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Organising a hen weekend

Top 7 tips for organising a hen weekend in the UK You’ve been set the task of organising a hen weekend for the blushing bride-to-be who is overcome with excitement at the prospect of getting hitched to the man of her dreams. You’re desperate to make it a weekend to remember but not quite sure
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Pimp up your cottage!

Inspiration for your hen weekend. Looking for some ideas to make the hen weekend for the bride-to-be extra special? Here’s what our previous hen groups have done. Simple to implement with maximum impact they’re a great way to pimp up your cottage!   Arrival Table Laden a welcome table with hen party bags full of

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Gemma’s Hen Weekend Blog

We asked the lovely Gemma to write a brutally honest & detailed hen weekend blog from her experience organising her best mates hen do. Here’s what she had to say: My Hen Weekend Experience Here’s my story of how I arranged a hen weekend for my best friend Jess with 2 other bridesmaids. I am Jess’s

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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

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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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surfing hen weekend

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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Christmas Hen do

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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