Bristol is a home to The Wurzels, Portishead, Massive Attack and many other famous musicians, as well as the infamous street graffiti artist Banksy who has covered the streets of the UK with his masterpieces. An urban jungle scene is full of quirk and energy, whether it’s street art, street performers, gigs or festivals there is always something new to experience on your Hen Night in Bristol.
Step onto the cobbled streets of the city with its lively atmosphere and hustle and bustle - which can seem quite daunting at first! The beauty of Bristol is that because there is such a range of places and activities to suit all tastes and styles, you’ll be stuck for choice! This city is jam-packed full of eccentricity. You’re not just restricted to a town centre either - other areas are within walking distance - suiting every possible mood!
For the adventurous, why not set off down the winding streets amidst fantastic pieces of graffiti art. Alongside hidden bars and cafes you can discover your own secret spot, maybe you’ll find a Banksy if you’re lucky! Check out the Motion Club; skate park by day, nightclub by night! Perfect for all you ravers. Park Street is a long strip of watering holds perfect for those of you who love to bar hop. Indie Cindy’s, ‘Ramshackle’ is the perfect place for you - popular indie hang out for the hipster in you! If you love the sound of that then you'll love Stokes Croft; a street full of independent shops and bars, with more amazing street art. Pryzm is for all you cheesy chart lovers wanting your typical but unbeatable club night - which is what most girls will be after on their hen night in Bristol.
There are also numerous boats in the dock which have been turned into bars, offering a unique but timeless atmosphere. These only enhance the down to earth, country style that Bristol strives to maintain. The Apple is a boat bar that produces real cider and offers the perfect venue to enjoy the West Country’s ultimate delicacy. Whether it’s the countryside, seaside or city that you’re after Bristol has everything right on your doorstep. Why not set sail and jump on the Thekla a moving bar boat that hosts awesome live music with a range of authentic ciders.
If you're wanting a more picturesque chilled vibe for your evening there are plenty of pubs along the docks with quirky outside seating and mouth-watering street food for ultimate indulgence. If you want a more sophisticated, up market feel then Clifton will be right up your street! With outstanding cuisines and charming scenery, you’re bound to have a delightful evening.
Just remember you’re in the south west and it would be an absolute atrocity if you didn’t try the cider my lover! Delish! Remember to let loose and to really enjoy this cosmopolitan country bumpkin corner of the country.
Organising your night sound like too much hard work? We recommend an After Dark package for Bristol - where your evenings meal and club entry is included, along with your very own bar guide about the city. We’ve put together the best of Bristol in our handy city guide, which you can download for free here. And you must take a look at our Bristol city page to see what amazing activities you can get up to!