Scotland’s capital is an international hotspot for food, fashion and culture, not to mention the incredible nightlife and action packed days! Edinburgh has always been popular with hen groups, and the fantastic range of Edinburgh hen party ideas available have propelled it in to our top three UK hen party destinations! There’s wine tasting in Edinburgh for the sophisticated, vodka tasting for the daring, and pizza making for the hungry! Not to mention the huge number of high-octane activities like white water rafting and go karting Edinburgh provides. Whatever you’re seeking from your Edinburgh hen activities, there are a multitude of things to do in Edinburgh to keep every hen party happy!
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Creative or arty hen parties are really hitting their stride, providing a great way for hens to have fun and make memories – as well as taking a keepsake home with them as a souvenir of the day. Both cheeky and classy, life drawing is increasingly popular with hen parties. Whether you want to develop your artistic talents, or check out the model, hens with a sense of humour will have a great time – from Picasso himself to hens who’ve never picked up a paintbrush! If you don’t mind getting your hands a little messy, pottery painting might be for your group. It’s a nice, hands-on yet leisurely activity that gives you all a chance to sit down and catch up, ideal for hens who’d like to include a bit of down-time in the weekend. If, however, you plan to be on your feet and on the go the entire time, why not look in to paintball? It’s fun, it’s fast-paced, and you’ll certainly feel splattered like a canvas when you’re done. There are enough creative and cool Edinburgh hen party ideas to turn the weekend in to a real work of art!
Where to eat and drink is always a huge part of a successful hen do, and activities are too – so why not combine them in to one mouth-watering package and look in to some of our fun foodie options? With pizza making, you’ll be able to create your own pizza from dough to topping exactly how you like it, before you chow down on your delectable creation – delicious! It’s a great for a long lunch to break up the day, or as an evening activity to refuel before you hit the bars! If you’re feeling a bit parched afterwards, one of our most popular options by far is cocktail mixing. Find out all about the art of mixing from a professional mixologist, and then put your new knowledge to the test tasting your creations. And if you’d rather a light lunch option, an afternoon tea party is the height of elegance and sophistication – and with cakes, scones and pastries and sandwiches, it’s utterly delightful!
It’s not every day you’re celebrating in Scotland’s capital, so why not try some Edinburgh hen activities that really embrace the spirit of the city? Scotland is the home of golf, so if you’re looking for a leisurely way to get out and enjoy the brisk Scottish air, there’s no better way. If you’d rather get to know the city a little better, a treasure hunt is a fantastic way to explore, as well as rewarding you with challenges, competitions and quizzes along the way. Since it can be completed at your own pace, it will fit perfectly with anything else you’ve got planned. And if you’re really hoping for an authentic Scottish experience, try taking part in the Highland Games. From caber tossing to welly hurling, it’s energetic and exhilarating – and absolutely hilarious!
It’s a massive, dynamic metropolis, so there are always plenty of things to do in Edinburgh to fill any gaps in your weekend. Edinburgh castle is absolutely majestic; you’ll all feel like royalty just visiting – and it’s a good excuse to wander through the shopping district on the Royal Mile too! If you’re not hens who scare easily, the Edinburgh dungeons are just as fantastic as their London counterparts. Whether you scream with laughter or fear, it’s great fun for groups. As a centre of culture and history, there are plenty of museums and galleries to visit too. Whether you’re looking to pass the time in between activities, or spend a few hours before you head home Sunday morning, Edinburgh weekends can be busy from start to finish.
There are so many Edinburgh hen activities around, and if you go with GoHen, you’re absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding what Edinburgh hen ideas you’d like to try. If you and the girls are fans of the Fringe Festival and fancy exploring your own talents, why not go for the Enchanting Edinburgh package, with two nights in a 4* luxury apartment, a recording studio and music video session to put your vocals to the test, and a trip to a comedy club to see the best comedians Edinburgh has to offer! Or our Shake Your Bon Bon package is fantastic value for money, including a dance activity of your choice, and entry in to a male strip show!