Dragon Boat Team Building Events on the River Thames near London – The Runnymede on Thames Hotel, Egham, Surrey

Venue and Facilities

Gable Events is delighted to be preferred event supplier to The Runnymede on Thames Hotel and we are frequent visitors to the venue during the summer months for dragon boat racing and other team building events.  The Runnymede’s glorious setting beside the River Thames makes it ideal for dragon boat events from 20 to 200 people.

As a modern hotel, The Runnymede on Thames has an array of on-site meeting and conference rooms which can accommodate up to 150 delegates along with a bar and restaurant with outside terraces leading down to the river. Combined with grass spaces for additional activities, The Runnymede provides clients with a totally unique venue for dragon boat team building events away from the hustle and bustle of Central London! The hotel’s luxurious bedrooms ensure that clients can unwind at the venue long into the night after an enjoyable half day of dragon boat racing on the River Thames.

You can watch a short video of a Gable Events dragon boat team building event at The Runnymede on Thames on the hotel’s website – https://www.runnymedehotel.com/meetings/team-building/

Getting There

The Runnymede on Thames Hotel is easily reached by road, rail and air, mere seconds from Junction 13 of the M25, 7 minutes from Heathrow Airport, 10 minutes from Windsor and a 40-minute train journey from Central London. The hotel can arrange a private car or taxi to meet you at the hotel or train station and there is ample car parking available on site. The fantastic location of The Runnymede offers the best of both worlds to clients – being conveniently accessible for London yet surrounded by lovely English countryside.


The Runnymede on Thames Hotel is a world class 4-star hotel which is extremely popular with Gable Events London based clients wishing to combine a meeting and overnight stay with an exhilarating dragon boat team building event on the River Thames. Some of the clients to enjoy the facilities and make use of the hotel’s fantastic riverside setting include American Express, Allegis Group, Catalyst, Opower, VMWare, DNV GL, Astellas Pharma, BUPA, CI Group, Big City Conferences, Vocalink and Cisco. We have also run many other corporate team building events at the hotel including golfing games for Lloyds of London, a multi-activity day for Cushman & Wakefield and a krypton maze for Shell