20 Of The Best Team Building Events In London For Your Next Staff Day Out

With a wealth of historical and contemporary landmarks, London is one of the most exciting cosmopolitan cities in the world, best explored with a group of friends or work colleagues.

Considered to be one of the world’s most important global cities, the UK’s capital houses a multitude of businesses. We love offering clients a unique range of team building experiences right on its doorstep. These activities offer the perfect opportunity to strengthen your workforce whilst having a great day out of the office.

Whilst most people have either been to London at some point or work in the capital, how many have really explored London and taken in all the sights it has to offer?

Here are 20 of our favourite team building activities in London:

Team Building Events In The Capital

1. Canal Clue Quest

canal clue quest london

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and join us along Regents Canal in our brand new summer team building activity. Teams will take part in London’s only canal treasure hunt using their very own team self-drive electric boats and the latest iPads. Teams will navigate themselves along the culturally rich stretch of the London Canal and carry out a number of team challenges including hilarious photo tasks and learn plenty along the way in the intriguing trivia rounds!

You will pass magnificent scenery along the way including Camden Lock, Regents Park and Little Venice. Earn as many points along the way as possible to be crowned the Canal Clue champions.

Location: Regents Canal (Paddington Basin to Camden Lock and back)

Price: £75pp (Plus VAT)

 

2. Thames Power Boat Blast

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While the rest of London is locked in traffic jams, the River Thames offers a majestic highway through the very heart of the city. From the river itself, visible London landmarks include The Shard, The Gherkin, The Houses of Parliament and many others. Blasting along in a 225 horse power speedboat is the most exhilarating team activity to explore London the fun way.

Location: Embankment Pier

Price: From £55pp (Plus VAT)

 

3. Game of Zones

london game of zones team building activity

Transport your team through different periods of time within the Futuristic Zone, Ocean Zone, Medieval Zone and Industrial Zone. Each team will pit their wits and skills against other teams around London with a range of iPad based Skill, Mental, Physical and Mystery challenges. This is your turn to experience a themed event as an entirely mobile and outdoors alternative. Teams will also be provided with a Game Of Zones pack where the contents will only become clear as you begin to complete the challenge.

Location: City Challenge (Highlights include Tower of London, The Gherkin, Leadenhall Market & City Hall)

Westminster Challenge (Highlights include London Eye, Horse Guards Parade, Big Ben & Downing Street)

Price: £75pp (plus VAT)

 

4. GPS Treasure Hunt

gps treasure hunt team building activity

Another exciting team challenge on the streets of London and our most popular event are our GPS based treasure hunts. Armed with the latest iPad mini complete with the GPS treasure hunt app, teams will be sure to discover the most competitive members of the team as they race against the clock in a treasure hunt across the capital. Earn bonus points with hilarious team photo challenges that will provide lasting memories of this highly entertaining event. We have a range of treasure hunt events to suit different groups and occasions from The Apprentice theme to our popular Pub Pit Stop treasure hunt. Alternatively we can add in a range of bespoke challenges that are based on your company values.

Location: Covent Garden Hunt (Highlights include Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, Covent Garden)

City Hunt (Highlights include St Pauls Cathedral, Bank of England, The Guildhall)

Southbank Hunt (Highlights include Borough Market, Golden Hinde, London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe)

Price: £55pp (Plus VAT)    

5. London Turbo Challenge

london turbo challenge team building activity

This event enjoys the best of both worlds by combining three exciting activities. Participants will start with a high speed blast through central London along the River Thames in an exhilarating experience not for the faint hearted! Our event manager will then accompany teams to the iconic Up at the O2 where they will begin a climb of great heights and witness panoramic views of the capital. Finish this adrenalin fuelled event within a simulated A380 Emirates Airbus! Teams will learn how to fly in different conditions in a fully simulated flight experience.   

Location: Starting from Central London Pier and finishing in Greenwich

Price: POA (Depends on the number of participants)

 

6. ARTrageous Graffiti

graffiti workshop london team building activity

Join us at our funky gallery in Notting Hill for a creative team experience. Your group will be immersed in the world of street art with the latest insider tips and techniques shared by our graffiti experts. From there, your group are given the opportunity to design their very own canvases to take away with them. PS you don’t need a creative bone in your body! Why not arrange food and drinks nearby to continue the celebrations into the evening?

Location: Notting Hill

Price: £75pp (plus VAT)     

 

7. Corporate Cooking

corporate cooking team building activity london

We have designed our cooking events for optimum fun with the corporate client in mind. This is an extremely versatile event perfect for a relaxed team building event or for a sociable opportunity to entertain key clients. Participants learn new skills, develop confidence and creativity while enjoying delicious dishes (foodie heaven). This can be as competitive as you want in our welcoming central London kitchens.

Location: Oxford Circus & St Pauls

Price: From £135pp (plus VAT)

8. Cocktail Making

corporate cocktail masterclass team building activity

Cocktail events provide a unique sensory experience which is ideal for promoting a fun team working atmosphere or entertaining clients. We have designed the perfect cocktail masterclass to tickle your fancy complete with everything you need for an enjoyable afternoon/evening out of the office! You will be able to create your own delicious cocktails and get the chance to relax and spend time socialising throughout a mix of 4 different interactive activities including the ‘Stig Challenge’. Guests will also create lasting memories with their very own keepsake certificate! Our masterclass also comes with a selection of light bites to soak up your tasty creations.  

Location: Leadenhall 

Price: From £65pp (plus VAT)

9. Inside Game of Zones

inside games of zones team building activities london

This is an indoor take on our popular event Game of Zones. Inside Game of Zones puts teams to the test in a number of mental, physical, skill & mystery challenges with the ultimate aim of becoming the highest scoring team! Based on the hit 90’s TV show Crystal Maze join us for the ultimate combination of high-tech iPad technology in an activity that requires teamwork, initiative and your utmost concentration. As an indoor activity, Inside Game of Zones is a versatile event which can be enjoyed throughout the year.

Location: Mobile event available in any suitable central London venue.

Price: From £75pp (plus Vat)

 

10. London Cab Clue Trail

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A classic cab clue trail is an engaging way to explore London as a team. Teams will follow a trail of brain teasing riddles in one of London’s iconic black cabs. You will solve clues, carry out fun photo challenges and complete interesting location based trivia questions. The London Cab Clue Trail is a perfect group activity for discovering London landmarks.

Location: Wellington Arch, Trafalgar Square & Covent Garden.

Price: £115pp (Plus VAT)

11. London Sports Partython

london sports partython team building activity

Combine socialising with competitive darts, golf or table tennis in a central London experience fuelled with fun! Not only is the group playing sport but the transport in-between is on board our party bus, where drinks and karaoke will keep you entertained from A to B.

Location: Central London

Price: POA

12. Olympic Challenge

the olympic challenge team building activity london

Teams will experience the iconic sights and sounds of the prestigious Olympic Park that was home to the London Summer Olympics 2012. Travel across 5 zones with your team iPad answering as many questions as possible and complete the exciting challenges to gain points and climb the live leader board! The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is located in Stratford where guests can take advantage of the fast links to all areas of the capital including a short 11-minute journey to the City or just 19 minutes from London’s West End.

Location: The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Price: £75pp (plus VAT)

13. Drone Tech’tastic

drone racing team building activity london

The Team Tactics Drone Academy takes team building to the next level! Ever wondered what it’s like to race a drone? This is your chance to experience just that in our latest high-tech team building activity. Teams will visit 5 drone zones including our flight school and tech tactics zones where our trained drone pilots will be on hand to teach guests the basic controls of drone handling. It’s then time for the race itself, teams will need to utilise all the tips they have learnt in the session so far in order to navigate their drone around the custom made obstacle course in the quickest time. There’s no better time to get into the exciting sport than now!

Location: Mobile event available in any suitable central London venue.

Price: POA

14. Around the World in 80 minutes

around the world in 80 minutes team building activities

This is a team based competitive activity against the clock. Teams will be taken on a virtual tour of the world with a visit to several different embassy’s around the room from the Russian embassy to the Indian embassy. Expect team based iPad challenges, physical challenges using props from your table and hilarious photo challenges. The challenges require communication, dexterity and a keen sense of challenge in an event which takes even the quietest members of the team out of their comfort zone. The activity is completed on an iPad per team with the aim of scoring as many points as possible against the clock. The event will conclude in a frantic frenzy as the clock runs down.

Location: Mobile event available at any suitable central London venue

Price: From £55pp (Plus VAT)

15. Dragon Boat Racing

dragon boat racing team building activities london

This is definitely our most colourful team event. Dragon Boat Racing is a fantastic way to get your team out of the office this summer in a highly competitive and adrenalin pumping company activity.

Teams will take part in a number of races using the latest photo finish technology in a high tech afternoon of racing. The great thing about this activity is that even if you have members of the team that don’t want to take part in the races they can provide the best support from the side-lines in a summer spectacle like no other!  

Location: Various lake locations in London.

Price: POA

16. Lights, Camera Action

lights camera action team building activities london

This is your chance to become the next mobile news reporting sensation as you report breaking news from central London in a movie making summer adventure across the capital. Teams will complete the challenge using a team iPad pre loaded with the perfect movie making app. Using initiative and your best local knowledge teams must explore the capital and film their best clips with a choice of themes. Teams will have to direct, write scripts, choose costumes and film their own TV clip. The videos will be sent to the group after the event as a perfect memento of the afternoon activity out of the office.   

Location: Mobile event available throughout London.

Price: POA

17. The Bigger Picture

the bigger picture team building activities london

The Bigger Picture challenge is a collaborative activity which uses team work to bring the group together to achieve one final goal. Small teams are each responsible for their own canvas which will later be combined to create a single larger picture. Part of the challenge is to gain paint and products by successfully completing the challenges throughout, these may be physical, mental or cerebral. Armed with brushes, paint, very little information and importantly no idea what the final image will be, the teams have to work together to ensure lines meet and colours match. Delegates soon realise that to be successful, they have to co-operate with the other teams.

Location: Mobile event available at any suitable central London venue

Price: From £75pp (Plus VAT)

18. Circus Skills

circus skills team building activities london

The high energy circus workshop can revitalise teams and enables a transfer of inspiration into the workplace! You will try things you never imagined trying, achieve things you didn’t expect to achieve, and learn things that you will never forget. Participants will have the chance to learn a range of skills including stilt walking, tight wire walking and the classics such as mastering the diabolo.

Location: Mobile event available throughout London (our favourite is Pineapple Dance Studios located in Covent Garden)

Price: From £55pp (Plus VAT)

19. Robot Wars

robot wars team building activities london

Recreate your own Robot Wars battle and discover your mean streak! Inspired by the original BBC Robot Wars series, Team Tactics Robot Wars Challenge is creative and destructive in equal measures. Learn from the creators of the house robots from the latest BBC series itself! Build your robot then personalise it as your own beast before the battles commence in the arena. Will they reign supreme or be crushed to pieces?

Location: Mobile event available at any suitable central London venue

Price: From £75pp (Plus VAT)

20. Haka

haka team building activities london

For a completely unique opportunity we’re giving you a chance to learn a Maori Tribal Haka routine. The Haka tribe use the traditional routine to tackle challenges so there couldn’t be a better environment to flourish and grow as a team. Our tribesmen have also been involved with prestigious events such as the Invictus Games and have even worked with Prince Harry!

Location: Mobile event available at any suitable central London venue

Price: From £50pp (Plus VAT)

 

For more ideas visit our London Team Building page or contact us with your brief and our corporate event experts will be in touch and suggest a selection of team building activity ideas for your group.

 

 

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