When it comes to picking a team building activity in London, there is so much to choose from. Whether your team fancies a foodie tour, something educational or they just want to let their hair down, there is so much on offer. To make it easier for you, we have compiled a list of our top 5 go-to team bonding activities in London. There is something fun and exciting for everyone in this list and also suitable for large and small corporate groups.
1. Orangeworks Team Building Activities
Orangeworks specialises in creating experiences. You tell us what you need, we create the experience and you see your vision succeed. If you are looking for a motivational team bonding exercise or a problem-solving challenge, we have plenty to choose from. Check out our magical musical experience called Orchestrate, or any of our other creative team challenges. We cater for indoor and outdoor activities, all group sizes – and, we are completely mobile! No matter where you are in London, we can bring the fun to you.
2. The Big London Bake
Does your team love The Great British Bake Off or want to indulge in some tasty homemade goods? The Big London Bake invites delegates to enjoy a morning or afternoon of baking together – and eating the delicious goods afterwards! They offer 2, 3 or 4 hour sessions where delegates compete against each other to bake the best cakes. Team building but with a healthy amount of competition. Maximum group size is 30 people as they have 10 fully equipped baking stations. The Big London Bake will provide everything for you: ingredients, instructions, an expert head baker and they even do the washing up! Finally, they are attached to a pub so your team can enjoy some food and drinks after their baking session.
3. Up at the O2 Arena
Are your team the adventurous type? If so, Up at the 02 Arena will be perfect for them – the ultimate team bonding experience in London. In this activity, delegates are suited and booted and take off on a climb of the 02 Arena, London’s superstar attraction. Take in sites such as Historic Greenwich, The Olympic Park and Canary Wharf. With 360 degree views, when it’s a clear day you can see up to 15 miles away. There are many offers to choose from such as the DayTime, Sunset or Twilight Climb. This rewarding team building challenge is great for creating experiences and “you’ll always be able to say that you conquered The 02. Together”.
4. Dragon Boating with Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre
The Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre, located in the heart of London, offers companies an outdoor team building activity called the Dragon Boat Experience. Sounds interesting, right? This ancient water sport originated from the Pearl River Delta region of China’s southern Guangdong Province. Teams race against each other in heats to eventually be crowned the winners. Dragon Boating requires no previous experience and if you don’t want to participate you can be a spectator from the sidelines and cheer on your teammates. They have an in house PA system which adds to the exciting atmosphere of the event. This team activity is perfect for a fun, motivating and social corporate day out in London.
5. Sushi and Sake at Atsuko’s Kitchen
Why not try something different and enjoy a japanese style cooking class at Atsuko’s Kitchen in Shoreditch! You can choose from a basic cooking class, a sushi making class or if your team are up for the challenge you can try the masterclass. Atsuko’s Kitchen offer hands on lessons for your team and of course when finished, everyone gets to sit and enjoy the meal together. If you have a particular venue in mind, they can bring the cooking to you. A cooking class is a fun-filled interactive team away day idea with a challenging and collaborative edge. Atsuko Kitchen can bring “your people together as one team over good food.”
If you need a hand organising your next team building activity or corporate away day, contact us via the form below. With our easy 3 step process, we can help you create fun experiences your team will be talking about forever. You tell us what you need, we create the experience and you see your vision succeed.