Top 5 Hen Daytime Activities: Leeds

The cultural heart of West Yorkshire, Leeds is a northern metropolis that offers a huge range of daytime and evening activities to any prospective hen do. Whether you’re visiting for a night or are planning a weekend break, as the fourth largest Metropolitan area in the UK, you’re sure to find plenty of things to keep your itinerary busy.

When organising a Leeds hen do, be sure to look online for some affordable accommodation. Making group bookings can earn you attractive discounts and will provide you and your group with a comfortable, reasonably priced hotel that is centrally located, so that all you have to worry about is enjoying yourselves.

Cocktail Making – Start the day in style by learning the art of cocktail making, sampling an array of flavours and forming your own signature cocktail. Whether you’re partial to a mojito, a daiquiri or sex on the beach, you can learn the tricks of the trade before embarking on the usual hen night traditions later in the evening.

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Shopping – Any group of girls will know the importance of shops. Whether it’s window shopping or the desire to treat yourself to a new outfit (or two), Leeds is a perfect place to quench your thirst for the high street. The extensive retail area that Leeds provides is recognised as the primary centre in the whole of Yorkshire, so it’s no wonder that the sheer volume of shops here could take you days to explore. Head to Briggate to find some well known British stores, such as TopShop, House of Fraser and Harvey Nichols or for the more boutique and high end market, The Victorian Quarter is where it’s at. With dramatic passages that lead to Louis Vuitton, Vivien Westwood and diesel, among many others, you could easily be immersed in the sensual stores that reside here.

Burlesque Lesson – Try your hand at the glamorous 1950s-esque neo-burlesque routines and feel like Dita von Teese for the day. Learn the moves, the looks and the tantalising tricks, using some of the props provided, before building a routine to be proud of. Apart from anything else, it’s fantastic fun and a memorable experience to be had by all.

Naked Art Class – Ever fancied drawing a naked bloke? There’s no better time than with a bunch of your best mates on a lovely afternoon in Leeds. Life drawing parties definitely provide an alternative edge to the usual antics of a hen party.

Activity Days – For the more adventurous thrill seeking hen parties, you could participate in a range of adrenaline fuelled outdoor pursuits, including hovercrafting, quad biking and rage buggies. Choose from a massive selection of activities to keep you busy for an afternoon or full day. With each activity lasting around 50 minutes, and with the site being a mere 30 minutes from Leeds, you could fit in a fun filled day of outdoor fun before returning to base and painting the town red.

Whatever you decide, book your accommodation and activities in advance to avoid disappointment.