Clifton village with suspension bridge
Clifton village with suspension bridge

Team Building Activities in London

 

Looking for inspiration for team building activities in London? There’s no shortage of fun team bonding experiences to be had in the capital. From indoor team building ideas you can try at work, to fun team building days out where everyone can let their hair down, these are some ideas for team building activities in London.

 

 

Active Team Building Activities

Do you have a high-energy team? These active and outdoor team building activities will help them bond through friendly competition and get them out of their comfort zones to build great working relationships.

Bouldering

bouldering

Bouldering

Rock climbing and bouldering soared in popularity in recent years, and indoor climbing walls have opened across the capital. For adventurous teams, bouldering is the perfect indoor team building activity. Centres have climbing problems suitable for all abilities, and many have cafes serving drinks and snacks.

Go Ape

go ape

Go Ape

Encourage your team to climb to new heights at Go Ape! Push them out of their comfort zones with zip lines, high ropes and much more to navigate in the treetops. Go Ape has venues at Battersea Park, Alexandra Palace, and Cockfosters.

Sports Day

Sports Day

Sports Day

Arranging a company sport’s day is super-easy to organise and don’t cost a thing. Head to the nearest park with a bat and ball for a game of rounders, cricket, or softball, or play kids games like three-legged races, wheelbarrow races and egg and spoon races - always a hit with the big kids in your team!

Social Team Building Activities

Crazy Golf

swingers crazy golf

Crazy Golf

Undoubtedly one of the most popular team building activities in London, crazy golf lets your team show off their putting and potting skills with a drink in hand. There are dozens of different crazy golf courses across London, but Swingers, Plonk and Birdies are the best-known.

Social Darts

flight club social darts

Social Darts

Darts isn’t just for the old men at your dad’s local anymore. Venues like Flight Club and Rileys have brought the game into the 21st century, with electronic boards that automatically count your points and fun games using the dart board in new creative ways. Plus, you can get pizza and beers delivered straight to your table!

Axe throwing

axe throwing

Axe throwing

Need to release some pent-up frustration together? Axe throwing could be the perfect team building activity! Don’t worry about losing any fingers, the specially trained instructors will show you the ropes, and with plenty of axes to throw you’ll master your lumberjack skills in no time. Book axe throwing in London at Bad Axe Throwing or Whistle Punks.

Cultural Team Building Activities

Are your team a bunch of culture vultures? These creative and artsy team bonding activities will give them plenty to discuss!

Pottery classes

pottery class

Pottery classes

If you have a hands-on team, get them stuck into a lump of clay. Pottery workshops make for an unusual team building activity, where they can try their hand at throwing on the wheel, pinch pots, coiling and slab building, or simply glaze and decorate pre-fired pottery.

Wine Tasting

wine tasting

Wine Tasting

This is a great team building activity which can be done from the office. Did you know you can hire a professional sommelier to come to you? They’ll bring a range of different wines and guide you through each one, showing you how to taste wines and understand their differing flavour profiles.

Art classes

art class

Art classes

From watercolour painting to life drawing and everything in between, there are so many fun art classes in London which make excellent team building activities for creative teams. Let their creative juices flow and marvel at each other’s finished works.

Problem Solving Team Building Activities

For teams who like to use their brains, try these team building games and activities to get them working together and solving problems.

Escape Rooms

escape rooms

Escape Rooms

Solve puzzles, crack codes, join the dots and figure out how to escape from inside a locked room! There are so many escape rooms across London, some with specific themes and others which are downright frightening. See if your team has what it takes to get out.

Treasure Hunts and Scavenger Hunts

Treasure Hunts and Scavenger Hunts

Treasure Hunts and Scavenger Hunts

You’ll need to work together to complete these fun-packed team building adventures across London! With a multitude of companies like In The Hidden City and Locked City specialising in corporate team building scavenger hunts, the activities are advanced and exciting as they come, testing your team’s knowledge of London, and getting them to think on their feet.

Pub Quiz

Group pub quiz

Pub Quiz

Always a favourite with close-knit teams, the British institution of a pub quiz is a tried and tested team building activity. Test your team’s general knowledge over a few pints and maybe even take home a prize at the end of the night.