Struggling to find the perfect team bonding activity? We’ve put together a guide to the 20 best team away day activities in London.
Show off your crazy competitive side as well as your team spirit with these fantastic team away day activities in London. And these aren’t just winners for corporate teams – we know you and your mates will love these fun-filled London day-out ideas, too.
Book a private space at Swingers West End or Swingers City for a guaranteed good time. Enjoy cocktails as you meander around the stylish mini-golf course (that’s not a sentence we thought we’d ever utter) engaging in a little friendly competition. Try Swingers for £13 per person per round of golf or £10 off-peak (Monday – Wednesday before 5pm). Find out more here.
Who doesn’t love a scavenger hunt? The Big Smoke Events put on the very best in London. Voted ‘Best Team Day’ by InStyle Magazine, their hilarious and exciting challenges reflect what they believe events should be: unique, fun, competitive, and of course, collaborative. Experience a race against the clock, lots of laughter, and create great memories.
Have a civilised sit-down meal to begin with, before enjoying a workout with a difference. Once you’ve finished pretending not to care who wins, prepare to thrash your opponents in a game of competitive table tennis. Find out more here.
There’s nothing like a bit of healthy competition to bond a team, right? Shuffle along to Shoreditch for the UK’s first permanent floor-based shuffleboard club. There’s are also a cocktail bar, craft beers, and hand-made pizzas on-site for your team while you play. Find out more here.
Book your team in for a cooking course for a truly unique and creative day out. This activity can work perfectly for large events as well as intimate groups. They even have a sommelier on-site to help you choose perfect Italian wines for your event. Fancy! Find out more here.
Hire out a couple of private bowling lanes for your company at All Star Lanes in Stratford, Holborn, Brick Lane, or Westfield Shepherd’s Bush. Your private party gets the all-star treatment with a private bar and food available to order. Find out more here.
Karaoke will probably go down in history as one of the most embarrassing but best-loved team bonding activities. Find out who really is the Beyoncé of the group and who just thinks they’re the Beyoncé of the group. Rent a private space at Lucky Voice Islington or Lucky Voice Soho with your group of friends or your workmates for a night filled with fun, cocktails and terrible singing. Find out more here.
There’s nothing better than messing about on boats on a sunny day in London. Take to the water with GoBoat with private boat hire for up to 8 people available on Regent’s Canal. Find out more here.
Hackney Arts Centre is a refreshing alternative to traditional London team building activities. This is a community focussed project that connects local artists with businesses looking for something a bit creative and unique. Find out more here.
10. Ballie Ballerson
Get balls deep at Ballie Ballerson. Opt for some adult-friendly throwback style fun at this infamous ball pit bar space in trendy Shoreditch. Find out more here.
11. Drink, Shop & Do
Drink, Shop & Do offers a range of events from Beyoncé dance classes to blanket crocheting workshops so there’s something here for every company. Bring people together with a corporate event doing something creative. Find out more here.
12. Plonk crazy golf
Another mini-golf option here, this time dubbed ‘crazy golf’ which we can only imagine means it’s even more mad than usual. With four London locations including Hoxton, Camden, Shoreditch, and Islington, there’s plenty to choose from here. Expect kitschy decor and tiki-style cocktails. Find out more here.
Ok, this is the last mini-golf activity we promise… But this one’s definitely worth a mention! Self-proclaimed ‘most incredible mini-golf concept in the world’, Puttshack offers automatic scoring tracked by clever cameras. Find out more here.
14. Moo Canoes
Embrace your adventurous spirit with a canoe (or kayak) down one of London’s famous waterways followed by a few celebratory pints. Opt for a guided tour or commandeer your own vessel with a team away day activity they’ll never forget. Find out more here.
This unusual activity involves taking a heated hot tub tug boat (try saying that fast five times) down Regent’s Canal. You’re sure to attract some attention as you proudly make your way along the water in 38-degree comfort. Find out more here.
The perfect place to follow up your HotTug or GoBoat adventure, Pergola Paddington even allows you to book tables online for groups. Enjoy street food and cocktails in flower-covered comfort. Find out more here.
Queens Skate Dine Bowl does exactly what it says on the tin. Go there to ice skate, try some ten pin bowling and feast on a variety of street food. This place really is a one-stop-shop for team away days in London. You can even try out ice karting. Find out more here.
Ever wanted to try your hand at axe throwing? No, neither have we, but we’d certainly be up for giving it a go as part of our next team away day! This urban axe throwing destination is advertised as the ‘most satisfying day or night out you’ll ever have’. Find out more here.
You’ll certainly get an intense team bonding session in these high-pressure escape rooms! Work together to solve the clues and escape the room before the time runs out. Expect laughter, tears, and tantrums. Find out more here.
20. The Crystal Maze
Live out your 90s dreams with a team away day held at The Crystal Maze LIVE experience. It’s literally just like being in the game show, except with marginally less pressure without the camera crew following you around. Find out more here.
Whatever team activity you choose to do, make it one to remember and VenueScanner can help you find the perfect venue for your team away day. Just check out our website or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. And if you need a meeting room for your team before the fun begins just take a look at these.