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10 Unforgettable Birthday Ideas

24/01/22

Whether you enjoy making the most out of your celebrations for your special day with luxurious events, or you are someone who takes their birthday as an opportunity to relax, there are plenty of things you can do to celebrate in style and make it unforgettable event. 

If you are struggling with birthday ideas to make your big day the best birthday ever, then make your celebration something that represents you. If you enjoy spa weekends, afternoon teas, or weekend breaks away then we have got you covered!

Here are just a few of many fun ideas for what to do for your birthday.

1. Sit Back and Relax with a Spa Day 

The ultimate relaxing birthday idea is a spa day. Take the opportunity to relax, get in your comfort zone unwind for your birthday and spend the day treating yourself and a loved one to a day dedicated to self-care. Book in a salon local to you to get all of your beauty treatments; massages, facials, manicures and really treat yourself, it’s all on the table.

2. Birthday Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea is the perfect birthday idea to indulge in your favourite homemade bakes and have a natter with your closest friends. Afternoon tea parties are not as formal as afternoon tea, it usually includes birthday cake, cupcakes, cake pops and usually a cheeky glass of fizz!

3. Weekend Break In Oxford

If you’re looking for what to do for your birthday, why not treat yourself to a weekend break away at our fantastic hotel in Swindon. With many accessible transport links to the city centre and plenty of things to do in Swindon, accompanied by the stunning greenery, Alexandra House is the ideal hotel for a romantic weekend getaway. 

4. Birthday Party Extravaganza 

What better way to celebrate your birthday than getting all of your family and friends together and throwing a birthday party. Find a venue local to you such as our Alexandra House event venue and celebrate in style with overnight accommodation and fantastic facilities as well as our many function rooms that will match your requirements. 

5. Hoast a Board Games Evening 

Another great birthday idea is to host a board game evening! Gather together all of your favourite board games and host a night filled with laughter. There are many games that can get you and your family laughing away making the most out of your day.

6. Give Back to your Local Community

If you are one to not want all the fuss and don’t want your birthday to be all about you and would prefer to spread the love to the less fortunate, then take the opportunity to give back to the community by spending your birthday raising awareness to a charity selected by you.

7. Get Cultured

A wonderful birthday idea for those who wish to get cultured on their birthday is to take the opportunity to educate your loved ones and venture out to a local museum, a play, or experience the incredible art in your city.

8. Celebrate with Nature

If you are looking for a unique birthday idea and wish to explore the nature of your local town or venture out into a forest park then find the best place which is close to nature, a valley or riverside and take the opportunity to explore with your family or friends to learn about a new area.

10. Shopping Spree

There is no better birthday gift idea than a fresh new wardrobe. Be it a man or woman, having new clothes is always a treat. Take advantage of your birthday and go shop hopping to different places and buy an awesome gift for yourself. Whether it is a large shopping mall or street picks, visit any of these places and fill your shopping bags up with things you love. Visit a New Restaurant

That place you’ve been trying to get into for a while that’s on your bucket list? Get a friend or family member and go for a relaxing, low-key meal that’s all about celebrating you. If you are a food lover and your idea of a great birthday is trying out a new restaurant or cuisine then take the opportunity to do exactly that!

10 Unforgettable Birthday Ideas

  1. Sit Back and Relax with a Spa Weekend 
  2. Birthday Afternoon Tea
  3. Weekend Break In Oxford
  4. Birthday Party Extravaganza 
  5. Hoast a Board Games Evening 
  6. Give Back to your Local Community
  7. Get Cultured
  8. Celebrate with Nature
  9. Shopping Spree
  10. Visit a New Restaurant

It’s Now Down to You!

You deserve to feel amazing on your birthday which is why we have you covered! If you are lost for ideas and are lacking inspiration then our guide to the very best birthday ideas is guaranteed to spark your interest to assure you celebrations are nothing but success!

Alexandra House Party Venue 

If you are looking for a party venue that is going to take the hassle of your birthday planning and organising away from you so you can celebrate your special birthday like you deserve then our fantastic party venue in Swindon offers exactly that. 

Our dedicated events team helps you to plan your perfect function with a large capacity of up to 240 guests with an option of accommodation, outstanding private dining facilities and the beautiful scenery of the Wiltshire countryside.

If you would like more information on our birthday party packages and would like to enquire about booking your birthday party at Alexandra House then please do not hesitate to contact us and a friendly member of our team will be happy to help.

Are you lacking inspiration for party game ideas? Check out our blog post here on 12 Fun Family Party Games For Adults and Kids.