11 Best Hen Party Activities in London

If you’re considering London for your bride-to-be’s hen weekend, you’ll be spoilt for choice with things to do! But planning a hen do isn’t an easy task, so how do you give your best friend the perfect send-off for her big day?

Including interactive escape rooms, an afternoon tea bus and a silent disco walking tour, we’ve covered it all on our list of the best hen party activities in London. 

 

A cocktail masterclass

Cost: £30pp

Location: Covent Garden

Fun rating: 4

Blame Gloria, an incredibly glam and retro underground cocktail bar, hosts 90-minute cocktail classes. You’ll be welcomed with a complimentary Bellini, then you’ll have the chance to make (and drink!) your very own cocktails. There’ll be fun hen party games to break the ice, and after the class is finished, you can continue the party at the bar or in their cool booths.

 

Afternoon tea bus

Cost: £45pp

Location: Departs from Trafalgar Square

Fun rating: 5

See London’s best sights while you tuck into Brigit Bakery’s delicious finger sandwiches and indulgent desserts. This unique hen activity sees you riding around on a vintage bus, sipping tea, and taking in the city’s most iconic landmarks. You’ll be pleased to know alcoholic options are also available!

 

Dance class

Cost: From £20pp

Location: Mayfair

Fun rating: 3

If you want to stay away from traditional hen party activities, why not book a dance class? Danceworks offer choreographed classes where you can learn everything from Beyonce moves to Strictly Come Dancing styles. Don’t worry if you’ve got two left feet, it’s the taking part that counts! The venue has showers too so if you’re going out afterwards you don’t have to worry about working up a sweat. 

 

A life drawing class

Cost: Prices from £25pp

Location: They’ll travel to you

Fun rating: 5

Nude Life offers life drawing classes with professional models for a truly memorable experience. Your model will serve drinks to start and organise a few drinking games to liven up the atmosphere. Then it’s time to get painting, and you can even choose which poses your model strikes! They’ll travel to you too, so all you need to do is choose a venue or rented accommodation in London for a fuss-free hen party activity. 

 

Silent disco walking tour

Cost: £24pp

Location: Tours start from Soho

Fun rating: 5

Take to the streets for a fun-filled afternoon of dancing and singing on a silent disco walking tour. Experience the capital like never before, just pop on a headset and be guided around London by a tour guide. Choose from a west end musical tour, ghost tour, or drag queen tour and make the bride-to-be’s hen extra special!

 

Karaoke night

Cost: £12pp

Location: Holborn

Fun rating: 4

Whether you’ve got the voice of an angel or can’t hold a note to save your life, a karaoke night is one of the best hen party ideas. Book one of Lucky Voice’s private karaoke rooms and get ready to cut loose. With a capacity of up to 30 people, add a drinks package to your booking and get ready to belt out some tunes. 

 

An escape room

Cost: From £80 per room

Location: Whitechapel

Fun rating: 3

One of the best hen party activities in London is an escape room. They’re thrilling and perfect for breaking the ice too. Aim Escape have 4 themed rooms available for hen party bookings, including escaping a murderous psychopath or cracking the codes of an international spy. Which one do you dare to choose? 

 

Be a tourist

Cost: Free

Location: Central London

Fun rating: 3

Kick-off the weekend with a tour of London. You could join a guided walking tour or plan it yourself. Don’t forget to stop at Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Leicester Square. And of course, if you want to make it more hen party-themed, all you need to do is put on a fancy dress costume and stop off at some bars along the way!

 

Bottomless brunch

Cost: £40pp

Location: Shoreditch

Fun rating: 5

Ballie Ballerson host the wildest bottomless brunches that are perfect for your hen party in London. You’ll be seated in their swanky leather booths, fill up on pizza and enjoy free-flowing pornstar martinis and prosecco. Your ticket includes access to their giant ball pits too, which are such a giggle and perfect for photo opportunities!

 

Ride the London Eye

Cost: From £450 per pod

Location: Lambeth

Fun rating: 3

Take a tour of London from above on the London Eye. Book a private pod that holds up to 16 guests and get up close and personal to London’s most iconic landmarks. You can even add champagne to your tour to celebrate the occasion in style.

 

River Thames hen party cruise

Cost: Enquire for prices

Location: Westminster

Fun rating: 5

Give your bride-to-be the perfect send off to married life on a River Thames hen party cruise. As you cruise down the river, you’ll take in London’s best sights and be served cocktails. Dance the evening away to a live DJ set – just don’t forget to photograph this truly unique experience!

 

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Types of hen party houses

Luxury Hen Party Houses
Celebrate in style in an ultra-luxurious hen party house. From swimming pools and tennis courts to private butlers and elegant roll-top baths, these incredible properties come with everything you need to make your hen do extra special.
Hen Party Houses With Hot Tubs
Nothing says ‘hen party’ quite like having your very own hot tub. Whether you’re enjoying glasses of fizz whilst watching the sunset or soaking away the night before, the hot tub is the perfect place to start and end the hen party fun.
Hen Party Country Houses
Party like royalty at your very own manor house, set in the heart of the countryside. Spend evenings laughing and drinking wine around the long oak table and, come morning, blow the cobwebs away with an invigorating countryside walk.
Hen Party Houses In The City
Bag yourself a chic and sleek hen party pad, set in the centre of a city. Culture vultures and party animals alike will love having the bustle of the town on their very doorstep. What’s more, with no need to organise taxis or minibuses to drive you around, planning a night out for all the girls has never been easier.
Hen Party Houses By The Beach
Calling all beach babes and mermaids, it’s time to celebrate in a sensational seaside setting. Book yourself a bohemian beach hut, put a few bottles of bubbles on ice and sit back and enjoy the view. During the day, you can take the group out sailing or for walks along the beach. Come evening, a fresh fish dinner and drinks at a pretty seaside spot should definitely be on the agenda.