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Flexible Deposits* If there's a reason you can't travel, we'll transfer
your deposit to another date or location. *Not applicable to some self-catering

Low Deposits* It's just a small £40 group deposit
to secure your weekend today. *Self-catering can vary

ABTA & ATOL Bonded Travel in confidence knowing we're bonded by
the highest in travel standards.

"Harrogate" - That's Yorkshire speak for "Ruddy good time!"

Bars, spas and hen party stars, Harrogate hen dos are spoilt for choice with amazing nightlife,
hilarious pre-wedding challenges and laughs flying quicker than cocktail shakers.

Plan your Harrogate hen party

What hens say about Harrogate...

Rated 4.58/5 from 24 reviews

Booked a hen weekend in Harrogate for my best friend. The whole process was easy from getting a quote to booking and finalising details. The individual payments are great as you don't have to chase people for money and everyone could view and review the activities at their own leisure. Would definitely use GoHen again.

Harrogate Hen Weekend -
16/03/2019 -
5 out of 5 stars

8 Best Harrogate Hen Do Ideas

  1. Cocktail Mixing - Shake, make and taste your own classic cocktails. Cheers!
  2. Turkish Baths - Sit back, relax and unwind, the perfect hen party detox.
  3. Life Drawing - An afternoon staring at a hunky, naked male model? Uhm OK!
  4. Afternoon Tea - Add some sophistication and delicious treats to the big weekend.
  5. Bubble Mayhen - You want a little crazy...? We'll give you heaps of crazy! Have at it!
  6. School Sports Day - Retro sports fun as you go back to school. Perfect for competitive hens.
  7. Pamper Day - Exactly what the bride might need after weeks of wedding planning.
  8. Chocolate Making - Calling all chocoholics! The hen weekend just got even better... Yum!

Where to Drink in Harrogate

This Yorkshire drinking goldmine is well known for its relaxed nightlife and casual boozing scene. It’s a refreshing mix of the new and the old where traditional pubs are met at the same rate as fashion-forward bars.
You can grab a pint from any of the free houses that often occupy street corners, or take to Cheltenham Parade where you’ll find a few craft beer joints and all-day hip bars. The compact, and yet super leafy green, nature of the town is perfect for a spot of hen drinking because anyone can come along for the wild (or not!) ride; every bar is in easy walking distance.

Sights & Sounds

Sights
Culture vultures can enjoy a slice of history at the Royal Pump Room Museum which shows how the town has rubbed shoulders with Russian royalty and how the spa became world renowned attracting the rich and famous from around Europe.
If your Harrogate Hen Party needs to blow away a few cobwebs after a big night out then Valley Gardens or nearby Ripley Castle will get you out into the great outdoors and put some colour back in everyone’s cheeks.

Sounds
If you like your music live and real then Harrogate’s Blues Café Bar should definitely feature on your weekend checklist. The Cafe has established a fantastic reputation for spotting great talent and is a superb venue for hearing music the way it should be played.

Best Shopping Spots

Circa Vintage - If you’re fans of the elegance of yesteryear then pop along to Circa Vintage where you’ll find a stunning selection of retro and fabulous pre-owned designer couture.
Space - You’ll find a large array of fantastic retro and vintage items at Space. This superb collection includes retro clothes, furniture, jewellery and homeware.
Azendi - Magpies will love this gorgeous jewellers which offers something a little different from the high street chains. Elegant, stylish and well worth a visit.

Getting Around Harrogate

Harrogate hen parties won’t need to waste time finding buses or waiting in taxi ranks as the town centre is easy to navigate on foot (even in new heels). Heading a little further afield there are good rail and bus links to and around the town.
For those feeling energetic you can hire bikes from the friendly team at Nidderdale Cycles including rather nifty tandem bikes.

Hen Days

As a party destination Harrogate hen weekends really do have it all. As well as the superb nightlife there’s a massive array of activities to choose from: enjoy an elegant vintage Afternoon Tea or go crazy on the dance floor with an energetic and often hilarious Dance Class. If you like your laughs a little cheekier you could give the nearly-wed an eyeful of a nude male model at a Life Drawing lesson.
Relax at a Spa Day or experience extreme adventure on a High Ropes Course. The word really is your lobster.

Hen Nights

While Harrogate might seem calm and laid back by day, at night the clubs and bars draw in party crowds from the surrounding area. To ensure you’re not left standing in line we’ll arrange pre-paid, Guest List Nightclub Entry for your party at the hottest clubs in town.
If you’re thinking of a quick bite and raising a glass or two to the bride-to-be you can have everything prepared in advance with pre-paid restaurant reservations which avoids any unnecessary “Who had what?” scrutinising of the bill.
Or if you’re after a meal with a difference and looking for more laughs you can put on your thinking caps and turn detective with a hilarious Murder Mystery dinner.

"Harrogate is the queerest place with the strangest people in it, leading the oddest lives."
- Charles Dickens

Reasons to Visit Harrogate for your hen do
  1. 1. Two famous spa-water wells
  2. 2. Named one of the "Happiest Places in Britain"
  3. 3. 8 buzzing clubs and late-night bars
  4. 4. 4 famous, buzzing shopping streets
  5. 5. Top quality, group-pleasing activities
Harrogate city images

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?


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