We’ve waved goodbye to summer, pulled out our coats from the back of the wardrobe and added an umbrella to our bags as a necessity. It’s now officially autumn. But what does that mean for brides-to-be and excitable bridesmaids planning a hen do?

Never let the weather get in the way of you having a good time! If you’re struggling for ideas, hen and stag specialist Red7 has put together a list of hen party ideas for autumn!

Bond girl experience

Allow the (potentially) bad weather to add to this secret agent style activity. It’s not always glorious sunshine when true agents are out and about on a mission. If you and your hens have dreamt of being a Bond girl, now’s your chance to be sent on an exciting mission around the city! You’ll have to solve clues given by your commander, undertake surveillance and gather information to complete your mission.

red7-Bond Girl Experience

Pole dancing lesson

Want to do something fun and active but don’t fancy a high ropes course in the wind and rain? Stay dry, unleash your wild side and hang from a pole instead. You and your hens will have your own professional dance instructor and you’ll be taught how to dance the pole from body waves to gripping and spinning. Ideal if you’re indulging later on and want to burn a few calories!

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red7-Pole Dancing Class

Cupcake making

There’s nothing more relaxing than baking or enjoying a natter with your friends over tea and cake on an autumn day. Enjoy quality time with your girls and have a cupcake-making party for your hen do. You’ll get to decorate freshly baked cakes and learn some new skills along the way. Combine this with a few cheeky cocktails or glasses of champagne and you’re onto a winner.

red7-Cupcake Making

Medieval banquet

Enjoy a unique hen do and travel back 1,000 years with a medieval banquet. Feast on delicious warming food and drink jugs of wine, all served by traditional wenches and servants while watching brilliant medieval entertainment.

red7-Medieval Banquet

Ghost tour

Are you looking for some mystery on your hen do? Let the eerie autumn atmosphere add to the spookiness and visit locations with the darkest secrets of medieval myths and legends. Depending on the city, you may stop at a pub or two to gain some Dutch courage before facing the tour of terror.

red7-Ghost Tour

For more information and hen do planning ideas, visit redsevenleisure.co.uk or follow @Red7Leisure on Twitter!