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Why have a York Hen Party?

The real question here would be why not have a York Hen Party? This stunning northern city has so much to offer, and will definitely have enough going on to keep you on your toes! No matter whether you’re a local, or you’re visiting for the occasion, you’ll always be able to find something to do here! Additionally, York has some of the best Hen Do Activities available, meaning the world is your oyster when it comes to picking your chosen event!

As if that wasn’t enough, there’s also some amazing night life to keep you going through the night! If you’re looking for a chilled event, then there’s plenty of pubs and bars available! Additionally, if it’s a wild and crazy night you’re after, then some of York’s finest clubs will be the destination for you! There’s no end to the fun you can have here.

Top 5 York Hen Party Activities

1. Life Drawing Class

If you’re looking for an activity with a bit of creative flair, but with the addition of some fun, then a Life Drawing Class is the one for you! It’s the perfect icebreaker for a Hen Do! If you’re a bit nervous, don’t worry! Your art tutor will guide you to draw your model in a variety of poses without blushing. If you’re looking for even more of a laugh, then the Hen can even join in with the poses!

2. Bubble MayHEN

If you like the idea of Bubble Football, but with a bet less football and a lot more fun, then look no further than Bubble MayHEN! This activity is all about the fun. Bump, roll and laugh your way through this hysterical event! After all, this is a Hen Do, so why not divide your group into teams and come in fancy dress or team colours! With a range od bubble games including Bump the Bride and Last Woman Standing, there’s no end to the fun!

3. Olympic Shames

There really is no better icebreaker than the Olympic Shames! Consider it a cheeky version of a School Sports Day, but with innuendo games that you certainly didn’t play as a child! Once you’re split into teams, it’s time to prepare yourself for loads of laughter. After all, the aim of the game is to lok as silly as possible! We may even through in some classic party games for a bit of a twist!

4. Yates Cocktail Making Class

Become a cocktail pro with our Yates Cocktail Making Class! With a dedicated mixologist exclusively yours for the class, it’s the perfect warm up for your night out! You’ll learn how to mix up delicious premium spirits with tasy mixers, juicy druits and fun garnishes! Additionally, you’ll learn all of the tips, trick and techniques for shaking up the perfect cocktail! Did we mention there’s also a buffet involved? What’s not to love!

5. Cheeky Pamper Party

Relax, unwind, and enjoy the company of a butler in the buff with our Cheeky Pamper Party! We all love a good pamper, so why not spice it up for your Hen Do? With a mini treatment for each person in the group from a qualified beautician, you will also be served Prosecco by your butler, who will join in with the party games and make sure everyone has the best time! It’s the perfect start or end to your Hen Party!

Best Restaurants for a York Hen Party

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1. Buongiorno

If there’s one thing that everyone loves, it’s an Italian! This is the perfect option, especially if you have a few picky eaters in your group! From pizza to pasta to risotto, there’s something for everyone on this menu! It’s the perfect restaurant pick for your York Hen Do!

2. Melton’s

Why not spice up your Hen Night with a little bit of fine dining! Melton’s offers modern British food, with high quality but a relaxed and informal atmosphere. I mean, what more could you want! Additionally, it’s one of York’s leading restaurants! Especially if you’re making a special visit to York, this is an experience you won’t want to miss out on! After all, how often can you say you went to one of the best restaurants in the city?

3. Skosh

Ever wanted to go to one of those restaurants with an open kitchen? Then here’s your chance! Skosh is a bespoke dining room with an open concept kitchen, which creates a completely unique experience! Here, you can enjoy uncomplicated, yet refined dishes in a more relaxed environment without compromising on quality! Did we also mention it’s in the Michelin Guide? If that doesn’t make it one to go at the top of your must-visit list, then we don’t know what does!

4. Nola

If there’s one restaurant that lives up to the word “exceptional”, then it’s Nola! With a mixture of dining, drinks and jazz, this restaurant can really add a little something extra to your York Hen Do! Additionally, their 1920s Art Deco Theme, is the perfect backdrop for your Hen Do Dinner! With the addition of delicious Cajun-inspired dishes, there’s also a cocktail menu that will blow you away!

5. Valentino’s

Valentino’s offers not only traditional Italian food (yum!), but also some of the best authentic Italian food in North Yorkshire! Now that’s a statement you’ve got to check out for yourself! Their relaxed atmosphere only adds to the dinin experience at Valentino’s, with quality food from fresh pastas to handmade pizzas. You can’t go wrong!

Places to visit on a York Hen Party

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1. York Theatre Royal

Have you got some time to kill before dinner, or before you head off on your night out in York? If so, then why not head over to the York Theatre Royal for a show! There’s always so much going on here, that there’s bound to be something that everyone will enjoy! After all, what better way to kick off your Hen Night after your day of activities!

2. McArthur Glen York

Fancy a bit of shopping? Maybe you want to pick up some new outfits for your night out, or you may even just want to have a browse! If so, then McArthur Glen Designer Outlet is the perfect place to go! Browse through the designer brands and treat yourself to something new! After all, it is your Hen Do!

3. York City Centre

If there’s one thing that is a must for most on a Hen Night, it’s the night life! The good news is, York has plenty to offer in this department! From pubs to bars to clubs, there’s so much to do that you certainly won’t be short of options! In fact, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Whether you’re looking for a relaxed night with your friends, or a really crazy one, there’s something to suit everyone! So, head on down to York City Centre and see what’s on offer!

So there you have it! Our Ultimate York Hen Party Guide. You must feel like a bit of a York expert now and ready to get booking! If you’re still not too sure, or maybe don’t like the sound of our top activity picks, not to worry! You can find our full range of York Hen Do activities right here. We’re always here to help if you need anything on your planning journey! Get in touch today to start organising your Ultimate York Hen Party!