Why Choose York for Your Hen Party?
Put simply; York has everything for a great hen party. History, horses, sights and bars; all ready to entertain you and your hens for the whole weekend.
Twisting, curving, maze-like… all perfect descriptions of Shambles. The medieval streets today are filled with shops and other historical sights that date back to the late fourteenth century.
While you are there, why not treat yourselves to lunch at Shambles Kitchen near the heart of the district. Well loved on TripAdvisor (and by us!) especially their take on the American Reuben made with slow roasted beef brisket pastrami.
A 30 minute walk (longer if you take in some bars en-route!) or a 10 minute taxi ride from the centre is the racecourse.
With a full calendar of events; the course hosts the annual Ebor festival in August which popular globally within the racing community. It’s not just racing however, with various fairs and musical events taking place at the course.
The York Dungeon
For a grizzly but immersive education on York’s history, head to The York Dungeon. Tour between 10 rooms and hear about the horrific past of the Yorkshire town, including The Vikings and the plague.
After having being suitably scared, why not head to Plonkers Wine Bar just behind the dungeons. The cellar bar packs in the character with a wide selection of drinks and even a Steak Hanging Kebab for sustenance.
If the dungeon wasn’t enough scare for you, then York has a great selection of group and private ghost walks around the historical sights in the centre. Over 2,000 years of history whilst getting your 10,000 daily steps in!
York Castle Museum
Check out a recreated Victorian street plus many other lovingly created exhibitions making history accessible for all ages. Current exhibitions include World War 1, toys throughout the ages and the 60s.
We love York. So much character and history to explore for groups of any size. We have several wonderful hen party houses in York that make the perfect base for a week, midweek or weekend in the city.