10 things to do on a Stag Do in The UK

Will Eades

10 UK Based Stag Do Ideas

So, your best mate's getting hitched, and it's your job to plan the ultimate stag do. No pressure, right? Fear not, dear best man, for we've got you covered with ten hilarious yet epic stag do ideas based right here in the UK. Whether you're after adrenaline-fueled activities, boozy adventures, or just some good old-fashioned fun, there's something here for every groom-to-be.

1. The Highland Games Experience
Nothing says "I’m getting married" like throwing heavy objects around in a kilt. Channel your inner Scotsman and compete in traditional Highland Games events like caber tossing, hammer throwing, and tug-of-war.
Bonus points if the groom's kilt flies up mid-throw to reveal a dangly nutsack!

2. Bubble Football
If regular football isn’t chaotic enough, try playing it while encased in a giant inflatable bubble. It’s a hilarious way to knock your mates around without getting a red card. Just remember: bouncing off each other at high speed is encouraged.

3. Zombie Survival Weekend
Ever wanted to know if your mates would have your back in a zombie apocalypse? Now’s your chance to find out. Spend the weekend fending off hordes of the undead in a post-apocalyptic setting. Ideal for the groom who’s obsessed with The Walking Dead or just loves a bit of drama.

4. Beer Tasting and Brewery Tour
What’s a stag do without a bit of a booze-up? Head to one of the UK’s many breweries for a tasting session. Learn about the brewing process, sample a variety of craft beers, and enjoy the inevitable tipsy banter. 

5. White Water Rafting
For the thrill-seeking groom, white water rafting provides an adrenaline rush like no other. Tackle the rapids of some of the UK’s most beautiful rivers. Just make sure everyone’s strapped in properly – nothing says “stag do disaster” like losing the groom downstream.

6. Comedy Club Night
Treat the groom to a night of laughter at a top comedy club. It’s a great way to kick off the evening before hitting the town. Plus, if you let the club know in advance, the comedians might even roast the groom – all in good fun, of course.

7. Medieval Banquet
Step back in time and feast like kings at a medieval banquet. Enjoy a night of hearty food, mead, and entertainment from jesters and knights. And if the groom fancies himself a bit of a Lancelot, he might even get to joust!

8. Treasure Hunt
Unleash your inner pirates with a city-wide treasure hunt. Split into teams, follow clues, and compete to find the hidden loot. It’s a brilliant way to explore a new city and a guaranteed laugh as you watch your mates argue over the cryptic clues.

9. Go-Karting
Channel your inner Lewis Hamilton with a few laps around a go-kart track. Whether you’re a petrolhead or just in it for the bragging rights, go-karting is always a winner. Just watch out for the inevitable “accidental” bumps and crashes.

10. Escape Room Challenge
Test your brains and your patience with an escape room challenge. Locked in a themed room, you’ll have to work together to solve puzzles and escape before time runs out. Perfect for the groom who loves a mental challenge – or just wants to feel like Sherlock Holmes for an hour.

Final Tips for the Ultimate Stag Do

- Know Your Groom: Tailor the activities to what the groom loves. No point in booking a bungee jump if he’s afraid of heights.
- Pace Yourselves: It’s a marathon, not a sprint. Make sure there’s a good mix of activities and downtime.
- Capture the Memories: Bring along a camera. These are the moments you’ll want to remember – or at least have evidence of.
- Safety First: Fun is the goal, but safety is crucial. Keep an eye on each other and make sure no one gets left behind (literally and figuratively).

And there you have it – ten top-notch, UK-based stag do ideas to ensure the groom’s last weekend of freedom is one for the books. Now, go forth and plan the stag do to end all stag dos. Cheers!

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