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Escape the city: 10 unforgettable corporate away day ideas outside London

10 Unforgettable Corporate Away Day Ideas Outside London

Are you tired of the same old corporate away-days and seeking some escape from the confines of London?

It’s time to break free from the mundane and explore unique experiences that will leave your team inspired and rejuvenated. From distillery tours to mountain climbing adventures, here are ten extraordinary corporate away day ideas outside the bustling streets of London.

  1. Bombay Sapphire Distillery – Laverstoke Mill, Hampshire Embark on a sensory journey at the Bombay Sapphire Distillery in Hampshire. Learn about the art of gin-making through immersive tours and hands-on experiences. Your team can indulge in cocktail masterclasses and tastings amidst the historic backdrop of Laverstoke Mill.
  2. Chewton Glen – New Milton, Hampshire Set sail for adventure at Chewton Glen, where luxury meets the great outdoors. Treat your team to sailing and water activities along the stunning coastline of Hampshire. Whether it’s yacht racing or  a Solent Rib Treasure Hunt, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
  3. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – Leavesden, Hertfordshire Unleash your inner wizard with a magical excursion to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. Step onto the sets of Harry Potter and immerse yourselves in the enchanting world of filmmaking. Your team can bond over wand dueling lessons and exploring iconic film sets. Private venue hire also available.
  4. Chocolate Making in York – York, North Yorkshire Indulge in a sweet escape to York and discover the art of chocolate making. Treat your taste buds to a hands-on workshop where your team can craft delectable chocolates from scratch. It’s a deliciously fun way to bond and unleash your creativity.
  5. Spa Day in the Cotswolds – Gloucestershire Relax and recharge amidst the idyllic landscapes of the Cotswolds with a luxurious spa day. Pamper your team with rejuvenating treatments and unwind in the tranquil surroundings of boutique spas. It’s the perfect opportunity to foster wellbeing and team cohesion.
  6. Mountain Climbing – Snowdonia, Wales Challenge your team to reach new heights with a thrilling mountain climbing adventure in Snowdonia. Conquer peaks and overcome obstacles together while taking in breathtaking views of the Welsh countryside. It’s a test of teamwork and resilience that will strengthen bonds and create lasting memories.
  7. Paddle Boarding & Steamer Cruise in the Lake District – Cumbria Explore the serene beauty of the Lake District with a combination of paddleboarding and a leisurely steamer cruise. Glide across tranquil waters surrounded by majestic mountains and verdant valleys. It’s a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
  8. Punting in Cambridge – Cambridgeshire Drift along the picturesque River Cam with a quintessential punting experience in Cambridge. Navigate tranquil waterways past historic colleges and lush gardens while enjoying the camaraderie of your team. It’s a leisurely yet memorable way to bond and appreciate the beauty of this iconic university city.
  9. Taste of Royalty and Castles in Windsor – Berkshire Step into the regal world of Windsor with a visit to historic castles and royal residences. Explore the opulent interiors of Windsor Castle and stroll through manicured gardens fit for royalty. Your team can immerse themselves in centuries of history while enjoying the grandeur of this majestic town.
  10. Outdoor Adventure at the New Forest – Hampshire Embark on an adrenaline-fueled adventure in the heart of the New Forest. From archery and clay pigeon shooting to forest Segway tours, there’s no shortage of thrilling activities to choose from. It’s a chance for your team to bond over shared experiences and embrace the great outdoors.

Say goodbye to mundane corporate retreats and hello to unforgettable adventures outside London. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adrenaline-pumping activities, or cultural experiences, these ten corporate away day ideas are sure to inspire, rejuvenate, and strengthen your team bonds. So, pack your bags, gather your team, and embark on a journey of discovery and camaraderie in the beautiful landscapes beyond London’s borders.

For more ideas, or for information about hosting corporate away days outside London and team-building events don’t hesitate to contact the Evolve Events team. We possess the experience and local knowledge to assist you with venue finding, activities and logistics to create unforgettable experiences.

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