7 Enchanting Hen Do Ideas in the New Forest!

Written by Harriet

Facilitator of Fun - Laughtercise For Hen Parties

Legend has it that the New Forest is home to a mystical creature called the “Dragon of Hurst.” Apparently, this Dragon dwells deep within the forest, guarding hidden treasure.

Fortunately, the dragon doesn’t hoard the treasure you’re looking for for your hen do. The treasure of wine. The jewels of cocktails. The riches of afternoon tea.

So let’s sidestep the dragon, and open up the hen do treasure of the New Forest! 😁




7 Enchanting Hen Do Ideas in the New Forest!


1. 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.


2. Axe Throwing, Archery & Crossbows!

I want to axe you a question… are you ready for some woodland fun?

Insight Activities in the New Forest is the perfect destination for an action-packed afternoon of fun! I think you can hack it. If you go you will have an Axeillerating time. Ok, i’ll stop now 😂 

Click here to find out more about Insight Activities. 

Location: Featherdown Farm, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, UK SP6 3DA


3. Vineyard Tour

Is your bride-to-be elegant, sophisticated, or simply a lover of wine? If yes, treat her to a delightful stroll through a picturesque vineyard followed by a seated session of nibbles and wine tasting — it’s the perfect blend of elegance and indulgence for her special day!

Click here to find out more about Setley Ridge Vineyard.

Location: Lymington Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7UF


4. Spa Day at Limewood

Nestled in the heart of the New Forest, Herb House Spa in Limewood is your sanctuary for natural well-being, surrounded by the forest’s enchanting embrace. Flock with your hens to Herb House and get the ultimate escape to unwind and rejuvenate.

For more spa ideas around New Forest, check out Spa Breaks.

Click here to find out more about Limewood Hotel.

Location: Beaulieu Rd, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7FZ


5. Afternoon Tea at Careys Manor

Toast over tea to the bride to be and head for a spot in Careys Manor, where the enchantment continues with delicate pastries served alongside savory delights, ensuring the hen party is a sweet celebration to cherish.

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 afternoon tea at Careys Manor.

Location: Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7RH

For more afternoon tea ideas, check out the top places for afternoon tea in New Forest. 


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.

Location: Anywhere! Comes to your hen party accommodation.


7. Get Crafty with ArtAngels

Whether you’re itching to felt, eager to weave, thirsty for Prosecco painting, in need of a mug-making fix, or yearning to craft some jewellery, look no further than these talented folks in the New Forest — they’ve got your creative cravings covered for your hen do!

Click here to find out more about Art Angels.

Location: Spud Works, Station Road, Sway, SO41 6BA


More Hen Party Ideas in the New Forest!


Free Hen Night Ideas in the New Forest!

Are you just having your own hen do at home and are looking for fun activities to play?

If so, check out our Hen Party Games for some wild and fabulously fun games!



Creative Tips For Your Hen Do

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

Hen Party Ideas For Small Groups

Hen Party Ideas For Pregnant Brides

Hen Party Ideas For Under-18s

Hen Party Ideas For Mixed Ages

Hen Party Ideas For Non-Drinkers

Hen Party Ideas For Large Groups


What are the most popular hen do activities in the New Forest?

The most popular hen do activities in the New Forest revolve around immersing yourself in nature’s enchantment, with adventures like archery, axe throwing, tree top adventures, wildlife safaris, and horse riding catering to the daring souls, while those seeking relaxation can indulge in luxurious spa pampering. Additionally, tranquil walks and creative crafting offer further options for a memorable celebration amidst the forest’s beauty. With an abundance of choice, there’s something for every hen to enjoy in the New Forest.


Indoor Hen Do Ideas in the New Forest 

The most popular indoor hen do ideas in the New Forest are sought after and there is so many of them! Treat yourselves to a delightful afternoon tea at Careys Manor, or pamper yourselves with a luxurious spa day at Limewood, where relaxation and rejuvenation await amidst serene surroundings. For a creative twist, unleash your artistic side with arts and crafts at The ArtAngels, crafting personalized keepsakes and making memories to cherish long after the celebration ends. Feeling thirsty? Shake things up with cocktail crafting at 820 Spirits, or tantalize your taste buds with chocolate tastings at Chocolate by Miss Witt. And for a truly fragrant experience, create your own signature scents at New Forest Aromatics.


Outdoor Hen Do Ideas in the New Forest

The most popular outdoor hen do ideas in the New Forest are a thrilling array of adventures, perfect for embracing the natural beauty of the surroundings. From honing your skills with archery and testing your skill with axe throwing (which can be done with Insight Activities) to soaring through the treetops on exhilarating tree top adventures with Go Ape, there’s no shortage of excitement to be had. For those seeking a closer connection with nature, wildlife safaris offer the chance to spot the diverse array of animals that call the forest home, while horse riding allows you to explore the scenic trails and soak in the tranquil atmosphere. And of course, no outdoor adventure is complete without leisurely strolls through the forest, offering moments of peace and serenity amidst the lush greenery.


Hen Party Accommodation in New Forest

The best places to find Hen party accommodation in New Forest are on these links, Group Accommodation and Acacia Cottages.


Hen Do Activities Near the New Forest

If you’re basing your hen crew in the New Forest, but you feel like venturing out, we also have these resources:

Hen Do Ideas in Dorset

Hen Do Ideas in Hampshire

Hen Do Ideas in Wiltshire

Hen Do Ideas in Somerset


That’s it from me! I hope you have a wonderful time with your hen crew in the New Forest! 😀

Love Harriet & Team Laughtercise


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.

Hens love Laughtercise too 👇

“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! 😁

We will rock your world ⚡

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