Glasgow Hen Weekends

The largest city in Scotland, Glasgow is bold and beautiful in both attitude and its stunning Victorian and gothic architecture, making it a strong contender with Edinburgh for a top weekend away with the girls. The riverfront walkways of the River Clyde are lined with cafes and bars, whilst the West End area is bursting with a rich cultural scene and some of the best nightlife in the UK with hundreds of different acts every night of the week. Forget the industrial history of this city, since it's rejuvenation it's livelier than ever so get ready for an exhilarating hen weekend in Glasgow.

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1. Need a place to stay? No thanks

Express By Holiday Inn - Glasgow Riverside - 3 Star Hotel

Situated on the banks of the river Clyde, 2 minutes walk from Glasgow city centre.
The hotel has 128 rooms all with ensuite facilites.
Glasgow Central Station is 5 minutes walk from the hotel and Glasgow International Airport is 8 miles from the hotel.

What's included?
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room Movies - Pay Per View
  • Tea Maker
  • Work Desk w/ Lamp
Room types
  • Twin Room Bed & Breakfast
  • Single Room Bed & Breakfast
Mercure Glasgow City - 3 Star Hotel

As famous for its humour as its architecture and shopping, Glasgow is a dynamic, energetic and friendly city.
Just outside the hotel, Museums and galleries are in abundance and no visit is complete without taking the time to follow the Mackintosh Trail, Scotland's best known architect. For architecture of a different kind, head towards the trendy Merchant City: home to Glasgow's rich merchant traders who chose to build their mansions, banks and warehouses here.

What's included?
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Colour satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
Room types
  • Twin Room - Bed & Breakfast
  • Single Room - Bed & Breakfast
Glasgow Marriott - 4 Star Hotel

Set in a bustling, cosmopolitan city with a renowned business centre and prestigious shopping, this Hotel puts you in the heart of it all. Our luxury hotel is a five-minute stroll to nightlife, the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre and one of the best shopping areas outside London.

What's included?
  • Spacious rooms with air conditioning, mini-bar and 24-hour room service
  • High-speed Internet, Cable/satellite TV
  • Other amenities include mini-bar, hair dryer, iron and ironing board,
  • Alarm clock
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Electrical adapters
  • Individual climate control
  • Luxurious bedding - down comforters, custom duvets, cotton-rich linens
  • Rollaway bed
  • Safe
Transfer times

Check-in: 2:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm

Room types
  • Twin Room - Bed & Breakfast
Hallmark Glasgow - 4 Star Hotel

It's no secret, Glaswegians are always up for a good time. So whether you plan on touring the whiskey and beer halls until you can no longer haul yourself to the next, or intend to spend the weekend relaxing in a tranquil spa hotel, The Hallmark Hotel Glasgow is the perfect place to rest your head on your weekend get-away.

The building itself finely combines its modern architecture with original features and stands out on the Glasgow skyline. Enjoy a dram of whiskey in the bar area as you plan your next spot on your tour of this exciting city.

If you're looking for a calm and restful weekend, you can also enjoy the spa area where you will have access to the indoor swimming pool, sauna and stream-room. Set in the heart of vibrant Glasgow, this hotel is a great place to stay as you find adventure in this rich city.

What's included?
  • Free WiFi throughout
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Gym and spa
Transfer times

Approximate transfer times:
Anderston railway station: 4 minute walk (200 m)
Glasgow Central Station: 8 minute walk (.5 miles)
Princes Square Shopping Centre: 15 minute walk (.8 miles)

Room types
  • Single Room Bed & Breakfast
Jurys Inn Centre Glasgow - 4 Star Hotel

Located just 2 minutes walk from the central train station, and close to great shopping and all the major attractions of Glasgow City, this hotel is the ideal location for all leisure travellers providing excellent 4-star comfort.

Being perfectly located very close to the central station with direct rail links throughout the UK and the international airports of Glasgow International and Glasgow Prestwick are all easily accessible.

What's included?
  • Satellite TV
  • High-speed internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour news channel
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea/coffee tray
Room types
  • Twin Room Bed & Breakfast
  • Triple Room - Bed & Breakfast (Double and Sofa bed)
  • Single Room Bed & Breakfast

2. You'll want stuff to do! No thanks

Abba Dance Class

Your very own ABBA dance party! This is a fantastic way to celebrate and get you in the mood to party! Come on all you ABBA fans; the 70s are back with a vengeance in this fabulous ABBA hen party tribute! A great hen party activity that will appeal to groups across the ages. Have fun learning super trouper moves to all your favourite ABBA hits!

What's included?
  • 1h 30mins private session
  • Professionally trained choreographer
  • Private dance studio
  • 70s mini master class- the ultimate ABBA hen party experience
  • Final choreographed routine to a medley of classic ABBA hits
  • Starring role for the bride to be
  • Posed group photo opportunity
  • Bottle of bubbly to the star dancer
Duration

1.50 hours

Minimum group size

10 people

Usual time

12:00 (not guaranteed)

Bubble MayHen

This is an activity with the emphasis on fun. Now that Bubble Football for the stags has taken the world by storm, we now have Bubble MayHen for the hens. You'll wear inflatable zorbs and run around bashing into each other and rolling about like children as you play a mixture of crazy games (not just football). It is an excellent day time event that is too good to miss. You can enjoy a bottle of fizz after all the fun and action too. For a hen activity with a difference, we highly recommend you give this a go!

What's included?
  • One Hour Zorb fun
  • All Equipment
  • Venue Hire
  • Coordinator
  • Pink Bubbly
Duration

1.00 hours

Minimum group size

10 people

Usual time

14:00 (not guaranteed)

Burlesque Dance Class

This lifestyle philosophy believes in confidence, expression and comedy. It is an ethos which does not rely on aesthetics but places its emphasis on the attitude of the performer and the projection of one's self. The dance class is a great way to get everyone in the mood for a frivolous and fun night out on the town.

What's included?
  • 1 5 hours duration class
  • Warm Up
  • Experienced Tutor
  • Starring Role for the Hen
  • Certificate
  • Props
Duration

2.00 hours

Minimum group size

8 people

Usual time

14:00 (not guaranteed)

Cocktail Masterclass

Prepare yourself for the night ahead by starting with a few mid day cocktails. When you arrive you will be welcomed with a Bubblegum Daquiri Vodcaccino followed by your cocktail master giving you a quick overview of the trends and techniques of cocktail making. Then its onto the fun stuff with tastings of the classics like Mojitos and cosmopolitans and to finish you can show off your new and cool skills in a competition against your friends.

What's included?
  • Bubblegum Daquiri Vodcaccino drinks reception
  • Three demonstration cocktails to pass around and try
  • Four posh snacks to enhance the taste of the cocktails
  • Background information on the history of cocktails, bar tools and products
  • Opportunity to choose a cocktail from our extensive list then get behind the bar and
  • Create the cocktail under the supervision of our expert bartenders
  • Fun interactive team games to create further cocktails great photo opportunity!
  • Certificate of participation
  • Farewell drink of a vodka flavour train
  • Posh Snacks
Duration

1.50 hours

Minimum group size

8 people

Usual time

12:00 (not guaranteed)

Cocktail Masterclass

Enjoy a fantastic Cocktail making class with your friends at this lively bar in the centre of Glasgow. Learn to make and drink some favorite cocktails from the expert Mixologist. You will also get a glass of bubbly and a buffet. This is a guaranteed fun activity not to be missed.

What's included?
  • Glass of Bubbly on arrival
  • Buffet
  • Make a cosmopolitan and mojito and then a jagerbomb
Duration

2.00 hours

Minimum group size

8 people

Usual time

16:00 (not guaranteed)

Dirty Dancing Experience

You love the film, you know the songs... now learn the moves with your own Dirty Dancing Party. This 90 minute dance class is the chance for you to shake and swing those hips along to your favourite routines from everyones classic.

What's included?
  • 90 Min Class
  • Personal Dance Instructor for group
  • Private Venue
  • Certificate for all participants
  • Bottle of wine/ bubbly for the hen
Duration

1.50 hours

Minimum group size

8 people

Usual time

14:00 (not guaranteed)

Disco Dodgeball

Now, you know that dodgeball is great fun and is perfect when you and your friends are out for laughs and excitement. Well, here in Glasgow we've got Disco Dodgeball, a variation on the classic game that's been modified to be played to some of the best dance tunes of recent years. The music adds another great dimension to what is already a fantastic experience. Your heart will be pumping and your adrenalin levels will rise as you duck and dive and dance the afternoon away - just the preparation you need before you head off for a night on the town.

What's included?
  • Disco Dodgeball bibs and headbands
  • Event Co-ordinator
  • Venue Hire
  • Dodgeballs and Dodgeball mat
  • Led lights and speakers
Duration

1.00 hours

Minimum group size

10 people

Usual time

14:00 (not guaranteed)

Full Day Paintball with 100 Paintballs

Fun, revenge, the challenge or just for the sheer hell of it, whatever your reason for going paintballing it's a guaranteed good time. With sites now having more games, scenarios and areas than you can point a paintball gun at your group can now get splat happy and really add some adventure to your weekend.

Scenarios:
Shanty Town
Pet Rescue
Comms Tower

What's included?
  • Paintball day
  • 100 balls
Duration

4.50 hours

Minimum group size

10 people

Usual time

10:00 (not guaranteed)

Go Karting Grand Prix

One of Scotlands premier Karting Tracks. The track is excellent with tunnels, hairpins and bridges as well as high powered, high speed Karts. The karting centre was awarded 5 stars by the Visit Scotland awards. The Karts are Rimo Evo 5 Karts as used by Michael Scumacher centres in Germany. Highly recommended.

What's included?
  • Practice session
  • 5 qualifying races
  • Final for top drivers
  • Trophys for top 3 drivers
Transfer times

21.6 miles from Glasgow

Duration

1.50 hours

Minimum group size

8 people

Usual time

10:30 (not guaranteed)

Hallmark Glasgow Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea at a lovely 4 star hotel in Bournemouth. You will have a choice of teas, cake, a selection of sandwiches and scone with clotted cream. The perfect way to spend a relaxing afternoon with your group before a night out in the the City.

What's included?
  • Selection of sandwiches
  • Cake
  • Scone with clotted cream
  • Choice of tea
Transfer times

Approximate transfer times:
Anderston railway station: 4 minute walk (200 m)
Glasgow Central Station: 8 minute walk (.5 miles)
Princes Square Shopping Centre: 15 minute walk (.8 miles)

Duration

1.00 hours

Minimum group size

6 people

Usual time

16:00 (not guaranteed)

Health Club Day

RELAX YOUR BODY, SOOTHE YOUR MIND, AND LIFT YOUR SPIRITS IN LUXURY SURROUNDINGS.

Specialists in distinct health and beauty treatments this leisure club based in Glasgow's Marriot Hotel gives you the perfect setting to relax and unwind before or after a heavy night out.

Duration

4.00 hours

Minimum group size

6 people

Usual time

12:00 (not guaranteed)

Health Club Entry and 30 Min Treatment

Relax and wind in this superb health club. Enjoy a 30 min treatment and use of all the facilities. This is perfect for the morning after the night before or in the afternoon before a big night our. All you have to do now is relax!

What's included?
  • Use of facilities (sauna, steam room, gymnasium suites, pool and jacuzzi
  • Robes and Slippers
  • 30 minute treatment. Choose from:
  • -back,neck and shoulder massage
  • -mini facial
  • -scalp massage
  • -therapeutic foot massage
  • -mini manicure
  • -salt scrub
Usual time

12:00 (not guaranteed)

High Ropes

Set in the stunning Queen Elizabeth Forest park. this aerial assault course that is guaranteed to excite the most passionate of thrill seekers. You and your group are destined to have a fun day out through a series of tree-top walkways, tunnels and zip wires that'll keep you entertained for hours.

What's included?
  • Safety Briefing
  • High ropes session
Duration

2.50 hours

Minimum group size

6 people

Usual time

12:00 (not guaranteed)

Indoor Open Go Karting Grand Prix

The exciting endurance racing involves racing in the style of the famous 'Le Mans 24 Hour'. Drivers with the most laps will take the chequered flag. A full presentation for the top driver completes the event in true F1 style - The title of Stag Champion awaits!

The length of time at the site may differ slightly due to the size of the group but the actual karting time will remain the same.

What's included?
  • Full Safety gear
  • Full Safety briefing
  • 3 heat races of 6 laps per driver
  • Guaranteed Semi Final of 8 laps
  • 10 lap final for the top drivers
  • Poduium finish with trophy for top 3
Duration

1.50 hours

Minimum group size

12 people

Usual time

12:00 (not guaranteed)

Pole Dance lesson

With your closest friends, and under the guidance of a professional expert, learn the art of seduction in a fun and entertaining atmosphere. After a warm up, get ready to show your sassy side as half the skill is attitude and body language. You and the girls will have a great time as you giggle through the afternoon!

What's included?
  • 1 5 hours duration class
  • Warm Up
  • Experienced Tutor
  • Starring Role for the Hen
  • Certificate
Duration

1.50 hours

Minimum group size

10 people

Usual time

14:00 (not guaranteed)

Quad Bike Session

Using a fleet of modern Yamaha Grizzly quads, these bikes are easily mastered and great fun. You will go on Safari
following the instructor exploring the park and woodland with a wide variety of obstacles to cross.

What's included?
  • Helmets and Safety Gear as required
  • Wet proof jacket and Trousers
  • Expert Tuition and Supervision
Minimum group size

6 people

Usual time

12:00 (not guaranteed)

Record your own Pop Song

This experience is based at a Glasgow based recording studio. The newly built recording studios are comfortable and stylish, offering a friendly yet professional
environment. On your special day you will be able to pick a backing track from the massive 8000 song library, so if you fancy yourself as the next Britney, Kylie or Robbie this is the ideal experience for you! This is a fantastic memory for the whole group and you can give everyone a laugh when you play it at the wedding!

What's included?
  • Two hour exclusive recording studio session.
  • Choice of any two songs from 8000 professional backing track library
  • Lyrics and practice backing tracks sent out in advance
  • Souvenir CD for the Bride.
  • Personalized CD's for all other singers
  • Real time DVD of experience
Duration

2.00 hours

Minimum group size

8 people

Usual time

12:00 (not guaranteed)

Thriller - Michael Jackson Dance Class

The Michael Jackson dance experience is an entertaining experience for all. With a professional choreographer to guide you through his signature moves, this fun-driven master-class will have you performing slick routines which you can crack out later in the nightclub. Your afternoon will have one of the best soundtracks around as you dance your socks off.

What's included?
  • 90 minute Thriller masterclass
  • Private dance studio
  • Starring role for lead guest
  • Bottle of bubbly for star dancer
  • Final routine to Thriller
Duration

1.50 hours

Minimum group size

10 people

Usual time

12:00 (not guaranteed)

3. Food for thought, or to sober you up! No thanks

2 Course Italian Meal with a Drink

Excellent well known Italian restaurant in the heart of Glasgow where you and your group can enjoy a perfect Italian Meal and a drink in comfortable modern surroundings. The ideal place to dine before a big night out in the City.

What's included?
  • Table Reservation
  • 2 Course Meal
  • Drink
Duration

2.00 hours

Minimum group size

6 people

Usual time

19:00 (not guaranteed)

Pizza Making

Stags and hens can grab a pizza the action with this tasty product. For those in the dough, it's a fun and fascinating activity. Your group will be given your own private space and our party host will make sure thing start with a bang with a glass of prosecco. You and your friends can craft your own pizza with dough balls, garlic bread and other tasty intros. Fun games and competitions add extra ingredients to the perfect combination.

What's included?
  • Your very own private space and party host
  • A glass of Prosecco
  • Dough Balls, Garlic Bread and tasty intros
  • Your very own crafted Classic pizza
  • with lots of ingredients to choose from
  • Fun games and competitions
Duration

1.50 hours

Minimum group size

8 people

Usual time

14:00 (not guaranteed)

Spanish Tapas Meal

Tapas has now evolved into an entirely unique way of eating. The idea is that you can choose from many different types of food and eat as little or as much as you like at any time of the day. This allows people to eat to suit their own appetites.
This experience is a careful blend of everything that is good about Spanish style, cuisine and hospitality that go together to create a unique authentic atmosphere where you can choose to eat and drink as much or as little as the mood takes you.

What's included?
  • 1 Starter
  • Second course: A selection of 6 tapas to share
  • Dessert
  • Glass of Cava
Duration

2.00 hours

Minimum group size

8 people

Usual time

20:00 (not guaranteed)

4. What about some nightlife? No thanks

Nightclub entry with Table and Bottle service

This new nightclub opened in 2016. It celebrates everything fun and funky about the 80s and 90s and has a real feel good vibe. This is for you if you're looking for a great night out where you can sing and dance along to all the tracks, relive the good old days and generally let loose.

Spinning top tunes by everyone from ABC to ZZ Top, the Spice Girls to Brit pop and with dance tunes from TTF, Robin S and Faithless, there's something on the playlist to suit everyone. What better excuse to get dressed up in your rah rah skirts, stonewashed jeans or shell suits?

This VIP ticket gets you straight in with a queue jump. It also includes hostess service and a bottle of spirits thrown in, so you can concentrate on throwing some serious 80s and 90s shapes rather than endless trips to the bar. A top night is definitely on the cards.

What's included?
  • Includes 1 x (70cl) bottle spirits (Choose from Vodka, Gin, Rum or Whiskey) & Mixers
  • Hostess service
  • VIP entry (includes queue jump) for up to 15 people
Transfer times

Glasgow Central Station: 10 minute walk (0.5 miles)

Duration

4.00 hours

Minimum group size

6 people

Usual time

22:00 (not guaranteed)

Pre Club Bar Entry

Music matters at this venue with a killer line-up of old DJ friends and new names on the circuit pumping out some of the most essential tracks of the minute. The hottest bar in the circuit, perfect for fashionistas mixing style, with the latest djs and music as well as gorgeous cocktails. Adjoining this is a top 80's venue where you can boogie to some cheesy tunes. Be aware, venue closes at midnight.

What's included?
  • Priority Entry
Usual time

20:00 (not guaranteed)

About Glasgow

Why not tickle your taste buds with a curry in one of the Indian restaurants around the Charing Cross area? Glasgow has been named “Curry Capital of Britain” on four separate occasions, so you can rest assured it will be a decent one! However, if your hen party would prefer something else to satisfy their hunger, then you'll find that the Glaswegians love of pubs has produced some quality gastropubs where you can guarantee great food in a chilled out environment.

The budding live music scene in Glasgow has been boosted by the successful bands to have been produced in the city over the years such as Snow Patrol, Primal Scream and Mogwai. The city is the recipent of a  UNESCO City of Music award, you'll find live music acts all over the city offering an eclectic line up from indie to pop and rock. For the clubbers amongst you though you'll find Glasgow is also a magnet for international DJs, so there are some great club nights to keep an eye out for on the hen do. If however you prefer to keep it cheesy then head on over to Sauchiehall Street to listen to some 80s classics!

Local Tips

Be pampered

Always a popular and favourite place for hens to go visit is Blythswood Square Spa. It is set in a quiet location and the place itself has lovely Scottish decor which makes it even more attractive and relaxing. It is also very easy to get to using public transport so you'll have one less thing to worry about. They have heated treatment beds and all the treatment products are based on Scottish natural resources, scents, flowers etc.

Go sightseeing

One of Scotland's best known architects and designers, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, shows off all his work in the Art Nouveau splendour of buildings like Glasgow school of Art and The Lighthouse.

Go shopping!

Now every girl likes her shopping and what better shopping experience than Buchanan Street? It is a 1920's mall built round a courtyard where you can stop off and have a nice spot of lunch and a chilled drink in-between visiting the Buchanan Centre, concert hall and all those hundreds of stores.

Fancy afternoon tea?

Go to the West End near the BBC and Byres road and visit the Botanic gardens where it is amazing to go on sunny days for a tea in Kibble Palace and walk by the River Kelvin.

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