Brighton is a beautiful city and seaside resort with a lot to offer hens looking for a vibrant weekend away. It has a fabulous nightlife scene, packed with top clubs and fantastic waterfront bars where you can enjoy views of the beach. It’s easily accessible and close to London but with a cultural scene that rivals the capital, plus it’s compact, making it easy to walk around. Here are the highlights of aBrighton hen do.
Welcome to Brighton
Get your adrenaline pumping
For thrill seekers, Brighton is surprisingly daring. If you’re brave enough, you canabseil down the i360tower, 450ft above Brighton Beach. Being on the seafront is the perfect opportunity to try out watersports likesailing,jet skiing,paddleboardingandpowerboating. Or, if high-speed motorsports are your thing, you’ve gotgo-karting,off-road racingandquad bikesto really challenge yourself.
Brighton is bursting with quality nightlife spots, world-class DJs and some of the biggest names in the party industry calling this seaside city home. Head to West Street for a rowdy atmosphere and some of the biggest clubs likePRYZMand popular late-night party chainsWalkaboutandRevolution. There’s also the beachfront bars, quirky craft beer pubs in the Lanes and brilliantcomedy clubs.
Drinks with a view
In Brighton, drinking isn’t exclusively a nighttime thing. With tons ofbeachfront bars and drinking spotson the pier, day drinking isn’t frowned upon, it’s the perfect way to spend an afternoon. After all, what could be better than enjoying a nice cold beer on a summer’s day looking out onto the beach?
Explore the beach and sights
A trip to Brighton isn’t complete without a walk along the iconic pebbled beach, getting fish and chips or testing your luck in Brighton Palace Pier’s Dome arcade, full of fun games including air hockey and basketball. Head up to the new i360 for spectacular views of the sea and city or have a peek at the unique and exotic Royal Pavillion. Brighton has tons of fun festivals to experience throughout the year, so be sure to see if anything is on. Check out our guide toBrighton’s top attractionsto really make the most of your time.
Shop at the Lanes
For a unique and creative shopping experience, Brighton Lanes is the place to visit. The narrow maze of twisting alleyways is home to independent shops and boutiques with fashion, antiques and jewellery, so it’s the perfect place to pick up something bespoke. There are also tons of quirkyrestaurants and cafeswhere you can enjoy live jazz from the talented local buskers.
Fun seaside activities
Brighton is a destination filled with uniqueactivitiesthat’ll make your hen do one-of-a-kind. For the zen hen, what could be better than ayogaclass on the beach? Experience the city like never before with a trip up the i360 forbrunchorafternoon teawhere you’ll get the perfect Instagram shot. Or thrill seekers canabseil down it. Take advantage of the coast with exhilarating water sports likesailing,jet skiingandpaddleboarding.
Nightlife in Brightonis legendary with world-class DJs and some of the biggest names in the party industry calling this seaside city home. Head to West Street for a buzzing atmosphere and some of the coolest clubs with everything from house and Latin beats to cheesy pop tunes, so everyone's guaranteed a good time. For classier bars, the waterfront has some great options and if you prefer a more alternative scene, check out the Lanes.
Explore the beach and sights
A trip to Brighton isn’t complete without a walk along the iconic pebbled beach with the Brighton Palace Pier in the background. Head up to the new i360 for stunning views of the sea and city or have a peek at the unique and exotic Royal Pavillion. To see the city in a new way, why not try atreasure huntthat’ll have you exploring hidden secrets and famous attractions. Check out our guide toBrighton’s top attractionsto really make the most of your time.
A city of festivals
Every yearBrighton Pridebecomes an explosion of colour and a celebration of life as the whole city turns into a party - it’s definitely worth the experience. That’s not all, the city has an exciting calendar packed full of festivals and events, like theBrighton Food Festival, perfect for anyone who loves a good bite to eat.Brighton Festivalis England’s biggest arts festival, and there’s even Brighton’s ownFringe Festival.
Fancy a stroll along the beach before hitting the hottest clubs?Brightonis the place for you. Bursting with creativity and life, it’s the perfect city for ahen weekend. With so much to do, it can be difficult to narrow it down, which is why we are on hand to help you choose fun daytime activities, buzzing nightlife and delicious restaurants for a hen weekend you won’t forget.