10 BEST TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN BIRMINGHAM

A global industrial powerhouse in the geographical centre of England.

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Birmingham is the second-largest city in the United Kingdom. Positioned 177 kilometres northwest of London, it lies at the geographical centre of England, spanning a whopping 3 counties with a total area of 268 square kilometres.

Today, the city is alive with activity and technological innovation. After many historical buildings were destroyed during WWII, Birmingham has undergone rapid development with tall apartment blocks, office buildings and shopping centres now forming much of the city architecture. Structures such as the classical Town Hall, Renaissance-style Council House, the City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and St. Philips Cathedral survived the bombings and are now popular tourist attractions.

Birmingham is a thriving metropolis with connections to many of the nation’s major cities making it the perfect location to host your team-building event. The city’s comprehensive public transport system makes it easy to navigate the city as you engage in a variety of team-building activities, think adrenaline-fueled paintballing, relaxing wine tasting and challenging rock climbing, to name a few.

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Learn and keep fit on a guided running tour through the city

  • Take part in the only guided running tour in the West Midlands.
  • Get fit while learning about the city with an experienced guide.
  • The tour is catered to first-timers and seasoned Brummies alike.
  • The caring staff ensure everybody is running at a comfortable pace.
  • Come prepared—the tour is conducted in all weather conditions, rain or shine.
  • Socialise and build relationships while taking a relaxing jog through the city.

Sample delicious wines while networking with your colleagues

  • Enjoy a unique wine-tasting format that prioritises networking between colleagues.
  • The wine-tasting experience can cater for groups of up to 60 people.
  • A social and informal 2-hour wine-tasting experience.
  • Enjoy tasty snacks and a range of delicious wines.
  • The experienced staff provide an enjoyable and educational experience.

Explore Birmingham the fun way with treasure hunt

  • Don’t risk missing the hidden gems of this captivating city.
  • Groups are led through the city via a series of puzzles and challenges.
  • See famous sights and hidden gems on this engaging tour of the city.
  • Ditch the boring walking tour and jump aboard the pirate ship!
  • Interact with “Captain Bess” via WhatsApp who will guide your group through the experience.
  • Solve puzzles and learn interesting facts about the city at your leisure.

Take on fiendishly difficult challenges at the escape room

  • Work as a team to overcome fiendishly difficult puzzles and wicked challenges.
  • The adrenaline will be pumping as the relentless 60-minute timer counts down.
  • Venture into a fully immersive world with up to 36 players.
  • Choose from a selection of themed rooms including Peaky Blinders, The Lab, Dr Wilson’s Office and more.
  • The kind and entertaining staff facilitate your experience from start to finish.

Learn the art of pottery while socialising with your team

  • A fun and interactive pottery experience for all ages and experience levels.
  • Receive expert guidance from experienced pottery instructors.
  • An engaging and social team-building activity.
  • Your employees can build new relationships while learning new skills.
  • Access the inviting pottery studio and experiment with a variety of tools.

Learn forgotten cooking techniques at the cookery school

  • Learn forgotten cooking skills and impress your friends and family at home.
  • Receive expert guidance from experienced professional chefs.
  • Leave the kitchen with a newfound sense of confidence in the kitchen.
  • Reproduce culinary magic in your home kitchen.
  • Choose from a range of specialised courses from knife skills to making Ramen.
  • Access an impressive kitchen, fully equipped with professional cooking equipment.

Inject some adrenaline into your event at the go-kart track

  • Race around the indoor track on high-spec electric karts.
  • All equipment including overalls, gloves and helmets are provided.
  • Electric karts provided a quieter experience without toxic petrol fumes.
  • Experienced staff manage the event and keep your team engaged.
  • Head into a productive meeting in one of the on-site conference rooms.
  • Meeting spaces are equipped with high-speed wireless internet, plasma screens and AV equipment.

Take on holes with a funky twist at crazy golf

  • Compete against your colleagues at an indoor crazy-golf course with a funky twist.
  • Play your way through a series of fun and challenging holes.
  • Kind and helpful staff ensure your experience is engaging and entertaining.
  • Grab a drink at the sophisticated bar and socialise with your colleagues.
  • The perfect opportunity to have fun and build relationships.

Aim your colleagues with paintball

  • Enjoy an adrenaline-fuelled day at Birmingham’s conveniently located paintball centre.
  • Teams go head to head in a series of action-packed game modes.
  • The extensive range of protective equipment protects players from injury.
  • The experienced staff ensure that safety and fun remain the utmost priorities.
  • An exciting team-building activity for employees of all ages and fitness levels.

Learn the basics of climbing at the bouldering centre

  • Learn the basics of climbing with expert guidance from experienced instructors.
  • The on-site staff ensure participants are kept safe at all times.
  • The instructors are always on hand to offer technical or psychological assistance.
  • A unique experience that pushes your team members to their limits.
  • Explore a diverse range of climbing routes catered to all abilities.
  • A convenient location within walking distance of Birmingham’s train stations.

Organize your next company retreat with Surf Office

You can book these team building activities exclusively as a part of our retreat package.

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