Edinburgh Itinerary: The classic hen do

2 nights/3 days

The beautiful and historic city ofEdinburghis perfect for getting the girls together for a hen party, which is why we’ve created this classic hen do itinerary. It has everything you need to create the iconichen doexperience featuring our most popular activities, carefully chosen based on real ratings and reviews.

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Stay: 2 nights at Royal Mile Apartments

Royal Mile Apartmentsoffer clean and modern 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments, flexible for hen groups of all sizes looking to self-cater. Located in central Edinburgh, close to popular restaurants, cafés and bars, it’s the perfect base for exploring.

Day 1: Friday night

Do: cocktail making

Get everyone together to experience the fun art of mixology at vibrant pan-Asian street food-inspiredBar Soba. Creating your own classic cocktails is the perfect opportunity to get to know each other and a great way to start the night. Dig into a 2-course meal of creative and delicious street food dishes.

Drink: guestlist entry at Club Tropicana

Dance the night away atClub Tropicana, a colourful haven for fans of the good ol’ days. You’ll have entry into Edinburgh’s top eighties venue, with its huge dance floor, 2 bars and disco vibes. Enjoy all your favourite nostalgic tunes and grab a drink - you’ll find fish bowls, jugs and test tube shots.

Day 2: Saturday morning

Do: dance lesson

Ever dreamed of becoming a dancer? Try something new, sweat out that hangover and take adance class. Choose a theme, with tons of options including Burlesque, Grease, Thriller, and your professional choreographer will teach you and the girls how to impress on the dance floor, whatever your skill level.

Day 2: Saturday afternoon

Eat: champagne afternoon tea

Indulge in a relaxing and quintessentially British pastime:afternoon tea. Sip on a glass of bubbly as you tuck into a selection of mini brioche rolls, crostini and British classic, scones with jam. Satisfy your sweet tooth and treat yourself to mini desserts and dainty cakes.

Day 2: Saturday night

Watch: Dreamboys

Get ready for a steamy live performance of sexy shirtless men in hen party favourite, theDreamboys. Sip on a cocktail as you take in the sights of the ultimate male strip show, full of muscles and oiled torsos, leaving little to the imagination. Club entry is included after the show so you can keep the party mood going.

Drink: club entry at Espionage

Enter into a lively labyrinth of drinking and dancing atEspionage. The popular club has five floors of fun with a selection of bars, dance floors and secret spaces. Edinburgh’s best DJs play everything from chart-toppers to R&B and indie tunes.

Day 3: Sunday morning

Do: Edinburgh sightseeing

Edinburgh is a beautiful city, full of history and charm, so it’d be a shame to miss out on all it has to offer while you’re there. Take a stroll through the Royal Mile to experience the city’s stunning sights, from the unmissable Edinburgh Castle to the lovely Princes Street Gardens. Check out our guide to the bestEdinburgh attractions.

Relax: Pamper Session

There’s no better way to end an amazing hen weekend than to enjoy a littlepamper sessionbefore you head home. Relax with a revitalising treatment before making the most of the facilities. Take a swim in the pool or sweat out your hangover in the sauna or steam room.

This itinerary has been designed specifically for real hens like you, looking to get the fullhen partyexperience. Whether you want to recreate this exact weekend or just need some ideas as a starting point, hopefully you’re one step closer to planning an unforgettable hen weekend. For more inspiration for anEdinburgh hen weekend, check out our ideas.