The Best Ideas for a Hen or Stag Weekend in Liverpool
Author: iStay 12th August 2021
Are you looking for inspiration for your upcoming hen or stag weekend in Liverpool? Then you’ve come to the right place! In this article, we look at some of the best ideas for a Liverpool weekend getaway for hens and stags.
Before your dream wedding day, it’s important that you take part in the customary pre-wedding celebrations – the hen & stag night! These nights are all about the bride and groom letting loose, joining up with close friends and family members, and celebrating their last few hours as an unmarried person. In modern times, hen & stag nights are less about one night and more about full weekends of fun and celebrations.
Liverpool is a lively and vibrant city that has everything you could possibly want for the perfect hen and stag weekend away. To help you plan your itinerary, here are some of the best ideas of things to do.
Point Blank Shooting
First things first, why not pay a visit to one of Liverpool’s newest attractions? Point Blank Shooting is a state-of-the-art simulation shooting range that you can find on Castle Street. Other than a zero-tolerance on fancy dress, this venue is perfect for hen & stag dos and comes highly recommended! Point Blank offers a range of fun activities including a shooting simulation, providing you with over 200 shooting scenarios to choose from. The venue uses real-life replica Glocks, Desert Eagles and AK-47s replaced with laser technology to simulate a realistic experience. It’s the perfect opportunity to test your time, aim and reflexes while competing against friends to claim a place on the leaderboards. Point Blank also offers a selection of delicious food, including bottomless chicken wings, hot dogs and salt n pepper fries. The food is best washed down with bespoke cocktails and frosty steins!
You and your party are going to want to grab some food. Whether you’re seeking options for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Liverpool is no stranger to world-class cuisine. One option you may want to consider is Panoramic34. Situated a whopping 300ft above sea level, this restaurant offers stunning views combined with mouthwatering dishes. Then there is Brunch Club, a quaint, tropical environment with delicious food – including a Bottomless Brunch! OH ME OH MY delivers delightful afternoon tea with views across the famous Liverpool waterfront. If you have quite a few picky members in your group, you can even head to the Baltic Market or Duke Street Market where there is a choice for everyone. We’ve only just scratched the surface, there are so many more choices to consider!
Private Bar Booths
Before continuing to party all night long at the apartment, why not book a private booth at one of Liverpool’s many clubs and bars? A private booth will give you the VIP treatment and ensure you and your guests can celebrate in a peaceful and spacious area. Liverpool has several areas home to a range of exciting nightclubs, from the lively Ropewalks district to the iconic Matthew Street. For a legendary night out, why don’t you head down to our very own cocktail club Tres. Situated on Temple Court, just off Victoria Street in the city centre, Trés is the latest opening in Liverpool’s Cavern Quarter. One of the best places to party whilst sipping on cocktails, Trés is the ultimate night-spot. Whether you are after a classic cocktail or something more adventurous, our menu will have you in high spirits all night. The one-level space boasts high ceilings, Art Deco-inspired chandeliers and an extensive bar with state-of-the-art lighting and sound system. All our guests are offered a 20% off on all drinks packages.
Now we get on to the lively and fun activities! Bubble football, also known as zorbing, is a fantastic activity to get the heart rate beating. This event will guarantee laughs, competition and all-around fun for everyone. The idea behind bubble football is simple to understand. Participants are placed inside an inflated bubble that covers their entire upper body, and so follows the hilarious act of trying to play a close-contact sport. As one of the most popular stag & hen activities in recent years, a lot of venues usually have packages to suit. Bubble Footie and Spartacus Bubble Soccer are just two venues that you can consider.
Everyone loves a game of crazy golf, right? This activity will always bring out the competitive yet fun side of people! In Liverpool, there are two popular adults-only venues that are perfect for a lively game of crazy golf: Ghetto Golf and Junkyard Golf. Both venues offer a range of eccentric-themed courses, from fairgrounds to jungles and scrapyards. Crazy golf wouldn’t be half as fun without some alcoholic beverages! You can purchase an assortment of drinks to take around with you while golfing, along with tasty snacks. Have you also heard of a thing called foot golfing? As FootGolf in Aintree, there is a 9-hole course where the aim is to pot a football in a few shots as possible.
Next up we have the much-loved escape room! While in an escape room, participants are locked in a room for a specified amount of time and must find a way of escaping before time runs out. If you fail to escape, you lose! Escape rooms are challenging but thrilling and require a series of skills to overcome obstacles and solve clues. As well as being fun, escape rooms encourage communication, strengthen relationships, and improve memory. In Liverpool, you can choose either Breakout Liverpool or Escape Hunt for your escape room adventure. Split your party into groups and see who manages to escape the quickest!
Amidst all the fun and games, don’t forget to spare a little time for some self-care. Booking a spa treatment for you and your party will help you de-stress, feel good and look amazing. Spa treatments can include anything from a massage or facial to a body scrub. There are so many great spa and wellness centres in Liverpool where you can go to relax and enjoy a cleansing treatment. You can even visit the Float Planet, the city’s first floatation centre that users the power of floating tanks to help people live happier, reduce stress and recover quicker.
At iStay Liverpool, we offer stunning Liverpool party apartments for just about any occasion – especially hen parties and stag parties! Our party pads are the perfect option for your hen or stag weekend in Liverpool. With a city-centre location, the above activities and more are just a short trip away. If you own a dog, you can make sure that they are looked after with doggy day care in Liverpool while you party all day and night long!
Contact us today to find out more about booking a package tailored to you.