Why Hen Parties Choose Durham

Durham is a city in the North East of England that has a lot to offer for fun and unique hen do ideas. Durham’s history, architecture, pubs and restaurants make it perfect for exploring with friends or family members on your hen party.

There’s plenty of variety in Durham, whether you’re into medieval history, want to explore the countryside and get away from it all or enjoy shopping – there’s something for everyone!


Everything Your Hen Party Needs to Know About Durham

Sights and Sounds

Durham has a rich culture and history which can be seen in its architecture and museums.

Durham hen do activities to try:

  • Visit Durham Cathedral
  • Row a boat down the River Wear
  • Enjoy a real ale in the city centre’s listed Victoria Inn pub
  • Walk around The Castle

Hen Party Ideas – Daytime Activities

We have some fantastic hen do daytime activities in and around this North East gem.

Make your Durham hen party memorable by doing one or two of these activities! Treat yourselves to a hen party Afternoon Tease with our hunky butlers or indulge in a Cocktail Masterclass workshops and 2-course meal.

For groups looking for something more active, we offer our popular Dance Classes with 50 themes to choose from! For the artsy hens, our Life Drawing workshops consisting of a hunky nude model are a lot of fun and allow you to take home your own masterpiece and admire at leisure!

It’s not hard to see why Durham is climbing the Top Hen Do destinations, ladder making it a prime city to visit before the bride’s big day.

Hen Party Ideas – Last Night of Freedom

The nightlife in Durham is lively, with plenty of different bars and clubs to choose from. From old fashioned pubs to modern nightclubs, there is something for everyone.

Our top three are:

  • The Tin of Sardines on Elvet bridge offers a wide variety of gins, mixers, and craft beers. They’re the smallest bar in Durham but they know their stuff!
  • Without any hesitation, one of the best pubs in Durham is the Dun Cow Pub. Not only is it a fantastic pub, but it’s also a historic Grade II listed building.

  • Ebony’s Champagne Bar is the premier Champagne and cocktail bar in Durham, situated just yards from Gala Theatre and set amongst the attractions of Walkergate. A hen do isn’t a hen do without some bubbles!

Let us organise a fantastic night out for your Hen party in Durham We’ll take care of all the details so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the night.

Durham has a great nightlife and so many bars and clubs to keep you entertained into the early hours. We’ll get you on the VIP guest list so there’s no waiting around in queues.

Staying in?

In addition to a variety of exciting activities that you can do when you’re out and about, we can arrange some fun home-based mobile activities for an at-home hen party. What better girly night in than to have a hunky, male Buff Butler play party games with and serve drinks and snacks. You could also try our fantastic mobile cocktail making and mobile life drawing workshops. Let the party come to you!

Fascinating Fact

Durham-born Neil Fingleton is a huge 7ft 7in guy and was crowned the tallest man in Britain back in 2007. He played a number of roles in Hollywood movies and his most recent starring role was in Game of Thrones, the award-winning TV series. Sadly, he passed away in February 2017.

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