Group Activities in Windsor
A beacon of history, Windsor offers a staggering amount of fun activities to enjoy for any group occasion.
Whether Windsor is your hometown or not, it can come as a surprise that the compact city packs a real punch when it comes to experience to remember. From family trips to lads weekends away, girls nights out and a weekend away with friends, Windsor offers up something for every type of group outing.
Primarily known for it’s royal connections and most recently the uber fabulous royal wedding between Harry and Meghan, you can guarantee opulence and beauty in this quaint city. Every cobbled street and tiny shop is a picturesque moment, and in between group activities in Windsor you might find yourself spending an hour or two soaking up the beauty of the city.
Of all the experiences that are on offer, you’re bound to find something that fits your specific group occasion down to a T. From daytime activities that will get your adrenaline pumping to evening soiree’s that will make you laugh out loud, make sure you browse all the options and maybe even combine two or three for a complete day!
Top 10 Group Activities in Windsor
Get creative with your drinks and mix your very own concoctions from scratch using expert equipment and tasty ingredients in a central bar.
Get to know the best bits of Windsor through an easy to use smartphone app, complete with trivia and challenges to complete while you explore.
With over 40+ hilarious themes to choose from, get on your dancing shoes and show off your moves with the helping hand of a private dance instructor.
Add a streak of friendly competition to any occasion with a classic go kart race and see if you can beat the rest around the fast-paced track.
5. Crafty Activities
Bring out everyone’s creative side in a series of different crafty workshops, compete with a workshop leader and all the materials you need to get crafty.
See how good your aim is with this classic group activity that’s sure to add some friendly competition to any group outing.
See how well your group can work together as you crack codes and solve riddles to escape your themed room before the time runs out!
Test your footy skills in this hilarious and unique experience that combines a classic game of 5 a side and giant inflatable bubbles.
Make the most of your time in Windsor and visit some of the best pubs as you complete challenges and pub trivia all through a clever little app.
The pinnacle of class and sophistication, treat your group to a dainty afternoon tea in Windsor complete with all the trimmings.
Birthday Activity Ideas for Adults
When you’re thinking of organising a birthday party celebration outside of your hometown, Windsor doesn’t usually spring to mind first. However, if you’re searching for something a bit different from the classic major cities, this quaint little city just outside London might just take you by surprise. Whether you’re preparing for your big 21st birthday party or you want some 50th birthday ideas, Windsor has something for everyone to enjoy, day or night.
One of the obvious factors people of all ages look for in a city is the nightlife – and we’re here to tell you that Windsor’s nightlife is hugely underrated! Because of the student culture, a lot of different bars and clubs have sprung up over the years that are great for younger ages birthdays like 18th all the way up to 30th (and beyond if you’re a party person at heart).
Aside from experiences after dark, there’s also over 150 different activities you can fill your day or weekend with to make your birthday celebrations one to remember. Relax with a crafty workshop like flower crown making or get all your loved ones out and about with a hilarious experience like the old school sports day for groups.
Ladies Night Out
Here at Funktion, we’re big believers that you don’t need to have a special occasion to enjoy your friends company for the evening. With that concept in mind, why not grab your best girl pals for a fierce ladies night out to just celebrate your friendship? When it comes to a ladies night out, Windsor nightlife is more than accommodating.
More often than not, if you organise a girls night it’s usually a little haphazard and last-minute. With our group activities, you can make sure your epic night out is more prepared and therefore more memorable for everyone. A big hit for ladies looking for an event to remember is a reserved booth in a top club like Atik nightclub in Windsor. Breezing past the queues and having a VIP area all to yourself? Yes please!
Thinking ahead for your ladies night out also comes with the perk of knowing the best places to party after dark. If you’re not a Windsor native, you could miss out on the adult playground of the Windsor Archers or completely bypass the sophisticated Vanilla nightclub next to Windsor Castle.
Fun Work Social Event Ideas
If you’ve had a peak at our range of group activities already, you’ll see the scope of experiences that can suit any occasion – and we mean ANY occasion! Sometimes, fun work social events ideas are hard to come by, so we’ve made sure our experiences can be tailored to a group of work friends wanting to do something outside of a drink after work.
If you’re in charge of organising a work family trip, planning something for an epic leaving do or conjuring up an unforgettable retirement party for a beloved colleague, try a brand new experience for the whole team to get stuck into! From classics like exhilarating go karting to a quirkier option for the evening like cocktail making, know your audience and browse the right experiences for you.
Reasons to Visit
The Castle – Featured heavily in recent years because of Harry & Meghan’s royal wedding, it wouldn’t be a trip to Windsor without taking a picture of the castle.
The Races – Home to both Ascot and Royal Windsor race courses, Windsor is known for fancy fascinators and buzzing atmosphere when race season hits.
Small & Sweet – Unlike London, you won’t have to worry about missing any points of interest around Windsor. The compact city is convenient like that!
Boat Trips – Hop on one of the public boats and cruise along the river Thames to see the views of the city atop the water.
Free Things to Do in Windsor
To help you save a little money but still get the most out of Windsor, here’s a few free experiences to enjoy while you’re visiting.
The River Thames is always beautiful, and you don’t need to pay for the boat to enjoy the river, sit alongside the waters or take a picnic and watch the world go by.
Catch the Guards March throughout the year. This march includes the Windsor Castle Guard and military band making the march from Victoria Barracks to Windsor Castle and is definitely a sight to behold.
Catch an Evensong performance at the famous St George’s Chapel, the place of marriage for Harry and Meghan in 2018. This impressive chapel choir is sure to give you a moving performance.
Getting Around Windsor
Windsor is a town on the River Thames outside of London, so is well served by its transport links by being so close to the might capital. Its two main train stations Windsor & Eaton Central and Riverside if you’re travelling into Windsor and need to get to the centre.
Once you’re in the city, the size of Windsor means you can easily navigate a lot of the landmarks and points of interest on foot from the banks of the river to the famous Windsor Castle. As you would expect if you need one a black cab is never far away – especially useful for a messy ladies night out!