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A different kind of hen party before the wedding

Posted by Danielle Harvey on 28 December 2020

group of women in a hot tub These days, most groups want to leave the UK for their hen party, but times are changing, and we are starting to realise that there are plenty of fantastic places to visit with your friends right here in the UK. What's more, is you'll find a hen party house that is more accessible to everyone, and it will be a lot cheaper too. You'll also have ample choice of hen party activities, like hiring a prosecco van with unlimited fizz or a private chef for the evening.
Here are six pretty villages you can spend the weekend with your best friends to see the bride off in the best way possible...

aerial shot of the town of lewes in sussex

Lewes, Sussex
Lewes is undoubtedly one of Sussex's most attractive market towns and an ideal visitor destination. It is relatively small, yet filled with historic buildings such as Lewes Castle and the Anne of Cleaves House. It's also home to Harvey's Brewery and a handful of their pubs.

beach huts on edge of sand facing sea kent

Whitstable, Kent
Whitstable is renowned for its culinary excellence and pretty seaside charm. This coastal retreat is popular due to its sophisticated and contemporary approach to food and its attractive aesthetic. The town has been celebrated for its seafood since Roman times.

fishing bay surrounded by hills and the sea cornwall

Boscastle, Cornwall
The romantic and picturesque village of Boscastle on the north coast of Cornwall was once home to both busy fishing and stoneworking trades. The village sits high above the harbour and is flanked by a breathtaking rugged and rocky coastline, perfect creative inspiration for numerous artists and writers.r

beach huts on the sand in norfolk

Wells-Next-To-The-Sea, Norfolk
Wells Beach is easily one of Norfolk's most pleasing. The sand goes on for miles and miles and hundreds of quirky, colourful beach huts on stilts, run along the pine forest wall and back dunes. You can access the beach via the nearby carpark, or it's a short walk or miniature rail ride from the town along the East Fleet river.

harbour at end of steps and town looking out to sea

Whitby, Yorkshire
Situated at the mouth of the River Esk on Yorkshire's East Coast, Whitby is a traditional seaside resort and port with a fascinating history and scenic views. With an active local fishing industry making use of the port, restaurants specialising in seafood and Fish and Chips are nationally renowned. Find cottages in Yorkshire here.

roads winding through hills with lake at end

Grasmere, Lake District
Situated in the centre of the Lake District, Grasmere is best known for its famous resident, the poet William Wordsworth who described it as "the loveliest spot that man hath ever found." Its enchanting beauty attracts visitors from all over the world. Today the town is a tourist destination and offers a wide range of gift shops, cafés and accommodation.

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