If the words ‘hen party’ fill you with fear, ditch the L plates and willy straws and check out these alternative hen do ideas instead…
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The Sisterhood Camp
Where? Fforest Camp, Wales.
Best for: Crafty nature-lovers
What? A camp to bring together like-minded women to share their creative passions and their love of nature, this retreat is perfect for smaller groups looking to learn new skills. Think camping under the stars, flower-crown making, wild swimming, campfires and sunset suppers. Book fast to avoid disappointment.
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The Cottage Getaway
Where? Airbnb have a range of amazing properties across the UK and Europe.
Best for: A quaint get-together with your besties.
What? Lots of food, wine, games, picturesque walks and movie nights in a luxurious, cosy country cottage with your girl squad. You could even hire some fancy caterers to come a prepare a slap-up meal for you all.
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Where? Sessions are available in London, Paris, Mallorca
Best for: Friends who love a dance-off (and a selfie!)
What? A fusion of yoga, dancing and ‘voguing’, you can book a private session for up to 35 people with a DJ spinning the best ’80s tunes. The class even ends with a photoshoot requiring poses that Madonna would be proud of.
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The Pampering Weekend
Where? The Lake District, Brimstone Spa at Langdale Hotel
Best for: Relaxing in luxury.
What? Lavishly contemporary in style, Brimstone Spa offers a sensory experience inspired by the Lake District landscapes, complete with an infinity pool, a range of chill-out areas and ten treatment rooms – perfect for pampering.
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