Hen party celebrating with drinks in Bath

Bath Hen Do Ideas

Our complete list of Bath hen do ideas that are absolute favourites:

Bath is a great place to enjoy spa experiences – this is the home of Bath Thermae Spa mineral rich waters, experiential showers and the rooftop pool is divine.

Minimise the hen party damage and include a wellness and fitness experience, yoga, dance classes, meditation, its all here.

Natural beauty parties – of course, face masks that are good enough to eat, what’s not to love.

Getting crafty, Bath is home to the amazing Makery, haven’t you always wanted to make your own knickers?

A perennial favourite cocktail making master classes, Bath has some really great independent bars and one or two amazing mixologists who are wiling to share the secrets of a perfect serve.

Full details on some of the best Bath hen party ideas are listed below. We’ve also got a list of specific Bath hen do activities here…

The essential Bath hen do ideas – clubs, bars, pubs and eating!

Beautiful Bath hen do ideas

Aldona Francis – Aldona is a fully qualified freelance make up artist, she has been in the fashion and beauty industry for over 10 years. Aldona trained at The Academy of Fashion and Makeup and specialises in weddings, special occasion, fashion, TV and film makeup. She also works and trains at Bobbi Brown cosmetics. Have fun creating new looks or practice the wedding day make-up!

Bare Beauty – Balance the partying with some pampering during your hen celebration, personalised sessions with Helen Mulloy Reid of Bare Beauty are a hen must. A Bath based beauty therapist and holistic bodyworker with many years experience, Helen will make all of you feel cosseted and uplifted. On offer is a tempting range of beauty and body treatments, including facials, wraps and scrubs, massage, holistic therapies and luxury pedicures, all using carefully chosen organic products. Choose to visit the Bare Beauty salon or book Helen to come to a venue of your choice. She’ll arrive fully equipped and ready to carry out your treatments, and leave you happy and ready to celebrate.

Bath Pamper Parties – Bath’s exclusive mobile pamper party service. They bring the party to you, perfect if you are in self -catering accommodation the team literally bring the indulgence to you and provide a perfect pampering experience.

The Brow Place – Bath’s exclusive drop-in bar for brow and lash treatments. Go for fabulous big lashes to bat beautifully on your big night out.

Kaleisha – Temporary Tattoos and accessories. Make sure your summer vibe is on trend this season with our amazing range of temporary tattoos; perfect for festivals, concerts and beach parties all over the world! Available in a vast array of designs, there is sure to be the perfect pack for you, brightening up your outfit and turning heads wherever you go! Kaleisha aims to add a bit (alright a lot) of extra sparkle to your Hen Do. Please email me at info@kaleisha.com if you want further information or with any queries.

LittleLAB – This modern brand offers a range of makeup workshops in their award-winning Bath Beauty Salon on Broad Street. They can accommodate large groups for hen parties and pride themselves on a 100% success rate having taught over 3000 people the tricks of the trade to create the perfect make up look. Book as an afternoon activity and you will be looking hen party glamorous for the big night out. Email us at info@littlelab.co.uk or call on 07763328352.

Pamper Party Angels – Welcome to our world of relaxation in the South West! Our ‘Angels’ are highly qualified, insured freelance Massage & Beauty Therapists. We provide our therapies in your holiday home, self catering accommodation or venue of your choice in Bath, Bristol, Wiltshire & Somerset.

Preen Parties Bath – Bath pamper beauty parties & hen party treatments. Take a deep breath and relax! It’s all about letting us do the hard work. Whether your hen party or pamper party be in your own home, a hotel or guest house we can accommodate your needs. We offer a wide range of beauty treatments for your hen or pamper party and if you don’t see it on the treatments page then feel free to drop us a line with any special requirements.

Real Beauty Spa Party – Bringing everyone together round the table with a smoothie or champagne glass, learn how to make bespoke face masks and beauty treatments using 100% natural ingredients. Good enough to eat, you will make treatments from honey, strawberries, avocados and more. I’ts an interactive fun experience, guaranteed to induce the giggles but you will learn some amazing simple skincare tips too. They bring everything to you, great if you are staying in a house.

The Suite, Bath – Offering a wide range of hair services, gel manicure & pedicures, luxury spray tans, makeovers, eyelash extensions and brow magic at the brow bar! The salon is relaxing, comfortable, fun & friendly – a stylish chill out zone with complimentary refreshments.

Crafty Bath hen do ideas

The Art Troupe – Take the naughty knicker making one step further and create your own nipple tassels. They also offer, garter making, knicker decorating, fascinator making and bra decorating!

Ben Lowrey – Bristol based life drawing model who has been working in the Hen Party industry since 2013. Ben keeps himself in shape with a range of physical activities including stilt walking, acrobatics and weight lifting. After working at hen parties every weekend for several years, you can feel confident that Ben will deliver your entertainment in a professional, fun, & friendly manner.

The Crafty Hen – Fun craft workshops for hen parties delivered by professional makers, they come to you, another perfect idea if you are staying in a big old house. Have fun with your friends wherever you are while making something beautiful and memorable to take away and use – during your hen party, or at the wedding itself!

Hand & Glove Macrame Workshops – Get a group of friends together to made your own Macrame plant hangers (perfect for a hen do, birthday or ‘just because’!) and come along to a workshop to have a giggle whilst learning, knotting and getting those tastebuds buzzing with some fizz and nibbles!

Hens with Pens – This one is all about the life drawing, done with a great sense of fun, models are provided as are berets and moustaches to create your own artistic style, your tutor will take you through the steps to create a masterpiece! Expect lots of fun and a great soundtrack of retro swing to keep you focussed.

The Makery – The number one destination for hens who want to have some fun, amongst their crafty classes are knicker making (yes really)! Don’t fancy homemade panties? Then try garter, fascinator, flower crowns, jewellery and more including life drawing (with gorgeous models of course) Parties last around 2 hours, all materials are provided and you can enjoy a glass of bubbly and tasty snacks whilst you get crafty, a great fun activity for all ages and you get to take home what you make, whether you ever wear your creation is up to you!

Nude Life – Life drawing classes in Bath; we put the art into party! Looking for a different kind of hen party, that will be talked about for years to come? Our life drawing classes create a totally unique and unforgettable experience for your bride-to-be and all her hens. We’re here to help personalise your event from start-to-finish, so that you can make great memories on and off the page.

Dance yourself dizzy Bath hen party ideas

VIP dance workshop, learn how to deliver a bold burlesque, kick up a can, can or cheeky Charleston at Komedia. Tickets include a two hour dance workshop with bubbly, nibbles, preferential seating, 3 course a la carte meal, the Ministry of Burlesque Show followed by the infamous Beat Carnival after party. Tickets: £95

A.Y Dance – AY create fun routines taught to your group for an enjoyable and memorable experience! Why not try something different during your hen weekend and add in a themed dance party, you can showcase your routine at the wedding party and become a You Tube sensation. Visit www.amyyoung.co.uk for further details.

We’ve got more options for a dance class Bath hen party here…

Cocktail, wine and cooking hen party ideas

Ben Franks Wine – An independent wine consultancy based in Bath. Ben is one of the city’s newest and best wine specialists, who has been featured in Bath Life Magazine. Ben offers luxury wine tastings for wine lovers of every level, sophisticated fun with a little bit of education and some great wines to taste too. To enquire or book, visit www.benfrankswine.com or call +44 (0)7545 353147.

Secret Tea Party – Mrs Stokes organises vintage tea parties in a secret location every couple of months and serves afternoon tea on vintage china along with a glass of bubbly. She always has hair and make-up specialists there to give everyone an any-era makeover (extra payable on the day) and there is always some kind of workshop/entertainment like Burlesque workshop, tea-leaf reader or Charleston dancers. She also arranges lots of private tea parties for hens in Bath who book her to either bring the tea and china and entertainment to them or to do all that and find the venue. secretteaparty@mrsstokes.com or ring 07769 707636.

Gorgeous Cocktails – A fabulous vintage cocktail bar and trained cocktail ‘Mixologist’ comes along to your venue and shares their wealth of cocktail knowledge, whilst demonstrating and training you on how to mix up your very own cocktails! This is a really fun activity before heading out for dinner or your evening out and of course the cocktails are totally delicious.For further details, or to arrange a booking, contact Oliver Sanderson at: gorgeouscocktails@hotmail.com

Cocktail Masterclass – minimum number of 8, maximum number of 20. Sub 13 is a real favourite in Bath and is very much the number one cocktail destination for locals serving over 50,000 cocktails a year in a stylish, intimate basement bar. Enjoy some sampling, or have a go at shaking up some concoctions at a cocktail masterclass.

Independent Spirit Of Bath – Independent Spirit of Bath combines over 25 years of knowledge and experience in the cocktail and specialist drinks world under one roof. Why not book one of the gorgeous guys as your own mixologist for a few hours, and learn how to make some yummy cocktails before hitting the town – shop@independentspiritofbath.co.uk

The Tipsy Botanists – The Tipsy Botanists is a unique pop up bar focusing around “wild cocktails”. They use foraged, seasonal fresh ingredients to create delicious cocktails, complimented with edible flowers and rare and unique flavours. They work with you to create a bespoke menu for your event, cocktails with a healthy twist (well almost!) totally delicious and a little bit different.

The Bertinet Kitchen – minimum number of 8 maximum number of 20.The Bertinet Kitchen is a purpose-built cookery school owned and run by famous French chef and baker, Richard Bertinet. Choose from a tasty range of courses including guest chef master classes and hands on bread making. Courses are really popular so book well in advance, the day includes food and usually wine. Great fun and educational too.

Scout & Sage Gin Master Classes – Nothing says ‘hen do’ quite like Gin, so get in touch with these guys to get the party started! You can hire a premium mini Gin bar to cater all the girls! Or why not try a twist on the ever popular cocktail making classes with a gin master class instead? They will travel to you so perfect for a night in your hen accommodation!

Get more ideas for your cocktail making bath hen party here…

Or how about some gin based hen partying…

Health & Well being Bath hen do ideas

Lush Spa Bath – A spa experience with a difference, Lush is a cosmetic company that offers products that contain only natural ingredients and have a strong ethical brand identity. As part of the Lush Spa experience they have developed a Hen Party Package, Lush is an alternative spa experience in Bath.

Fun Yoga for Hen Parties – Do you want a unique experience to make the bride-to-be’s hen party truly memorable? From laughter games, fun partner yoga, meditation and relaxation to release big day jitters a traditional yoga class. They bring the yoga to you or can find you a suitable venue in Bath. All mats provided. Email yogakeynsham@gmail.com or telephone 07366 592363

YOGADOO – Why not book YOGADOO to run a group yoga session, to kick-start your weekend in a fun and relaxed way. They visit you in your accommodation or find you a suitable venue in the city. The class will be suitable for everyone from beginners to intermediates with a relaxed and accessible teaching style. The duration of a session is approximately 90 minutes. Long enough to find your downward dog.

Yoga with Emma – One of Bath’s top teachers, Emma Collins-Jones, is available to teach private group classes at a city centre Yoga studio or at your accommodation. A Yoga class works well as part of a spa day, or simply as a nice way to begin or end a day of activities. Emma specialises in ‘Flow Yoga’ (lots of fun poses taught to a funky playlist), but can also teach restorative relaxing Yoga. A great extra activity as part of your schedule and Emma is a great teacher too. Visit www.emmacollinsjones.com or email emmacollinsjones@gmail.com

Or how about the ultimate with a Thermae bath spa hen party…

Active Bath hen do ideas

West Country Games – this totally unique and hilarious ‘West Country’ day out is guaranteed to have you rolling in the hay with laughter. The farmer & his team of farm hosts will take good care of you, provide fancy dress for the Hen and take photos of your day out. There are nine crazy games, all scored for points ready for a themed prize at the end. Be prepared to laugh a lot, not for the timid!

Team Pursuits – There is nothing like a bit of competitive challenge to take your mind off of forthcoming nuptials… or indeed exercising the mind to prepare for focusing on your big day! With activities from quad biking to clay pigeon shooting, you will be sure to have an unforgettable experience.

Other options and ideas for Bath hen parties

Laugh at Bath – private and group walking tours in Bath. Fun, lighthearted, interactive, comedy, mischievous & unconventional tours through Bath’s history.

Murder to Measure – Providing tailor made and off the peg murder mystery parties to die for. Telephone (01460) 241915.

Wild Swim Bike Run – Enjoy a guided cycle tour through Bath and the historic Kennet & Avon Canal. Experience its history, cultural heritage and wildlife

Jane Austen Centre – To learn more about Jane Austen’s life in the city visit The Jane Austen Centre. Number One Royal Crescent also creates a wonderful picture of fashionable life in 18th century Bath as well as giving you an insight into the servants quarters below the stairs.

Bath Vintage and Antiques Market

How about a Bath boat trip hen party?