41 Fun Hen Do Ideas in Leeds, York, Sheffield, Harrogate & Across Yorkshire!

Written by Harriet

Facilitator of Fun - Laughtercise For Hen Parties

Hello there lovely hen! 👋 Actually, hold on a minute ⛔

I need to give you a proper Yorkshire greeting…

Ey Up Me Duck!! 🙂

Exciting times me duck…you’re planning a hen party! Are you mostly excited or mostly stressed?!

But before we talk hen do fun, Would you fancy starting with a random fact about Yorkshire? Well, we are… and it’s not a choice 😁

⭐ Random Fact About Yorkshire! ⭐ Yorkshire is home to the highest pub in Britain. It’s called the ‘Tan Hill Inn’ and is in Swaledale, just near Keld.

But don’t put it on your pub crawl list as it’s 528 meters above sea level and is pretty remote!

 

Random Yorkshire fact done, back to the hen do fun! 😁

On the lash in Leeds? YOLO in York? Scampering off to Sheffield? Hen do heaven in Harrogate? Or have you booked a cottage in rural Yorkshire and you’re looking for activities to come to you?

Whatever it is, this resource has you covered

Just click on the table of contents for what you’re looking for 👇

 

Table of Contents

 

8 fun hen do ideas across Yorkshire (north, east, south & west!) and activities that come to you

 

Lovely Yorkshire! Its given the world some wonderful things. Wensleydale Cheese, Yorkshire Puddings and Yorkshire Tea. Tasty stuff 😋 It’s absolutely huge (11,903 km² to be precise) and we’ve picked out some brilliant hen do activities for if you’re setting up base in a cottage and want activities to come to you. We’ve also picked out some activities in the smaller towns and rural areas 👇

 

1. Gin Tour at Whittaker’s Distillery

Did somebody say gin?????!!!! 

Get behind the scenes and look at a working distillery producing internationally award winning gins. When you arrive, you will be welcomed with a gin and tonic. Welcomed…with gin and tonic. Great so far, huh? 😂

Then it is off for a look at the old distillery building where you will get to see, taste and smell all the botanicals used in the gin making process, where the gin is stored and then you head over to the distillery building.

The tour lasts for 40 minutes and then it’s back into the café for full gin tasting and delicious nibbles. There are usually 8 gins to try. Go steady!!!! 😂😂 It’s certainly an alternative hen do idea in Yorkshire!

Location: Harewell House Farm, Dacre Banks, North Yorkshire HG3 4HQ

Click here to find out more about gin, gin and gin!

 

2. Laughtercise!

 

Massive smiles, belly laughs and contagious chuckles. If your hen crew are up for the most amount of fun they’ve ever had at a hen party, a Laughtercise For Hen Party Session is for them!

Just imagine your hen crew playing this wild game 👇 Which of your hens would win?! 🏆

 

Laughtercise is the ultimate test of how well your hens can work together. And how competitive they are! 💪

So…are you ready to grin before the gin? 😁

 

Click here to find out more and to get you hen crew Laughtercised!

Location: Anywhere! Comes to your hen party accommodation.

 

3. Go Ape Dalby Forest & Normanby Hall

If your bride is adventurous, Go Ape’s locations at Dalby Forest & Normanby Hall are an adventurer’s paradise. Take your pick from Treetop ChallengeTreetop Adventure, and Forest Segways

Location: Dalby Forest, Low Dalby, Pickering YO18 7LT

Location: Normanby Hall Country Park, Normanby, Scunthorpe DN15 9HU

Click here to find out more about Go Ape.

 

4. Pig Herding!

people herding pigs

Fancy seeing your bride pig herding? Which hen would win the farmer Olympics? Check out everything on offer at Farm Adventure! It doesn’t get any wilder for your hen crew!!! 🐑 🐖 🐐

Location: Hill Top Farm, Ilton, Masham HG4 4JY

Click here to find out more about Farm Adventure.

 

5. Yorkshire Spa Day

Hands up if you love a spa day! 🖐🖐🖐🖐

Bearing in mind that you may have booked accommodation already, rather than give you a specific destination, here are a choice of spa locations in…

North Yorkshire & South Yorkshire

Have a look through and pick the best one is best situated for your hen crew.

 

Any witches in your hen crew? 🙂

⭐ Random Fact About Yorkshire! ⭐ The last witch burning in England took place in the town of Pocklington, of East Riding, in 1630.

 

6. The Crafty Hens Flower Crown Workshop

Is your bride a crafty soul? Are you having a festival themed hen party? If so, make your own beautiful handmade flower crown with the crafty hens! All with Faux flowers, leafy foliage, ribbons and embellishments. Everyone can select flowers to their preferred colour scheme and create crowns to their own taste. You can even keep your crown and wear it all year round!

Click here to find out more Crafty Hens.

Location: Anywhere! Comes to your hen party accommodation.

 

7. The Escapologist Escape Rooms

escape room in yorkshire

Your hens have been locked up for a crime you didn’t even commit! But the justice system don’t wanna hear it. A cell mate saw where the idiot guards leave their I.D Cards for the doors, surely you can at least manage to nick one? Although the guard changeover is in only 30 minutes…

Location: The Escapologist, Unit 19, Xscape Yorkshire, Colorado Way, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 4TA

Click here to find out more.

For more Escape Room ideas, check out the 10 Top Rated Escape Rooms in Yorkshire

 

8. Galactic Golf, Halifax

It’s time for your hens to par-tee! Try out the interactive gaming wall there too!

Location: Units 2 & 3 Pennine Retail Park, Horton Street, Halifax, HX1 1QE

Click here to find out more.

For 20 of the best crazy golf courses in South Yorkshire, click here.

For 20 of the best crazy golf courses in West Yorkshire, click here.

For 6 of the whackiest places to play crazy golf in Yorkshire, click here.

 

10 Fun Hen Party Ideas in Leeds!

 

Don’t climb into casks of beer on your hen do in Leeds…!

⭐ Random Fact About Leeds! ⭐ Houdini almost died in a cask of beer at The Tetley in 1911. Vowing to break out of a padlocked metal cask of ale, Houdini failed, and would have died had it not been for the intervention of his assistant.

 

1. Liquor Studio Gin & Rum School

Fancy going to gin or rum school? This is a lesson you will pay attention to! You can even create your own gin or spiced rum! I mean, how cool is that!? Rated #3 out of 30 for Food & Drink in Leeds on Trip Advisor.

Click here to find out more.

 

2. Spa Day at Oulton Hall

Top end of luxury this place! Indoor swimming pool, steam room, a sauna and jacuzzi. Lots of lovely treatments to choose from too.

Click here to find out more.

For more spa ideas around Leeds, check out Spa Breaks.

 

3. Hen Hilarity with Laughtercise!

Just imagine your hen crew playing this wild game 👇 Which of your hens would win?! 🏆

And which of your hens has the strongest pencil pout…?

Laughtercise is the most amount of fun you will EVER have at a hen do!

   

Click here to find out more and to get you hen crew Laughtercised!

Location: Anywhere! Comes to your hen party accommodation.

 

4. Italian Afternoon Tea at LIVIN Italy

Goditi il tuo te.

That’s ‘enjoy your tea’ in Italian! 🙂

All the enjoyment of traditional afternoon tea, but with an Italian twist! And do know what else is Italian? Prosecco. And they have some nice ones!

Click here to find out more LIVIN Italy.

 

5. Crazy Golf at The Junk Yard Golf Club

Take an extra pair of socks with you if you choose this activity. In case you get a hole in one! 😂 Get it, hole in one!? I know, I know…pure cheese 🧀

Three mashed-up courses to choose from. Putt through bears, try to avoid the clowns and watch out for scrap metal!

Click here to find out more.

 

6. Go Ape Temple Newsham

If your bride loves adventure, being outside and tress…Go Ape is for her!! You should go just for the zip wires! Just make sure you do it all before the alcohol starts flowing 🤣

Click here to find out more.

 

7. Go Bottomless!

Hen do brunch? Bottomless? YES PLEASE! Prosecco, bubbles and food…but Prosecco first! Get your fill at Slug & Lettuce in Leeds!

Click here to find out more.

 

8. Go Karting

team go karting

Who is the fastest in your hen crew? Does your bride want some high octane Yorkshire hen fun? These two awesome, multi-level tracks are bound to give your thrill-seekers all the action they can handle!

Click here to find out more.

 

9. Escape Rooms Leeds

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Can your hen crew decipher the ancient riddles, outsmart the enigmatic guardians, and find your way to freedom? Enter the underworld and retrieve its secrets before it’s too late!

Click here to find out more.

Fro more escape room ideas in Leeds, check out the top 10 escape rooms in Leeds.

 

10. Cocktail Making!

Chin-chin, it’s time for cocktails! Take your hens to Slug & Lettuce for a classic cocktail masterclass. Which hen will be a great mixologist? Will all the hen crew stay upright? 🤣

Click here to find out more.

 

8 Fun Hen Do Activity Ideas in Sheffield!

 

Will you see a rainbow on your hen do in Sheffield…?

⭐ Random Fact About Sheffield! ⭐ The world’s longest lasting rainbow was only visible from Sheffield. The rainbow was visible above the skies of the city for six hours on March 14 1994.

Let’s get the colour bright on your Sheffield hen do! 👇

 

1. Afternoon Tea at Jameson’s Tea Rooms

Get your posh pinky out and choose from eight afternoon tea menu options! Vegan afternoon tea available. Oh… and GF friendly too!

Cream or jam first? Pinkies up or down? Read this article on Afternoon Tea Etiquette for some top tips 😂

Click here to find out more about Jameson’s.

Jameson’s not tickling your fancy? Have a look at 6 other afternoon tea options in Sheffield.

 

2. Cocktail Masterclass at MOJO

Did somebody say cocktails?? At MOJO, you’ll get a welcome drink and then you’ll learn how to make three cocktails with the help of an expert mixologist. You’ll have a blast shaking, stirring and sipping your creations. Which hen will be the best mixologist?! Just be careful when you stand up after 😂 Also, check out the moving logo on MOJO’s website, it’s pretty cool!

Click here to find out more about MOJO.

 

3. TeamSport Go Karting

team go karting

These two awesome, multi-level tracks are bound to give your thrillseeking hens all the action they can handle!

Click here to find out more.

 

4. Crazy Golf at Golf Fang

(🧀 cheesy pun alert 🧀) Let’s par-tee! This crazy golf choice is tee-rrific.

This is not your average crazy golf course. Golf with DJ’s and cocktails, you wouldn’t have that at St Andrews. No ifs and putts, get this booked! FOOOOUR!

Click here to find out more.

 

5. Bottomless Brunch

What time is brunch? Who knows? Who cares? Because the only time we care about is Prosecco time. And it’s Prosecco time for 2hrs at Slug & Lettuce 🍾

Click here to find out more.

 

6. Escape Sheffield

escape room logo

Welcome to the school of witchcraft and wizardry where there has been some funny goings on. In a room full of tricks, puzzles, challenges and spells, you must solve them all to escape. However in order to escape with distinction your hens must retrieve as many pieces of uniform as they can!

Click here to find out more about Escape Sheffield.

 

7. Have a giggle with Laughtercise!

Just imagine your hen crew playing this wild game 👇 Which of your hens would win?! 🏆

And which of your hens has the strongest pencil pout…?

Laughtercise is the most amount of fun you will EVER have at a hen do!

   

Click here to find out more and to get you hen crew Laughtercised!

Location: Anywhere! Comes to your hen party accommodation.

 

8. Cocktail Masterclass at Slug & Lettuce!

Sniff, sniff…what’s that smell? Is it…it is isn’t it…IT’S COCKTAILS! 🍸

Get your hen crew mixing it up at Slug & Lettuce Sheffield. Cocktail making on a hen do is a classic for a reason. And that reason is lots of hen giggles. And lots of cocktails. Tasty cocktails. Cocktails. Did I mention about cocktails?

P.S cocktails.

Click here to find out more.

 

10 Fun Hen Do Ideas in York!

 

1. York’s Chocolate Story

There is a chocolate tour in York that does chocolate tasting. A hen do, with chocolate tasting…job done I say. Throw in a hot tub and I’m there. On this tour you will learn how to taste chocolate like a professional. Imagine that as a job…‘Professional Chocolate Taster’. The job actually exists, the dream is real.

Click here to find out more.

 

2. Betty’s Tea Rooms

Is it illegal to go on a hen do in York and not go to Betty’s Tea Room? Well, if it’s not, it should be made illegal. No, I don’t work for Betty’s. I just love their tea and cinnamon toast 🤣

Breakfast to kick off your hen do or dinner to line the stomach, it’s up to you. Perfect for a bit of class before the hen do shenanigan’s! 😁

Click here to find out more about Betty’s.

 

3. Spa Day at The Grand

If you’re looking for pure luxury, have a look at The Grand in York. It’s York’s first and only AA 5* hotel. You’ll need a good hen do kitty fund though…

Click here to find out more about The Grand.

For more spa ideas around York, check out Spa Breaks.

 

4. Mindlock Escape Rooms

Are there any hens who you wouldn’t like to be locked up in a room with?! If there is someone you have mind, you better escape! 😂 Check out Mindlock York and their ‘Cluedo’ and ‘The Dark Arts’ rooms.

Click here to find out more about Mindlock.

For more Escape Rooms in York, check out the 10 Best York Escape Rooms on Trip Advisor.

 

5. Puttstars York

It’s time to par-tee at puttstars! (I know, I know…pure cheese 🧀)

For more crazy golf locations in York, check out the The Best Crazy Golf Locations in York on Trip Advisor.

Click here to find out more about Puttstars.

 

6. Cocktail Making Fun!

Get your hen crew mixing it up at Slug & Lettuce York. Because a hen do deserves cocktails. And it deserves a lot of them. Hopefully your hen crew will be good at mixing them up!

Click here to find out more.

 

7. Cooper King Distillery Gin Tour

Did somebody say gin?! A guided tour of England’s only self-built whisky and gin distillery, situated in the picturesque countryside, 10 miles north of York. Get your hens ready to smell, touch and taste the key botanicals used in gin distillation. Mmmm gin!

You’ll also be introduced to the wonderful Tasmanian copper whisky still – the only one of its kind in the Northern Hemisphere!

Click here to find out more about the tour.

 

8. Hen Giggles With Laughtercise!

Just imagine your hen crew playing this wild game 👇 Which of your hens would win?! 🏆

And which of your hens has the strongest pencil pout…?

Laughtercise is the most amount of fun you will EVER have at a hen do!

   

Click here to find out more and to get you hen crew Laughtercised!

Location: Anywhere! Comes to your hen party accommodation.

 

9. Bottomless Brunch

It’s bottomless time. It’s food. It’s the girls. What could be better than that?! Oh I know, all you can drink Prosecco! 🍾

Click here to find out more about Bottomless Brunch at Slug & Lettuce.

 

10. York Motorsports Village

team go karting

Who is the fastest hen in your crew? Does your bride want some high octane fun in york? This is bound to give your thrill-seekers all the action they can handle!

Click here to find out more.

 

5 Fun Hen Do Ideas in Harrogate!

 

1. Betty’s Tea Rooms

Harrogate is the home to the most famous of Betty’s Tea Rooms! It’s illegal to go on a hen do in Harrogate and not go to Betty’s you know? Well, it’s not, but you should pretend it is!

No, I don’t work for Betty’s. I just love their tea and cinnamon toast!

Breakfast to kick off your hen do or dinner to line the stomach, it’s up to you. Perfect for a bit of class before the hen do shenanigan’s! 😁

Click here to find out more.

 

2. Spa Day at Turkish Baths

Get your hens immersed in Britain’s most fully restored Victorian Turkish Baths and enjoy a unique regime of relaxation and rejuvenation. Are your hens culture vultures? The baths are full of decoration, elaboration and rarity.

Click here to find out more.

 

3. Cocktail Masterclass at Manahatta

What time is it…? It’s cocktail o’clock 🍹

Create your favourite cocktails with the team at Harrogate’s New York Cocktail Bar, Manahatta.

Click here to find out more.

 

4. Flower Crown Workshop

Is your bride a crafty soul? Are you having a festival themed hen party? If so, make your own beautiful handmade flower crown with the crafty hens! All with Faux flowers, leafy foliage, ribbons and embellishments. Everyone can select flowers to their preferred colour scheme and create crowns to their own taste. You can even keep your crown and wear it all year round!

Click here to find out more.

Location: Anywhere! Comes to your hen party accommodation.

 

5. Boozy Brunch at The Crafted Social

It’s bottomless time. It’s food. It’s the girls. What could be better than that?! Oh I know, all you can drink Prosecco! 🍾

And this ain’t any normal bottomless brunch. It’s an award winning bottomless brunch. Best in Harrogate…FACT!

Click here to find out more about Bottomless Brunch at The Crafted Social.

 

More Hen Do Day & Night Ideas Across Yorkshire!

 

Creative Tips For Your Hen Do

Hungry for even more ideas? 😀 Check out these resources:

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Hen Party Ideas For Large Groups

 

Best Bars in Leeds For Hen Parties

If you’re looking to design your night in Leeds, you need to head over to, well… Design My Night

Design my night are the experts at listing the best bars in each city, with info about each bar and maps of where they all are so you can plan your route to be efficient!

You can also check out this article by Time Out about their pick for the best 18 bars in Leeds.

 

Best Bars in York For Hen Parties

For the best knowledge on the best bars in York, check out this article by Time Out about their pick of the best 13 bars in York.

 

What are the most popular hen do activities in Yorkshire?

 

The most popular hen do activities in Yorkshire are gin tours, go ape, spa days, escape rooms, crazy golf and pig herding!

Can it get any crazier for a hen do then doing pig herding!? Definitely not! That’s why adventurous brides head over to Farm Adventure! Gin is popular in Yorkshire (is it unpopular anywhere?!) and the gin goes down well with hens at Whittaker’s Distillery.

Next on the hen to do list in Yorkshire is Laughtercise, which is a popular (and hilarious!) activity that comes to hen accommodation. Head, Shoulders, Knees, CUP!, who will grab it the fastest? Which hen has the best pencil pout?

Thrill seeking hens in Yorkshire head to Go Ape in Dalby Forest or Normanby Hall for a treetop challenge and zip wire fun! Maybe being up in the trees is not your hens cup of tea! No problem, find an ‘escape’ from those heights in an escape room at The Escapologist Escape Rooms in West Yorkshire.

Foooooour! Crazy golf is always a hit for hen crews in Yorkshire and Galactic Golf in Halifax is sure a hit for your par-tee (2 puns in 1 for you there!😁)

 

What are the most popular hen do activities in Sheffield?

   

The most popular hen do activities in Sheffield are escape rooms, bottomless brunches, afternoon tea, cocktail masterclasses, crazy golf and go karting!

Afternoon tea is hen do activity loved all over the UK, and it goes down a treat with hens in Sheffield too! Jameson’s is a top notch afternoon tea attraction with great vegan and GF options.

To shake things up, two of the best cocktail masterclasses are at MOJO and Slug & Lettuce. For the best activities in Sheffield for physical and mental fun, whizz around with some Go Karting at TeamSport or become a successful wizard at Escape Sheffield.

Next on the hen do hit list, is Bottomless Brunch. Your besties and some fizz, what could be better than that?!

The best hen crews in Sheffield love a bit of Laughtercise. In fact, they love a lot of Laughtercise. It’s the most amount of fun you will ever have on a hen do and it comes to your accommodation!

And finally, having a round of golf (to decide who will buy the next round!) is always a hit in Sheffield. Lots of places to choose from, but our pick is Golf Fang just because of how colourful the course is (and for the cocktails!).

 

What are the most popular hen do activities in Leeds?

   

The most popular hen do activities in Leeds are going to gin school at Liquor Studio, having a spa day at Oulton Hall, going ape at Go Ape, sipping afternoon tea at LIVIN Italy and going bottomless or making cocktails at Slug & Lettuce!

Attention!! Please pay attention. No mucking about and sit up straight. Hen crews in Leeds love to go school on their hen dos. Gin & rum school! The teachers at Liquor Studio will ensure your hens become good students of gin and rum. Your hens will even get the chance to create their own gin or rum. Pretty neat huh? 🍸🥃

Deep breath, cleanse your mind and dip your feet into one of the best spa days for hens in Leeds, a spa day at Oulton Hall. It’s pure luxury and the perfect pamper treat for your bride.

Leeds hens love a laugh, and there is nothing more hilarious then Laughtercise for Hen Parties! Wild games, fast willy grabbers and will pouting! Just imagine your hen crew playing this wild game 👇

The team at Laughtercise can come to your accommodation and deliver wild laughter.

It’s time for afternoon tea. Italian afternoon tea! Do you know what else is Italian? Prosecco!! The marvelous afternoon tea at LIVIN Italy is sure to go down a treat with your hens.

Go Ape is a poplar hen do activity all over the UK, and Leeds is no different. Get your hens in the trees at Go Ape Temple Newsham! Who will be fastest down the zip wire? 😁

And to finish things off, let’s get shaking things up or get bottomless at Slug & Lettuce! Brunch or cocktails? You decide!

 

What are the most popular hen do activities in York?

   

The most popular hen do activities in York are learning about York’s chocolate story, a spa day at The Grand, a gin tour at Cooper King Distillery, bottomless brunch at Slug & Lettuce and…of course…having a tea at Betty’s Tea Rooms! 😁

A hen do activity that includes chocolate is bound to be popular, right? And learning about York’s Chocolate Story is sure to be a hit with your hen crew. Why? Because they will get to taste a huge amount of chocolate!

It’s soon to become illegal to have a hen do in York and not go to Betty’s tea rooms. Well, it’s not. I made that up. But it’s a valid point indeed. Add a bit of Yorkshire class to your hen do by visiting Betty’s Tea Rooms. The cinnamon toast is delightful!

The best spa day in York is to be found at The Grand. It’s pretty pricey. But if your bride is worth it, she’s worth it!

Gin. This next hen do activity in York involves gin! I know, I know, it’s exciting, feel free to lick your lips. It’s a tour of a gin and whiskey distillery. And yes, you get to taste everything.

And last, but not least, it’s now time for brunch. Bottomless brunch! It’s a hen do staple. And for good reason. Slug & Lettuce do a pretty darn good one so take a peek!

 

What are the most popular hen do activities in Harrogate?

 

The most popular hen do activities in Harrogate are a spa day at The Turkish Baths, a cocktail masterclass at Manahatta, a boozy brunch at the crafted social, hen hilarity with Laughtercise and, of course, tea and nibbles at Betty’s Tea Rooms!

Hens in Harrogate flock to Betty’s Tea Rooms! And why wouldn’t they? Brilliant tea, lovely breakfasts and cinnamon toast to die for! Hen perfection!

For a spa experience that is full of decoration and history, The Turkish Baths is a sure hit for your pampering needs. For a maximum amount of laughs, Laughtercise is the answer. Wild games, fast willy grabbers and willy pouting! Just imagine your hen crew playing this wild game 👇

For a more boozy experience, it’s either a boozy brunch at The Crafted Social or a Cocktail Masterclass at Manahatta.

 

Indoor Hen Do Ideas in Yorkshire

 

The best indoor hen do ideas in Yorkshire are spa days, afternoon tea, crazy golf, distillery tours, Laughtercise and escape rooms.

Gin, gin, gin. Award winning gin, yes please! Learn about gin, smell gin and, most importantly, taste gin! Head your hen crew over to Whittaker’s Distillery for a tour of the distillery and to learn about the botanicals that go into gin. You each get the chance to sample 8 gins!

If you’re looking for an indoor hen do activity that comes to you, Laughtercise ticks the boxes for fun, smiles and wild giggles! Which hen will be the best at pencil pouting? Will the bride grab the willy the fastest? 

A hen do is a great escape from the stresses of live, so get escaping at The Escapologist Escape Rooms in West Yorkshire. Can your hens clear your name from the crime you didn’t commit?!

To get things crazy on your hen do, get competitive at Galactic Golf in Halifax. Loser buys the next round!

And finally, for deep relaxation, treat your hen tribe to a spa day. There are hundreds of places to choose from across Yorkshire, take your pick from these great spa retreats in North Yorkshire South Yorkshire.

 

Indoor Hen Do Ideas in Sheffield

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Some great indoor hen do ideas in Sheffield are afternoon tea at Jameson’s, cocktail masterclasses at MOJO or Slug & Lettuce, TeamSport Go Karting, attempting to escape at Escape Sheffield, going bottomless at Slug & Lettuce and getting a bit crazy at Golf Fang!

Jameson’s is a top notch afternoon tea attraction with great vegan and GF options. The only question is pinkies up or pinkies down?

Two of the best cocktail masterclasses in Sheffield are at MOJO and Slug & Lettuce. For competitive loving brides, Go Karting at TeamSport is a great option. For quizzical and analytical brides, they need to become a successful wizard at Escape Sheffield!

Let’s talk Bottomless Brunch now. Because talking and food (and prosecco!) with the girls is heaven!

Would you like to see your bride howling with Laughter? If so, Laughtercise is the way to go. Wild games, hilarious activities and a huge amount of hen hilarity!

It’s nearly time to PUTT a stop to these ideas. Let’s stop with crazy golf at Golf Fang. Cocktails and a DJ, it’s more of a party than a golf course!

 

Indoor Hen Do Ideas in Leeds

   

The most popular indoor hen do ideas in Leeds are having a spa day at Oulton Hall, go karting at TeamSport, going bottomless at Slug & Lettuce and crazy golf at The Junk Yard Golf Club.

Let’s start off with a deep breath! Followed by dipping our toes in the swimming pool. And then dipping into some lovely grub. A spa day is a hen do staple, and the spa day packages at Oulton Hall are brilliant.

Would you like the hen crew to create their own gin? How about rustling up a rum creation? If so, it’s time to go to gin and rum school at Liquor Studio! 🍸🥃

Would you like to beat everyone at crazy golf? Have you got the putting skills to defeat everyone? Try your luck at The Junk Yard Golf Club!

How about Laughtercise for Hen Parties? Wild games, fast willy grabbers and willy pouting! Just imagine your hen crew playing this wild game 👇

Glug, glug, glug…that’s the sound of your bride glugging down prosecco at a bottomless brunch at Slug & Lettuce!

And wwwwwhooooosh, that’s the sound of your bride winning at Go Karting!

 

Indoor Hen Do Ideas in York

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The best indoor hen do activities in York are a pamper day at The Grand, taking in York’s chocolate story, a tour of Cooper King Distillery (with tastings!), hen hilarity with Laughtercise, tea at Betty’s Tea Rooms, escaping to Mindlock Escape Rooms and putting at Puttstars!

So let’s go on an indoor journey around the delights of York for hen do’s!

First up, get deep indoors at The Grand for a spa day. And I’m talking a deep tissue massage. Or deep within the jacuzzi! After a spa day, your hen crew will need chocolate. And why not learn about chocolate at the same time by taking in everything about York’s Chocolate Story.

After the taste of chocolate, it’s pretty clear that your hen crew need tea! And where else better to have tea then at Betty’s Tea Rooms. Pure hen do delight!

After tea, it’s time to tee or escape! It’s either time to play golf at Puttstars. or escape at Mindlock Escape Rooms. Will you win or escape?

After the classiness of Betty’s, it’s time for gin or cocktails! Go on a tour of a gin and whiskey distillery and taste everything in the whole damn place! Or just mix up your own delights with cocktail making at Slug & Lettuce.

And to put an exclamation on the whole hen do, get your bride and hens ‘Laughtercised’! Laughtercise is the most amount of fun you will ever have at a hen do! Wild games and a hug amount of laughs, and all within your accomodation!

Just imagine your hen crew playing this wild game 👇 Which of your hens would win?! 🏆

 

Indoor Hen Do Ideas in Harrogate

Some good indoor hen do ideas in Harrogate are cocktail making at Manahatta, having a pamper at The Turkish Baths, getting boozy at brunch at the Crafted Social, getting Laughtercised, getting crafty with the Crafty Hens and having tea at Betty’s.

Before you go anywhere, it’s time for tea. It’s time for Betty’s! Betty’s Tea Rooms is a must for any hen do in Harrogate. The best tea in world with the girls, ahhhhh hen do heaven!

For a boozy experience, that’s almost unlimited, get boozy on your brunch at The Crafted Social or making cocktails at Manahatta.

To get your hens howling with Laughter, get Laughtercise to come to your accommodation and then it’s non-stop hen hilarity! It’s the best hen do games you can play, and this is what your hen crew will look like 👇

   

 

Outdoor Hen Do Ideas in Yorkshire

   

Some of the best outdoor hen do ideas in Yorkshire are Go Ape, farmer olympics, pig herding and pure mini golf!

Let’s start with pig herding. Yes, pig herding. You’ve read that right. You have to herd pigs from one point to another. Sounds easy right? WRONG. If your bride is up for something rather wacky and hilariously fun, check out Farm Adventure! Also on their list of activities, is the Farmer Olympics. Who will win gold?

Adventurous and tree loving hens in Yorkshire head to Go Ape in Dalby Forest or Normanby Hall. Zip down the zip wires before you zip down all that alcohol!

If you’re looking for an outdoor activity that comes to your accommodation, take a look at Pure Mini Golf 😀 They build portable courses! You can have your own course! Who will win?

 

Outdoor Hen Do Ideas in Sheffield

   

The most popular outdoor hen do ideas in Sheffield, for the muddy boots loving kinds of brides, are bouldering, canoeing, caving, abeseiling, rock scrambling and weasling!

Yes you read that right, weasling! Don’t worry, no weasels are present in this activity! It’s ‘weasling’ between rocks and tunnels.

If you want to weasel out of weasling, why not get canoeing? It’s 2 people per canoe. Who are you gonna choose to be in with you?! 🤣

If your hen crew are up for something VERY adventurous, it’s time to go climbing and abseiling in the east of the Peak District! Don’t worry, you won’t have to do it yourself and learn on the spot, the team at Parson House Outdoor Pursuits Centre will teach and guide you. If it’s pouring it down, they have an indoor climbing wall too.

If you still want to be outdoors, just without the heights and scrambling around, you could have a qualified guide take you on a beautiful Peak District walk. You’ll even learn how to read a map. It’s time to get those boots muddy!

 

Outdoor Hen Do Ideas in York

   

The most popular outdoor hen do ideas in York are pure mini golf, bubble football, clay shooting and quad biking.

If you’re looking for an outdoor activity that comes to your accommodation, take a look at Pure Mini Golf 😀 They build portable courses! You can have your own course! Who will win?

Or get your bride tumbling upside down by playing Bubble Football!

Vrooooom, it’s time to beat your bride at quad biking! BANG! Clay shooting for your hen crew will certainly shake things up! Even if you don’t manage to shoot any! 🤣

 

Outdoor Hen Do Ideas in Leeds

   

The most popular outdoor hen do ideas in Leeds are go ape, bubble football, clay shooting and quad biking.

Playing normal football at a hen do would be a tad boring, but do know what wouldn’t be boring? Bubble football! It’s guaranteed laughs as you see your bride and fellow hens tumbling upside down! 😁

Weeeeeeeeee, that’s the sound of your bride going down the zip wire at Go Ape Temple Newsham! Vrooooom, that’s the sound of you beating your bride at quad biking! BANG! Did you get it? Clay shooting on a hen do will certainly tick the ‘different’ box!

 

Outdoor Hen Do Ideas in Harrogate

   

The most popular outdoor hen do ideas in Harrogate are egg throwing, welly wangling, sheep herding, tug o war and pig herding!

When you tell the girls you’ve booked pig herding as a hen do activity, they will be surprised. While they do it they will be howling with laughter! Next up is sheep herding. Which is quite similar. But just as hilarious! There are well behaved sheep and pigs, and very naughty ones! Let’s hope you get the naughty ones 🤣

It’s time to split your hen crew into two. And then have a tug o war! Which hens will you pick for your side?!

All these activities are available at Farm Adventure which is just outside Harrogate (about a 45-mins drive) but it’s well worth the drive!

 

Classy Hen Do Ideas in Sheffield

 

Some wonderfully classy hen do ideas in Sheffield are afternoon tea at Jameson’s tea rooms, a cocktail masterclass at MOJO and bottomless brunch at Slug & Lettuce.

Jameson’s is the class act since 1883 when it comes to afternoon tea in Sheffield. Fizz, scones and delicate finger sandwiches. Oh and great vegan and GF options. The only question is pinkies up or pinkies down?

And now it’s time to talk brunch with the girls. Get your glasses up and toast to bottomless! Whoever first came up with the idea of bottomless brunching needs some kind of award. Treat the girls to Bottomless Brunch at Slug & Lettuce.

A great cocktail is the perfection of class! And the team at MOJO certainly know their cocktails. So take your hen crew, mix up some magic and sip in the good times!

 

Classy Hen Do Ideas in Leeds

   

Some wonderfully classy hen do ideas in Leeds are a spa day at Oulton Hall, Italian afternoon tea at LIVIN Italy, going bottomless at Slug & Lettuce and going to gin and rum school at Liquor Studio!

Do you know what is classy for a hen do? Your hen crew creating their own gin or rum! And you have the chance to do so at Liquor Studio!

But before the rum and gin your hen crew need to chill. And what better place to chill than at Oulton Hall. Push the boat out and get yourself a couple of treaments!

2 more options for you…Live it up at LIVIN Italy with their signature Italian afternoon tea (pinkies up please!) or go bottomless at Slug & Lettuce (take it easy please!) 🤣

 

Classy Hen Do Ideas in York

 

Great classy hen do in ideas in York are having sumptuous tea at Betty’s Tea Rooms, having a pamper day at The Grand and making cocktails at Slug & Lettuce.

For 100% class on a hen spa day, it’s time to head over to The Grand. It’s pricey but if it’s class you’re looking for, you’ve found it.

And you can’t do a classy hen do in York without visiting Betty’s Tea Rooms. I tell you what is fantastic there, the cinnamon toast! Pure heaven!

It’s then time for the class of cocktails. Mix up your own delights with cocktail making at Slug & Lettuce.

 

Classy Hen Do Ideas in Harrogate

 

Classy hen do activities in Harrogate are a spa day at The Turkish Baths, a cocktail masterclass at Manahatta, a boozy brunch at the crafted social and, of course, tea and nibbles at Betty’s Tea Rooms!

Hens in Harrogate flock to Betty’s Tea Rooms! And why wouldn’t they? Brilliant tea, lovely breakfasts and cinnamon toast to die for! Hen perfection! For a spa experience that is full of decoration and history, The Turkish Baths is a sure hit for your pampering needs. For a more boozy experience, it’s either a boozy brunch at The Crafted Social or a Cocktail Masterclass at Manahatta.

 

The Best Hen Party Packages in Sheffield, Leeds, Harrogate & York For Adults

For the best hen party packages across Yorkshire, for if you want ease of mind, with all activities booked with one provider, the best choices are GoHen and Last Night of Freedom.

These two businesses provide packages that include accommodation and a plethora of hen do activity choices. Sheffield, Leeds, Harrogate & York are all covered by their services. They also have activities that come to your hen accommodation like Life Drawing, Butler in the Buff and Laughtercise.

 

Free & Cheap Ideas For Your Hen Do in Leeds, York, Sheffield, Harrogate & Across Yorkshire

Are you having your hen do at someones home or have you booked accommodation in Yorkshire? Looking for fun activities to play?

If so, here are four absolutely hilarious Laughtercise Hen Party Games that you can facilitate at your hen do 👇

 

Game 1: Heads, Shoulders, Knees, CUP!

⚠ This game creates a huge amount of competition!  ⚠

This is the ultimate test of how competitive your hens are!

Check out several teams playing it in Laughtercise sessions 👇

 

This is what your hens will look like playing this game 👇

And this is what they look like when they win 👇😁

   

Instructions:

📍 Instruct each hen to face another hen

📍 Tell hens that you will be shouting out ‘head’, ‘shoulders’ and ‘knees’ and they have to follow the instruction

📍 Tell hens that when you shout ‘cup’ they have to grab the cup. First hen to grab it wins!

📍 After the first game, rotate hens so they keep facing a different opponent

📍 For small groups, you can play the game until everyone has faced each other

📍 Tell all hens to keep count of how many battles they win!

📍 Crown the winner!

You will need:

📍 Cups (1 per two hens, but some may break so buy spares!)

📍 To line up tables so everyone can be facing each other (like in the video)

 

Game 2: Empty the Tissue Box!

This game is mayhem. Pure mayhem.

After you all play this game, the room will look like the stags bedroom before he met the bride! 😂 You’ll see why below!

Instructions:

📍 Step 1 – Decide on whether you’ll play this game 1v1 or as a relay (like in the video)

📍 Step 2 – Make sure you get the first tissue ready to be plucked from each box

📍 Step 3 – Instruct each hen that they can only use one hand to remove tissues (one hand to remove the tissues and the other hand on the box)

📍 Step 4 – Instruct hens that they can only remove 1 tissue at a time

📍 Step 5 – Make sure no one does any digging with their hand to pluck out loads at once!

📍 Step 6 – Get players started on your command and get ready for the mess! 😁

You will need:

📍 One tissue box per player (make sure it’s the similar kind of box to the one in the video)

📍 Tables for the tissue boxes to be placed on

 

Game 3: Pencil Pushers & Pencil Pouting!

Which hen has the strongest pout? This game will answer this very important question!

This is what your hens will look like playing this game 👇

    

Pencil Pushers Instructions:

📍 Step 1 – Split your hens into two teams (or more teams if you have more than 20 hens)

📍 Step 2 – Place one drinks bottle on a table for each team

📍 Step 3 – Give two pencils to each hen and instruct them to place the pencil like in the below picture 👇

📍 Step 4 – Instruct everyone that they have to get both pencils into the bottle (like in the video)

📍 Step 5 – Make sure you put some pencils in the water bottles before you start to weigh the bottles down

📍 Step 6 – First team with all their pencils in the bottle wins 😁

 

Pencil Pouting Instructions:

📍 Step 1 – Split your hens into two teams (or more teams if you have more than 20 hens)

📍 Step 2 – Place one drinks bottle on a table for each team

📍 Step 3 – Give two pencils to each hen and instruct them to place the pencil like in the below picture 👇

For both games, you will need:

📍 Two pencils per hen

📍 Two empty bottles (non-glass!), more if you have +20 hens

 

You can also do a variation where every hen has a pencil in their mouth! 😁

 

Game 4: Impressive Willies!

How good can everyone draw a willy and testicles? We’re sure pretty well 😀

However, how good can everyone draw a willy and testicles on a piece of card ON THEIR HEAD?

In the below instruction video, we talk through this activity while using a paper plate and we draw a Christmas tree. However, a piece of card will work fine and your theme will be a willy and testicles! 😲

Instructions:

📍 Step 1 – Instruct everyone to put their paper plate or piece of card on their head 

📍 Step 2 – Instruct everyone to draw a picture of willy and testicles on their piece of card

📍 Step 3 – Instruct everyone to write their name underneath their picture

📍 Step 4 – Give them 1 minute and get them to draw!

📍 Step 5 – After 1 minute, ask everyone to remove the card and show to everyone around them 

📍 Note – You can keep this game going with ideas of different things to draw, such as: draw the bride, draw a wedding ring and draw a bouquet of flowers

You will need:

📍 1 paper plate or piece of card per person (more card if you do multiple drawings as mentioned below)

📍 1 pen per person

 

Fun Hen Do Activities Near Me in Yorkshire

If you’re basing your hen crew in a part of Yorkshire that borders another county, we also have these resources:

Hen Do Ideas in Derby, The Peak District & Across Derbyshire

Hen Do Ideas in Lincoln & Across Lincolnshire

Hen Do Ideas in Nottingham & Across Nottinghamshire

 

And that brings us to the end of our hen do journey around Yorkshire! I need a Yorkshire tea now ☕

We hope you have an absolutely smashing time with the girls in Yorkshire! 😁

Love Harriet & Team Laughtercise

FAQ'S

Whether you’re looking for a unique hen do idea for your hen crew or a corporate team building workshop for your team, a Laughtercise session is all about creating as many smiles and laughter in your group as humanely possible!

We’ve scoured the world for the best exercises, activities and games that bring out smiles and giggles.

We would love to tell you that we’ve invented loads of activities but we haven’t invented ANYTHING. We’ve taken the best that exists, combined it together and made it better…our very own original recipe.

Simple ideas, simple games, all facilitated expertly.

We deliver sessions in-person or online.

Is your room small? Is it large? Inside? Outside? We’ll be there! We will work around you.

For team building sessions, we can come to your office or away day location. For hen parties, we can come to your accommodation or a private room that you’ve booked.

📍 Our Corporate Team Building Workshops vary from 10-minute energising conferences sessions to full away day sessions of 4hs

📍 Our Corporate Wellbeing Workshops can vary in length from 1hr to 3hrs

📍 Our Online Team Building Workshops can vary in length from 30mins to 1.5hrs

📍 For online sessions, the attendee limit is 1000.

📍 For in-person sessions, the only limit is how much room you have (the more the merrier!)

Our prices vary depending on the number of attendees, how long the session is for and where the session is held.

We can guarantee you this though…in terms of bang for buck, you’ll get a sonic boom 💥

Let’s get some time to discuss, get in touch 😀

Our Corporate Team Building Workshops have been described as ‘the most fun I’ve ever had at work’ by Amazon employees and in a recent NHS study, 77% of NHS session attendees reported feeling less stressed after their Laughtercise session.

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“It was so good, everyone loved it. We all highly recommend, the Laughtercise Team are an absolute dream. It was INCREDIBLE”

But the only way to truly find out, is to dive in and get smiling! 😁

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