We are always delighted to welcome TripAdvisor to our blog! Check out these UK holiday rentals with the wow-factor, available to rent on TripAdvisor.co.uk for the ultimate a hen getaway.
Ashe Cottage, Westbury
The main house sleeps nine with an additional annexe for larger parties. Located in Wiltshire’s picturesque Westbury, and featuring large gardens, a heated pool, sauna, fireplace and more, the property is a great choice for a hen do. The kitchen comes fully stocked with everything you’ll need, and Bath – with plenty of hen-friendly activities – is a quick trip from Ashe Cottage.
Prices start from £995 per night. Two night minimum stay. Click here for more information.
The property, a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner, has received multiple glowing reviews from hen groups, including this one: “We couldn’t have asked for more from Ashe Cottage for a friend’s hen do in February. We had a wonderful time despite it being an extremely wet weekend – testament to how cosy the cottage is and how welcome we were made to feel on arrival.
The General Stores, Forest of Dean
This is a tried-and-tested hen do venue, with about half of the General Store’s bookings coming from hen parties. The property is in the Forest of Dean, in the beautiful Cotswolds, with plenty of scenic walks and charming pubs to be enjoyed. The General Stores is a large property – it’s three properties joined into one, with 13 bedrooms and sleeping up to 40 people, and includes a hot tub, trampoline, extensive outdoor seating and a range of facilities and amenities specifically for hens, such as in-house beauty treatments, cocktail training or chocolate-making sessions.
Rates start around £3,000 for a weekend. Click here for more information.
One reviewer simply called it, “The perfect hen house!” and went on to say, “The dining table was perfect for our meal and game times and the hot tub was an added bonus! All of the hens loved the house and I wouldn’t be surprised if there are repeat bookings off the back of this weekend!”
The Sweet Shop, Brighton
This turn-of-the-century house was previously a sweet shop, which is reflected in the home’s cute, quirky, vintage and feminine décor. The property is uniquely and thoughtfully designed, with an original mix of trendy fifties florals, antique French chandeliers, reclaimed wood, crystal lamps and more. Located in Brighton, with its wonderful selection of bars, restaurants, shops, cafes, nightclubs and activities for any party, The Sweet Shop is a great place to send off the bride in style. With four double bedrooms, the house can accommodate groups of up to 14 with the use of sofa beds.
The Sweet Shop has a three-night minimum stay and rates start from £201 per night. Click here for more information.
One happy hen reviewer said, “We stayed at the Sweet Shop for my hen do in April. There were 12 of us girls and we couldn’t have asked for a better weekend. The house is lovely and full of character, with everything we needed for the weekend…”
High Ridge, The Cotswolds
Hens keens for a countryside weekend will love High Ridge, which is well situated for exploring the Cotswolds. The beautiful villages of Burford, Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-water are just a few miles away, while the larger centres of Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Cheltenham – great for night’s out and shopping – are all within an hour’s drive. The property, with four bedrooms, welcomes hen parties – pamper packages are on offer at the house, and the owner can help plan cookery courses at High Ridge or at the nearby Daylesford Organic.
Prices start from £120 per night with a two-night minimum stay. Click here for more information.
Following their hen party, one reviewer said, “I hired this cottage for my sisters hen weekend and it couldn’t have been more perfect. It is such a beautiful house, all the girls were so impressed with the high quality fixtures and fittings. It feels so luxurious with five star bathrooms and kitchen. Part of our weekend was a baking competition and there was plenty of room for 4 teams to make a cake.”
The House, Bristol
This lovingly and uniquely decorated five-bedroom home is a great choice for a hen do. From the kitchen with leopard-print floor to the antique beds and the themed garden, there’s a surprise around every corner. The House can sleep up to 14 and is well located for a Bristol hen do and is walking distance from a wide selection of activities and amenities.
Prices start from £350 per night. Two night minimum stay required. Click here for more information.
One hen party organiser raved, “We hired The House for a hen party and never expected it to be so perfect! Every room had a new surprise and we were finding strange and beautiful props, costumes and ornaments until the moment we left. Samantha was a wonderful host and made us feel so welcome.”
Luxury Townhouse, Edinburgh
This property is a three-storey, 19th century Georgian townhouse in Edinburgh. With its large gothic-styled dining room, carved four-poster bed and classic décor, this property is perfect for the classiest of hen dos. The property sleeps up to 20 and is centrally located with plenty of bars and restaurants within reaching distance.
Prices start from £318 per night. Two night minimum stay required. Click here for more information.
One bride-to-be who had her hen at the property commented, “I cannot praise this beautiful townhouse enough! From the regal decor to the location, everything was on-hand to add to our weekend. It was so important to us to have all our girls together in one place and this spacious house allowed us to do that. The kitchen (the most important room to me!) was kitted out and allowed us to have breakfast, takeaways and cocktails together. We didn’t feel crowded yet it was cosy enough to be comfortable. I would definitely recommend it!”
Beach House, Norfolk
With easy beach access, a lovely garden and outdoor seating area, a trampoline and even a personal chef if you so wish, Beach House is a fabulous option for a seaside hen do. The beautifully decorated house sleeps 14 people in seven bedrooms and is well set-up for hen dos with beauty therapists, vintage tea parties and chocolate-making workshops all available. The Beach House spa room, featuring a six-person hot tub and sauna, surrounded by twinkly lights and scented candles, is a favourite amongst hen groups.
Rates start from £318 per night with three night minimum stay. Click here for more information.
One guest from a recent hen party commented, “The house is gorgeous with great attention to detail – fresh flowers, chocolates on the pillows… couldn’t ask for more. I could see the sea from my bedroom and the path to the beach is opposite the front door.”
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