Whether you’re planning your own hen party or a special surprise for one of your best friends, you’ll want to make sure that the hen party accommodation is perfect. Planning special events can be a stressful time, but they don’t always have to be. At Big Cottages, we go the extra mile to ensure that everything goes as smoothly as possible, from your initial booking right until the moment you leave your hen party house.


We’ve got hen party houses for large groups across the UK, from contemporary coastal cottages with a private garden in Wales to delightful country homes in Devon with a heated outdoor pool, or somewhere with a pool table or games room in the Lake District. So, whether you’re planning a stylish city break or a chilled out hen weekend in the countryside - we’ve got the ideal hen party property awaiting your arrival, with plenty of space for all the girls. 


From big homes complete with tennis courts, luxury swimming pools and outdoor hot tubs to hen party houses with massive kitchens with a private chef, at Big Cottages you’ll find a home to suit your dream hen party plans. Once you’ve booked the location, all you’ll need to do next is to sort out the weekend’s festivities. Whatever activites you feel like from clay pigeon shooting to hiring a private chef, we've tried to make it as simple as possible for you to find and book your stay. Just don’t forget to pack the champagne!


Luxury Hen Party Houses


Please note: While every effort is made to display the most up-to-date information of properties that are open to hosting hen groups and hen parties, we do recommend that you check with the property manager before making your booking.

Where in the UK is best to go for a hen party?


Choosing the perfect location for your hen party house really depends on what sort of celebration you're after. We aim to give you the best choice available of fabulous hen party houses and self-catering accommodation with all the amenities you desire so that you can get on with celebrating the bride-to-be! From city breaks stumbling distance to spa facilities, to countryside retreats with pools hot tubs and more, all the girls can get together under one roof. 


Five most popular locations for a hen weekend


Still not sure about where you want to celebrate? Here are some of the most popular cities in the UK for hen parties and with plenty of hen party houses to choose from.




Best for: A fun-filled weekend of crazy activities
Price: £87 per night


With plenty of different places for unique activities, delicious meals and cocktails, Liverpool has quickly become one of the most popular UK destinations for hen nights. With the likes of The Romans and Bubble Mayhem, you’ll never be short on fun things to try out while you celebrate! Afterwards, hit the town and enjoy some cheeky cocktails in The Alchemist or the Berry and Rye before returning to one of the fabulous hen party houses you've picked out.


Place to stay: If you’re a smaller group and fancy something a bit different, try The Liverpool Boat.




Best for: Live music and vintage shops
Price: £73 per night


Bristol is well-known for its music scene, meaning there’s never a shortage of fantastic events happening across the city.  Enjoy a couple of drinks in the popular and vibrant Brozen Bar, before heading into one of the city’s clubs for a good dance. If you’d rather enjoy the city in the daytime, you’ll find plenty of excellent restaurants, vintage shops and shopping centres.


Place to stay: Stay in the homely Broadlands Drive for great access to Bristol city centre, but with all the luxury of our top quality hen party houses.




Best for: The buzzing nightlife scene
Price: £88 per night


Cardiff is another popular hen-do destination, thanks to its vibrant nightlife scene. From classy cocktail bars to cheesy 90’s clubs, there’s something for every bride to be to enjoy! If you can bear to drag yourself away from the hen party house, there’s also lots of sightseeing to be had in the daytime, with the Gavin & Stacey Locations Tour proving very popular with visitors!


Place to stay: Stay right in the centre of Cardiff with the stylish Glan yr Afon.




Best for: Trying out the Crystal Maze!
Price: £91 per night


While Manchester is usually associated with its incredible nightlife, it’s also home to a huge choice of hen party houses and fun activity days for brides-to-be. Take on the challenge of The Crystal Maze or have a classic School Sports Day to see which one of you is the fittest! Of course, you could always spend the weekend enjoying bottomless brunches and cocktail making classes in some of the most popular venues in the area.


Place to stay: Enjoy a city break in the spacious Life Apartment, which sleeps up to seven guests. 




Best for: Great bars and a bit of sight-seeing!
Price: £95 per night


Edinburgh is a gorgeous city, with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and, of course, hen party houses. But it’s also known for its incredible variety of upmarket bars, traditional pubs and cocktail dens. To give you a taster - Dragonfly and The Last Word Saloon are just two of the incredibly cosy and top-rated bars in the area. If that’s not your cup of tea, then you could always enjoy a shopping trip in the centre of the city.


Place to stay: For style and comfort, stay in the ultra-luxurious Edinburgh Hill Penthouse.


Looking for hen party houses somewhere in particular?


We've plenty of locations up and down the UK that might make the perfect spot for your hen weekend. Take a look at these fabulous locations for hen party houses.



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