Weddings

14 Hen Party ideas in Newcastle for every type of bride

From bottomless brunches to go-karting tracks, the Toon is guaranteed to give you an epic hen party that you won’t forget.

Written by Rachael Nichol
Published 10.02.2022

FOR THE BRIDE WHO LIKES A GOOD TIME

 

Bottomless brunch

There’s nothing better than unlimited alcohol and some good brunch food to celebrate your hen party. No28,right in the heart of Newcastle, gives you a choice of either 90 mins or two hours (we know which one we’ll be picking) of free-flowing prosecco and tasty tapas, patatas bravas, bread and salad.

Or, The Hudson offers one of the most delicious platters, including beef sliders and salt and pepper squid – there are veggie options available too – all washed down with 90 minutes of unlimited fizz and the choice of a pitcher of cocktails.

 

For more bottomless brunch spots in the North East, follow this link.

 

Dance classes

Whether you’ve naturally got the groove or have two left feet, by taking part in a dance class, you’re guaranteed to have the time of your life.

Whether you want to bust some moves to Beyonce or fancy having a bop to Spice Girls, Freelance Dance Party will give you a fun-filled time as you dance to a song of your bride’s choice. Or why not unleash your inner diva with burlesque classes at Cherry Dance Academy?

 

Cocktail masterclasses

 Cocktail loving brides, this one is for you. Put your cocktail making and tasting skills to the test, as talented bartenders will show you the secrets behind each cocktail. Our favourite masterclasses are at Lola Jeans Newcastle, Blackfriars and 3SIXTY.

FOR THE COMPETITIVE BRIDE

 

Crazy golf

Ghetto Golf offers a combination of a seriously twisted 18-hole urban crazy golf with an exceptional cocktail bar, DJ and cool graffiti everywhere – perfect for the ‘gram. Or have a blast across three mashed-up crazy golf courses with different themes at Junkyard Golf.

 

Bowling

Put your bowling skills to the test at Lane 7. However, this is more than just your average bowling alley. Here you’ll find ping-pong, pool, karaoke, mini-golf course and an unrivalled atmosphere meaning you could spend your whole day/night here.

Go-karting

Does your bride live for the thrills? TeamSport karting circuit has up to 950m of track to burn up with exhilarating straights and jaw-dropping ramps for up to 18 karters to race.

 

Axe throwing

It’s stressful planning a wedding, so give your bride the chance to let off some steam with axe throwing at Hatchet Harrys. We can guarantee you’ll have axellent fun.

  

Indoor shooting range

Are you ready for a fully loaded night out? From bespoke cocktails and frosty steins to bottomless wings and competitive leader boards, Point Blank Shooting is a state-of-the-art simulation shooting range that’s perfect for a hen do.

FOR THE FOODIE BRIDE

 

Afternoon teas

Nothing beats a cream tea and scone, right ladies? Jesmond Dene House serves sandwiches, quiche and sausage rolls and cake offerings including Crème Patisserie and blueberry tart and ruby chocolate éclair.

Cake Stories serve the dreamiest homemade sandwiches and cakes that just look too good to eat. Plus, you have the option to add a cheeky glass of fizz to get your hen party started.

 

Food tours

Whether your bride is a street food enthusiast or more of a wine and cheese lover, Triple A Tours give you the chance to experience the range of cuisines that the North East has to offer, in a foodie tour around the city.

 

Tasting menus

Level up your dining experience with some fine-dining for your bride – you only get married once (well, that’s the plan). Check out Nest’s indulgent 8-course tasting menu, you won’t be disappointed, and you have the option of adding a wine flight, too.

FOR THE CREATIVE BRIDE

 

Art workshops

This is the perfect choice if your bride is more on the artsy, creative side. Whether your bride squad are beginners or experts at pottery making, The Pottery Experience gives you a chance to make and paint pottery, meaning you’ll have a keepsake to take home from the hen party, too.

Or, if you think your bride might prefer creative craft workshops such as quilt making, unicorn headdresses and flower crowns, check out Crafts & Giggles.

FOR THE BRIDE WHO WANTS TO RELAX

 

Facials

Planning is a wedding is stressful, so your bride might just want to take some time out to chill out for their hen party – and we don’t blame them. Why don’t you book your bride a Million Dollar Facial at Danu Studios, which we can guarantee will make her feel and look like a million dollars?

 

Spa day

For the ultimate chill-out spa day for your bride squad, treat yourselves to a day at City Retreat where there are plenty of packages to choose from that will have your bride squad all feeling zen.

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