Looking for some team away day ideas that won’t break the bank? HeadBox has got you covered!

If your team seems a little disjointed of late, why not reignite the team spirit with an inspiring away day?  There are plenty of cheap team away day ideas for you and your team. From activities for you and your colleagues to try, and a good deal of inspirational yet affordable places to do them.

We’ve compiled some our HeadBox favourites to give you some cheap suggestions for your next team away day, so take a look at these great ideas to get your team’s enthusiasm back on track!


1. Archery Fit

grey empty room with archery targets   

This indoor archery club in Greenwich, London, is a fun day out for all your colleagues. A little bit of healthy competition never hurt anyone and we think archery is the perfect activity to get the team energised!

Archery Fit is open 7 days a week and available for complete venue hire from just £1000 a day, with qualified instructors on hand to teach you all the tricks of the trade.

A day here will guarantee to re-motivate your team and send them back to the office hitting those targets with a bullseye and a new lease of energy! So if you want one of the most unique team away day ideas out there then this is one of them. 

2. Jenius Social

kitchen Space with four stainless steel

Release your inner Mary Berry and get your team working together with Jenius Social’s cookery masterclasses. Cheap team away day ideas that are perfect for the London foodies amongst us. 

Situated in the heart of Islington, this unique London venue to hire is an excellent choice for a team building activity.

You can also put a competitive spin on the day and take part in a cookery competition – we bet there’s a hidden talent waiting to be discovered in your team. 

 Join some of London’s top companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft who have all taken part in Jenius Social’s cooking classes.

 3. Bounce

Bounce with two ping pong tables

If you’re looking for a cool away day venue for you and the whole team, then Bounce is one of the best there is. 

In Bounce’s Farringdon venue, their semi-private area is raised above the main playing space so you can feel like a real VIP.

A few games of Ping Pong will generate some friendly competition and really get the team spirit pumping.

Both semi-private areas can hold up to 50 guests, or join them together to make one huge VIP area for 110 of your hardest working colleagues.

4. The Canvas Basement, The Canvas Cafe 

A community cafe in Shoreditch.

The Basement at Canvas Cafe is located in Shoreditch, just off Brick Lane. A venue with team away day activities built in. At the Canvas Cafe there is a focus on community. The flexible Space can be used for team away days, your team cab get creative by drawing on the walls in this laid back venue.

Able to accommodate up to 40 people this is the perfect destination for a medium sized team away day in East London. And at just £500 per day this Shoreditch venue won’t break the bank.

5. The Bunker, Urban Golf Smithfield 

golf stimulator and meeting room, Farringdon.

Who would’ve thought cheap team away day ideas could include playing golf?

The Bunker at Urban Golf Smithfield is just a 7 minute walk from Farringdon Tube Station. An unusual team away day venue in London, your team can play on Urban Golf’s 160 degree fully immersive stimulator.

A little healthy competition never hurt anyway and what better place to practice your putt than at Urban Golf.  At £599 per morning this is an affordable venue for a team away day.

6. Indoor Bouldering Centre, The Climbing Hangar

A man on a climbing wall.

Looking for quirky, cheap team away day ideas in Hammersmith & Fulham? The Climbing Hangar is the perfect destination if you want to get sporty with your team.

The original West London indoor rock climbing venue has over 180 climbing challenges. From beginner to expert, there’s something for everyone.

From just £80 per day, this team away day won’t break the bank and it’s a great opportunity to let your team try something new.

7. Minster Mill

Located just 15 miles from Oxford and 11 miles from Blenheim Palace, Minster Mill provides an idyllic country retreat in a tranquil, creative and uplifting environment. Boasting six individual meeting Spaces, they can cater for up to 200 delegates.
Working-style lunches can be comfortably served within the break-out areas of some of our function spaces. The dining rooms offer semi-private or private dining facilities. Your Guests or delegates can relax and unwind in the luxurious Garden Spa with pampering treatments and a relaxing atmosphere before returning to the contemporary, Scandinavian-style bedrooms.
Perfect for larger groups that want multiple meeting rooms and spaces, the Malthouse incorporates three main rooms that can hold up to 190 guests. A self-contained building set across two floors, the Malthouse can be booked exclusively for your meeting or event.

So there you have it. These are some great examples of cheap team away day ideas.

If you’d like to see more, check out our London team away days collection or take a look at more affordable London venues here.

If you need a hand finding the perfect spot for your away day or event, get in touch with our helpful concierge team on support@headbox.com – they’d be delighted to help!