No matter how big or small you plan on making your upcoming nuptial celebrations, the hen party remains an eagerly anticipated activity for the bridal party, so why not put some extra time and effort into planning this pre-wedding blowout? Luckily, we’re here to help you to pull off a Liverpool hen party that your pals will never forget with our hen do Liverpool ideas!
Whether you’ve been religiously searching online for hen do activities in Liverpool to no avail or want to plan a hen do in Liverpool that stands out from some of the more traditional ideas, we can help. Having conducted plenty of research into the best local bars, attractions and activities, we’ve put in the hard graft for you, so you won’t have to worry about your Liverpool hen night being a let down!
Is Liverpool good for a hen party?
A bright, culture-packed and exciting city located in the county of Merseyside in North West England, this tourist hotspot has been drawing sports-lovers and music-fanatics to its centre for decades, but what makes it such a brilliant location for hosting celebrations, and more specifically, highly successful hen parties?
Hometown of the world-renowned rock group, The Beatles, Liverpool has steadily built itself a reputation for being a vibrant and exciting location to host any kind of celebration. Well-known for its lively nightlife, Liverpool attracts hen parties and stag dos from across the length and breadth of the UK, so a whole host of businesses and attractions have sprung up to cater to this demand.
Not to mention, Liverpool is also known for being easily accessible as it boasts a whole host of fantastic transport links. Featuring frequent trains that run across the 68 stations located in and around the Liverpool area, cycle parking, affordable bus travel, a fleet of taxis and even a ferry – yes, a ferry courtesy of Merseytravel! – there’s no shortage of travel solutions to get you from A to B!
Best things to do in Liverpool for a hen do
At The Bierkeller, we know how to pull off an incredible party – we do it almost every night and while traditional hen do weekend activities (such as shopping, afternoon tea and exquisite lunches) are always available in this bustling city, Liverpool has so much more to offer hen parties looking for something a little more rambunctious!
If you’re one of those brides looking for creative, exciting and (most importantly!) truly unforgettable hen do ideas in Liverpool, then you’ve come to the right place! From numerous booze-fuelled bars and scenic boat cruises to fascinating Beatles coach tours and even action-packed zorbing, there’s an incredible range of hen do activities to explore in lively Liverpool.
Liverpool hen party ideas
To help you decide which activity is the right fit for you and your hen do accomplices, we’ve listed the top five things to do in Liverpool for a hen party. However, it’s worth bearing in mind that this is just a taste of what Liverpool has to offer, so it’s well worth doing your research to find Liverpool hen do ideas that suit your requirements, dates and budget.
Sit back and enjoy the (drag!) show
If you’ve always been a big fan of the hit US competition TV series, Ru Paul’s Drag Race, then a real-life drag show is sure to go down well at your hen do! Featuring hilarious professional drag show performers, props and countless glasses of prosecco for you and your bridal posse, these sensational dress-up shows promise hours of raucous entertainment. Plus, many of these shows are conveniently located in the heart of Liverpool, so you’ll have easy access to pubs, restaurants, bars and more to quench your thirst after the show has come to an end!
Immerse yourself in the music
It’s difficult to make your way around Liverpool without spotting the countless nods towards The Beatles, their unmissable music and the incredible impression they made on the city. If you want to immerse yourself in this culture as part of your Liverpool hen party, there’s no better option than the Magical Mystery Coach Tour. This informative and captivating two-hour tour takes you on a colourful journey exploring the favourite haunts and childhood homes of John, Paul, George and Ringo. Guided by a professional Beatles guide, non-stop entertainment is guaranteed!
Catch an iconic boat cruise
If you’ve always been drawn to the water and are known for your fondness for booze cruises, why not consider taking your last cruise as a single lady along the Mersey? Setting sail from the famous Liverpool Albert Docks, these hen do boat cruises offer everything from drinks and music to the sensational sights and bright lights of the city skyline – what’s not to like? Ideal for large hen parties that want a more private affair, you can hire out the whole boat to keep your evening free from public hassle and disruption.
Put your core strength to the test
Looking for something a little sexier to bring out your inner confidence before the big day arrives? Not only is pole dancing an engaging physical activity that your hen party is likely to never forget, but it’s fun, flirty and hilarious! While you might not master every seductive move, twist or turn, you’re sure to leave with a smile on your face and plenty of entertaining pics. Led by a qualified pole dancing instructor, this workshop is suitable for all abilities, so you can rest assured that you’ll be in safe hands regardless of your pole dancing experience.
Grab a drink
Craving the ultimate bar crawl? Look no further than the energetic city centre of Liverpool! Boasting hundreds of pubs, clubs and bars, there’s no shortage of places to hang your hat. However, it’s well worth taking your time to pick bars that welcome hen parties. After all, the last thing you want is to be turned away by the bouncer after you’ve already shimmied into that LBD and spent hours perfecting your contour!
Best bars for a hen do in Liverpool
If the rowdy nightlife is the reason that you’ve zoned in on the lively streets of Liverpool, then you can’t leave this exhilarating city without visiting a bar or two! So, to help you pick the best bar according to your specific requirements (as either the bride herself or the Maid of Honour), we’ve whittled down some of the very best boozers in Liverpool – including our very own Liverpool-based Bierkeller venue.
The authentic German bar – The Bierkeller Liverpool!
Is there anything that screams ‘celebration’ louder than lederhosen? Brimming with fancy dress fun, oompah experiences and all your favourite German fare and beverages, there’s no better place to enjoy your last night of freedom than The Bierkeller Liverpool!
Located in the heart of Liverpool, you can find us smack bang in the city centre complete with a fantastic biergarten that overlooks Liverpool’s famous Albert Docks and catches plenty of sunlight.
We love to accommodate hen parties at all Bierkeller venues – which is why our party experts have put together some amazing hen do packages to help you let loose and celebrate your last night of freedom in style.
Regardless of whether you want to sip an ice-cold Pilsner beverage while taking in an outstanding view of Liverpool’s docks, sample some of our Bavarian menu (we’re talking irresistible bratwursts, schnitzels and mouth-watering hog roast sliders!), or turn your hand to our unique virtual darts lanes before the big day, we have everything you could need to make your Liverpool hen party a roaring success!
The cocktail masterclass venue – All Bar One
If you’d like to brush up on your own mixology skills rather than watching the bartender whip one up for you, then All Bar One is the place for you and your pals. Regardless of whether you’re the Maid of Honour, mother of the bride or the bride herself, All Bar One can work with you to create the perfect hen party. From pulling off an entertaining cocktail masterclass to impressing guests with tasty dishes, you can choose from a wide range of menu options (including buffet and vegetarian dishes) as well as irresistible drinks packages.
The drink with a view - Panoramic34
Eager to combine sophisticated dining and drinking with an unbeatable view? Choose Panoramic34. This elegant fine dining restaurant allows your bridal party to marvel at the magnificent Liverpool skyline as you delight your culinary tastebuds! As one of the UK’s highest restaurants, we hope you’re not scared of heights as you’ll be drinking 300 feet above sea level on the 34th floor of the West Tower.
Offering lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and cocktail reservations, you can choose the best type and time of service to suit your hen party desires as you marvel at the breathtaking 360° views. Regardless of whether you want to partake in a spot of sophisticated whiskey tasting or sample some light and delicate cakes and pastries during afternoon tea, Panoramic34 is the venue to book.
The Instagram-worthy spot – Avenue
For bridal parties that can’t get enough of the colour pink, we recommend visiting one of the prettiest nightclubs in the city – Avenue! Specialising in pink party spaces and unique decorations, this uplifting high-end nightclub even comes complete with a playful ball pit. A far cry from dark and dingy nightclubs where your heels are guaranteed to stick to the floor, this bright and stylish venue presents endless opportunities to take the perfect hen do pic for your carefully-curated Instagram!
Book The Bierkeller for your hen party!
Concerned that your ‘team bride’ brigade will be turned away from standard clubs courtesy of their sweeping ‘no stag or hen parties’ policy? At The Bierkeller, we specialise in catering and entertaining large groups, so you can be confident that we’ll never turn you away simply because you’re making a booking for a hen do or stag party!
Instead, we welcome rowdy hen dos with open arms. With a helping hand from our thrilling Oompah show package deals and table reservations, we ensure there’s a seat for every hen party participant. With over a decade of experience creating irresistible pornstar martinis, cheering on your booze-fuelled dancing and helping you to find your purse on the way out, there’s no better hen do venue than a Bierkeller bar.
While the very first Bierkeller venue opened its doors in 2010, you can now find us in five different UK locations including Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham Birmingham, and our latest venue – Halifax. Plus, all our venues have central locations and are within walking distance of numerous hotels and transport facilities, so regardless of whether you need to get the last train home or find your bed for the night, you won’t have far to stumble – especially useful if you plan on packing your highest heels!
Is it worth risking your last night of freedom on the whim of a bouncer and whether they want to admit you? We don’t think so! Regardless of whether you want to drink, dance or play darts at your hen party, we won’t turn you away!