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We’ve also got all the York stag weekend classics to inject some friendly competition, banter and adrenaline to that last weekend of freedom. Why not try something a bit different that’ll really get your heart racing? Air Rifle Shooting is led by a professional shooting instructor who’ll help you get to grips with an 0.22 air rifle with telescopic sight. Get ready to show off your sharp shooting skills with unlimited shots. No experience is needed, just come ready to blow off some steam…literally!
Who doesn’t love Paintballing in York? This quintessential stag do activity is always a group pleaser as you get kitted out, split into teams and blast each other with paint across an epic outdoor area. There’s a whopping eight immersive game zones for you to play in here with themes, Hollywood-style props and vehicles and obstacles where you can duck from incoming fire and formulate a plan.
Fancy a twist on paintball? Xtreme Archery works in a similar way but instead of firing paintballs from a gun, you’ll be shooting each other with bows and arrows. Yep, you read that right and it’s even funnier than it sounds! The arrows aren’t sharp so no one will get too hurt, but they still pack a satisfying punch. Why not dish out forfeits to the losing team to up the ante?
Gather the guys round a table for a slap-up meal to line those stomachs and kick that last night of freedom off with a bang. Fancy the spicy flavours of Las Iguanas? This lively Latin American restaurant and bar is located on Back Swinegate in the city centre and always offers groups a warm welcome as you sit down to two filling courses and a beer each.
Choose either a starter and a main or a main course and a dessert from their big and tempting set menu. Whether you like your food super spicy or mild and creamy, there’s something for you here. A meal out is a great way to slow down the pace a bit. Sit back and relax over good grub and make your plan of action for the night or laugh about last night’s antics.
Cocktail Making might not immediately come to mind when you’re brainstorming ideas for your stag do in York but it’s a great way to warm up for a big night out. You’ll learn how to create a range of top cocktails whilst getting merry on everything you make. There’s also loads of games included to unleash your competitive sides including tandem cocktail making races and blindfold buddies. Sounds good, right?
Don’t make yourselves look daft by assuming that the nightlife in this historic city is a bit stale. You couldn’t be more wrong! York has a huge student population with not one but two universities, so you know the nightlife here’s going to good. This city is jam-packed with watering holes from traditional pubs to dance ‘til you drop clubs. In fact, there’s so many that you could visit more than one every day of the year. But where are the best places found?
The Quarter refers to the medieval streets that form York’s city centre including Swinegate, Back Swinegate, Little Stonegate and Grape Lane. This vibrant area is surrounded by the famous city walls and is full to the brim with fantastic attractions, pubs, bars and clubs that’ll make your stag do one for the history books.
Tucked inside The Quarter is the lively Latin Quarter. Here you’ll find an exciting range of bars and restaurants with a great atmosphere, live music, dance classes and some of the tastiest tapas the city has to offer.
Across the river is the noisy neighbour, Micklegate. This is hen and stag do central with loads of loud and proud bars and clubs. Including Micklegate Street, Ouse Bridge and Rougier Street, this area is where you’ll want to head if you want to party hard.
This area is most famous for being home to York Castle. It’s steeped in history and culture and a great place to grab a few quiet pints and make a plan for tonight with the lads before the carnage commences.
Now you’re a bit familiar with the areas you should head to on your stag night in York, here’s our pick of the best clubs, pubs and bars:
42 Stonegate, York, YO1 8AS
Take a break from the norm and lose yourself in this bar’s cool and quirky vibe. With hipster décor and quality cocktails, it makes a great change from all the traditional boozers you’ll find in York. If you’re a fan of gin, you’ll be in your element because this place has more than a thousand different gins on sale which is actually a Guinness World Record!
12 Clifford Street, York, YO1 9RD
York’s biggest club spans three floors and boasts an eclectic atmosphere. Music-wise there’s something for everyone as top DJs spins a range of tunes from house to party classics. There’s even a tiki-themed bar with hula girls and cocktails to make it feel like you’ve been whisked away to a tropical island!
130-134 Micklegate, York, YO1 6JX
There’s no doubt about it, this is one hell of a beer loving city! Indulge your love of the amber nectar at BrewDog, the perfect place for a quiet pint with the lads, where you can try more than 15 different craft beers from their own and other specially selected guest breweries.
1 Coney Street, York, YO1 9QL
With a non-stop party atmosphere and gorgeous waterside location, Revolution is one of the most popular bars in the city centre. From the buzzing main bar to the chilled-out garden terrace, there’s a spot for you here however you want to celebrate your stag do in York.
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