Hen Do Ideas York
Build Your Own Bespoke York Hen Party
York is the perfect city to host a cultured and sophisticated hen party, strikingly picturesque with an abundance of quirky bars and eateries.
If none of our pre-built York hen do packages hit the spot here you have the ability to completely customise your York hen do. Bespoke and tailored for you, just add away.
Choose from a vast selection of York hen activities from favourites such as Cocktail Making, The Dreamboys, Cheerleading, Party Cruise and Celeb VIP, the choice is yours. With such variety you’re sure to be in for one hell of hen party.
York is a city famous for its beautiful Cathedral and cobbled streets but there's 1 activity outside the city centre that you must do...York Races! It is likely that if you're booking a Hen Weekend in York you will be wanting a trip to the races, so get your dress out and pick a hat for this perfect York Hen Do activity.
*Return coach travel from/to their pick up point to/from York Races
*Grandstand entry into York Races, with access to the main stands, bars and winner's enclosure
*Met at York Races by our reps with our team waiting for you upon arrival at York Races
*Drinks of bubbly upon arrival
*Group photos taken by our team and uploaded after raceday
*And They're Off! Racecard with exclusive tips and write ups of the day's racing
*Photo/story/message of someone in our racecard, if a special occasion
*Special gift for someone, if a special occasion
What better way to relax and unwind on a hen party than a Spa Day. You will relax in the leisure facilities as each person is whisked off for a 25 minute back massage. Facilities include heated pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Robe, Towel and Slippers included, you will get to keep your slippers and complimentary spa bag
Located 25 minutes from York you can take the Hen Party Quad Biking in the picturesque surroundings of Hazelwood Castle. The power machines are easy to use and extremely fun to ride. From complete novices to experiences riders the course can be set up to challenge everyone. The instructors will make sure that you know the basics before setting out into the 70 acre woodland.
* 5 riders at one time riding. Muddy sections so dress accordingly.
Half a day paintballing in York. On arrival your Hen Party will be kitted up with everything you require, a gun, overalls, a mask and of course ammunition, each person will have 300 paintballs included. Throughout the day you will play various games from 'Defend the Fort' to 'Behind Enemy Lines'. Paintballing is one of those activities that will really get the adrenaline pumping, ideal for those thrill seeking Hen Weekends in York.
Archery is something that most Hen Parties wont have tried before. This fun activity is suitable for all ages and abilities. The fully qualified instructors will pass on their knowledge to the group, improve your techniques and ultimately have you hitting more targets by the end of the session.
Who doesn't love Dodgeball, and if you've seen the film then even more so. This is a sole use session, which means that only your group will be involved. Free free to split the Hen Party into teams prior to the event and come in Team Colours/ Fancy Dress.
- Duration: 1 Hour
- Location: As close to the city centre as possible.
Take out your frustrations on the York Hen Do with some Axe Throwing. Don't worry, you wont be let loose without any guidance from some professionals. You will learn how to handle the Axes and the correct technique to hitting the targets. You will be splitting wood in no time!
The ultimate nostalgic event! Taking you back to your golden years in school and the day that everybody looked forward to, Sports Day. If you want to dress up, have a giggle but with a competitive edge then this is the perfect activity for you. You will be split into 4 different "houses" or teams and will compete again each other in all of the classic games. The Sack Race, Bean Bags on heads, the Egg and Spoon race and many more. 1 hour duration unless over 20 people.
- Sports Day Equipment
- Bibs and Headbands
- Event Co-ordinator
- Venue hire
- Forfeit sheet (to take away)
- Quiz at half time
- Prizes for the winning team.
Bubble MayHen gives our Hen parties chance to enjoy all of the fun of the Zorbs, without having anything to do with football. You will be competing in various games such as Hen Relay Race, Bulldog, Queen of the Ring and Capture the Bathroom to name a few. Your events co-ordinator be instructing you on each game and handing our forfeits for those of are misbehaving. 1 Hour event which can be extended for groups over 20 people.
- 10 Zorbs (5 red, 5 blue)
- Event Co-ordinator
- Pitch hire.
- Forfeit Sheet to take away.
- Pink Champagne to take away.
York Battle Zone Archery where you get to shoot real bows and arrows at other members of the Hen Party. Now that has to sound like fine! A few things, the arrows dont have pointy ends and instead are replaced by sponge pads, to avoid penetrating anyone. You are all given face masks to avoid any contact with the face but apart from that you are free to fire away! you will be split into teams and compete against each other by hiding being inflatable barricades and trying to take out the opposition (sort of like dodgeball)
Try out Perfume Making on your Hen Weekend in York. A Great activity for Hen groups with a mix of ages. The event will take place in the city centre where you will create your own unique fragrance which you will take away with you. There is also a prize for the best named perfume who will win a "secret atomiser pen". The Bride will take home a larger 20ml bottle of her perfume and following the class you are all able to re-order your creations online. On arrival you will all receive a glass of bubbly, now that sounds good to us!
Our Pamper Session is ideally suited to groups staying in apartments. We bring the therapists to your accommodation where each memeber of the hen party will choose a 30 minute treatment. The treatment choices are as follows:
- Back and Shoulder Massage
A fantastic activity if your looking to relax on your York hen Party or maybe prepare for a big night out on the cobbles!
Let us bring the Therapists to you. We arrange Pamper session to take place in your accommodation, either a private room in the hotel, or ideal for an apartment. The professionals will bring along everything required so you can sit back and relax. Each person can choose a 30 minute treatment from: Back and Shoulder Massage, Manicure, Pedicure, Facial. Why not ask us about including some bubbly as well. A great activity for the group to feel rejuvenated before a big night out.
Indulge your sweet tooth in 90 minuets of chocolate heaven. With a professional chocolatier you'll be taught to practice the skill of chocolate making, taking home a variety of carefully selected goodies as well as your own creations.
Wear comfortable clothes you don't mind getting a little messy!
A Tantalise and Tease Class is about "Tricks your mum wont teach you". These consisit of:
- Body language and flirting.
- Bedroom tips and tricks (hands on practice with props).
- Learn a short lap dance, strip tease and burlesque routine. (no nudity involved)
This event will take place in a city centre location with a professional tutor. The tutor will come prepared with a a bag of props and this last for 90 mins.
Explore the world of BDSM on this Hen Party. The instructor will come along with a bag of tricks and a semi-nude "slave" to try out your new found skills. You will be required to use your imagination, be confident and have good communication skills. The friendly teacher will provide such things as a ball gag, wrist restraints, bondage tape, ropes, ties, blindfolds, whips and more! Hopefully everyone will go home with some ideas to try at home!
Why not ask to upgrade to a Fully Nude Slave.
Duration: 90 mins.
Life Drawing is a bit of tasteful fun for your Hen Party in York. A tutor, all equipment and a nude male model will all be provided for you. No matter if you are incapable of drawing a stick man, or whether you can knock up a Picasso, this class is fun for everyone. 60 minutes to create a work of art and a memento of the Hen Weekend.
Gone are the days of singing in the mirror with your hairbrush... now's your time to shine with a lip sync battle.
The perfect activity for those pop divas who love a bit of healthy competition.
Battle and sass your way on your York hen to become the ultimate lip sync queen.
- Your choice of song
- Spilt into two teams (go head to head)
- Choreographed routine
- Dance instructor
- Microphone props
- Venue included
- Prizes for winning team
- Duration 90 mins
Shake your pom poms with this Cheerleading dance classs. You will have to channel characters from the film "Bring it on" in this high intensity activity.
- Learn a fun dance routine
- Instruction from an experienced dance instructor
- Pom poms are included
- Shake and learn combinations
- Come together in a full performance
You and your friends will learn a glamorous 1950's burlesque routine. In this class you will learn walks, facial expressions, dance moves and tricks that hopefully you can combine for a winning routine. You will get to play with props such as fans and crops and gives the hen party an excuse to get dressed up and have a giggle. A popular activity for Hen Parties in York.
Session is 90 minutes long and in a city centre studio.
There are many benefits to yoga including boosting your immunity, increasing blood flow in your body and most importantly for the hen, the prefect de-stress. This class is the best way to unwind and relax from the wedding prep, and re-charge your batteries ready for a night of celebrations. This class allows you to learn new skills of yoga which can be catered to different experience levels within the group, get to know the other hens and get the party started.
Struggling to find a fascinator in the correct colour match, style of size? Look no further as this class allows you to create your own! A great way to get creative and add a personal touch to finish your outfit. With a variety of fabrics, ribbons, feathers and buttons your guaranteed to make the fascinator you've been trying to find.
A very beneficial activity for the Bride to Be and her hens. A great classic activity with a creative twist! Learn how to make your very own unique garter! With a range of lace, ribbons, colours and decorative touches let your creativity flow as you personalise your own garter. You can also opt for a vintage option by using the vintage lace. This activity is perfect for a hen still searching for her 'something old, something new and something blue'
Get creative with your hens are you create your perfect crown. Design and construct the flowers into a crown in which you can wear all night during your celebrations. Choose your colour scheme and decorate your crown with faux flowers, leafy foliage and ribbons fit for any queen! Your long lasting crown can get plenty of use all year round!
A Dance Class from the film Grease. You will be learning a dance routine in the characters of the Pink Ladies. This upbeat activity is rock and roll with some traditional hand jives and full on attitude! Taking place in York city centre you fit this into even the busiest Hen Party itinerary. Last for 90 minutes, just dress in comfortable clothes and come full of energy!
Dirty Dancing is a true cinematic classic! One that everybody knows and loves. Well its your time to recreate some iconic scenes and dance routines. This is the ultimate girls party and guaranteed to have the times of your lives. * Dress up is welcomes and please wear flat shoes and comfy clothes.
A Latin American Twist on cocktail making, after all that is where the Mojito was invented. You will get to choose 2 cocktails to learn how to make from Mai Tai, Strawberry Daiquiri, Margarita and many more. Includes:
- Welcome Caipirinha on arrival.
- Choose and make 2 Cocktails.
- Cocktail Games.
- A Traditional Latin American drink to finish.
Cocktail Making classes are a fun and exciting activity for you and your friends as each of you will get to make and consume 2 cocktails off the menu. The class starts off with an introduction and a background into cocktails. There will be games and tricks, a presentation with a farewell drink in the form of a ‘Vodka Train’.
Discover the art of mixology on your York hen with a expertly crafted cocktail masterclass.
During your lesson you’ll create three delicious cocktails, including Pornstar Martini, Mojito, #Sorrynotsorry and a Cîroc Vodka train.
You will be taught the tips, tricks and techniques required to craft the perfect cocktail in your own private area - perfect to kick start your night.
Minimum of 6 people.
Make your dinner time fun and competitive with Pizza Making in York. Your Host at Pizza Express will show you the basics to Pizza Making before you get the chance to create your own using a selection of fresh ingredients! a Glass of Prosecco and Dough balls are included to keep you ticking over before you sit down to enjoy (hopefully) your own handmade Pizza. Fun games and challenges along the way!
Learn how to make your own delicious handmade Pizza with this Pizza Making Class in York. Not only does this add some fun to an otherwise standard 3 course meal, but you also get to laugh at some of the groups creations, which they then have to devour for their main course.
- 1 Drink per person (Glass of Prosecco or Beer)
- Garlic bread to Start.
- Learn the skills, cook and devour your own pizza creation!
- 2 Scoops of Gelato each for desert.
- An Apron each to take home.
Ask about upgrading to bottomless drinks for £12pp.
Just a few minutes walk from the abundance of bars and shops of York city centre, Byron is the perfect place to fuel up for the night ahead.
Choose from delights such as Halloumi Fries, Nachos, BBQ Burger, Byron Burger, Chicken Burger, Oero Cheesecake and Chocolate Brownie.
Wash it down with either a soft drink, beer or wine.
Vegetarian options are available.
*everyone must have the same course combination so either Starter and Mains or Mains and Desserts
Include a delicious 2 course meal at Bella Italia with a glass of wine or soft drink. Often parties forget about food when planning a Hen Weekend, however York is such a busy city that it can be hard to find a venue to seat 15-20 on the spot. The Hen Do will run so much smoother if you cover all bases and include an evening meal.
Revolution is a fantastic start for any Hen Party in York, the bar always has a party atmosphere and tunes playing. Book this 2 course meal to ensure that you Hens get something to eat.
*everyone must have the same course combination so either Starter and Mains or Mains and Desserts
Kick your hen weekend off with a Bottomless Brunch in York. Choose from a full cooked breakfast or veggie breakfast accompanied with unlimited Prosecco, Menabrea Beer or Hot Drinks until 11:45am. A fantastic choice if you are staying in apartments or self-catering accommodation.
Taste the high life at the 5 star Grand Hotel in York. The quintessentially English tradition of Afternoon Tea is experiencing something of a revival. We’re only surprised it’s taken so long! A delicious array of sandwiches, scones, cakes, all accompanied with a crisp glass of Prosecco!
The perfect option to feed those hungry hens with a selection of tasty food to fuel for the night ahead.
- 1 x Glass of Prosecco per person on arrival
- 7 Item buffet (Tuna & Cheese Subs, French Fries, Chicken Wings, Nachos, Chicken Sliders, Southern Fried Chicken, Garlic Mushrooms and Salad)
An upgraded buffet is available from £3.00pp.
Start off your evening with a reserved area in Revolution along with a Mojito Cocktail Box with everything you need to make the perfect Mojito for you! with a Bottle of Bacardi Rum, Mint Leaves, ginger etc and a Mojito Manual! A fantastic location, overlooking the river Ouse and extremely busy with party goers on a weekend! Includes:
- Guest List and Que Jump
- Reserved Private Area
- Mojito Box
- Waitress Service.
You've planned a Hen Party in York and you need that magic touch! well why not include a Butler in the Buff to come to your apartments or other venue to host drinks, games and generally bring some good humour and a cheeky smile to the event.
Receive 1 butler for 2 hours as standard. Ask your organiser to add more butlers if you wish.
Note: Venue not included, therefore Ideal for Apartments. This can also take place in a Hotel conference room.
Enjoy cheeky cocktails with a sexy service! Perfect for apartments and those with large accommodation, let us bring the party to you with this mobile cocktail making class. During this activity, you will learn the basics by our muscular, experienced mixologist, create 3 freshly prepared cocktails each and compete in teams as to who can make the best cocktail. This activity is guaranteed to get the party started and drinks flowing in preparation for your weekend of celebrations.
Central 3* ApartHotel in York, ideal for dropping your bags and heading to the many bars and shops. Each apartment can sleep up to 4 people with a mixture of Double, Single and Sofa beds. A fully fitted kitchen with spacious living/dining area is great for gathering the troops before a night out, playing games, being entertained by a butler in the buff or eating in to save some money. Other facilities such as onsite cafe, Wifi, Fitness centre, laundry, cleaning service, ironing, microwave are all included. Each apartment is of a modern design finished to a high specification.
A Lovely 4 star hotel located next to York Race Course, ideal if you are spending a day at the Races! This hotel has leisure facilities included an indoor heated swimming pool and sauna. There is also a Spa on site so please request if you would like to add some spa treatments to your package. Breakfast included as standard.
A City Centre Hostel located a 2 minute walk from York's main train station, what could be better than that. This budget option allows you to spend more money on activities and frequenting one of thousands of York's watering holes. The Hostel has dorms sleeping 4, 6, 8 people and we also include a continental breakfast for the duration of your stay.
The perfect addition to a luxurious York hen party, this 5-star Grand Hotel & Spa offers stylish rooms and a luxury vaulted spa. Set in the iconic Grade II listed former railway headquarters, it has bedrooms that feature free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, bathrobes, slippers, Molton Brown toiletries and an evening turn down service.
The luxury Spa at The Grand has a 20 yards swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room. An array of health, beauty and wellness therapies and remedies can also be booked within the Spa's Vaulted Treatment rooms - please note to use the spa an additional cost of £15.00pp will be apply.
There is also a modern fitness centre, the complimentary use of which is open to guests staying in all rooms.
Breakfast is included.
Ideally located just outside the Monkgate City Walls and a short walk from the magnificent Minster and a 5 minute walk to coney street the main shopping strip in York.
Featuring modern living/dining kitchen space, a modern family bathroom with a bath and a shower and wifi.
The living room has a double sofa bed to accommodate extra guests.
Each apartment can sleep 4 to 6 guests.
Priory Street apartments are in a fantastic location in York's beautiful City Centre.
Recently renovated and provide 5 * luxury accommodation to the highest standard.
The living room has a sofa bed to accommodate extra guests.
Each apartment can sleep 5 to 7 guests.
Dennington Apartments are brand new modern apartments located in a recently converted building.
There are 3 one bedroom apartments and a studio apartment in this complex all with sofa beds sleeping up to 4 guests.
The fixtures and fittings are top-class, and include luxurious furnishings throughout.
Super-fast Wi-Fi is provided together with Smart TVs in the living room and bedroom with Freeview & Netflix.
The Mount Hideaway is an outstanding newly renovated detached 3 bedroom property with 2 bathroom's and a hot tub in a superb location.
A perfect location for visiting York's tourist attractions, the array of nearby restaurants and bars or the main shopping area of Coney Street.
This wonderful property also offers you the opportunity to relax and unwind in it's 30 jet hot tub.
The house has on street parking and is approximately a quarter of a mile from York railway station.
The property will comfortably accommodate 8 guests.
This fantastic modern development of apartments is located in York city centre. With amazing views of the city walls, spacious grounds, parking on site, its unusual to find such a leafy development in the heart of a city centre. A mixture of 2 and 3 bedroom apartments are available to cater for groups of all sizes.
- Free WIFI.
- Free Parking for 1 car per apartment.
- Mixture of single and Double Beds.
- Kitchen, essentials and towels provided.
- check in at 3pm and check out by 11:00am.
- 2 night minimum stay.
Over 4 Apartments, Reubens court can sleep up to 20 guests. These are location right in the heart of York so you can walk to all attractions, bars, restaurants and clubs. Each apartment has its own kitchen and living area with free WIFI, essentials, towels and dryer included. Great place to stay, relax and explore all the York has to offer on your Hen Weekend!
The Mercure Fairfield Manor hotel in York is set amongst beautiful surroundings. the 18th Century Georgian manor house gives an old world feeling and framed by its large grounds, you could be on the set of period drama. The rooms are mondern with en suites and breakfast included as standard. Also includes free parking and WiFi.
These 3 luxury apartments can cater for up to 14 guests. Renovated to an extremely high standard with garden space and BBQ facilities. Accross the 3 Apartments are 3 Bathrooms, 5 Bedrooms, plenty of living space, multiple Kitchenettes, WiFi, Fridge, Freezer, utensils, toiletries, towels, flat screen TV's and even Netflix. Onsite parking means these are a fantastic option for those driving to York. They are located 2 miles from the city centre with bus links or a short taxi ride getting you into the centre.
A Beautiful 5 bedroom house located 6 miles from York city centre. This luxury let also includes a 9 person Hot Tub, bathrobes, slippers, welcome hamper, games room and full Sky multi room package. with 1 family bathroom and 2 en suites, a large kitchen/diner you have plenty of space for the hen party to relax, unwind and even bring in some of our other activities. Perhaps Mobile cocktail class, Life Drawing class or Butler in the Buff to give you some ideas.