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Winter Hen Weekend Tips

If you’re looking for help planning your hen weekend we have lots of wonderful cottages and 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 love to take the hassle out of your organising whilst adding that little bit extra to ensure your weekend
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9 Items Every Successful Hen Weekend Needs!

Planning hen weekends can be stressful, so the Acacia Team decided to put their heads together and create a list of 9 items every successful hen weekend needs. Item 1: A plan! A goal without a plan is just a wish, so get planning! Whose invited? Where? What? and even How Much? Obviously, make sure

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Keeping Hen Weekend Costs Down

Reducing the costs of your hen weekend Hen parties can add up! The key for any hen party organiser is to balance the costs with making sure the bride-to-be feels really special. We have come up with our top 9 practical ways to keep costs down whilst keeping fun levels up!   If you’re looking

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7 common hen weekend mistakes to avoid

We know how tricky it can be to organise hen weekends which is why we’ve put together the 7 most common mistakes which the budding hen planner should try to avoid. 1. Don’t do everything yourself We’d all like to pretend we are Wonder Women but take the stress out the planning and doing and

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7 Tips for Organising a UK Hen Weekend

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 where to start? Here are our Acacia 10 top tips for taking

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Pimp-up your Cottage!

We all love decorations which scream we are loved! Decorating your hen party cottage is a great way to elevate the occasion and show the bride-to-be how much you care. Photos, balloons, personalised games and treats will all put a smile on her face. So, here are our ideas to pimp-up your cottage without losing

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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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5 Hen Weekend Tips

I love hen weekends! Nothing beats getting together with a group of girls, all under one roof and spending the 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 to include, the budget

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7 Water Based Hen Weekends

Water based hen weekends are brilliant if the bride-to-be loves water whether in the sea, river or anywhere! Here are our Acacia top 7 favourites to provide you with some inspiration.   If you’re looking for help planning your hen weekend we have lots of wonderful cottages and available in different UK destinations. We’ve been

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Themed Hen Weekends

Wondering whether to have a theme at your hen weekend? Having arranged over 3,000 Acacia Cottages hen weekends, we thought we would offer you a little bit of help.     If you’re looking for help planning your hen weekend we have lots of wonderful cottages and available in different UK destinations. We’ve been organising

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