Hen Weekend

Sophisticated Hen Parties & Luxury Girls Weekends in York

Hen Weekend



Amazing Holiday Home …….. The perfect girls weekend house

Do you and your friends want a girl’s weekend away in a relaxed, quiet environment in the heart of Yorkshire. Do you want a memorable holiday full of fresh air, shopping, cocktails and beautiful scenery? Why not let Big Weekend help you to choose a fabulous cottage for a stylish, sophisticated birthday weekend or hen party ? We have some amazing celebration cottages for you to discover, that sleep large groups and are situated close to York City Centre.

We can also help you plan activities whilst staying at one of our luxury hen party houses

Hen Party Activities 

Even with the best intentions and lots of time planning a girlie weekend can be hard work!

With this in mind we have selected a few fantastic weekend activities which can be booked through our website

Hot Tub Hire

hen party spa packagehen party hot tub

  • £250 for a large lazee spa hot tub
  • Perfect for a spa style weekend!
  • Set up and hot ready for your arrival on the Friday.
  • Available at selected houses only
  • TO BOOK : Please follow instructions when booking the house & simply click on “EXTRAS”

    Hot Tub Hire Notes:
    1, Hot Tubs  from other external companies are NOT permitted.
    2, A member of the party must be present on site on Friday afternoon to run through operating proceedures with our hot tub supplier
    3, Hot Tubs must only be used until 10.30pm. We only hire out Hot Tubs from March to 1st November

Activity Field Hire – Available from Easter 2018 on selected weekends only

 You are welcome to hire our activity field and organise your own activities. You must ensure that any activity or supplier you organise has the correct event insurance. The field is approximately the size of two football pitches. It has access to power, water and a small amenity building which will provide power, water, toilet and also tea and coffee making facilities. To check availability & book please contact Kerry in the office

Hen Party Cakes, Sweet Treats, Cup Cakes 

Afternoon Tea with Patisserie Masterclass  (Served in the cottage)

Spa Package

Welcome hamper and decorations.

Champagne or Prosecco and canapés arrival


Champagne  or Cooked Breakfast.

Private dining.

Sewing party

Raft building, archery or kayaking

GR8escape York

Yoga Party

Wired high ropes.

York races.

Pottery painting and/or throwing

Cocktail Making Classes

cocktail masterclass for hen party

Other Activity Ideas 
If you plan on hiring an external company to provide services at the cottage please let us know & we can inform you of the suitability of the house. (You must also have adequate event insurance cover and check that the provider is also insured for liability)

Other Attractions & Entertainment in our area

We are located next to a large Thai restaurant. For details, booking and menus please see Thai Season by Pritsana
here is also a small Italian diner called Gio’s Italian Diner within walking distance

York has many large museums, all have which have details on line. However I have tried to list some of the smaller local museums in our area

Museum of Farming. Five minutes driveFifty minutes drive from the holiday home
Yorkshire Air Museum. Five minutes drive
Local Swimming Pool and Gym. www.eastridingleisure.co.uk/fransicscaife
Burnby Hall Gardens – Lakes, Childrens Playground, Walks, Museum etc YO42 2QF – 01759 307125
Wolds Gliding Club – Gliding & Flying Experience –Five minutes drive from houses YO42 1NP
Allerthorpe Woods –Nature Reserve & Walks & Jogging
Millington Pastures & Wood . Great Walks, Scenery, Teashop and Pub
Pocklington Canal – Boat Trips with local pub adjacent – 5 minutes drive from houses)
Kilnwick Percy Hall – Historic-building-and-grounds
Theme Parks – www.flamingoland.co.uk Thirty minutes drive
Calley Heath – Small Nature Reserve opposite the cottages
Thai Restaurant next door to the cottages  – Thai Season by Pritsana
Italian Cafe next to the cottages – Gio’s Italin Diner

Our hen party houses in York are second to none, a perfect getaway for hen parties, birthday celebrations and girlie weekends.