unique way of celebrating this staple of pre-wedding buzz has grown tremendously. No more are people satisfied with a simple bar and male entertainer combination. They want to branch out into all manner of celebratory activities. It can be hard to find something that hasn’t been done before, so here are some suggestions for what might make the bride’s big day even bigger than the wedding. As well as giving her a unique hen party to remember.

Bride and friends celebrate their unique hen party Bride-to-be celebrates hen party with friends

Aqua zorbing

Why not try something completely out of this world for your bestie’s hen do? One of the craziest parties you could think of, the girls will be smiling and laughing from beginning to end. Jump into a giant plastic ball and charge at full speed downhill with water splashing around you. If action and adventure are your goals, then aqua zorbing is for you!

Assault course

Become Goldie Hawn in Private Benjamin as you smash your way into married life. With a ‘no woman left behind’ policy, this can be a great way of building team spirit between you and your bridesmaids, as well as challenging yourself in a way that not even your future partner would be capable of. Don the cameo, put on some war paint and set off on this army adventure!

Unique hen party activity where two women run in an assault course Two women competing in an assault course

Blow karting

Who needs go-karting when you have blow karting? This is also known as land surfing and involves a beach, a three-wheeled kart, some sails and the wind. If you want something high-adrenaline and action-fuelled, this is a thrill that she won’t be forgetting as she tears across the sand at up to 60mph.


Not for the faint-hearted or weak-willed, coasteering will take you and your besties along some of Britain’s most famous coastlines. Swim, slide, slip and scramble in this thrilling adventure that will have you conquering Mother Nature herself. You follow the coast no matter what, under the watchful eye of trained professionals who know the coastlines like the backs of their hands. You’ll jump ledges and hang onto rock faces. It is unlike anything you have ever experienced before!

A unique hen party group go coasteering A hen party group coasteering

Horse riding

A much calmer adventure for your animal loving bride-to-be. Saddle up and take a gallop through the beautiful, picturesque countryside, enjoying the wondrous scenery and the fabulous company of your closest friends. Haven’t been horse riding before? No problem. Sessions can be tailored to fit your needs, with beginners learning the basics under the watchful eyes of an instructor whilst those with buckets of experience can take to the trails and run free. This unique hen party experience is guaranteed to please your bride to be.

Jeep safari

It doesn’t always have to be an adrenaline-fuelled adventure to be unique or unusual – sometimes a simple safari trip is enough. Perfect for the animal lover, you’ll travel off road and into the wild. Enjoy the views of glistening lakes and waterfalls, the bright colours of birds and deep greens of the lush forest. This can be a bit of a pricey one although it is worth it in the end to not only see these sights that very few get the chance to see but also to see the way the bride’s face glows with excitement.

A unique hen party where the group goes on a safari A group of hens on safari

Escape rooms

Growing in popularity over the years, escape rooms have you locked in an enclosed space with challenges and mind-bending puzzles between you and an escape. Find your way out before the time runs out! Escape roos are a unique hen party activity, taking on themes that can influence both the challenges you face and how you immerse yourself in the world. From zombies to space epics, there is an escape room for any blushing bride’s tastes!


Guns have never been just for the boys. Step into the shoes of Lara Croft for a day and get your hands on some serious firepower. Try your hand at everything from handguns to air rifles. Watched over by professionals who make sure you’ve learned the basics, get locked and loaded and get ready to fire! This unique hen party idea will definitely be a blast.

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