YMCA Fairthorne Manor, near Botley, offers a countryside retreat, challenging activities and welcoming staff as an ideal team building venue. Our 94 acre estate offers exciting team building activities as well as meeting rooms and a variety of catering options.  Our flexibility enables us to cater for all abilities, programme styles, group types and budgets.  So whether you’re looking for a fully packed programme of activities or a gentle canoe to our local pub along the River Hamble, we can meet your needs.

Jacob's Ladder, Fairthorne Manor


Our wonderful mix of indoor and outdoor activities provide a range of options suitable for any team building event.

Join us for a couple of hours, half a day or full day – our flexibility means we build a programme around your requirements.

Ben's House


Turn your visit into an overnight stay in one of our accommodation blocks or in YMCA tents.

For a spot more luxury, hire bell tents sited on our public campsite with fire pits, BBQ and a fully licensed bar.

Bluebell room

Room hire

Combine your activity visit with some of your own sessions, giving you the option of delivering updates to your staff team in the comfort of one of our rooms.

The Bluebell Room can seat up to 80 people, with screen, projector, flip charts and other equipment available.

Daffodil Room


Our dedicated catering team offer a range of meals to suit the needs of your group, ranging from tea and coffee in your meeting room, to buffet lunch, BBQ and full hot meals.  All meals freshly prepared onsite and dietary needs catered for.

Adult kayaking

Prices & booking

Our affordable and flexible packages mean Fairthorne Manor is the place to bring strength, cohesion, communication and determination to you team.

Our flexibility is our strength and we will build a programme around your requirements.  To discuss your options, contact our sales team Monday-Friday from 9.00am-5.00pm on 01489 772215 or  info@ymca-fg.org.


Fairthorne Manor is conveniently located between Portsmouth and Southampton, just 10 minutes from junctions 7, 8 and 10 of the M27, approximately 1 mile from the villages of Botley and Hedge End.

Our full address is Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton SO30 2GH.

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