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Hen party ideas and girly group days out in Cheshire

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Fancy getting the girls together and enjoying a day out or you’re looking for hen party ideas in Cheshire? Whether you are planning a hen party or you just want to enjoy some quality time together, there are plenty of activities in the area that can cater to all of your needs.

Adrenalin-filled high rope adventures, crafty and creative party sessions or a feast of delicious cuisines, no matter what you want to do, there is bound to be the perfect activity for the whole group.

Go Ape Adventures

Adventure-filled activities with a difference, Go Ape is an immersive experience with locations across the UK. One-of-a-kind experiences that are perfect for team building, or just a fun day out with the girls. With group options available that are perfect for a girls day out, get your trainers on and head out for a day of laughter and adventure.

We spoke to the team at Go Ape, they told us a little more about their location in Delamere and the options available to hen parties and groups:

“Look no further than our gorgeous Go Ape Delamere location for your next hen adventure.

Unite your hen tribe with fun and active events with us in the trees and on safari treks through Delamere Forest. Open most days from late February, right through to Winter, our specialist events team can tailor a bespoke package for any hen groups who are looking for something out of the ordinary.

“Think high ropes, forest Segways and even some truly competitive ground-based team games, to bring everyone together. Plus include a catering package on top and you can spend the whole day enjoying the outdoors, with a fully catered BBQ!”


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Crafty Party with The Crafty Hen

Make memories together as well as gorgeous gifts for the bride and the hen party. The Crafty Hen works nationwide and offers unique, creative experiences delivered by some of the very best craftspeople. Bring the girls along and make bride sashes, jewellery or a unique fascinator for the mother of the bride, either way, you can enjoy some special time together, whilst getting crafty and creative.

Rachel from The Crafty Hen told us a little more about the sort of activities you can request as well as the sorts of workshops available:

“Our unique crafty experiences are designed as enjoyable activities where you work together to make memories and come away with an impressive result. Whether that’s making a unique stylish fascinator to don whilst enjoying afternoon tea, or collaborating on a wedding quilt full of memories for the Bride To Be to treasure for years to come. We tailor each and every workshop to your specific requests you may have, for a personalised and bespoke experience just for you and 

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Tailored parties for larger groups can range from the Something Blue workshop or the garter making workshop, perfect for the bride to be.

Rachel continues: “There is something for everyone with our crafty party experiences. For a stylish bunch of ladies, why not create beautiful jewellery from scratch that you can wear and wear again. For those looking for a relaxing activity to break the ice and have a chatter, our ceramic painting workshops are very popular. For the hens, you can’t go wrong with a garter making workshop so your Bride To Be can make her very own ‘Something Blue’, and even her ‘Something Old’ with our vintage workshop option.”

Spa Experience

When looking for hotels in Cheshire, look no further than Mottram Hall and our exquisite and newly-decorated spa. There really is no better experience than a spa experience, so why not gather the girls and enjoy a day of pampering and relaxation?

Our facilities are second to none and offer you the very best treatments and experiences possible. Enjoy a massage, facial or body treatment before plunging into the 20m indoor pool, hydro pool, steam room or sauna.

Visit a Cookery School

Cheshire Cookery School

There is one way to a girls heart and that is through delicious food, so what better way to celebrate your friendship than with a culinary masterclass from the tea, at The Cheshire Cookery School


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Lisa Warnes, Founder and Director at The Cheshire Cookery School went into detail about the hen party offerings and group experiences available: “The Cheshire Cookery School was born out of a philosophy that good food is at the heart of all that matters in life and is an expression of our connection to each other making it the perfect environment for celebrations and fun with your friends and family! At the Cheshire Cookery School, you can experience a whole world of cooking where our passion for food is the key ingredient. Our cookery school is set in comfortable, modern surroundings by using the most up to date equipment, you’re able to learn new and time-tested techniques side by side. We pride ourselves in the ability to mix fun with learning in a relaxed environment, you’ll cook together with your friends and family led by our professional chef instructors.”

With a plethora of courses to choose from, you could get stuck into the Italian academy and perfect the ultimate pasta dishes or try your hand at some Thai cooking, either way, your experiences can be tailored to your exacting taste buds.

“You can choose from full days, half days, evening classes or demonstrations that range from Bread Making to Italian, Thai to Tapas, Canapes to Macaroons, you can start your cookery experience with a glass of fizz and at the end enjoy your culinary creations together with a glass of wine or two making the cookery activity perfect for all types of celebrations from hen parties to girlies days out,” Lisa adds.

Spend an evening at the Cheshire Wine School

If you’re looking for something a little more sophisticated, an evening at The Cheshire Wine School is the perfect option. Want to be entertained whilst spending time with friends, then indulge in one of their wine, champagne, cheese and fine wine tasting sessions.


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“Wine tasting parties are a fun and increasingly popular way to celebrate, creating a relaxed atmosphere and an activity for all the guests to enjoy. The wine tasting can also act as a perfect icebreaker as friends get to know each other - plus the wine is guaranteed to keep the party flowing” says the company on their website.

Available for home hosting, at a venue of your choice or at their centre in Cheshire, the wine school pride themselves on providing a fun and relaxed experience to all their customers, full of good company and even better wine.

Whether you want to sit back and relax or get the adrenalin pumping with a thrill-seeking activity, there is something to suit your every need in Cheshire. Plan your perfect hen party or group day out now, but don’t forget to book your rooms to stay at Mottram Hall, the perfect place to lay your head after a busy day of activities.

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