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Wedding traditions

The why’s of weddings Ever wondered why the bride walks to the left of the groom or why the groom has a best man? Read on! Why have bridesmaids? Where would we be without our bridesmaid’s love, support and fun? In Roman times, bridesmaids attended weddings for two reasons; to act as a witness to

5 Hen Weekend Tips

5 Hen weekend tips: I love hen weekends! Nothing beats getting together with a group of girls, all under one roof and spending a weekend laughing, celebrating and sometimes going through the odd crisis or two! Along with all the usual considerations such as who gets invited, when it is, where it is, what activities

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Water Based Hen Weekends

Water Based Hen Weekends Top 7 Water Activities: Water based hen weekends are brilliant if the bride-to-be love water whether in the sea or river. Here are top 7 favourite to provide you with some inspiration: 1. Coasteering Hen Weekends: Scramble over rocks, jump off cliffs and swim in the sea – this is a

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Themed Hen Weekends – to theme or not to theme?

Wondering about themed hen weekends, read on. Having arranged over 3,000 Acacia Cottages hen weekends, we thought we would offer a some help & inspiration. Themed Hen weekends Adding a theme comes down to what the ‘bride-to-be’ wants. If she loves everything coming together & can conjure a costume out of anything, this is definitely for her!

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Hen party games to include on your hen weekend

    If you’re looking for help planning your hen weekend we have lots of wonderful cottages &amp activities available in different UK destinations. We’ve been organising hen, birthday & celebration weekends since we first started business in 2006; each one totally unique. We take the hassle out of your organising whilst adding that little

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Winter hen weekends infused with wintery activities

Winter Hen Weekends Winter hen weekends not only cost less than in peak season but you can also create a truly unique wintry infused weekend. Fill it with decadent activities which add intimacy and magic to the weekend celebrations. Think cosy cottages, log fires, indulgent foods, warming cocktails, intimate games and a smidgen of Christmas splendour from nearby

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Spoil the bride-to-be with 6 special touches

6 ways to spoil the bride-to-be! Spoil the bride-to-be with some easy to implement special touches which will make her feel loved. Whether you’ve been given the role of organising the hen party for the bride-to-be or you’re going along to help celebrate, your main aim should be to make the bride-to-be feel really special. You

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Hen party activities for countryside hen do’s

Countryside Hen Party Activities Inject your hen weekend with hen party activities designed to take advantage of the great outdoors. Check out 9 brilliant countryside activities sure to add some country fun to your weekend. Clay Pigeon Shooting This traditional countryside pastime takes physical strength and accuracy in order to hit the target. Guided by

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7 delicious food hen party activities

Great Food Hen Party Activities If the bride-to-be is a real foodie, add in some seriously delicious food hen party activities into the weekend. Here are 7 of the best: Canapes: Perfect when you arrive in your cottage with a glass of bubbles. Our professional chef will deliver 4-5 per person mouth sized canapes. Have

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