North Devon Hen Party GuidePosted by laura on August 5 2014.
North Devon Hen Party Guide
Our North Devon Hen Party Guide is perfect if you’re planning a hen weekend full of action packed adventures and relaxing experiences alike.
You are not going to find the usual rowdy crowds in North Devon, but you are likely to find laid back, free loving individuals. The beaches are the best place to head in the summer if you are hoping to chill out. If you head to Ifracombe bay you may even be lucky enough to spot some Royalty as it is the favoured beach of Princes William and Harry when they want to practice their surfing skills!
North Devon Hen Party Guide – Shopping
In nearby town Barnstaple you will find a more unique shopping experience. It does play host to a high street and The Green Lanes shopping centre that have shops such as Topshop and Next, so you will definitely be able to find the perfect outfit for your night out in North Devon. However The Pannier Market, which dates back to 1855, is not to missed! The market boasts an array of stalls with everything from local crafts, fresh produce and antiques – so if you are looking to buy the newly weds a special wedding present you are bound to find it here.
North Devon Hen Party Guide – Eating Out
If you want to try some sumptuous food that is raised and grown locally then North Devon is for you, all the food in these award winning eateries is from local sources and is as fresh as you can get! With rich dairy produce, locally reared meat and freshly caught fish The Waterfront Inn and The Pier House provide you with all of this. The food isn’t the only locally sourced produce in North Devon either, with plenty of micro-brewery’s around the county the Cider is at its best! Plus, with all the different brewery’s you will have lots of different varieties to try!
North Devon Hen Party Guide – Unusual activities
As for the natural beauties you will be foolish to miss the caves that North Devon has to offer. The only way to explore these hidden treasures is with a Polestars Coasteering Class, where a trained professional will lead you around the coastline whilst teaching you how to ramble, jump and swim around the North Devon Coast. You will manage to see parts of the coast that you never thought possible – this will be a hen activity that you or your guests will never forget!
For nature-loving ladies, be sure to consider a weekend of Glamping. We’ll provide luxurious teepees or bell tents, as well as a campfire sauna whilst waiting on you hand and foot. We’ll prepare a delicious Afternoon Tea, a hearty camp-fire supper and a filling breakfast, whilst you enjoy the beautiful vistas and catch up with your best friends.
North Devon Hen Party Guide – Nightlife
After your extraordinary day out, you can guarantee the night will be just as good, with plenty of clubs dotted around the area you will be spoilt for choice. If you visit the Bideford area you can have a great night out at either Caesars Palace or the excellent Stallones Nightclub. If you fancy a trip to Illfricombe, then visit Whispers bar or maybe Lucky’s where you can get great drink deals that will help you to dance the night away!
At Barnstaple, you’re spoilt for choice; Toko Bar does great drinks to start the night off, after this you should follow the crowds over to Rockabillys for some great tunes! If you prefer a cheesier atmosphere for some great music to dance too, then Chicagos is the place to go. So whatever your choice of night North Devon has it, it’s perfect for Hens looking for a unique and fun weekend away.
North Devon Hen Party Guide – R&R
North Devon is also decked with spas and hotel retreats – just what every girl is looking for on her hen party! If you are looking to de-stress before your big day then the Downes Luxury Health Spa is the place to go. There are many other spas in the area but the Downes Spa offers lots of health treatments that will have you feeling brand new after all the worry in the lead up to the wedding!