Schools & Groups

For over 70 years, the YMCA has provided fantastic adventure experiences for schools and groups at Fairthorne Manor, near Botley in Southampton. More recently, we have extended our services to include YMCA Winchester House, near Shanklin, an idyllic clifftop location on the Isle of Wight.

The aqua slide at one of our day visits.

Day Visits at Fairthorne Manor

With over 25 activities onsite and a flexible, welcoming staff team, Fairthorne Manor is the ideal location for your group’s day visit. Select from ...
Canoeing during a Fairthorne Manor residential visit.

Residential Visits at Fairthorne Manor

COVID 19 update Although current Government guidelines do not allow for overnight trips and the pandemic has brought a number of restrictions across...
The outside of Winchester House, accommodation for our Isle of Wight residential visits.

Residential Visits – Isle of Wight

Winchester House, in Shanklin, is a great base from which to explore the Isle of Wight. With sweeping cliff top views across Hope Bay, open all year...