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The top UK hen do destinations

The top UK hen do destinations: Image 1 A new study reveals the ultimate destinations for hen dos worldwide, ranking cities based on a variety of lifestyle factors, such as the best night outs, cost of food and drink as well as weather guarantee (because no-one wants it to be raining during their celebration!).
London and Nottingham were top of the list for the UK's ultimate city for a hen do according to the study conducted by Mecca Bingo, the rest of the top 10 UK hen-do destinations are:

  • London - good for a night out with over 1,000 bars to choose from in the city
  • Nottingham - easy to get around with the average taxi cost being only £2.50
  • Newcastle - great for eating out, with the average meal costing £12
  • Liverpool - great to relax with over 40 spas to choose from
  • Cardiff - a place to kick back a relax with the average bottle of wine costing £6.50
  • Manchester - over 170 bars and cheap taxis costing on average £2.50
  • Blackpool - great for eating out with the average meal costing £10
  • Edinburgh - an historic city with over 170 bars to choose from 
  • York - 25 spas to choose from and taxis costing on average £2.50
  • Bournemouth - great for grabbing a drink with the average bottle of wine costing £7

The top UK hen do destinations: Image 2 London came as the ultimate destination, with a score of 9.1. It has the most bars and clubs out of all the destinations looked at. Plus, it's got the second highest amount of spas offering an escape from city life. But bear in mind that your meals, taxis, and bottles of wine could really chip into your bank balance!
With a score of 6.4, Nottingham comes second in the list with an excellent mix of things you could want for a perfect hen do. It has an enormous 117 bars and clubs, making it an excellent night out. More 'early night' than 'crazy night'? You could have a spa weekend and choose from one of Nottingham's 15 establishments. It's also a cheap eat, with the average price of a meal just £10.
If you want a meal that doesn't break the bank Nottingham, Liverpool, Cardiff and Blackpool offer the cheapest average meal, at £10. Liverpool, Cardiff, York and Birmingham offer the cheapest drinks with an average bottle of wine costing £6.50.

Susanne Svensson, head of brand and delivery at Mecca Bingo said: "With wedding season coming up, we wanted to find out the perfect hen do destinations for brides-to-be. From relaxing city breaks to big nights out, each destination has been analysed to find out the best locations based on what hens want out of the hen party."

Head to www.meccabingo.com/ultimate-hen-do-destinations for more information on the best hen party destinations.

 
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To help you find inspiration for your big day, take a look at what's caught the eye of our editors.

There are literally hundreds of ideas, products and services from wedding suppliers across the UK along with links to their web sites as pointed out by our ever resourceful team.

Take a look at what our Editors Love!