London is one of the biggest and most visited cities in the world. It is also one of the most vibrant, making it a perfect location for that hen do to remember. There is an ever-growing list of things to do and see in the city that will satisfy even the fussiest of brides. Here are a number of things you should do while on your hen do in London.
Visit a pop-up restaurant
A pop-restaurant is only around for a finite amount of time, making it all the more pressing that you visit it before it disappears. They are often set up in an unusual location and with an unusual theme, providing a unique dining experience for a hen do. Social media is used to spread the word about upcoming pop-up restaurants, so start following and friending so that you don’t miss out.
Experience the nightlife
London is home to some of the biggest and most renowned nightclubs in the world. With plenty to choose from, it’s worth narrowing your options down by selecting somewhere central or close to where you are staying. Doing this will help you avoid a costly and lengthy taxi journey home in the early hours of the morning. For something a little different to do on your hen do, you may wish to look into a private boat party in London. If you not a clubbing bunch, you may wish to see a comedy show at one of the large venues in the city or visit a traditional pub for a pint of ale and a pie.
Go to a festival
There are many festivals that take place throughout the year in London. These include local beer festivals, music and film festivals as well as much bigger parties like the Notting Hill Carnival and the London Pride festival. Research what special events are on at the time you are on your hen do, or even book the party around the dates of a particular festival you want to go to.
Have afternoon tea
You and the other hens will feel like celebrities while having afternoon tea in one of the many 5-star hotels in London. You will drink champagne and eat cucumber sandwiches and scones. Afternoon tea is a very popular thing to do in London so make sure you book well in advance.
Visit a market
There are various markets dotted throughout London that are well worth a visit. You could pick up some unique vintage clothes at Brick Lane Market or even grab a bite to eat at one of the many farmers markets.
Watch a film in a hot tub
Why go to the cinema when you can watch the latest release in a hot tub? Located in a number of bars and clubs in London, this latest trend is bound to please the whole hen party. You can even have a few drinks while you kick back in the tub!
Chill in the park
Once you have done all the above, it may be time to head to the park for a picnic and a nap. London has a number of large parks to choose from, including Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, which provide a little serenity within the bustling city. If you are visiting Hyde Park in the summer, the group can take part in swimming and boating and if it is winter you can glide atop the river with ice skates.