Cambridge is a hustling and bustling city in the United Kingdom, brimming with universities and an amazingly active and exciting night life. Full of health clubs, discotheques, hotels and restaurants, clubs, spas, salons, traditional bars and pubs: Cambridge has something for everyone to suit their needs and tastes!
Cambridge has emerged as the hotspot for fun and exciting activities like clubbing, dancing and drinking, and as a major hub for hosting bachelors and bachelorette parties during the last decade or so. Given Cambridge’s vast variety of options for hen parties and a long list of fun activities associated with them, this does not really come across as a surprise. From day parties to parties extending till the wee hours of the next morning, Cambridge has a lot to offer in terms of places, cuisines, activities, all packed in a pocket-friendly package: it is the ultimate destination for a hen party!
In 2013, the whole of UK braced and prepared itself for the one of the biggest stag and hen party weekends with an attendance of more than 70,000 party animals, making the event a grand success! Talking particularly about the city of Cambridge, stags and hens in the city drank almost 24,000 extra pints over their “last weekend of freedom”! Cambridge has always given some serious competition to the likes of Oxford in every field, the latest being organizing and hosting stag and hen parties. Stag and hen party bookings were up by almost 26% during this particular weekend in 2013. During that weekend, the amount spent on booze was up by almost £1, 00,000, if the estimates and reports are to be believed. These figures are self-explanatory and sufficient enough to throw light on the increasing preference for Cambridge among stags and hens to enjoy the last phases of their so-called freedom to the fullest!
With a range of diverse activities to offer for day and night stag and hen parties, Cambridge is nothing short of an amazingly attractive party destination for organizing and hosting such parties! Combat archery, cycling, cider festivals, punting, exploring the rich cultural heritage of the city, zombie boot camps, bike tours, treasure hunts, clay pigeon shooting, relaxing in a spa, picnics in the park or simply relaxing by the river are among some of the popular day time hen party activities in the city. With fun group activities like learning how to make cocktails, group pole dancing, archery, punting: have fun with your ladies, make tons of memories and have the time of your lives!
Not just for hen day and night parties, Cambridge boasts of so many more options for weekend hen parties. Let’s talk about something that women love the most (well, obviously not more than diamonds!) – shopping! When talking about shopping, Cambridge does not disappoint the shopaholic in you. With amazing shopping arcades and centres like The Grafton Shopping Centre and the Grand Arcade Shopping Centre, the place never fails to give you excessive shop-lust and every time you step out of the house, you are bound to go on yet rewarding and pleasing another shopping spree!
Cambridge is the sure shot destination to satisfy the foodie in you. From Cotto to The Urban Shed and The Oak Bistro to Pipasha (which is the best Indian restaurant in town), Cambridge has all that it takes to satisfy your hunger pangs! Cambridge’s specialty is its multi-cuisine menus; from Chinese to Italian to Continental and even Indian- you name the cuisine and Cambridge will be ready to flaunt its variety and every cuisine will leave you savoring its taste and licking your fingers!
For night hen parties and weekends, you could hire a male stripper to strip for you and your ladies! You could also indulge in some live naked male sketching and naked life drawing! Naughty, isn’t it? Make an overwhelmingly dashing male pose for you absolutely naked and try your hand at sketching and drawing! You could even hire a chef for you and your ladies and you could ask him to pamper you and your group and serve delicacies shirtless! Wow, what better way to enjoy spicy and steaming hot food than when it is being served by a man who is equally hot? Other weekend ideas include wine tasting, pizza making sessions and evening champagne punting, from hen life drawing classes to themed dance lessons, hen perfume parties to city explorer treasure hunts, and bar hopping. You will go crazy with the options Cambridge has to offer!
The city irrefutably spoils you with choices, when it comes to nightclubs and party spots! With grooving and peppy nightclubs like Lola Lo Tiki Bar, the ambience of the place will instantly make you fall in love with it! This nightclub is synonymous with excitement and is the very essence of Cambridge’s nightlife. It’s absolutely the kind of place you can head over to for a fun-filled and unforgettable night out with your lovely ladies to experience something excitingly different. From alcopops to trying a Tiki-style rum-based cocktail, the place has a lot to offer in terms of quirky and different bar and cocktail options! For live music lovers and world class cocktails, there are Baroosh Bar & Kitchen and Ta Bouche taking center stage. Then there are De Luca Cucina & Bar or La Raza, for those who want a calm evening with their friends and want to enjoy an elegant evening together.
If reading and imagining all this still hasn’t made you finalize Cambridge as the destination for your best friend’s hen party, then who knows what else will! Book your tickets right away and head over to Cambridge for a whale of time. The place is guaranteed to give you a much needed break, an unadulterated fun holiday and a hen party that will leave its impression on everyone’s minds. Besides giving the bride-to-be the best last phases of her bachelorette life, you will also have a thousand memories to cherish throughout your lives!