Alternative stag dos and bachelor parties

Alternative stag inspiration
Alternative stag inspiration

Are you soon-to-be married and looking for alternative stag or bachelor party inspiration or are you the best man eagerly in search of something uniquely different for the groom to be? If so, look no further, the team at have scoured the globe to bring you alternative stag/bachelor party inspiration, wherever in the world you are and whatever the groom-to-be’s tastes:


If you are looking for a stag do with a difference in Europe, consider the charms of Eastern Europe. A great resource includes with reviews of eastern European cities, including Croatia (great for scuba diving adventures), Poland, Budapest (try the Budapest Spring Festival), Romania and Northern Cyprus.  From relaxing warm breaks and ski adventures, Eastern Europe has many undiscovered gems waiting to be explored.

If you seek sunshine and adventure, try Aunty Andrea’s Stags. With stag/bachelor parties located in Spain and activities from Hot Air Ballooning through to 4×4 Spa, there is something for every taste.

A Scottish Island stag weekend with Absolute Escapes offers you the chance to package a trip to Scotland bespoke to your tastes, with alternative activities including a Whisky Distillery visit by Mini-bus, Sea Kayaking, Gorge Walking and a Guided Walk up Goatfell, the highest mountain on the Isle of Arran. At 19 miles long by 10 miles wide, Arran offers a vibrant array of landscapes.

If you have only have a small group for your stag or small bachelor party in mind, consider alternative Amsterdam with a stay on a houseboat.  Harbour View Houseboat  is moored and offers panoramic views of Amsterdam, sunrise and sunset.


If you enjoy an alcoholic beverage and would like to be more ‘hands-on’ in your approach to beer, why not experience a hands-on weekend learning the craft and skills required for creating handcrafted real ales? If you like the sound of this, the Woodstock Inn Brewery’s Brewer’s Weekend in New Hampshire could be for you.

If you prefer wine, why not try Oregon’s wine country, an alternative destination for wine conisseuers. Oregon’s wine industry is typified by small, organic family-run enterprises. Ideal for those looking for a more relaxing stag/bachelor break.  Try The Applegate Red Winery— a most unusual winery as the owner also raises miniature Sicilian donkeys and Australian rosellas (vibrantly colourful birds).  Also worth trying are The Schmidt Family Vineyards.

If sport and more specifically football is your thing, then consider a tour of the New York Yankees stadium. You can book a group tour by calling 646-977- 8687.  Combine your tour with a lunch at the Hard Rock Café or NYY Steak, and both restaurants are handily located within the stadium.


If you enjoy Indian cuisine and have a small stag/bachelor party, why not take a journey and enjoy the enchanting beauty of the backwaters in Kerala, India, aboard a luxurious houseboat. With exquisite Keralan meals and a friendly and professional crew you can relax and enjoy.  Excellent food and sleepy villages combine with views of the sun dipping below the lake horizon.

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