Hen party women

If your BFF has made you her maid of honour, Holiday Cottage Compare can take the leg work out of finding a hen house for the perfect stress-free hen party weekend.

A hen party holiday cottage is the ideal solution if you want somewhere a bit different, in a location that's convenient for bridesmaids and other hens arriving from all over the country, and with its own on-site entertainment.

We have large properties that can accommodate bridal parties of all sizes, with relaxing options like a hot tub, swimming pool or on-site spa treatments to choose from. Or perhaps you would prefer a games room, tennis court or somewhere to store your bicycles?

As always, you can start your search in several different ways, including a specific location if you're all arriving from the same area, or by date if you want your hen do to take place on a specific weekend.

Ideas for hen party holiday properties

Our holiday cottages can let you lap up the luxury on the weekend before your wedding, with over 1,700 large properties that can accommodate a bunch of bridesmaids and other hens too.

We've got detached properties you can rent in their entirety, suitable to sleep 30 or more people and some with more than 20 bedrooms - you can even hire out a castle for a hen party if you wish!

For a smaller hen party, there are even quirkier options to choose from - a lighthouse for a party of up to six people, or why not a windmill with an en suite king-size bedroom for the bride?

If you're stuck for ideas, just start a search by date or location, or tick some of the boxes in our search options and see what you can find - there's no obligation to book unless you find the perfect party place.

party food and cakes on a table

Things to think about in hen party holiday cottages

We've put together a shortlist of some more ideas for hen party properties, which you can use our search options to find in your area:

  • Ground-floor bedroom and bathroom for anyone with mobility problems (or for a bride-to-be when she's slightly the worse for wear...)
  • Separate wine fridge to keep all your vino and bubbles chilled and ready when you are.
  • Home cinema room so you can enjoy some weepy chick flicks with the other hens.
  • Chef available so you can eat-in in style without anyone having to lift a finger.
  • Scenic locations in national parks, city centres and by the beach.

It's a list that goes on and on - so if you're struggling to choose a location for a hen do, you don't have to do it alone...

hen do wine and glasses

Help choosing a hen do location

If you need help choosing a hen do location that will impress your BFF and her entourage, we've got your back. Just head to our 'help find my holiday cottage' page to tell us the details you are sure of, and our concierge service will get back to you ASAP with a shortlist of the best matches.

But what if the bridesmaids and other girls of distinction need to have a say too? No problem! Every potential hen party property has its own page on the Holiday Cottage Compare website, so you can let the girls know in several ways:

  • Copy the page URL and send it to your fellow hens via any messaging app you prefer.
  • Click the 'Share' button for quick sharing options via over 200 common methods and apps.
  • Click 'Add to favourites' on any page to start your own shortlist to show to the ladies.

It's the party of a lifetime and you deserve for it to take place in the property of a lifetime - so please don't be shy about getting in touch for some first-hand assistance via our concierge service. We love to party too and would be honoured to help you carry off a memorable hen weekend without a hitch!

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