The 10 Best Hen Do Ideas in Bristol

Are you looking for the 10 best hen do ideas in Bristol? There are so many options to choose from. Whether it’s a relaxing spa day with family, or a crazy club night with the girls, Bristol is a diverse and dynamic city. Take a look at the best hen do ideas that are available to you below. 

Relax in a tranquil and serene spa, located in the vibrant and lively location of Corn Street. This luxurious hotel and spa opened in late 2016, in the city’s former Lloyds Bank building. It has become one of the leading establishments in the area, especially for hen dos and weddings. The luxury spa features a heated swimming pool. A hydrotherapy pool. Sauna, steam room, fitness suite and relaxation area.

Take a break from all that wedding planning and put your feet up with the girls. You deserve to treat yourself. The spa itself is located down where the bank vaults used to be. Is there any left over treasure? You’ll have to visit and find out for yourself.

Find out more about SPA DAY at Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa here. 

Afternoon Tea makes us all feel relaxed and pampered. The only worry you should have in the world are whether the cream or jam goes first on your scone. There are a number of “crafternoon” tea experiences to choose from at Heartfelt Vintage.

The bunting making afternoon tea is a popular one. Whether you’re a master sewer or complete novice, you can join in on a workshop whilst snacking on delicious cakes and sandwiches. A complimentary glass of prosecco or sparkling elderflower is included on arrival too! 

It’s worth checking out the photo shoot afternoon tea as well.Who wouldn’t want to dress up in a unique collection of vintage fashion accessories and have professional images taken for their next insta post? 

Find out more about AFTERNOON TEA at Heartfelt Vintage here. 

Calling all hens! For a lively Hen Party experience filled with laughter, masterclasses and a whole lot of memories, Be At One is the place to be. This lively bar is located on the Triangle, in the gorgeous area of Clifton. 

A cocktail evening is suitable for the #BrideTribe that seek a little fun and flavour on their hen- do. You can choose from unique cocktail flavours such as Crunch Time and Bueno for the chocoholics of the world. Enjoy a private cocktail workshop with the friendly Be At One team, and then head out to explore Bristol’s nightlife scene.

Find out more about COCKTAILS at Be At One Bristol here. 

Your hen party is the perfect excuse to try out a new hobby. Hens With Pens is artist-founded and run, and they have delighted over 15,000 hens with their fun life drawing classes since 2013. An experienced tutor and model will teach you the basics of drawing the human form, and will also leave you in fits of giggles from time to time. 

Choose between The Full Monty and The Bare Bones party options. All materials are provided for you, there will be poses and games to entertain, and you’ll be able to draw to a lovely soundtrack of retro swing tunes. Swip those hips while you draw them girls…

Find out more about LIFE DRAWING CLASS at Hens With Pens here. 

Berwick Lodge has every space and activity that you would ever need to have a hilarious day out with the hens. Test your teamwork, and discover who is the best bridesmaid of them all in a fun-filled day of amusement and adventure. 

There are so many activities on offer to your party, including: quad biking, archery, axe throwing, clay shooting, cheese & wine tasting, floristry workshop, and a crime scene investigation workshop. They even offer a cocktail making class if you’re feeling a little thirsty after all the physical activities!

Find out more about ACTIVITY DAY at Berwick Lodge here. 

At the Dance Party Experience you can choose to take the girls to a number of classes. Opt in for popular workshops like the Beyonce Dance Experience, the Burlesque Dance Experience, the Belly Dance Experience and the Twerking Dance Experience. These will be private events that can take place in many venues in the South West. 

Throw caution to the wind and embrace the rhythm. This is an opportunity to have some real fun… but also learn the moves. Just think of all the important events you could perform your dance at. Your wedding for one. Alas, maybe you should start with a practice show in the safety of your living room. 

Find out more about DANCE CLASS at Dance Party Experience here. 

Everyone loves an escape room, and Bristol is full to the brim with interesting and unique rooms for any group party. The Hell in a Cell experience is a horror extravaganza. It’s known as Europe’s number 1 horror escape room. 

What’s in store for the bridal party? You can expect all the thrills and terrors that come with the narrative of a murderer on the loose. Will you make it out in time before the killer catches you? Keep an eye out for clues… or you just might not make it to the wedding. 

Find out more about ESCAPE ROOM at Hell in a Cell here. 

Let’s be honest, no hen party is complete without a little eye candy. It’s your last night of freedom after all! Add a cheeky streak of sauciness to your hen night with the tasty naked chef and his team of nude butlers clothed only in their aprons and dickie-bows!

This is a luxury naked chef service for intimate hen parties. Not only will the food look good in the arms of your butlers, but it will taste good too. Nuchef pride themselves on providing a delicious gourmet menu. You can trust that your naked chef is fully qualified with experience in the hospitality industry. 

Find out more about BUTLERS IN THE BUFF with nuchef here. 

Are you looking for a creative and nature-based hen do rather than the typical city bar crawl? Wild Harvest host personalised craft experiences that are designed for Hens with Heart. Each activity uses only natural materials… and you can take what you make home with you!

There are a huge range of activities on offer. You can make your own 100% natural beauty products, make beeswax candles, make your own leather love journals, weave willow stars, make boho flower crowns, or go on a wild forage and make wood-fired pizzas. 

Find out more about CREATE MEMORIES at Wild Harvest here. 

Last, but by no means least, is the murder mystery experience with Murder to Measure. Bristol is the perfect bustling and vibrant city for grisly deeds. It’s a location that is steeped in history, and it boasts a fine array of cultural, historical and entertainment venues that make for the perfect hen do weekend.

You are welcome to choose from a list of venues to hold your hen party in. These include Bristol hotspots such as Glass Boat, The Avon Gorge Hotel, Cosy Club and The Milk Thistle. 

Find out more about MURDER MYSTERY with Murder To Measure here.