Hen Party Glamping Weekends in the U.K.

By Amy Lloyd

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So you’ve kissed the frogs, met your knight in shining armor, and now the time is nigh for you to wave goodbye to your Bridget Jones-like alter ego, and say hello to your new life as Mrs. Right. First and foremost, however, everyone knows that a bride-to-be needs a good weekend away with her girls, reminiscing on old times and celebrating the new adventure on the horizon—think classic sleepover brimming with Sex-and-the-City-esque sophistication.

Glamour is pretty much a given when choosing any of these hen party glamping weekends in the U.K., and they ensure that your farewell to freedom is full of finesse and, of course, lots of fun.

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Gather the gals for a weekend to remember with a stay in one of these chic and luxurious tents nestled in the Yorkshire countryside. Think a practice run of your honeymoon with all your honeys, complete with four-poster beds, cozy wood-burning stoves, and cute lanterns…that’s #SquadGoals right there.

These beautiful tents are located in the quaint and historical village of Stamford, just 20 minutes from the stunning city of York, which means that you can also enjoy a day trip to the city filled with shopping, coffee, and some quality time catching up.

When retreating to your girly glamping nest for a night of giggles, you can opt to have freshly prepared meals delivered to your tent, or activate your domestic goddess setting, and cook up a storm in the spacious kitchen and dining area. There are seven tents in total, and each tent accommodate up to six hens. Body treatments are also available for the ultimate in pre-wedding pampering.

Unique Woodland Cabins with Yorkshire-Inspired Themes, England alt

Making its second debut on the top hen party glamping spots in the U.K., these luxury woodland cabins in Yorkshire provide a blissful spot where you and your bridesmaids can crack open the bubbly and toast to your happily married future. Concealed in a 500-acre forest, these cabins marry hotel comfort and breathtaking natural beauty to create a hybrid hen party that rivals any celebrity one.

A cozy living area for a good pampering session, a spa-style bathroom for spoiling yourselves, and optional food hampers that can be delivered to your tent—don’t mind if we do! There are seven cabin suites to choose from in total, and there is a sweet communal space where tea, coffee, and homemade cakes are served to glampers.

The surrounding scenery emulates any traditional storybook, meaning that if you and your girlfriends fancy a sunset stroll, there’s nothing standing in your way. The spa bathrooms also have built-in radiators, which will warm up any cases of cold feet!

Exquisite Yurts for Weddings, Gatherings, and Getaways, United Kingdom alt

We’re heading down to the southwestern coast now for a classy contender from the Devon area: an assortment of stylish and spacious yurts with enchanting interiors. The ideal spot for a bachelorette party, these unique yurts come in a variety of sizes; individual tents can sleep up to four guests, but yurts can be linked together to create larger venues.

There is no better place to dream about your white wedding than tucked up in one of these comfortable beds, enveloped by silky linens, and encircled by elegant furnishings. It really is every affianced woman’s paradise to get away with her closest friends and experience glamping by delicate lantern light in rural Devon before the big day.

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Escape to the Essex countryside in one of these exquisite barn properties, and make your bridal shower one to remember. With a plush and striking décor, each one of these six barns epitomizes glamour camping and radiates elegance and originality. Each barn features a fully-equipped kitchen, a spacious living area, a separate dining room, Wi-Fi, TV/DVD facilities, and sinfully soft feather pillows.

A classy country weekend is most definitely on the agenda when staying in one of these English gems, and they make for the perfect spot to sip some cocktails and indulge in a spa-themed sleepover. Each barn’s sleeping capacity varies, but there are properties for small parties of two to three and larger parties of six to 10 guests.

Charming Cabins with Valley Views near Masham, England alt

Go all country chic on your hen party this year, and embark on a woodland adventure before setting sail on your voyage of wedded bliss. Saying “I do” to a stay in this wonderfully wooded cabin retreat guarantees you and your besties some quality time away from the wedding-organizing whirlwind you have been caught up in for so long.

Swap stories and beauty tips in front of the crackling wood-fired stove, or have a champagne picnic while ambling through the scenic Yorkshire Dales National Park. Whatever you decide to do before tying the knot, make sure you and your girls take some scenic selfies in the verdant valleys and the thick, fragrant forests. These cabins can sleep up to seven bosom buddies.

Authentic Mongolian Yurt Overlooking South Downs National Park, England alt

If you fancy keeping your inner bridezilla from making an appearance, this luxury yurt rental caters for the more intimate hen party, ideal for that special select few. Sleeping up to four guests, this Mongolian-style yurt features a quirky décor, a double bed, and two single-size mattresses, making it the go-to getaway spot for a quartet of lovely ladies looking to have a sophisticated stargaze and champers session.

The yurt itself is nested in the charming countryside of East Sussex and allows you to flee your fiancée and get acquainted with the impressive landscapes in and around South Downs National Park. Bring the sass to the countryside, and enjoy a refined weekend away, starting the celebrations early in preparation for the best day of your life.

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