How To Plan A London Hen Do
Whether you’re planning a destination hen do and flying down to London or you’re already living here, London is a great choice for a hen do. The capital of the United Kingdom is the fashion capital for all the right reasons. But fashion is not all that this city is about.
If you’re the maid of honour or one of the bridesmaids, planning a hen do for your bride friend, you couldn’t have picked a better place than London. If you’re flying down to London for a destination hen do, then you can definitely expect the hen gang to be surprised and amazed. If you’re already a resident of this beautiful city and couldn’t manage to go outstation for the hen do, don’t worry one bit, there’s a reason why London is a popular hen do destination and you’re going to rediscover the many surprises that London has in store for your hen gang.
Here’s how you should plan your London hen do.
Whether you’re a tourist in London or not, treat it like you’re visiting it for the first time. Be guests of this city and let it take care of you. Start your day by visiting all the tourist attractions of the city, starting from the Buckingham Palace, the royal residence, witness the changing of the guard ceremony and get instagram worthy photographs clicked with your friends.
Once you’re done with the royal experience, go to the London Eye, Europe’s tallest ferris wheel. It gives the best view of all of London and that’s a sight you can not get tired of, no matter how many times you’ve seen it.
If you want to experience something new and unique, you can plan a visit to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London- The Making of Harry Potter. Experience real sets from the Harry Potter movie series with your friends and get some fun photographs clicked and buy some hen do souvenirs.
You can also take a London bus afternoon tea tour for a tour of all of London’s beautiful sights while lifting your pinkies and sipping on tea.
2. Drink and Dance
A hen party in London is not complete without some drinking and dancing. So complete your hen do with drinks from the finest pubs and bars of London like the Ministry of Sound, Heaven, Cargo or you can try out your singing skills at one of the many popular karaoke bars of London or some really well kept secret bars of Soho.
London is also filled with some great live music performances like jazz shows and it also has a great theatre community. So if you and your hen gang are up for some live shows, spark up your night with a West End show.
Once you’re done being tourists and dancing the night away, get ready for some real girl bonding with hen do activities that will leave you with fond memories for a lifetime. Indulge in fun activities like a 70s or 80s dance class. If sporty and adventure is what you girls want, then go for some battlezone archery, escape rooms or it’s a knockout. If you want to go all British with your hen do activities, then go for a bubby tasting, Bridget Jones Tour, fragrance making, cycle bus tour etc.
3. Hen Do Activities
4. Shop Til’ You Drop
A hen do can’t come to an end without your credit cards maxing out, so here are the streets and stores you need to hit to swipe your cards at. Go to the heart of the city’s shopping, the Oxford street and enjoy the 300 plus stores that this street boasts of.
If the Oxford street fails to satisfy the thirst of a shopaholic in you, then get ready to visit the Knightsbridge and check out the famous Harrods store here. If you want to check out the designer labels, then head straight to the Bond Street, it’s as good as its name and you can’t get enough of it.
A London hen do screams sugar, spice and everything nice that makes the recipe for a perfect hen do. So wait no more, get out your savings, pack your bags, grab your girls and get London-ing!