last night of freedom

It’s been a while since I’ve written a Wedding post, but I know some of you still like to pop along to the blog for a bit of Wedding inspo and expertise. So this one’s calling all best men and maid of honours!

Have you been given the mammoth (and awesome!) task of planning your best friend’s hen or stag weekend? Not sure where to go? Well, I have teamed up with hen and stag experts Last Night Of Freedom to create a guide of the Top 5 Hen and Stag Weekend Destinations…

Top 5 Hen and Stag Weekend Destinations


Packed to the brim with activities and a buzzing atmosphere, it’s no surprise Newcastle is the top choice for hen and stag weekends. Whether you’re looking for a cheap and cheerful hotel or 5* luxury, you’re never too far from the buzzing night life. Stag weekends in Newcastle can be spent hopping from pub to pub or searching for the ultimate clubbing experience! But there’s more to this party city than meets the eye. Days here can be spent shopping at the famous Metro Centre or kayaking down the River Tyne and much more.


Liverpool isn’t all Scouse brows and going out with your hair in rollers. The nightlife is immense – with upmarket and fashionable bars and clubs, where the clientele drink and dance like their lives depend on it. Named the UK’s friendliest city, Liverpool is the ideal location for a good time. Famous for its football, museums and of course the Beatles, this welcoming city is ideal for those more activity packed stag and hen weekends.


It’s well known that no-one has good craic like the Irish, which is no surprise stags across the country flock to the Irish land of luck. However, there is plenty to appeal to hen parties, too: atmospheric pubs and bars playing traditional Irish folk music, chic cocktail bars and a great food scene. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that the city offers a great selection of hotels too…



When it comes to planning the perfect hen or stag weekend, few cities can deliver like London. Whether you and your friends are looking for a relaxing spa break, a wild night on the tiles or watching a performance in the famous West End, the capital has you covered. The only decision remains whether you want to splash the cash or do the big city on a budget.


If you’re after a beautiful backdrop to your stag or hen do and plenty of ideas for a great night or weekend of celebrations, Bournemouth is the place for you. No longer referred to ‘God’s Waiting Room’ Bournemouth is now a must stop destination for all ages looking for sun basked beaches and a lively nightlife.

So there we have it, our Top 5 Hen and Stag Weekend Destinations – of course there’s plenty of others across the UK, but if you’re looking to stay in the UK for your do, then these 5 places will have you partying the weekend away and your Brides and Grooms-to-be will not be disappointed!

How do you like to do Hen and Stags? Laid-back, chilled luxury or partying the night away?