It's time for a hen party in Harrogate!
If stunning surroundings, boutique shopping and a few days of premium indulgence are your idea of hen party heaven, then planning a classy hen weekend in Harrogate is the seriously sumptuous choice for you! Nestled in the picturesque hills of the Yorkshire countryside, with a friendly vibe, fun-filled days and sparkling nightlife, the shining jewel in Yorkshire’s crown is the perfect location to kick back with the girls in fantastically chic, idyllic and sophisticated style!
Why choose Harrogate?
From historic tea rooms to trendy bars, award-winning restaurants and vintage boutiques, the famously swish spa town oozes style and class and brings a fantastic mix of warm-hearted Yorkshire charm and a thriving cosmopolitan nightlife to your pre-nuptial bash. But don’t let the quaint exterior fool you, ladies - the town is every bit as cheeky, lively, party-loving and playful as it is tantalisingly tempting! Think Downton meets Carrie and the gang, afternoon tea with a glass of Prosecco, and you’re someway there! And with a mouthwatering range of wining and dining, an incredible selection of activities, and gorgeous accommodation set in the very heart of the picturesque town, a Harrogate hen do really is an utterly fabulous choice for a stylish getaway with the girls!
What can a Harrogate hen do?
Classy by day, cool by night, and with breathtaking surroundings, a treasure trove of shops and over 40 incredible activities on offer, your hen weekend in Harrogate can be as laid-back, classy and indulgent or as action-packed and lively as you like!
Explore the cobbled streets, pavement cafés and hidden gems of the Montpellier Quarter, or head to the rolling Yorkshire moors and work up an appetite with some paintball or go-karting fun. Put your best feet forward and learn some super sexy moves at a fantastic dance session, or how about mastering the art of mixing a cheeky Cosmopolitan, or trying to keep the blushes under control at an even cheekier life drawing class?!
And of course, no Harrogate hen party would be complete without sampling the delights of the town’s famous spa, and when it’s time to unwind and treat yourselves to some TLC, your hen weekend indulgence will be nothing short of heavenly! Chill out in the plunge pool, let tensions melt away in the sauna and revive aching bodies and drift off (hands up - we’ve all done it!) with a blissful hot stone massage. From premium pampering to top of the range beauty treatments, you’ll be feeling refreshed, recharged and ready for your big night in no time!
Shop till you drop!
Whether you’re big spenders or bargain hunters, or just fancy a spot of window shopping and an excuse to stop for a cream tea or three, Harrogate’s shopping district is a dream choice for indulging in a girl’s not-so-guilty retail pleasure!
Take a stroll to Oxford Street and Cambridge Street, where you’ll find a great range of high street stores, bars and cafés, then head across to the Victoria Centre for a fab collection of the designer fashion labels we all know and love far too often! Everybody knows shopping, lunch and tasty treats go hand-in-hand, so Parliament Street’s mix of independent boutiques, fashionable stores and delicious eateries are a great choice for indulging - why not stop at Betty’s famous tea rooms and bag something sweet on the way? We won’t tell if you don’t! And the most decadent of your Harrogate hen do shopping can be found among the exclusive boutiques, vintage buys and pavement cafés of the Montpellier Quarter. With stunning views across Montpellier Park it’s the perfect place to slow the pace and take in your beautiful surroundings before heading out to the next activity of the day.
Harrogate hen parties after dark...
When the sun dips behind the rolling Yorkshire hills, you’ll be treated to a classy laid-back town full of trendy bars, cosy pubs, gourmet restaurants and buzzing nightclubs. Have a giggle and guess ‘whodunnit’ at a hilarious murder mystery, admire the barely-there outfits and cheeky smiles of your sexy Butlers in the Buff, or let us arrange a fantastic three course meal at one of the town’s top eateries. With everything from Michelin stars to light bites on the menu, there’s sure to be something to satisfy everyone’s appetite. A glitzy limo ride is a great way to add a few extra bubbles and glamour to your evening and when it’s time to let your hair down and hit the dance-floor in style, GoHen have VIP access to the hottest clubs in town!
When's the best times for a Harrogate hen party?
With a great shopping scene, famously decadent spa, beautiful surroundings and full calendar of events, from July’s Harrogate Festival and the Great Yorkshire Show to the Christmas Market’s dusting of festive magic in November, there’s never a bad time for a hen weekend in Harrogate - the charming northern town is an irresistible choice any time of the year!
Getting the party started!
Hen weekends in Harrogate offer a gorgeously classy twist to your pre-nuptial celebrations, and with more than a decade’s experience helping the nation’s hens we’re confident we can help you make the most out of the stunning northern spa town. So why not give our friendly team a call or drop us a line today?