Newcastle isn't just the party capital of the north, it's one of Europe's great party cities. Newcastle hen weekends offer amazing bars, high-quality clubs, Michelin-starred restaurants and big laughs! Take the sting out of the planning and enjoy a big weekend with the help of GoHen.
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Pick from 100s of fab activity and accommodation options.
We'll arrange the whole event, and you take all the credit! Book it with a small £50 deposit.
Enjoy a memorable weekend you'll all be talking about for years to come!
I would definitely recommend GoHen if you are booking a hen do, made it so much easier for me and took a bit of the stress away. Easy to set up and no hassle.
You'll never run out of ideas of where to grab a drink in Newcastle, it's the party capital of the North (and probably the UK!). The Diamond Strip is packed with upmarket bars where you can find whatever bev you fancy. The vibe is a mix of boho and luxe, but it works! This is where all the celebs go for a drink and a dance, so you should too!
If you're after some serious hen madness, Bigg Market is a cheaper alternative in Newcastle. Inhibitions will be lost with a delish spirit-mixer in both hands as prices are low but ABVs are high.
The Geordies know how to do class, and at The Quayside this is very clear. Cocktails with all the trimmings can be selected from lengthy menus. Stylish glass-walled bars are winning so you can see the picturesque surroundings of the River Tyne.
Sights - You can't come to Newcastle without taking a hen party selfie in front of the iconic Tyne Bridge (and, yes, it's famous for more reasons than appearing on Geordie Shore). And don't worry, you don't have to go on The Great North Run to witness the majestic Angel of the North. This landmark is absolutely amazing and it really does look bigger up close!
Sounds - To let your hair down and get those dancing feet moving head to Digital Nightclub where you'll find Newcastle's top DJs spinning the decks and a party loving-crowd who go until the early hours of the morning.
Vintage at Number 18 - This fantastic vintage bridal shop is well worth a visit. They breathe real artistry into the elegant styles and fashions they lovingly bring back to life. At GoHen we're big fans.
Metro Centre - One of the UK's largest shopping centres, you'll find all your favourite high street brands, bars, cafes and pretty shiny things to suit any shopping magpies.
Vintage Fair - Find fabulous vintage and retro stylings at Newcastle's Affordable Vintage Fair. An eclectic mix of classic designs will all be on display from a range of sellers and collectors.
"Ask not what your hen party can do for you but what you can do for your hen party..." And with over 60 fantastic activities to choose from, there's plenty of fantastic fun to create a truly memorable weekend. Dance Classes, Life Drawing, Cocktail Mixing, and the hilarious I'm a bride-To-Be Get Me Out Of Here. See more hen-tastic options...
Without a doubt, Newcastle is one of the UK's biggest party cities. Award-winning clubs, bars and restaurants will be the backdrop to your fantastic Newcastle hen weekend. Whether you want to take a Party Cruise, enjoy a Male Strip Show, step aboard the Boogie Bus or arrange hassle-free, Guest List Nightclub Entry there is no end to the fun and laughter in store. Read more...
Newcastle is famously one of the greatest nights out in the UK, so you're already off to a "belta" by choosing it for your big weekend away! Big laughs, loads of action, mahoosive parties, it's a certified hen party playground! Get ready to celebrate in style, ladies, it's gunna be a big one!
You turn up Tyneside for the bride's big send-off! You've got 48 hours to give the bride a send-off worthy of the hen do history books, ditch the bags and head on out, the party isn't going to start itself!
This isn't any old weekend so you can't just partake in any old activity. You decide to crank up the chaos by throwing some inflatable bubble suits into the mix. You and the girls go toe-to-toe across a load of hilarious games as you try and bounce your way to victory!
Well, that was certainly as chaotic as it sounded! All that bouncing is thirsty work, time to get your glam on for your first night out in the Toon. You and the girls decide to throw in a delicious Cuban Meal to energise you for your big night out!
You wanted to give the bride a send-off she wouldn't forget and there's absolutely no way in hell she will be forgetting this one in a hurry! You and the girls will be heading to watch the famous Dreamboys take to the stage and perform a heart-racing, electric and downright cheeky! Come. To. Mamma!
This awesome package not only included loads of gorgeous hunks of muscle stripping down to next to nothing, but you also got free entry into the after-show party/nightclub where it's all going off! What a way to end your first night in Newcastle!
How they laughed when you said you were taking sunglasses with you to Newcastle. But who's laughing now, ey?! The sun isn't even out but due to everyone's sore heads, everything appears ten-times brighter than it normally would!
Yes, while some hens would prefer to sit around relaxing with cucumbers resting on their eyelids and fluffy slippers on their feet, that's not really your style! You and the girls decide to battle it out over an awesome Archery And Tomahawk Throwing session – may the best hen win!
Well, although the bride is the kindest, gentlest person you know, she's frighteningly good with a tomahawk. That really was some Lara Croft levels of epic! Wouldn't want to ever get on the wrong side of her! Time for a quick bit of lunch before your afternoon activities.
After putting your brawn to the test, it's time to push your brains to the max as you attempt to conquer an awesome escape room! Can you escape King Tut's Tomb in one hour? Or will you be trapped... forever (which would mean missing the wedding which could cause a bit of trouble!). Better get out in time then, ladies!
You managed to get out with seconds to spare! Time to celebrate your great escape in style with some Bubbles and Hunks. Cocktails, prosecco and a hunky topless waiter delivering your drinks as you party like the A-Lister you are!
After visiting a couple of the city's brilliant bars, it's club time once more. You skip the long lines to Newcastle's hottest nightclub and bounce on in for another night of partying. Get the drinks in and hit the dance floor!
Even the sunglasses aren't doing a lot to alleviate the hangover issues this morning, but it's totally worth it. You partied hard and gave the bride a fab send-off she'll never forget! Newcastle, you were incredible!
The Bigg Market is a BIG place to start our rundown of Newcastle hen do nightlife. If you're looking for a high-end, sophisticated, stylish night on the town we'd probably give this a swerve. But if you're looking for somewhere cheap that really pops off, this is the place. The Bigg Market is what it is and doesn't pretend to be otherwise. You can keep your snobbery and your pretention, Bigg Market gets down and dirty and just loves a proper good party.
Location: NE1 1UN
The Diamond Strip is where the Geordie Shore crowd come to hangout and you can see why! Unlike the Bigg Market, this place is all about class. Home to some of the trendiest bars and clubs about, it'll cost you a little more, but it's certainly worth the extra expense. If the bride-to-be is a fan of her cocktails, her upmarket drinking haunts and a spot of celeb spotting, the Diamond Strip is the place to bring her on your fabulous Newcastle hen weekend.
Location: In and around Collingwood Street
Set in one convenient complex, The Gate is a big hitter with hen parties due to its great selection of bars and clubs within dancing distance of each other. They're all housed under one roof, too, meaning you won't have to queue up in the infamous, northern weather. With a fab array of bars, clubs and even casinos, you and the girls will be able to keep the party pumping until the early hours of the morning.
Location: Newgate Street, NE1 4XQ
A fabulous place to soak up the summer sun and top up those tans before you head out for the bride's big night out, Ouseburn Valley plays host to a great range of pubs and bars where you can sit and kick back in style. You could easily lose yourselves here on an evening with a load of great cocktail joints and clubs to suit all tastes and styles. Something for everyone, this is a real crowd pleaser, particularly if you have a group with a bigger age range.
Location: In and around Lime Street
Another favourite with stag and hens, the Quayside is chocked full of trendy bars and clubs and is up there for the best night out in the city. Yes, ladies, it's that good! What's a hen weekend without a few delicious cocktails in a sophisticated bar?! Another spot where you're guaranteed to find something to cater for everyone in your group, you'll certainly be on to a winner here. An extra special occasion deserves an extra special location.
Location: On the banks of the Tyne, in and around Tyne Bridge.
One of two shopping complexes in Newcastle which boast a whole host of international and high street brands. A fantastic shopping experience, you'll have everything you could want and more all under one handy roof.
Location: Percy Street, NE1 7JB
Home to all your high-end, designer brands Fenwick is the place to hit up if you and the girls are looking for that jaw-dropping outfit for your sophisticated night in the Toon. They also have some posh nosh eateries and cafes to keep your energy levels up!
Location: Northumberland Street, NE1 7AS
Sister store of Eldon Square, located on the south side of the river, the intu Metrocentre is one of the biggest shopping malls in the UK with more than 370 shops for you to browse. Even for the most seasoned shopaholic, that's an awful lot to try and get through.
Location: Metrocentre, NE11 9YG
Don't waste valuable hen do planning time faffing about trying to find hotels that, A) accept hen parties, B) meet all your specs and, C) are in a great location. Here at GoHen we've done all the legwork for you, so you don't need to fret, trawling the internet to try and find that perfect pad for your Newcastle hen party getaway. Check out our top picks below.
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Imagine not booking up dinner in advance and then walking around for hours trying to find a restaurant that'll cater for your group of seventeen. It happens more than you think, ladies. From our experience it pays to sort your dinner plans in advance, so you don't get caught out.
At GoHen we can arrange everything ahead of time for you so you can have one less thing to worry about and get back to thinking about how you're going to give the bride that amazing send-off she'll never forget.
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Speak to a member of our friendly team for more details about arranging that fab hen trip to the Toon.
Without a doubt the best way to get about this great city is by their incredibly easy Metro train system. Cheap, easy to navigate and frequent, the trains are a doddle, so you'll be able to bounce about Newcastle in a cost-effective, hassle-free manner. There are also a host of buses and taxis if you're going shorter distances.
Newcastle has some of the best nightlife in the country with a number of the biggest, hottest clubs, huge shopping complexes and a colossal range of activities to fill your days in the Toon. Newcastle is one of the best value cities around, making it a top pick for ladies looking for a top hen party experience!
We love Newcastle for a hen party - if you're hoping for a really fantastic, energetic weekend, there's no bigger party city in the UK! It's renowned for its phenomenal nightlife, and has 100s of bars and pubs to choose from. It's also a hub of culture, with a rich history of music, theatre, art and sport. It's got some spectacular sights and landmarks too, and an incredibly welcoming populace just waiting to help you get the party started! Newcastle hen weekends are famed for their incredible range of activities, excellent shopping, and extraordinary nightlife.
Newcastle's got plenty to offer, with a selection of internationally acclaimed sights, and an amazing range of things to fill your days up with. If you want a bit more, we've got over 50 different activities running in Newcastle for you to enjoy - more than enough to fill your weekend to the brim! Sessions like chocolate making or cocktail mixing get all the girls involved and with dance sessions too it's a full day of laughs for the group - with some time left to hit the shops in between too! Newcastle's fantastic nightlife has something for everyone too, whether you're after a big night at a glitzy nightclub or an intimate night at a cosy bar. No matter where you end up, if you stay in and around the city centre you're in for a great time, but why not start the party with some top quality entertainment first? We've got cabaret, comedy, cruises and casinos - as well as a whole lot more! If you're looking for a weekend packed with great hen party ideas, lively people and an exceptional nightlife, Newcastle is one of the very best hen destinations the UK has to offer!
Newcastle's a fantastic place for a spot of shopping - the great mix of independent boutiques, high street staples, and red-hot designers makes it a veritable shoppers paradise! Northumberland Street is often likened to London's Oxford Street, home to the Fenwick department store, as well as other high street retailers and Eldon Square. The Metro Centre is Europe's largest shopping centre, so if you want a full day of retail, this is ideal. Old George Yard has designer and vintage clothes shops. And if you like supporting local business, you can't beat Grainger Market, a historical shopping experience which has stalls selling a remarkable array of products.
There are three long distance train operators in Newcastle, so whether you're coming from south or north England, you should be able to find a train line running. Rails run to London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and York, amongst others, as well as local stations. If you're coming in from the South, and considering driving, the A1 runs much of the way, and those on Scotland's east coast can follow it down. There's plenty of parking in the city centre, but check with your hotel or accommodation and see what they offer to avoid paying out on meters. It's also possible to get coaches from several different cities, and these can often be very cheap for large groups if booked in advance.
As the best nightlife, activities and shopping can be found around Newcastle's city centre, you and the girls will want to be close to the action, so we've got fantastic value, centrally located hotels and apartments for you. Acting as a great base for your Newcastle hen do, our 2 and 3 star hotels are a great, simple place to stay at great value, or how about pushing the boat out and staying at one of our Newcastle 4 star hotels? Alternatively if you fancy your own space, our central apartments are modern, spacious and the perfect hen choice! See our Newcastle hen party houses.
Head to Stowell Street and Market Street for great bars and clubs, or try New Bride Street for a fresh night scene close to the Laing Art Gallery. No matter where you end up, if you stay in and around the city centre you're in for a great time, and why not set the pace for a fantastic time with some top quality entertainment? We've got saucy male strip shows, hilarious comedy clubs and show-stopping cabaret to kick-start the perfect hen night, just check out our Newcastle entertainment page for a great range of ideas! The friendly, charming, charismatic, and welcoming atmosphere that the city creates combines with the exciting range of entertainment available all year round.
With a selection of both one-off and annual events, Newcastle really is lively all year round. The city has a fantastic range of theatres, cinemas and music venues, as well as a host of festivals to keep hens entertained. The Tyneside Irish Festival in October will get you all raising a Guinness to the city, and in Summer there's the !VAMOS! Festival, which celebrates the cities Spanish inhabitants. The SummerTyne Americana Festival brings music to the city in July, too. As for the Great North Run, you may not be running in it, but the atmosphere will make you feel fitter and healthier anyway! As well as that, our activities will keep you busy all year through, with afternoon tea or ringos on the beach in summer, and wine tasting and pizza making to keep you warm in winter. See the full range of excellent activities here.