It's time for a hen party in Torquay!
There's a bit of a buzz about Devon's south coast. With miles of sandy beaches, a glitzy marina and continental café culture, the heart of the English Riviera is as close as you can get to a taste of the tropics without needing to dig out your passport or leave English shores. And with a buzzing nightlife, fantastic selection of activities and balmy climate, hen weekends in Torquay put an absolutely fabulous spin on a traditional mini-break by the sea!
Why choose a Torquay hen party?
Forget Basil Fawlty and his sleepy seaside ideas girls! From fast-paced action to pure indulgence, budget to boutique and friendly B+B's to great value hotels, this lively modern town easily shines as one of the top ten coastal destinations in the country. And when the sun sets over the palm-lined bay you'll be treated to a breath-taking view of a stylish resort that literally glitters after dark.
Packed full of entertainment and with a party-loving crowd at its core, it's impossible not to get swept up in the fun-loving spirit of Devon's golden 'Queen'. The fantastic seaside location means there really is something for everyone to enjoy and with over 40 incredible activities to fill your Devon days and nights, a Torquay hen do with GoHen has all the ingredients for the pre-wedding party of the year!
What can a Torquay hen do?
Between the nine award-winning beaches, rolling hills of the English countryside and cosmopolitan town centre, this glamorous resort is perfectly kitted out for an unforgettable bash with the girls. Thrills and spills on the water, adventure in the muddy countryside and a host of opportunities to indulge... Torquay has it all!
If you're feeling adventurous then taking to the waves for some white water ribbing is an activity that's guaranteed to get your heart racing and if you want to really unleash your wild side then wakeboarding is probably one of the coolest watersports around! Banana boating and Ringos are always good for a few giggles and a there's no better way to view the coastline (or top up that tan) than on the sun-drenched deck of your own private yacht! If it's an all singing, all dancing weekend you're after then our ABBA, Zumba or pole dancing experiences will be the perfect choice for you. And if you want to slow the pace after a fab night on the town, why not lie back and relax at one of Torquay's top spas?
Retail on the Riviera...
From seaside souvenirs and quirky gifts to vintage boutique and high street stores, the eclectic coastal town has a great range of shops for you to explore on your Torquay hen do. The uber-stylish Upper Boulevard of Fleet Walk offers a chic shopping experience by the harbour, while Union Square and the Torquay Pavilion contain all your main shops right in the heart of town. Wander along the harbour or indoor market for some great local products and an unusual reminder of a fab weekend with friends, or pop over to The Willows for a selection of big brands just out of town.
When the sun sets...
....party-loving Torquay comes out to play! And with a fantastic collection of trendy bars and clubs, top eateries and great live entertainment, it's easy to see why this one-time sleepy town is now one of the most popular choices for big nights out in Devon. The lights of the harbour shine down on the main hub of Torquay's nightlife, where you'll find party people spilling out onto the continental pavement cafes and a great selection of vibrant bars welcoming the crowds until the early hours.
Why not take a ride in a limo and enjoy a glass of bubbly between venues, then head straight to the hottest parties in town with our VIP nightclubbing? Or let us arrange a fantastic meal in one of Torquay's award-winning eateries? With everything from scallops and fish and chips to the town's own cocktail creations on the menu, there's sure to be something to satisfy every appetite!
When's the best time for a Torquay hen party?
Summer is a fabulous time to experience the delights of the south coast when tourists and festivals arrive to soak up the balmy climate and party vibe of the high season. Pop over to nearby Paignton in June, when you can sip a glass of Pimm's and tuck into some delicious treats at the Occombe Beer Fest, or take a trip in August for some traditional seaside fun at the Paignton Regatta. Enjoy all the fun of the fair and keep an eye out for a sailor (or two?) when the Brixham Regatta sails into shore and take a step back in time at the award-winning Agatha Christie Festival in September. With a fantastic host of local attractions, not to mention a dusting of festive magic at the Torquay Christmas Sparkle, a Torquay hen party will be a pretty special event any time of the year.
Getting the party started!
From the harbour, pier and theatre to the magical gardens, bustling town and lively nightlife, Torquay continues to revel in its status as one of the country's most popular seaside resorts. So why not drop us a line today and our friendly team will get to work planning the pre-nuptial party of the year!