York Hen Weekends

York is renowned for more than just it’s ancient history, cobbled streets and amazing architecture. This is a super special destination for a super special hen party. If you’re after a classy, cultured and sophisticated York hen weekend then you have come to the right place. York, the foodie capital of the county, offers anything from contemporary to traditional, from gastro-pubs to Michelin starred restaurants.

If the quintessentially British phenomenon of afternoon tea is what you’re looking for York can offer this in almost any style for your hen do, whether it is a Mad Hatter themed tea party or afternoon tea with a gin & tonic twist. Hen activities are in abundance so if you have something in mind then we’re almost certain we can offer it in York. When the sun goes down, the city bursts into life with incredible continental style wine bars, riverside terraces, real ale pubs and nightclubs…again something for hen night in every style!

Our ideas for York Hen do Activities

Afternoon Tea – go quintessentially British or go for an alternative twist and try the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Wine Tasting – go for classic wine tasting or perhaps Champagne tasting is more your style?

River Cruise – There is plenty of choice for a cruise on the Ouse… afternoon tea, evening, BBQ or private party!

Luxury spa treatments– like the sound of a some luxury hen spa therapy? Check out our Relax & Refresh packages

Clay Pigeon Shooting – perfect for the old hands and the first timers, these sessions include tailored tuition

Day at the Races – Fancy a flutter? It’s time to find your favourite wedding hat and join in the excitement!

If the activity you’re interested in isn’t listed above, or you’d like some more ideas for your hen weekend in York, then you can contact us, or visit our full list of York hen activity ideas.

York hen weekend Packages

We’ve put together some York hen weekend packages, to give you some ideas, however if you would like to tailor them, need some further inspiration or have something in mind for your York hen do that you can’t see here, then do get in touch with us.

  • Orchid Hen – York Spa

    From £229 pp

    Orchid Hen Packages with Orchid City & Spa

    Our minimum group size for this package is 8 people. 

    • One / two nights in a 4* York Hotel based on two people sharing
    • Breakfast included
    • Full use of the spa/leisure facilities at the hotel
    • Gin Tasting at The Botanist – 90 minute session where you will enjoy a range of expertly selected gins and learn to identify the unique flavours and botanicals in every bottle.
    • 3 course meal in private dining room for the evening
    • Butler in the buff to serve you and play games for 2 hours during your dinner
    • 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 York

    One night price from £229pp
    Two night price from £310pp

    * Please let us know if you would like us to tailor this package for you.

    Contact us for more information: [email protected]

York Hen Party Packages

We’ve put together some different styles of York hen party packages, to give you some inspiration, however if you would like to tailor them, need some further inspiration or have something in mind for your York hen do that you can’t see here, then do get in touch with us.


In York we offer 4* and 5* spa hotels. All the hotels are central – no more than a few minutes walk from York train station.  They are also an easy and picturesque stroll to the main city centre shopping areas and the areas for going out on your hen night, so depending on your hen weekend activities then they are well located for the city centre. We can give you different hotel options for you to choose from in order to tailor your own York hen package.  Contact us to find out more about York hen weekend packages.


York has got some interesting and unusual options for your hen night.  When you book your York hen weekend with us, we will give you our recommendations for the best restaurants, bars and late night spots to go to for your group, to make sure you get to see the best of this fantastic city on your hen night.


For more information on York including the best places to go out for your hen night and ideas on daytime activities for hens, have a read of the Lonely Planet guide to York.

You could time your hen weekend around York events such as the Great Yorkshire Fringe festival.  For quirky shops and bars for your York hen night then take a look at Fossgate.


• By Train – York Station – check on times and prices with National Rail.  York station is within a few minutes walk from the hotels that we book for hen weekends.
• By Plane – Leeds-Bradford International Airport
• By Car– Situated midway between Edinburgh and London, just 20 minutes from the M1/M62 motorway network, York is within comfortable driving times of most regions in the UK.


York city centre is within easy walking distance of the train station, and the hotels that we use for hen parties. Depending on what hen activities you’re doing on your hen weekend, then you may be able to walk to everything whilst there. Certainly for your hen night out, then you will be able to walk to the main bar and restaurant areas from the hotels that we use.


“Sorry I’ve taken a few days to write to you. I just wanted to say a massive massive thank you to yourself for organising my hen weekend!! We had the most amazing time and thoroughly enjoyed it all. The hotel was great, the treasure hunt was brilliant and the cocktail making class was so so good!! The weather tipped the weekend off as it hit 29 degrees. I couldn’t of asked for anything better!! I had the best weekend of my life and everyone was so amazed at how brilliantly everything was organised and they had so much fun!! I can’t thank you enough Ashley. You are a credit to the company and I couldn’t fault you or the company on anything.

Thank you so much again for everything you have done!

Abbie S, June 2017
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