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Top 10 Stag Do Destinations


1st November 2019 9:00am

Posted by
James Trenchard

The Best Stag Do Locations

We appreciate that heading abroad can be quite appealing, but we're here to show off the best stag do locations in the UK. From north to south, we've got 10 of the top stag do destinations covered for you and we'll show you what's great about each one. Whether it's all about having a mad one or just getting away from everything, there is an option on this list for you. Take a look at our selection and then get in touch, or if you'd rather just give us a call to run through all of your stag do ideas then do it!

 

Birmingham

A stag do in Birmingham is a great stag do location. Considered to be second only to London (and about the same size as Manchester) in terms of population, Birmingham is pretty big. The Brummies have obviously realised how major their city is and have made sure that there is plenty to do and see for stag dos.

Activities - Karting, Off Road Buggies, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Extreme Dodgems - ONLY IN BIRMINGHAM, Comedy club, Paintball, Zorb Football, Casino, Ghetto Golf, Escape Room

Nights out  - Head to Broad Street for a great range of bars and clubs or find some 

Beer cost - Based on a pint of San Miguel at the Square Peg - £3.29

Accommodation - Being such a large city, the hotel options are almost endless. You'll easily find a hotel in the area you're looking for and that will appeal to any budget for the stag do weekend. If you're looking for a private house then the options will be great for you too.

 

Birmingham is a great stag do destination

 

~ Plenty is on offer for a Brummie stag do ~

 

Bournemouth

A Bournemouth stag do offers loads of great stag do activity ideas. Right on the coast, there are loads of options and plenty of great scenery to take in too. Bournemouth is much better value than Brighton and we always advise Bournemouth because of everything it has to offer as a stag do destination.

Activities - Karting, Canoeing and Bushcraft trip - A FANTASTIC TRIP, Off Road Buggies, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Comedy club, Paintball, Zorb Football, Assault Rifle Shooting, Axe Throwing, Quad Biking, Coasteering - AMAZING LOCATION, Climbing, Raft Building, Water Park, Footgolf, Casino, Escape Room

Nights out  - A walk down Old Christchurch road will yield great results for a night out, from chain pubs and clubs to independent bars.

Beer cost - Based on a pint of San Miguel at the Mary Shelley - £3.39

Accommodation - There are some fantastic places to stay in Bournemouth. Choose a canoeing and bushcraft trip (take a look here at why they're so great) and camp in the wilderness, stay out of town with some fresh countryside air or stick to the town centre in any number of awesome hotels.

 

Brecon Beacons

If you're looking to get out of major towns or cities and want to experience a rural stag do weekend, head to one of the UKs biggest national parks. There are still loads of great stag do ideas to consider for those looking for more of an action-packed stag do weekend.

Activities - Canoeing and Bushcraft trip - SPECIALITY FOR THE AREA, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Zorb Football, Climbing, Gorge Walking

Nights out / Beer cost - Much more limited as it's such a sparsely populated area. Local pubs and 'bring your own booze' will be the easiest options.

Accommodation - Staying in the Brecon Beacons offers up some amazing places to stay. There are private houses to hire for a stag weekend, bunk houses attached to pubs and then there is the option of wild camping as part of a Canoeing and Bushcraft trip. All of these options will make for a mega stag weekend in the Brecon Beacons.

 

Bristol

If you're considering a stag do in Bristol then we can understand why. A city that is set up as well as any other (if not better than any other) as a stag do destination will surely make sure that you have a great stag do weekend. It offers pretty much anything you could want from a stag do and everything is within several miles of the centre.

Activities - Karting, Off Road Buggies - LOADS OF ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE ALSO AT THE SAME CENTRE, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Comedy club, Paintball, Zorb Football, Assault Rifle Shooting, Axe Throwing, Quad Biking, Raft Building, Footgolf, Casino, Westcountry Games

Nights out - Head to the Quayside or have a look at our list of the best places to drink on a night out in Bristol to get a feeling of how great a night out can be on a stag do in Bristol.

Beer cost - Based on a pint of San Miguel at The Commercial Rooms - £3.79

Accommodation - Being so well suited for stag dos, there are a pretty amazing amount of options for where to stay for your stag do weekend. if you're on a budget then it's not a problem, or if you fancy a bit more luxury then you'll find somewhere to suit your requirements.

 

 

~ Bristol is a belter of a stag do destination ~

 

Cardiff

If you're looking at a Cardiff stag do, then there are some great reasons why you won't be disappointed. With activity ideas to suit all, great places to head for a night out and being a capital city, Cardiff as a stag do destination will provide everything you need to have a great stag do weekend.

Activities - Karting, Comedy club, Paintball, Zorb Football, Quad Biking, Footgolf, Casino, White Water RaftingAN INTERNATIONAL WHITE WATER RAFTING CENTRE, Welsh Games

Nights out - Go to the centre of the capital and you'll find all the venues you could possibly ask for for a fantastic night out. World-class clubs and pubs will keep you out for an awesome night.

Beer cost - Based on a pint of San Miguel at The Gatekeeper - £3.69

Accommodation - The Welsh capital holds host to so many places to stay that you'll certainly be able to find the perfect place to stay. In or outside for the centre, there are great hotels to choose from, as well as private accommodation, youth hostels and more.

 

Exeter

If you're thinking of holding an Exeter stag do, we don't blame you. With such a great selection of popular stag do activities within close driving distance and no more than 35 minutes away from Dartmoor National Park or the beach, it's perfect if you're looking for a chance to escape without being in the middle of nowhere and perfect as a stag do destination.

Activities - Karting, Canoeing and Bushcraft trip, Off Road Buggies, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Paintball, Zorb Football, Axe Throwing, Quad Biking - FANTASTIC OFF-ROAD SAFARI, Coasteering, Raft BuildingFootgolf

Nights out - There's plenty of choice for a great night out in Exeter, with bars and clubs in the centre offering reasonable drinks and great music, well in to the morning.

Beer cost - Based on a pint of San Miguel at George's Meeting House - £3.45

Accommodation - As well as great hotels and private accommodation, there is the chance to stay in some amazing Yurts, just outside of Exeter. Based on a working farm, it won't be for everyone, but is great if you're choosing Devon to get away from it all. Still an easy drive to any of the activities above as well.

 

Liverpool

A stag do based in Liverpool is definitely a great option for the North West of England. With awesome night-life and great activities to choose from, you'll find yourself having loads of fun on a stag do weekend in Liverpool. Having also been a European capital of culture, there's loads to do and see around the city during 'downtime'.

Activities - Karting, Comedy club, Paintball, Zorb Football, Water Park, Casino, Footgolf, Ghetto Golf - AWESOME NEON GRAFFITI

Nights out - Head to the city centre for an amazing array of places to go and experience pretty much whatever kind of night you're after.

Beer cost - Based on a pint of San Miguel at The Fall Well - £3.29

Accommodation - With all the hotel options you could ask for, as well as some amazing private accommodation to choose from, there are so many great places to stay in Liverpool.

 

Manchester

For a stag do in Manchester, you'll have a fantastic range of activities to choose from. Manchester is a great stag do destination and has a multitude of venues, hosting live music, sports and much more. One of the biggest cities in the UK and another great place to choose in North West England.

Activities - Karting, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Comedy club, Paintball, Zorb Football, Axe Throwing, Casino

Nights out - Head to the Northern Quarter (appropriate) for a great night out. Hundreds of places to go in the same area will mean that you'll have fantastic options for a night out.

Beer cost - Based on a pint of San Miguel at The Paramount - £3.99

Accommodation - As it's one of the biggest cities in the UK, you can have your pick of accommodation in this amazing stag do destination.

 

Manchester is a great stag do destination

 

~ Light up your night with a Manchester stag do ~

 

Newcastle

A Newcastle stag do will leave you with memories you'll never forget. The best city for a stag do in the North West of England in our opinion, due to the atmosphere, incredible activities available and nightlife that will leave you with Toons in your head for weeks.

Activities - Karting, Off Road Buggies, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Comedy club, Paintball, Zorb FootballQuad BikingGhetto Golf, Casino

Nights out - Between Old Eldon Square and the River Tyne there are so many places to go you won't be short of choices.

Beer cost - Based on a pint of San Miguel at The Quayside - £3.69

Accommodation - Whatever you're looking for from your stag do accommodation, be it a room with a river view or something different, it's all available in Newcastle.

 

Nottingham

Nottingham as a stag do destination is pretty awesome. Although it's close to the monstrously big city of Birmingham, there's so much to keep you entertained. As a stag do destination, Nottingham offers everything you could want to do on a stag do and more.

Activities - Karting, Off Road Buggies, Clay Pigeon ShootingPaintball, Zorb FootballQuad Biking, Footgolf, Archery, White Water Rafting

Nights out - Have a look at our list of the best Nottingham stag do bars to see just how good Nottingham nightlife is.

Beer cost - Based on a pint of San Miguel at The Joseph Else - £3.49

Accommodation - Central hotels within walking range of the main train station are great options, but you'll have a fantastic choice of pretty much any other stag do accommodation for a great weekend.

 

Stag Do Destinations Summary

Wherever you're considering as your stag do destination, we're happy to help to get everything organised for you. Just get in touch and we'll put together a quote for you, based on where you're looking at going and what you say you're looking at doing. We can help from your first chat all the way up to the point when you stagger back home in a state and try to explain why your bank account is now completely empty (we can't help with excuses).

We'll put quotes together for you initially, then book everything for you and set everyone up with their own payment accounts. From beginning to end, we'll be there to lend you a hand in sorting out your stag do.

If you're looking for a bit more guidance on what needs to be sorted before you're ready to get any plans pinned down, take a look at the rest of our articles to see if you can draw any more inspiration form us.

 

Top 10 Stag Do Destinations

The best stag do destinations are the ones set up for them and the ones to look at are:

  • Birmingham
  • Bournemouth
  • Brecon Beacons
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • Exeter
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle
  • Nottingham

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