If you’re the maid of honour who’s under the stress of deciding where to throw your best friend’s hen do, then you’ve come to the right place because this is all about why you should have your friend’s hen do in London.
The city of Big Ben, the Queen, Westminster Abbey and more, has so much to offer you and your friends, that any number of days will fall short of you being able to take in all of London. That’s the beauty of this capital city, you can never get enough of it.
For your hen party in London, you will need your passports stamped, your energy topped and your lips curved, because London will make you truly happy. Here’s a list of reasons why you should, definitely, have your hen do in London.
Attractions of the Capital City
It goes without screaming out loud that London is the capital city of England and United Kingdom, so it definitely has a lot to offer. London has been a major city in the history, in place since the 21st century, so it has a lot of history and culture to offer to those visiting.
You can start from the top attraction of London, the Buckingham Palace where you and your girls can witness the famous, changing of the guard ceremony for a close-to-royal-life experience.
Then you can move on to visit the other attractions of London like the Big Ben, Tower of London, London Eye, Tower Bridge and get some Instagram worthy photographs here.
You can then move onto the British Museum, have some lunch overlooking the Thames River and then pay a must visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Westminster Abbey. It is an Anglican church in Westminster, where a lot of kings and queens have also been buried. Along with the Westminster Abbey, there is also the Westminster Palace, which is the official meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of UK, the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
To paint the town red and celebrate the last night of your friend’s singlehood, London has some top notch places to show you and your girls a good time. From top clubs for all night dancing to rooftop bars for drinking with some spectacular views, London has it all. If you’re more of a performance enjoyer, then there are plenty of theatre shows at the West End for you to enjoy.
You can also enjoy burlesque shows, cabaret shows or maybe even try your luck at some casinos in London like Empire Casino, Hippodrome Casino, Palm Beach Casino etc.
There are also a lot of stand up comedy shows in London where you and your girls can catch a laugh or two. If music is what you like, then hit up a jazz club for some fine tunes.
Whichever way you want to celebrate your hen do, London nights have it for you.
To empty your wallets and max out your credit cards, London, also one of the fashion capitals of the world, has a lot of stores for you. You can start your British shopping journey at Oxford street in London, where there are easily more than 300 designer outlets and top stores. It also has the famous department stores like John Lewis. Debenhams etc.
Once you’re done with Oxford street and it’s charm, move on to the Regent Street and Jermyn Street for an elegant tour of shopping. Regent Street will not max out your credit cards, so you can expect an affordable range of stores here to shop. It has some of the most popular and oldest stores like Hamley’s, Liberty etc.
Jermyn Street is known more for men’s clothing stores. So if you’re looking to pick up some British hats for your male friends, you know where to go.
If your bank account balance has run out and you still can’t get enough of the London shopping, then head to Bond Street and Mayfair for some window shopping. And if by chance you’ve got some British bucks left, then splurge on high end designer stores that this place boasts of. You’ve got Tiffany & Co., Burberry, Louis Vuitton and many other top fashion brands waiting for you.
There is a lot more that London has to offer, than what you can read on this blog. You have to be in this glamorous, lit up city to truly know that it was the best decision you made having your hen do here.
Exploring historical places, visiting museums, art galleries, shopping, dancing, drinking with your girl gang in the most British city ever, will definitely be the best hen do you could throw your bride to be.