Edinburgh Hen Party Guide

Edinburgh can often be described as Scotland’s compact and hilly capital containing both a medieval Old Town and a modern and elegant Georgian New Town! Edinburgh is sure to please for an unforgettable hen weekend with something to suit everyone! For those ladies that love nothing more than a full day spent shopping, the Georgian New Town within the city will not disappoint as they find with discover a vast array of both designer and high street brands! Or for the ladies that love exploring the wild outdoors, be sure to pay a visit to the world renowned Edinburgh Castle or Arthur’s Seat! It comes as no surprise that Scotland’s city comes jam packed with exciting hen party activities as well as top class nightlife options and lavish accommodation! Be sure to make the most of the hen weekend with our top ideas!

Hen Party Activities


For an experience, the ladies will never forget, opt for a thrilling outdoor hen party activity within the capital! Edinburgh offers a wide range of land activities including a high ropes obstacle course, archery and clay pigeon shooting! Or for those in search of something a little different, how about gliding your way through a remote and picturesque forest with forest segways? This hen party activity is sure to suit all the ladies as they take in the true beauty Edinburgh has to offer whilst motoring their way to the track!

A dance class in the capital is always a good idea and a great way to get all the ladies on their feet for the occasion! With many venues offering fun dance themes as well as use of props and costumes, the girlies really do have the opportunity to go all out! With a choreographer at hand, the hens will recite an entertaining dance routine which they can potentially re-enact later that night! How wonderful! Or perhaps, for the girlies looking to take it easy on the hen weekend, a spa break will certainly not disappoint! With many tranquil venues offering a wide range of refreshing spa treatments, all the ladies are guaranteed to be in their element! Not to mention, with full use of the spa facilities including the sauna, Jacuzzi and steam room, everyone will be certain to leave feeling totally rejuvenated for the remainder of the Edinburgh hen weekend! Whatever you are searching for, Edinburgh is sure to have it!

Edinburgh Hen Night Ideas


Have the lovely ladies celebrating all night long with the amazing hen night options offered in Edinburgh! For the party animals of the group, be sure to make your way down to the lively George Street in the Georgian New Town where you will find Edinburgh’s best nightclubs offering fabulous hen party packages! With vibrant atmosphere, upbeat music and tempting drink promotions, everyone is sure to be in the party spirit whilst living it up on George Street! Alternatively, for those hens that would prefer a more sophisticated and reserved night scene, The Royal Mile situated in the Old Town is literally a mile full of cosy bars, cocktail bars and jazz bars so you and your ladies are guaranteed to be spoilt for choice! If this doesn't tickle your fancy, Rose Street is a street full of bars and pubs that is also worth checking out!

Why not go the extra mile and enjoy a super fun cocktail masterclass in the medieval city before the big hen night out? What a great way to kickstart the celebrations! The ladies will shake and make a cocktail of their choice with a dedicated bartender at hand teaching them the tricks of the trade! Afterwards, the ladies can sit back as they taste their masterpieces! When it comes to superb hen night ideas, Edinburgh sure does have it all!

Edinburgh Hen Party Accommodation


Make the most of the girly weekend with lavish hen party accommodation in the capital city of Scotland! For those ladies that happen to enjoy the finer things in life, Edinburgh will definitely not disappoint with many luxurious 4 and 5 star hotels to choose from! With many of the hotels offering superb dining options as well as spa facilities and chic guestrooms all under the one roof, the girlies are sure to feel like royalty for the hen weekend! Or perhaps, for those ladies who are in search on a hen weekend accommodation that won’t be sore on the pocket, Edinburgh comes equipped with budget hotels that sure to go work a treat!

Self-catering hen party accommodation sure is a good idea, especially when you have options such as Stay in Style's luxurious apartments and townhouse! Stay in Style offers 3 different top class self-catering accommodation including a spacious apartment, a stylish loft and a groovy town house that we highly recommend to check out! All options come with a fully equipped kitchen, spacious dining and living area as well as stylish bedrooms! It sure is the perfect place to host the celebrations and ideal and is of course perfect for all group sizes! Edinburgh hen party accommodation is sure to suit all and guaranteed to be a hit with your nearest and dearest!

For a hen weekend that entails super fun hen party activities, stylish nightlife options and spectacular accommodation, look no further than Edinburgh!

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