Hen Parties in Clifden
Looking for somewhere fun and relaxing to celebrate your last time away as a single lady? Then look no further than our amazing Hen packages at the Alcock and Brown Hotel!
Why not book out our entire hotel exclusively for all your friends to enjoy and have one of our famous ‘Pyjama Parties’!
The Alcock and Brown will close our doors to the public, and the bride to be and her friends will be given the VIP treatment. Arrive on a Friday night to a lovely fire in our lobby and a glass of prosecco.
After refreshing in your lovely bedroom, then join us in our famous Gallery Restaurant where our renowned Chef will have created a menu especially for you for the evening. After dinner you can party the night away in our Cosy bar.
The following morning, you and your hens can come down to breakfast in your pyjamas for our special ‘cure all’ cooked to order breakfast that will set you up for the day! Our hotel is right in the centre of Clifden so there are no need for taxis should you wish to explore the shops, bars and restaurants that are a stone’s throw from our door.
To help you make the most of the weekend we have put together a list of suggested activities that you and your hens can enjoy during your stay with us.
Clifden has a host of experienced hairdressers and beauty salons so why don’t you and your hens spend a day getting pampered. Bliss! Our friendly staff will be delighted to recommend where to go and help you with all your bookings! Call us now on +353 (0)95 21880
Sighseeing in Kylemore Abbey
Located less than 20 minutes drive away from the Alcock and Brown Hotel in Clifden, Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden is the ideal destination for a day out in majestic Connemara at any time of year. The dramatic landscape and iconic image of a gothic castle reflected in a Connemara lake has made Kylemore Abbey world-famous and it is now the largest tourist attraction in the west of Ireland.
The Benedictine nuns invite visitors to experience the Victorian atmosphere of the Abbey's restored rooms, miniature gothic church, head gardener’s house and garden boy’s house. Learn of the tales of tragedy and romance, the engineering initiatives, model farms, royal visits and the Abbey's former role as a girls boarding school. Kylemore’s many nature trails, woodland walks and the magical award-winning walled garden offer a wonderland to explore. Discover the Victorian heritage of the walled garden, where only flower and vegetable varieties from that era are grown. ) Enjoy refreshing walks and scenic views as every season has something different to offer at Kylemore. For directions on how to get to Kylemore Abbey from the Alcock and Brown Hotel click here.
Make the most of your hen weekend in Clifden by taking a ride on a Connemara Pony in the county that gave it its name! Errislannan Manor Riding School is on Errislannan Peninsula on the west coast of Ireland, four miles (6.5Km) south of Clifden. The reassuringly solid and mild-mannered ponies are a joy to ride and riders will quickly bond with their new friend as they are taken on a journey through some of the most scenic places on earth courtesy of the excellent Errislannan Riding Centre and Connemara Pony Stud in Clifden, County Galway. Errislannan Riding Centre gives lessons in their popular sand arena, suitable for five year olds to adults. To make sure everyone gets due attention, the classes have a maximum of eight participants, so riders are advised to book early. If riders are looking for something a little more challenging, then they can try their cross country course. Its stone walls and fences are all sized for ponies.
Glass Bottomed Boat Tour
Located only a 20 minute drive from the Alcock and Brown Hotel, Why not take your hens on a trip on Irelands ONLY glass bottomed boat tours!
See the underwater world as only seen before by divers with commentary provided throughout the tour. Lower tides are required for the best underwater views so please enquire beforehand, particularly as boat trips may be weather dependent. For more information please visit http://www.discoverireland.ie/Activities-Adventure/letterfrack-bay-water-tours/45212
For more ideas of what to do in Clifden please see our top ourdoor and indoor things to do here.