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Top Venues To Make Your Next Away Day An Experience To Remember

Are you looking to turn those dull away days into something exciting? Look no further! From sporting socials to sky-high views, we've rounded up some of the best spaces for re-energizing teams with unique games and entertainment. After all, there's nothing like a friendly competition to unite the team!

Choosing a venue that caters to both the professional and social needs of an away day can be challenging, but our picks simplify this process, ensuring your team stays engaged and connected. Read on to browse our top picks for an awesome away day in and around London.

1. Fairgame

Fairgame is the perfect venue for team-building events, offering a variety of old-school fairground activities such as coconut shies, Whack-a-mole, and more! Located in Canary Wharf, Fairgame encourages friendly competition between colleagues while providing an ideal environment for team building.

The modern decor makes this spot super stylish, and with its bar and kitchen, there’s no need to worry about catering for your team. With something to suit all tastes, you and your colleagues will have plenty of fun trying out the various games that Fairgame has on offer!

Location: Canary Wharf

Capacity: 600 standing

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2. Abbey Road Studios

For those looking to add a twist of legendary status into their away day, Abbey Road Studios is an unparalleled choice. Known as the recording haven to iconic artists like The Beatles, this venue offers a unique blend of awe and fantastic modern facilities.

Equipped with cutting-edge technology and facilities, the studio is ideally suited for hosting presentations, while its profound musical legacy provides an inspiring backdrop for brainstorming sessions. Best of all, teams can even take the chance to record their own album in the same space as their musical heroes - now if that doesn't boost motivation, we don't know what will!

Location: St John's Wood

Capacity: 100 theatre

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Studio Two at Abbey Road Studios
Studio Three at Abbey Road Studios
Left: Studio Two; Right: Studio Three at Abbey Road Studios

3. Puttshack Bank

If you're after a techy, space-age setting for your next away day, Puttshack Bank is an out-of-this-world choice for a stylish spot with fun guaranteed. This location boasts unique meeting areas and an expansive mini-golf course, ensuring a lively and engaging experience. It's the perfect way to add an element of competition and excitement to the day, balancing business with pleasure.

You can hire out half of the venue, or even just areas within it, so whatever size your party is, you'll have plenty of room for team-building activities. Plus, with a world-beating menu of food and drinks, this venue's on par with the top food joints in the city!

Location: Bank

Capacity: 650 standing

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Puttshack Bank

4. Wallacespace Clerkenwell Green

For teams that value innovation and creativity, Wallacespace Clerkenwell Green is the ideal venue to foster collaboration and productivity. With its bright, airy rooms filled with natural light as well as being equipped with top-of-the-range amenities, teams can easily transition from brainstorming sessions to relaxing together and taking part in creative challenges.

The venue's eclectic mix of contemporary design and cosy corners provides a perfect balance for both work and play, with its stunning Penthouse A offering an inspiring view across the city. Additionally, the in-house catering services provide a variety of tasty choices, ensuring your team stays energized and creative all day long!

Location: Clerkenwell Green

Capacity: 160 theatre

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Penthouse A at Wallacespace Clerkenwell Green
Dining area at Wallacespace Clerkenwell Green
Left: Penthouse A; Right: Dining area at Wallacespace Clerkenwell Green

5. ArcelorMittal Orbit

The iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit is a chart-topping venue for any away day. Not only is it an awe-inspiring space, but the venue also offers a host of high-tech facilities to help get everyone in the right frame of mind for the day and ensure that it is both educational and entertaining. Plus, how many venues have views of the whole city from over 100 metres high? It’s time to take your away day to new heights at the top of this iconic structure!

Location: Stratford

Capacity: 270 standing

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Arcelormittal Orbit

6. F1 Arcade

Speed, adrenaline, and competition come to life at F1 Arcade, making it an electrifying venue for away days. Situated in the heart of the city, this venue offers a thrilling racing experience that's bound to get the heart racing and the team spirit soaring!

Whether you're strategising in the pit stop or racing neck-to-neck on the virtual tracks, F1 Arcade provides an environment that promotes camaraderie and team competition - be prepared to find out who your Max Verstappens are! The venue's sleek interiors are equally well set up for business and fun, making it an ideal choice for teams looking to rev up their bonding experience.

Location: Bank

Capacity: 20 boardroom

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The Briefing Room at F1 Arcade
The Briefing Room at F1 Arcade
The Briefing Room at F1 Arcade

7. Bounce Old Street

If your away day aims to bridge business and leisure effortlessly, Bounce Old Street is the venue you're after! You're in safe hands for delivering those all-important presentations and company updates, with hi-tech meeting rooms encapsulated with Bounce's signature quirky flair. When it's time to move onto the social aspect, Bounce has all the entertainment your team could ask for, with 17 ping-pong tables and an envy-inducing menu of food and drinks right under your nose!

Location: Old Street

Capacity: 400 standing

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8. Gravity Wandsworth

If your team needs some serious fun after a long week at work, then look no further than Gravity Wandsworth. With its world-class trampolines, this venue will get your team’s adrenaline pumping! There are also state-of-the-art conference rooms for your day’s business needs, so you can make the most of both worlds and have your colleagues laughing all the way home.

Location: Wandsworth

Capacity: 200 players

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Gravity Wandsworth

Ready to perk up your next away day? These super venues offer a fantastic selection of activities to get the ball rolling! If you've found the spot for your event, get in touch to enquire about availability today. Want to browse more? Check out some more top away day venues on our website.


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