Not every stag or hen party is on the lookout for a weekend of boozing and mischief: some groups want to celebrate in style with an activity that is out of the ordinary, and we're on hand to help!
From sports to relaxation, there are plenty of stag and hen activities on offer, so we've pulled together a list of fun-filled options designed to satisfy those parties looking for events that are 'outside the box'.
Does your stag or hen party consist of adventurous adrenalin junkies? If so, extreme sport is a must! Spain is a haven for those looking to sky dive on the coast, whilst mountain abseiling is a popular sport that will certainly encourage group bonding. Maybe you fancy mountain biking or white water rafting to mix up a traditional party? Whatever your dream extreme adventure, it doesn't have to revolve around a bar!
Hitting the snow is a fun alternative to a sunny stag or hen do. Combining an array of snow sports like skiing, snowboarding and bob sleighing - along with the fun of après ski and games in a log cabin - is guaranteed to be an exciting break for even the pickiest of groups.
Can you think of anything better than a weekend filled with chocolate tasting? Belgium is well-known for its chocolate-making prowess, so pack up your belongings and visit the chocolate houses of Brussels, whilst taking in the local sights and sounds.
Home or away, a treasure hunt provides an exciting way to explore a new location; ticking off some sightseeing spots and discovering hidden gems at your destination. Either appoint a treasure-hunter-in-chief to create a route or usethis handy app to have it all done for you!
Traditional spa experience
A traditional spa experience is an ideal way to spend a weekend away with friends. As a hen or a stag party,why not jet off to Turkey to try traditional treatments at Turkish baths? An opportunity to visit a sunny climate, whilst spending some quality time relaxing.
For budding wine connoisseurs, who want to indulge whilst enjoying stunning rural landscapes, a European location is the perfect setting. Whether it's the fields of Bouches-du-Rhone in France or feasting on the delights of Italian food and wine in Sicily, this is a great substitute for stag and hen groups that want to enjoy a little sophistication.