Day activities

Most groups look to include a daytime activity in their weekend.  We’ve come up with a list of popular daytime activities. Some are based outdoors and others indoors so depending on the time of year you might choose to do indoor options if you can’t guarantee the weather.

  • Punting

    From £ pp

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    Minimum group size: 8 people

    Duration: normally 1 hour

    Destinations available: Bath, Oxford & Cambridge

    Other information: Want to spice things up a bit? Try punting with Pimms or picnics, champagne & strawberries, cocktails, afternoon tea, you name it!

    Example Package Bath:

    • One night in 5* Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel based on two people sharing
    • Full Breakfast
    • Full access to the spa all weekend
    • Punting on the River Avon
    • Private treasure hunt around the centre of Bath
    • 2 course evening meal
    • Guest list entry to Circo
    • Personal event organiser
    • Access to our online payment facility (so your friends can pay us direct)
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bath

    Price from £219pp

     

    Example Package Oxford:

    • One night in 4* Oxford Spires spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Full Breakfast
    • Full access to the spa all weekend
    • Champagne chauffeured punting on the river – 30 mins
    • 2 course evening meal
    • Guest list entry
    • Personal event organiser
    • Access to our online payment facility (so your friends can pay us direct)
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Oxford

    Price from £159pp

  • Bottomless Brunch

    From £ pp

    Prices: varies between venue but between £25- £45

    Minimum / Max group size: no minimum

    Duration: usually 2 hours

    Destinations available: London, Bristol, Cheltenham, York, Birmingham

     

    Example Package Bristol:

    • One night in a 4* Bristol spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Full Breakfast included on Sunday morning
    • Full use of the hotel spa all weekend
    • Bottomless Brunch at Brace & Browns incl. bottomless brunch dishes and unlimited bubbly
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bristol

    Prices from £125pp

  • Jewellery Making Workshop

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: 2 hours

    Destinations: Nationwide

    Example Packages:

    • One night in the Montpellier Chapter based on 2 sharing a room
    • Full or Continental breakfast
    • Access all weekend to the Spa facilities in hotel
    • A 2 hour jewellery making workshop
    • 3 course meal in the Private dining room in the hotel restaurant
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Cheltenham

    Price From £182pp

     

  • Blind 4×4 Driving

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: 1 hour

    Destinations available: Bristol

     

    Example Package

     

    • One or Two nights in 4* Bristol Harbourside Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Full or continental breakfast
    • Full use of the pool, gym and spa all weekend
    • 1 hour of blind 4×4 driving
    • 2 course meal in a stylish resturant
    • Access on our online payment system so the group can pay us direct
    • Our recommendations for the best bars in Bristol

     

    Prices from £148pp (2 nights £178pp)

  • Hen Dance Party at Pineapple Studios

    From £ pp

    Dance Party Experience Pineapple

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people

    Duration: 1 hour or 1.5 hours

    Destinations available: London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Brighton, Leeds, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Nottingham.

     

    Example Packages:

     

    • One / Two nights in 5* spa hotel in central London based on two people sharing
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Full access to the pool, gym and spa all weekend
    • Dance Party Experience at Pineapple Dance studio (in a style of your choice)
    • Guest list nightclub entry
    • Personal event organiser
    • Access to our online payment facility (so your friends can pay us direct)
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in London

      Price from:

      £145pp (One Night)

      £199pp (Two Nights) 

      Contact us at [email protected] for a quote.

  • Make-Up Workshops

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum – 18 people maximum

    Duration: 2 hours

    Destinations available: Bath

    Example Package Bath:

    • One night in 5* spa hotel in Bath based on two people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • Full access to the pool, gym and spa all weekend
    • A 2 hour make-up lesson with complimentary organic juice and a mini treat
    • Guest list nightclub entry
    • Personal event organiser
    • Access to our online payment facility (so your friends can pay us direct)
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bath
    Prices from £193pp
  • London Eye

    From £ pp

    London Eye picture

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum, maximum 25 people per capsule

    Duration: 30 minutes per rotation

    Destinations available: London

    Other information: Options include hiring a private capsule for your own exclusive use over a 30 minute rotation, you can also create your own capsule with your chosen selection of food and drinks.

    Example Package

    • One night in a chic 5* central spa hotel, based on two people sharing
    • Continental breakfast
    • A 30 minute rotation on the London Eye and fast track entry
    • 3 course meal at Grace, including club entry after dinner (private dining rooms available)
    • Our recommendations for the best nightlife in London

    Price From £169pp

  • Pottery Painting

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum however varies in different studios

    Duration: 2 hours

    Destinations available: Nationwide

    Other information: Most studios are happy for groups to bring bubbly, wine, cakes etc, and tea, coffee and soft drinks are available.

    Example Package London:

    • One or two nights in 5* central Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the luxury spa all weekend
    • A Pottery Painting workshop including sandwiches and a hot drink
    • 3 course meal at Grace, including club entry after dinner (private dining rooms available)
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in London

    Prices from £169pp (Two nights from £223pp)

  • Dance Lesson

    From £ pp

    Dance lessons at the Pineapple Dance Studio in London

    Minimum / Max group size: Minimum 8 people

    Duration: 1 and a half or 2 hour classes

    Destinations available: Nationwide

     

    Example Package:

     

    • One night in 5* spa hotel in the MacDonald Bath Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • Full access to the pool, gym and spa all weekend
    • A 2 hour Dance lesson in the centre of Bath
    • Guest list nightclub entry
    • Personal event organiser
    • Access to our online payment facility (so your friends can pay us direct)
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in London

     

    Price from £178pp

     

  • Spa Treatments

    From £ pp

    Spa Treatments with ORchid City & Spa

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: Dependent – normally 30 minute treatment slots.

    Destinations available: Nationwide

    Additional Information: In our London packages with spa treatments these include a glass of champagne, chocolates, strawberries and cream.

     

    Here are some Example packages including treatments

     

    Example London Spa Package :

    • One or two nights in 5* central London Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the luxury spa all weekend
    • A 30 minute spa treatment each including 1 glass of Champagne, chocolates, strawberries & cream
    • Traditional afternoon tea
    • Guest list club entry to Cocoa and Milk
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in London

    Price

    One night from £194pp

    Two nights from £251pp

     

    Example Leeds Spa Package :

    • One or two nights in 4* central Leeds Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Full Breakfast
    • Full use of the luxury spa all weekend
    • A 30 minute spa treatment each
    • Traditional afternoon tea
    • Guest list club
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Leeds

    Price

    One night from £133pp

    Two nights from £168pp

     

    If you think a bit of R&R is what you’re after it might be an idea to check out our Relax & Refresh packages.

    Contact us for bespoke packages.

  • Crossbow

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people

    Duration: 1 hour

    Destinations available: Bristol

    Other information: This can be combined with other activities such as Rebel buggies, quad biking, axe throwing, blind 4X4 Driving, clay shooting, archery or clay archery.

    Example package

    • One or two nights in 4* centrally located hotel based on 2 people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • A glass of bubbly on arrival at the hotel
    • 1 hour crossbow activity
    • 1 hour quad biking
    • Guest list club entry
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bristol

    Packages from £144pp

  • Treasure Hunt

    From £ pp

    Clue Solving TREAURE HUNT

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people

    Duration: 2 -3 hours

    Destinations available: Nationwide

    Example Package Bristol:

    • One or two nights in 4* centrally located hotel based on 2 people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • A glass of bubbly on arrival at the hotel
    • Treasure hunt around the centre of Bristol
    • Harbour cruise – 2 hours on your own private boat with a bar on board
    • Guest list club entry
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bristol

    Prices from £121pp (Two nights from £155pp)

     

    Example Package London:

    • One or two nights in 4* centrally located hotel based on 2 people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • Treasure hunt around Covent Garden
    • High Speed RIB ride (20 mins)
    • Guest list club entry
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in London

    Prices from £151pp (Two nights from £208pp)

  • The Thermae Bath Spa – Cross Bath

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 6 minimum and 10 people maximum
    Duration: 1 and a half hours
    Destinations available: Bath
    Other information: There is no multi-entry ticket to the New Royal Bath with this option
    Example Package Bath:
    • One night in 5* Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the luxury spa all weekend
    • A session at The Thermae Bath Spa – Cross Bath
    • 3 course dinner in the private dining room in The Porter
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bath

    Prices from £207pp

  • Supacats 6×6 Military off-road vehicles

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people

    Duration: 1 hour

    Destinations available: Bristol

    Other information: This can be combined with other activities such as Rebel buggies, quad biking, axe throwing, blind 4X4 Driving, clay shooting, archery, crossbow, clay archery.

    Example package

    • One or two nights in 4* centrally located hotel based on 2 people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • Supacats session
    • Paintballing inc 100 balls
    • Guest list nightclub entry
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bristol

     

    Price From £128pp (2 nights from £158pp)

  • Wine Tasting Session

    From £ pp

    Wine cellar

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people

    Duration: 1 and a half hours or 2 hours

    Destinations available: Exeter, Bristol, Bath, Birmingham, Cheltenham, Cardiff, Manchester, Edinburgh, Leeds, London

    Example Package London:

    • One or two nights in 5* central Spa hotel in London based on two people sharing
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the luxury spa all weekend
    • Wine tasting Session
    • 3 course meal at Grace, including club entry after dinner (private dining rooms available)
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in London

     

    Price from £169pp (Two nights from £223pp)

     

    Example Package Leeds:

    • One or two nights in 5* central Spa hotel in Leeds based on two people sharing
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the spa & leisure facilities all weekend
    • Wine tasting Session
    • 2 course meal at a stylish restaurant
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Leeds

    Price from £165pp (Two nights from £199pp)

  • Parisian Macaron Making

    From £ pp

    Laduree Macarons

    Minimum / Max group size: 10 people minimum

    Duration: 3 hours

    Destinations available:  London

     

    Example Package London:

    • One or two nights in 5* central Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the luxury spa all weekend
    • A 3 hour private Parisian macaron making workshop
    • A 3 course meal at the OXO Tower Brasserie
    • Guest list club entry to Cocoa and Milk
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in London

    Price

    One night from £245pp

    Two nights from £302pp

  • Vineyard Tour & Tasting

    From £ pp

    Prices: vary depending on venue

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people doing the full package

    Duration: approx. 1 hour

    Destinations available: Bristol, Cheltenham, Cambridge

    Additional info: Open all year with wine tasting and tours every day.

     

    Example Package Cheltenham:

    • One night in the Malmaison Cheltenham based on 2 sharing a room
    • Continental Breakfast included
    • Access all weekend to the Spa facilities in hotel
    • Vineyard tour & wine tasting at the 3 Choirs Vineyard
    • 3 course lunch at the vineyard after your tasting
    • Private return transfers to and from the vineyard
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Cheltenham

    Prices from £173pp

     

     

  • Memory Book Making

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: 2 hours

    Destinations: Nationwide

    Example Packages

    • One night in Magdalen Chapter hotel, based on 2 people sharing a room
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the spa all weekend
    • A 2 hour memory book making workshop
    • 3 course meal in a private dining room
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Exeter

     

    Price from £167pp

     

  • Glass Painting Workshop

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: 2 hours

    Destinations: Nationwide

     

    Example Package

    • One night in Magdalen Chapter in Exeter based on two people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • A glass painting craft workshop
    • A 3 course meal in a private dining room
    • Personal event organiser
    • Access to our online payment facility (so your friends can pay us direct)
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Exeter

     

    Price from £167pp

  • Bollywood and Bhangra Dance Workshop

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 10 people minimum

    Duration: 2 hour

    Destinations available: Bath, Cheltenham, Bristol and Cardiff

    Example Package

     

    • One or Two nights in 4* Bristol Harbourside Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Full or continental breakfast
    • Full use of the pool, gym and spa all weekend
    • A Bollywood and Bhangra Dance Workshop
    • 2 course meal in a stylish restaurant
    • Access on our online payment system so the group can pay us direct
    • Our recommendations for the best bars in Bristol

     

    Prices from £137pp (2 nights £168pp)

  • Hot Air Balloon Ride

    From £ pp

    HOT AIR BALLOON WITH ORCHID CITY AND SPA

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: Approximately 3 and a half to 4 hours

    Destinations available: Nationwide

    Example Package

    • One night in 4* Harbourside Spa hotel based on 2 people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the pool, gym and spa all weekend
    • A hot air balloon ride with a glass of bubbly
    • 2 course meal in a stylish restaurant in Bristol
    • Guest list nightclub entry
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bristol

     

    Price From £224pp

  • Perfume Making Experience

    From £ pp

    Perfume making

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: 1 to 2 hours

    Destinations available: Nationwide

    Other information: There is a Platinum package which has upgraded perfume sizes to 20ml and a special perfume bottle for the hen. There is also an option of including afternoon tea to this activity.

    Example Package

    • One night in a 4* central hotel based on 2 people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the spa all weekend
    • Hen’s room upgraded to a Suite
    • Butlers in the buff- 1 butler for 2 hours
    • Perfume making experience including a 5ml bottle & own unique perfume
    • Guest list nightclub entry
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Cardiff

     

    Price from £141pp

  • Karaoke and Cocktail Masterclass

    From £ pp

    Lucky Voice Karaoke and cocktails

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: approximately 2 and a half hours

    Destinations available: Brighton, Cardiff, Leeds, Manchester and London

    Example Package

    • Two nights in 4* Spa hotel based on 2 people sharing a room
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the pool, gym and spa all weekend
    • 2 course meal in stylish restaurant
    • 1 hour of VIP Karaoke and a Cocktail Masterclass
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Leeds

    Price From £185pp

  • Axe Throwing

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people
    Duration: 1 hour
    Destinations available: Bristol
    Other information: This can be combined with other activities such as Rebel buggies, quad biking, 6×6 Military off road vehicle, blind 4X4 Driving, clay shooting, archery, crossbow or clay archery.

     

    Example Package

     

    • One or Two nights in a 4* Bristol Harbourside Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Full or continental breakfast
    • Full use of the pool, gym and spa all weekend
    • 1 hour axe throwing
    • 1 hour of driving rebel buggies
    • Access on our online payment system so the group can pay us direct
    • Our recommendations for the best bars in Bristol

    Price from £160pp (2 nights £226pp)

  • Afternoon Tea Bus Tour of London

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: 1.5 hours (traffic dependent)

    Destinations available: London, Bath

    Other information: For an exclusive tour private hire of the bus is available. Gluten free, vegetarian and halal Afternoon Teas offered.

    Example Package:

    The Afternoon Tea Bus Package
    • One / Two nights in the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel based on two sharing
    • Breakfast included
    • Full use of the leisure facilities
    • Afternoon tea served on a London Bus including sightseeing tour (1.5 hours)
    • Access to our online payment facility
    • Personal Event organiser
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best places to go in London

    Price from £162pp (two nights £216pp)

     

  • Quilt Making Workshop

    From £ pp

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: 2 hours

    Destinations: Nationwide

    Example Package Bath:

    • Two nights in a boutique hotel in Bath based on four people sharing
    • Continental Breakfast
    • A quilt making craft workshop
    • Thermae Bath Spa – 2 hours inc. robe, towel and slippers
    • Guest list nightclub entry to Circo
    • Personal event organiser
    • Access to our online payment facility (so your friends can pay us direct)
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bath

    Prices from £257pp

    Example Package Bristol:

    • Two nights in a 4* spa hotel in Bristol based on two sharing
    • Continental Breakfast
    • A quilt making craft workshop
    • Guest list nightclub entry
    • Personal event organiser
    • Access to our online payment facility (so your friends can pay us direct)
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bristol

    Prices from £179pp

  • Life Drawing Classes

    From £ pp

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    Minimum / Max group size: 10 people

    Duration: 1 hour

    Destinations available: Nationwide

    Example Package:

    • One night in 4* central spa hotel based on 2 people sharing
    • Full or Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the spa all weekend
    • Cocktail Clinic, learn to make 3 cocktails and best of all, drink them!
    • A 1 hour life drawing class
    • Guest list nightclub entry
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Cardiff

     

    Price from £143pp

  • Horse Riding in Hyde Park

    From £ pp

    Horse Riding with Orchid City & Spa

    Minimum / Max group size: maximum 8 people per hack (up to sixteen riders on consecutive hours)

    Duration: 1 hour

    Destinations available: London

    Example Package

    • One or two nights in 5* central Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the luxury spa all weekend
    • Horse Riding in Hyde Park, 1 hour hack
    • 3 course meal at Grace, including club entry after dinner (private dining rooms available)
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in London

    Price From £215pp (2 nights from £269pp)

  • Make Your Own Afternoon Tea

    From £ pp

    make your own afternoon tea

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum, 50 maximum

    Duration: roughly 3 hours

    Destinations available:  London

    Example Package:

    • One or two nights in 5* central Spa hotel based on two people sharing
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Full use of the luxury spa all weekend
    • A 3 hour ‘Make your own Traditional afternoon tea’ in a central London venue
    • Guest list club entry to Cocoa and Milk
    • Access to our online payment facility (so group members can pay us direct)
    • Personal event organiser
    • Full itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in London

    Price

    One night from £235pp

    Two nights from £292pp

     

  • Traditional Afternoon Tea

    From £ pp

    Grange St Pauls Hotel Temple Bar Afternoon Tea

    Minimum / Max group size: 8 people minimum

    Duration: approx. 2 hours

    Destinations available: Nationwide

    Afternoon Tea Alternatives : Afternoon Tea Bus TourMake Your Own Afternoon Tea, Gin Tasting with Afternoon Tea,  Mad Hatter River Cruise

     

    Example Package Bath:

    • One night in 5* Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel based on two people sharing
    • Full Breakfast
    • Full access to the spa all weekend
    • Traditional Afternoon tea
    • Personal event organiser
    • Access to our online payment facility (so your friends can pay us direct)
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bath

    Price from £177pp

     

    Example Package Exeter:

    • One night in the Hotel du Vin in Exeter based on two people sharing
    • Full Breakfast
    • Full access to the spa all weekend
    • Traditional Afternoon tea
    • Personal event organiser
    • Access to our online payment facility (so your friends can pay us direct)
    • Detailed itinerary including our recommendations for the best bars in Bath

    Price from £153pp

 

Other Activity Ideas

We’ve put together other ideas for activities in the UK.  If you’re after some inspiration check out some of these pages:

Evening activities – Activities we offer in the evening.

Outdoor activities – perfect ideas for summer or when the sun is shining.

Indoor activities – Inspiration for times when the weather isn’t great.

Winter activities – Winter ideas for activities in the UK.

Summer activities – Sunshine outdoor and indoor activities.

Large groups – some activities work better for large groups.

 

Also have a look at our inspiration pages for hen weekends:

Hen weekends for large groups – Ideas and venues suitable for hen weekends with 20 or more people

Lower cost weekend packages – Keeping the costs down but the quality high.