Welcome to Bay Tree Cottage Workshops

Group Events & Hen Parties     

Surrounded by picturesque Northamptonshire countryside and with the choice of a wide selection of workshops and activities, Bay Tree Cottage near Towcester, is the perfect place to enjoy a unique and individual Hen Party or Group Event!

With a  diverse portfolio of cookery and craft workshops not to mention Gardening and Floristry courses, we can work with you to put together a fun and inspirational event specifically for you, your budget and your time, whatever the occasion. Just give us a call or drop us an email and we'll arrange everything for you.

From Wedding Flowers, Bouquets & Buttonholes; Candle Making, Jewellery or Corn Dollies; Homemade Chocolates, Spanish Tapas or Sushi; Indian, Moroccan or Oriental Cuisine, you can tailor any of our workshops to your party …whoever they may be!

We will spoil you with delicious homemade food and treat you to a glass of fizz (...or two!) and with our own B&B accommodation and beauticians’ on-hand, you can all relax and enjoy some extended luxury time together to make your Hen Party truly memorable!

Party Packages

A few suggestions and ideas for you...

A Half-day Craft or Cookery Party

A 3-hour workshop starting with a welcome drink, plus a half-time break for some scrumptious cake and cup of tea!

  • Candle Making
  • Corn Dollies
  • Bouquets & button holes (or some other creation with flowers!)
  • Polymer jewellery making
  • Bread making
  • Homemade Chocolates
  • Cake decorating

Cost: £30-£45 per person (depending on size of group) to include all materials & equipment, plus refreshments too.


One-Day Craft & Cookery Extravaganza

Starting at 9.30am with a welcome drink followed by your chosen morning activity, with a quick break for ‘elevenses’ for some yummy cake. After a scrumptious homemade lunch, continue with your second activity! For example, you could do …

  • Candle Making & Homemade Chocolates
  • Corn Dollies & Canapes
  • Bread Making & Polymer jewellery
  • Bouquets, Button Holes & Cake decorating

Alternatively, you could choose to do one activity for the whole day …Wire Sculpture, Bread Making, Stained Glass or Basket Making

Cost: £95-£120 per person (depending on size of group and choice of activity) to include all materials & equipment, plus refreshments too.


An Evening ‘Cookery Experience’

Create a fabulous feast together and then, when all the cooking is done, you can sit down to enjoy the 'banquet' that you have created …washed down with a glass of wine! Lots of different types of cuisine on offer, including…

  • Indian Cuisine
  • Moroccan
  • Oriental
  • Spanish
  • Tapas
  • Sushi made Simple
  • Canapes

Cost: £22 per person (depending on size of group)