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Find out why Leeds is the perfect hen party destination, whether you are after a beer-loving affair or a classy hen weekend, Leeds will hit the spot!
Leeds might not be the first place that springs to mind when you think of where to head on your hen do – but it should definitely be a contender.
This Northern Titan has got some great hen party activities, quirky bars and eccentric clubs galore to keep any bride-to-be happy during her last weekend of unmarried life – and Maximise has got the lowdown.
With boutique shops, hotels, fine dining, a long list of hen party activities and a nightlife that ranges from club-thumping to ultra-chic cocktail bars, Leeds should be at the top of your list for a hen party.
Leeds offers the perfect blend of a dazzling city and Yorkshire country charm, meaning this city offers everything from pampering days to clay pigeon shooting and everything in between. There is truly something for everyone in Leeds...
Home to a number of independent breweries including The Kirkstall Brewery, Leeds Brewery and North Brew Co, Leeds is a city for the beer lovers and beer connoisseurs alike, so, don't go past the opportunity to enjoy some Beer Tasting or a brewery tour during your hen weekend in this beautiful city!
Topping the list for beer and micro-breweries would have to be Brewdog. Serving a huge range of delicious craft ales and lagers, Brewdog is world renowned and for a bride-to-be who loves her pints.
And if you love cider, you'll also find plenty of the stuff in Leeds. Enjoy drinkin the best of it with either our Cider Tasting session or Beer & Cider Tasting session during your hen weekend.
Perhaps your more prim and proper than you are pint-loving.
Or perhaps your hen weekend is the perfect excuse to enjoy some fabulous cocktails and top wine and champagne at a swanky establishment.
Either way, Leeds is one city that will provide above and beyond when it comes to chic cocktail bars and wine lounges during for you and the girls to enjoy and frequent your hen weekend.
Some of the top venues where you can load up on the cocktails at the start of a night out include Blind Tyger, Below Stairs, The Alchemist, The Domino Club, The Hedonist Smokestack and Vice And Virtue.
While there are dozens of great cocktail bars throughout Leeds, a great way to ensure you can still enjoy these fruity-alcoholic concoctions after your hen weekend has come to an end is by learning to make your own in Maximise's fabulous Cocktail Making Class & 2-Course Meal.
As for the wine and champagne lovers, Leeds will be absolute heaven during your hen weekend. Some of the best champagne and wine bars include Angelica, Sky Lounge, Wino, Harvey Nichols, The Decanter, Fourth Floor Bar and Lazy Lounge.
Keep up the class and sophistication with some fancy Afternoon Tea during your hen weekend in Leeds.
A British staple and a hen weekend favourite, high tea or a decadent Afternoon Tea is a great way to spend a few hours during your hen weekend in Leeds. And Leed's is one city made for tea parties!
And for a different kind of feast, ask our Sales Team about our 'delicious' Butler in the Buff.
Planning a wedding can be a stressful job, but luckily the city of Leeds and Maximise completely understand and have some perfect-pampering goodness for you and the girls to enjoy during your hen weekend in this fabulous city.
If boozing and tea drinking is not your cup of tea (see what we did there), opt for some relaxing and self-indulging instead.
Whether you want a Mobile Therapist to come to your accommodation, enjoy a Pamper Party with a twist or enjoy an all-out Spa Party, Spa-rty, Maximise and Leeds will have you all feeling your best.
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Forget what we told you about Leeds, this is one city that has a serious problem...
A problem with the past!
Be prepared to take a step back in time during your hen weekend in Leeds, from dance classes to makeovers, photo shoots and more - this is one city that loves all things vintage and 1920s.
Opened in 1878, The Leeds Grand theatre has hosted some of the best shows outside of the West End. Perfect for the musical, ballet and opera lovers alike to visit during a hen weekend.
Nothing beats catching a show live and musicals are among the best of them, so why not use your hen weekend as the perfect opportunity to watch and an absolute show-stopper!
In the past, the Grand Theatre has played host to the likes of Wicked, Calendar Girls and Jersey Boys to name just a few and 2019 is set to be even bigger and better.
Some of the shows on the 2019 lineup include The Full Monty, West Side Story, Grease the Musical, Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage, The Rocky Horror Show, The King and I, We Will Rock You and Northern Ballet present Cinderella.
If you have some downtime during your hen weekend and want to get out and explore Leeds, the City Square and Millennium Square is a great starting point. And, if you're an art lover, Leeds Art Gallery is one you won't want to miss. Millennium Square often hosts a number of live performances and concerts, you'll also find the Leeds City Museum in the area.
The shopaholics are not going to want to miss Headrow and Briggate during the hen weekend. You'll find a number of historic shopping arcades in Briggate including Grand Arcade, built in 1897, Thorntons Arcade, completed in 1878 and Queens Arcade, which was opened in 1889.
What's a hen weekend without some serious celebrating, partying and boozing?
Hold, we're thinking...
Oh yeah, it's not. A hen weekend without some serious celebrating, partying or boozing is just an average weekend that clearly is not about marking your besties upcoming nuptials in some fantastic way!
Luckily Leeds is one city that caters to the masses, knows how to party and has plenty on offer!
Whether you want to catch a live show, enjoy live music, enjoy some fabulous cocktails or just party with a glass in your hen during your hen weekend, Leeds has a lively atmosphere and there is something for everyone in this vibrant city.
Whether it's techno, R&B, indie or house, Leeds has a solid clubbing culture so you and the girls, regardless of what you're in to are bound to find a club belting out your favourite tunes during your hen weekend.
With a plethora of bars playing every type of music you can think of, you’re sure to find a top watering hole in Call Lane during your Leeds hen weekend. Filled with beer gardens and top bars, this is also a hot spot for beer lovers and beer connoisseurs alike. You'll also find plenty of wine and cocktail bars too. You know all the drinking gems we were talking about before...
Clubs playing house and techno music will be found in Briggate. There's also a number of locals haunts, an abundance of traditional pubs and bars dating back 300 years.
Millennium Square and Park Row are perfect for starting the night off right. A little quieter and on the more sophisticated end, this is a great spot to grab dinner or a few cocktails in a relaxed bar before hitting up the more vibrant nightlife Leeds has to offer.
Some of the biggest and best DJs have regular gigs at MiNT, Canal Mills, Church and WIRE. Maximise can sort you out with club entry to one of these top clubs or another top club in the city, as well as drink packages and VIP reserved tables.
Regardless of the music you like or where you might what to head during your Leeds hen weekend, Maximise can sort you out with a top night out with everything from guided bar crawls, club entry, premium drink packages, VIP Reserved Booth Packages, Bar & Club Combos or Bar Crawls with Buffs.
Leeds is one city that outdoes itself when it comes to classic hen party activities, there is enough to keep you going all weekend and then some!
Our most popular hen party activities in Leeds include Brunch with Bottomless Prosecco, Perfume Making, Chocolate Workshops, Butler in the Buff, Afternoon Tease, Pamper Days, Nude Life Drawing and cocktail making is always a winner with a hen party and a fabulous way to start a hen night off with plenty of booze!
For the more thrill-seeking and adrenaline-junkie hen parties, Paintball, Quad Biking, Karting, Bubble Trouble, Hovercrafts, Escape Rooms, Clay Pigeon Shooting and Zombie Experiences are also popular.
A dance party is also always a popular choice for a hen weekend, especially the hen parties that want a dance routine for the wedding. The top hen party dance classes in Leeds Include The Spice Girls, Grease, Thriller, Lady Gaga Dance Class, The 90s, Single Ladies, ABBA, The 20s, 50 Shades of Grey-inspired Dance Class, Showgirls, Madonna and more!
If you're undecided or still unsure and want some more information on Leeds Hen Weekends, Leeds Hen Weekend Activities or any of Maximise's Hen Party Destinations or Activities, you can call our Sales Team on 0208 236 0111.
Alternatively, you can complete an Express Inquiry and receive your free quotes, more information and ideas.