Craft & Art Classes

The activities were great fun especially the flower crown making and the transfers went smoothly. Thank you for your help in organising everything for us, I will definitely recommend you, my daughter was so happy!

Craft and Art Class Activities

If the bride-to-be loves to make and do, these workshops offer her the opportunity to do just that! Roll up your sleeves and get stuck into a wealth of fabrics, sequins and paint. It doesn’t matter if you are total novice or haven’t got a crafty, arty bone in your body, our expert teacher will gently guide you through the workshop whilst the rest of the hen group giggles at the outcome.

Craft Activities

Craft workshops are really popular with our hen groups. Getting all creative and conjuring up some customised knickers or beautiful flower crowns is a great, fun way to keep the party going. You could even match your creations with the wedding colours so the bridal squad all rock up in the same designs. The best part is that everyone gets a keepsake from the weekend which is a wonderful way for the bride-to-be to remember her special weekend.

“…The craft session was also a huge success, everyone loved it. My friend was a very happy bride to be ūüėä ..” Lisa, Chew Magna Farmhouse

Art Activities

Don your nearest beret, white apron and paintbrush and get ready to size up your very own male model for an entertaining Life Drawing class full of brush strokes, giggles, games and a new take on art. Now you don’t have to worry if a stick man is the level of your ability as you’ll be encouraged by our expert artist. So, as long as the hen group are keen to have a go you will have a cracking creative session. Finally, he session is enjoyed in the privacy of your accommodation so it doesn’t matter what you put on paper!

“…The Life Drawing was a brilliant activity, well run, well structured and very very funny!..” Sarah, Streamside, Hot Tub and Pool

Other Creative Activities

Try your hand at the Potters Wheel, make your very own trademark scent, add some sparkles and sequins to your shoes, bags or even wellies. At Acacia Cottages, we have put together so many hen weekends over the years, you can be confident we will be right beside you all the hen planning process way. Let us know what you want to do and we will do our best to make it happen.

“…The hen herself was very excited to be making something for her wedding and with 18 of us working together we made much more than they expected! They bought some fabulous vintage fabrics and were the perfect amount of helping yet keeping out of the way at the same time. Worth every penny I think, and will be lovely to look at the bunting at the wedding and to know that we made it!..”¬†Zoe

Featured Cottages

chew magna farmhouse and spa

Sleeps 10-16

This very popular farmhouse is great for celebration weekends. Internally, it has a cosy and quaint feel with an impressive sitting room with huge open log fire and large dining room table perfect for hen activities such as Private Chef Dinner, Cocktail Workshop, Craft Lessons and Afternoon Tea. Outside is an on-site Spa housing a Hot Tub, Sauna, Pool and Beauty Treatment room, available for a four hour session over your weekend.

Р25 minutes from Bristol,  30 minutes from Bath

  • Hot Tub

  • Pool

  • Sauna

countryside view cottage compress, hen weekend cottage

Sleeps 10-14

Countryside view cottage is a spacious, light & airy hen house which is presented to a high standard with a luxury yet homely feel. Set in a peaceful location with a huge garden & outdoor hot tub which enjoys stunning views across the valley. This popular property makes a great place for a hen weekend with lots of space for hen party games & activities.

– 30 minutes from Cheltenham

  • Hot Tub

Acacia Getaway with Hot Tub, hen party house

Sleeps 6-12

*** Available from March 2019 *** A contemporary, single level, converted barn which comes with 3 bedrooms and an open plan kitchen, sitting and dining area. Dark wood effect flooring, muted grey colours and comfortable furniture provide a stylish backdrop to your weekend celebrations. Large double doors lead to the sunny garden which houses a Hot Tub and BBQ area, perfect for your Summer entertaining. Set in beautiful countryside there are walks straight from the door.

– 25 minutes from Bath, 30 minutes from Bristol

  • Hot Tub

peak district houses matlock outside, hen weekend cottage

Sleeps 12-34

Three stunning properties; the Farmhouse and Hot Tub, Stable Barn and Hot Tub and Cottage. The stunning farmhouse is presented to a high standard and has lots of room for your weekend celebrations. The stable barn is decorated in a fresh contemporary style and has an open plan social area great for bringing everyone together.  Outdoor there is an unheated pool for a bit more fun!

– 30 minutes from Derby

  • Hot Tub

  • Pool

Derby Cottage Matlock hen weekend cottage

Sleeps 6-18

Two lovely cottages set next door to each other which can be booked individually or together for larger groups. Both cottages have been recently modernised with comfortable furnishings. The larger property comes with a hot tub for a bit more hen party fun. As the cottages are part of other family-friendly properties, they are best suited to low key hen weekends.

– 25 minutes from Derby, 40 minutes from Nottingham

  • Hot Tub

Bath Barns, hen weekend cottage

Sleeps 12-20

Two adjoining barn conversions set in a stunning location & close enough to Bath for a day or night out. Presented to a high standard there is plenty of space for hen party games and activities with a large open plan kitchen / dining area perfect for chef dinners, craft workshops, murder mystery evenings, cocktail making and more.

– 25 minutes from Bath

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