Planning a hen do in Newcastle, but not sure where to start? How about with the classics? Newcastle’s notorious party atmosphere makes it a fantastic destination to experience the complete iconic hen do experience. This classic hen weekend itinerary covers all the top daytime and nightlife activities that hens really love when they’re in Newcastle.


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Stay: 2 nights at Jurys Inn


Jurys Inn is a clean and modern budget-friendly hotel with large en-suite rooms, free WiFi and power showers. Located less than 10 minutes’ walk from Newcastle’s main train station, it’s a great central base for all your activities and nightlife.

Day 1: Friday night

Do: boat party cruise


After boarding your boat, you'll dance under the stars as you set sail along the River Tyne. Have a few drinks and make the most of the fun onboard soundtrack by hitting the dance floor. For something extra, add a BBQ, buffet or even make it a themed party. The party doesn’t end when you’re docked, as you’ll have entry to Tiger Tiger.

Drink: VIP booth at Tiger Tiger


Head over to clubbing legend, Tiger Tiger, where you’ll get the VIP treatment with your very own booth and drinks package. Choose from cocktails, prosecco and wine to share between you and the girls - you definitely won’t be going thirsty. With seven uniquely themed rooms, no two nights at Tiger Tiger are the same.

Day 2: Saturday daytime

Do: Geordie games


Get active and sweat out that hangover with the fun, energetic and unique Geordie games. Take on a series of It’s a Knockout-inspired games and challenges embracing hilarious Geordie stereotypes. Compete in a kebab shop duel, a Geordie ale run or a ‘geet massive’ sumo match. You’ll be laughing in no time.

Day 2: Saturday evening

Do: cocktail making at House of Smith


Enter the magical world of mixology with your own topless butler to sweeten the cocktail making experience. Watch impressive demonstrations from professionals before creating your own concoctions. You’ll each get two cocktails, nibbles and the chance to win shooters in fun games.

Eat: 2 course meal at Las Iguanas


Mexican food - with so many Latin American flavours to try, everyone is sure to find something tasty to eat. Dig into two courses at Las Iguanas with classics like nachos, tacos and fajitas, or spicy chicken dishes and even chorizo dogs. The cocktails are popular too, with their famous caipirinha and even sharers served in flaming skulls or Tiki heads.

Day 2: Saturday night

Drink: reserved area and drinks package at Revolution


Start your Saturday night out at popular late-night party chain, Revolution. You’ll have your own area reserved in this glamorous former bank building. Whether you’re a fan of gin, vodka or mojitos, there’s a drinks package just for you.

Drink: booth reservation & drinks at Madame Koo


Skip the queue and enter the atmospheric world of Madame Koo. Hidden inside a cave with oriental decor and plush booths, you’ll feel like a real VIP with your own private area. You’ll get a bottle of house spirit, prosecco and a round of shots included before you head to the disco for a mix of pop, disco, R&B, rock and more.

Day 3: Sunday morning

Do: pizza making at Pizza Express


Everyone loves pizza, especially after a big night out. Why not get hands-on and create your own? With a welcome drink and some nibbles, you’ll be shown how to make a delicious pizza, kneading dough and spinning it before you choose your favourite toppings. Pineapple or no pineapple, you decide.

Relax: pamper day at Village Hotel


Before heading back home to reality, kick back and relax at the spa with your choice of treatment. Get a refreshing facial, massage, manicure, pedicure or body polish before making the most of the facilities. Take a swim in the pool and look back on a fantastic hen weekend.

That’s our classic hen do itinerary, designed to inspire you on your hen do planning journey. It might not always be easy, but we’ve got plenty of ideas of things to do in Newcastle to help you decide. The activities in this itinerary are favourites based on ratings and reviews, so they’re a good place to start.