30 Unusual Stag Do Ideas for 2022
Published date: 11th November 2021 | Author: Hollie Bond
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Play With a Legend, Across the UK
Got a groom with a real passion for football? Then treat him to a stag do he’ll never forget where he’ll get to kick about with one of his heroes. Play with a legend is a football event where you get to play with someone who’s made it in the beautiful game. We’re talking John Beresford, Robert Lee and Emile Heskey.
North East England
A stag weekend in the north east can be so much more than just a night out in the toon. There’s a stunning coastline near this city and that means loads of fun stag do activities like learning to surf. Grab a wetsuit (it’s not exactly the Costa Del Sol up there) and have a laugh as you try to ride the waves.
Electric Shock Football
Think five aside but with a thrilling addition – everyone on the pitch will be rigged up to a shocking device. Forget yellow cards when you can simply shock your opponents! Perfect for stags who love their footie.
DJ Masterclass, Leeds
Does the groom fancy himself as the next David Guetta? Then let him show his true colours on the decks with this fun masterclass where you’ll all get the chance to mix your favourite genre of music, spin vinyl discs and learn the skills to become a pro DJ.
North West England
Peaky Blinders Tour, Liverpool
Don your flat caps gentleman and prepare to discover the dark world of the Peaky Blinders. This brilliant show was filmed in Liverpool and with a tour guide you and the boys can visit all the familiar sights from the series including the Shelby family’s street and the home of Field Marshall Russell.
Beatles Stag Weekend
Is the stag a fan of the Fab Four? The a visit to The Cavern Club in Liverpool is a must. Spend the night dancing and drinking beer where it all started for The Beatles. Stay at the fancy Hard Days Night Hotel to finish off a Beatles-inspired stag weekend with a luxury flourish.
Zombie Bootcamp, Droitwich
Get your adrenaline pumping to the max with a zombie experience like no other. Head to a disused industrial estate after dark and you’ll land head first into the stuff of nightmares… a zombie infection zone. Use your weapons to fight off the zombies, that’s if you can see them creeping up on you!
Foot Darts, Birmingham
Does the groom-to-be spend his weekends infant of the local pub’s dart board? Then challenge him to a game on his stag party with a difference… using his feet, not his hands. This fun activity will see you and the boys kicking a ball at a huge inflatable dart board with bubbly for the winner.
You’ll probably have been on plenty of paint balling stag dos, but have you ever fired the paint from the gun of a full size tank? Get behind the tracks of a military tank and have fun driving it, while fighting your friends to see who can win. There are seven other stag activities to choose from on site too so you can make a day of it.
Bullshit Tour of London
A walking tour on a stag do? Surely, we’re pulling your leg? Nope, it’s not us having a joke here, but the creators of a hilarious tour which is completely factually incorrect but absolutely comedy gold. Your tour guide will play hard and fast with the truth as he takes you round The Big Smoke giving you a good giggle before you head off on a bar crawl of capital.
Always wondered how circus entertainers breathe fire? Now’s your chance to find out with this unusual stag do activity that’ll see you learn an incredible new party trick.
Hot Tub Boat
Keep things completely chilled and choose a stag do activity that doesn’t see you lift a finger… well except to raise your beer bottle to your lips! Book yourself a self drive hot tub boat that’ll take you down the river – giving onlookers a laugh and you a lovely unique and relaxing way to get merry. A booze cruise with a difference.
Oil Wrestling, East London
Yes you did read that correctly. Alternative stag do ideas don’t get much more bizarre than oil wrestling! You’ll want professionally trained female wrestlers take each other on smothered in oil before you take to the arena (aka large paddling pool) and see how you fare.
Breaking Bad Cocktail Lab Stag Party
South East England
Abseil Down the i360, Brighton
Not for the faint hearted or any stags who are scared of heights. This unusual stag party idea will see you abseil 450ft down to Brighton Beach. Unleash all that adrenaline in the bars of Brighton afterwards.
Wild Food Adventure, East Sussex
Love the great outdoors and looking for alternative stag do ideas for a groom whose hero is Bear Grylls. Then Hunter Gather Cook is the perfect unusual stag do. This amazing experience will see you learn how to butcher an entire deer for your lunch, basic fire lighting skills, and a bush tucker trial (squirrel genitals anyone?) all washed down with five gallons of ale or cider.
Monster Truck Driving, East Grinstead
Is your groom a petrol head? Let him feel like he’s on the set of Top Gear for the day with an activity that sees you all testing out monster trucks, including the full size American ‘Grizzly’ that you can drive over the top of two saloon cars.
Hell in a Cell Escape Room, Bristol
Escape rooms are fast becoming a classic stag do activity, but this award-winning escape room in Bristol is at the top of its game, so we still reckon it’s pretty unique. In the underground prison cells at the old Crown Court you’ll find this horror game where you have to escape from a serial killer. Think Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Saw and you’re on the right lines!
Feel like your favourite superhero with this amazing activity that’ll see you propelled metres into the air by a powerful jet of water. You’ll all receive expert tuition to help you take off and enjoy an activity that’s out of this world.
Hovercraft Racing, Edinburgh
Go karts too mainstream for your best friends stag? Try something a little more unusual instead like hovercraft racing over a grass course in Edinburgh. With a timed track and six laps each stag do activities don’t get much more competitive than this.
You don’t need to fly to Japan to get your sumo wrestling fix. Make it one of your unusual stag do activities during a weekend in Scotland. You’ll all don huge inflatable sumo suits and do your best to push your opponent out the ring. The whole group will find this hilarious.
Beer Bike, Belfast
You won’t be taking part in strenuous exercise, don’t worry. This is just a fun way to enjoy your booze – on board a 15 seater beer bike that looks like a bar on wheels. You’ll pedal this unique vehicle around the city with a tour guide and enjoy lots of admiring glances from passers by.
Game of Stags, Belfast
This unique stag weekend is a must for any grooms and their friends who love Game of Thrones. You’ll head to the filming location of Winterfell in Northern Ireland and take part in a whole host of fun, themed stag do activities like archery, axe throwing, battle archery and hunting the white walker followed by a hearty lunch and ale.
Rally Driving, Omagh
Get the lads’ adrenaline pumping with this all action rally driving experience. You’ll race around a purpose built rally track in the mountains with tight hairpins, crests and straights where you can go full throttle.
Adventurous stags will love a stag weekend in the Brecon Beacons in Wales where you have to negotiate your way up a running river canyon using whatever strength you can muster. Once you’ve enjoyed all that outdoor excitement head into Cardiff for the ultimate night out.
Welsh Country Games
Compete in the ultimate sports day at the Welsh Country Games. Fun events include Sheep Rodeo, drunk dragon racing and leek duelling. The lads will find this epic stag do activity a real laugh and it’s ideal if the groom-to-be is a Taff or marrying someone Welsh.
Mountain Biking Adventure
No time or money for a ski trip stag do? Do the next best thing in Wales at a cool cabin in the mountains that describes itself as a “ski chalet for mountain bikers”. A guide will take you off piste for a brilliant stag event combining adrenaline and awesome views, plus there’s on-site country accommodation for a house party that your friends will love.
Outside the UK
A bit random, but extremely fun. This activity sees you and the boys given free rein to smash up a car. Unleash any pent up frustration at wedding planning or meddling mothers-in-law with this unusual stag party idea at one of several locations in Europe.
Cool Runnings here you come. This unusual stag do activity is both exhilarating and hilarious and is a brilliant idea if you’re heading to a cold destination on your stag weekend.
Rabid Dog Chase, Riga
Stag do activities can be weird and wonderful, but this one really takes the crown as the most random and unusual lads getaway idea. Yes, you did read that right… a rabid dog will chase you around (don’t worry your groom won’t be going home with rabies as you’ll be wearing protection suits). The dog and handler are from Riga’s K9 police department and are absolutely terrifying!