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The best school holidays ever!

Book by the day from £30

Welcome to Fairthorne Holiday Club - where adventure, creativity, and endless fun collide to create unforgettable childhood memories!

Holiday Club is designed to be an all-in-one solution for parents seeking the perfect blend of indoor and outdoor activities, all in one place.

At Fairthorne, we understand the best childhood experiences are a mix of exploration and imagination. That's why we've curated a diverse range of activities that offer an exciting, safe and nurturing environment where your child can flourish.

You can book now for the December School Holidays by the day from the 18th to the 22nd of December. Prices start from £30 with extended hours, Breakfast Club and Dinner Club options available. View prices and sessions here.

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Activities for all ages

child under parachute

Infant Club (YR-Y2)

Designed especially for younger children starting their exploration of indoor and outdoor adventures to develop their independence, make new friends and have the most festive fun possible!

children playing dodgeball

Junior Club (Y3-Y6)

Junior Club offers excitement and plenty of fun-filled activities. Enjoy a range of indoor and outdoor activities which could include camo and tracking, team challenge, obstacle course and campfire. Making each day memorable at Fairthorne Manor.

Youth Club (Y7-Y11)

Being in the oldest age groups means maximum activity choices with all of the above, plus added fun on offer with low ropes and blind trail to challenge and inspire.

The Fun Continues!

Added extras means your child can still enjoy the fun of Fairthorne, whatever your schedule!

Breakfast Club

Add breakfast club to your booking for your child to have appetising start to their day. Served from 7:30am - 9am for just £9.

Hot Lunch

Add a tasty hot lunch to your child's day to ensure they are fueled for their busy day. Take a look at the food on offer for just £6 below.

Dinner Club

Need to extend the day until 6pm? For £11 add Dinner Club to your booking for your child to receive a delicious home-cooked meal.

The best school holidays ever!

Book by the day from £30

The best school holidays ever!

Book by the day from £30


Fairthorne Manor is ideally located outside Botley just 3 miles from the M27, midway between Southampton & Portsmouth.

Contact us

YMCA Fairthorne Manor
Curdridge, Southampton
SO30 2GH

[email protected]
01489 785228


Important Documents

What are your drop-off and collection times?

Standard day: 9am to 4pm, with drop off between 9am-9.30am and collection between 3:30pm-4pm
Breakfast Club: 7:30am-9am (breakfast is served at approximately 8:30am)
Dinner Club: 4pm-6pm (dinner is served at approximately 4:30pm)

My child has additional needs, what support do you offer?

Specialist care and support to enable children with additional support needs or disabilities access our mainstream scheme via Hampshire County Council Short Breaks scheme. New applications to our Short Breaks scheme are currently on hold but you are welcome to complete a profile form and we will add you to the waiting list – discover more on how our scheme works.

How do I pay with Tax Free Childcare or Childcare Vouchers?

As all YMCA Holiday Clubs, Daycamps and Residential Camps are Ofsted registered and classified as childcare, you can save money by paying with Childcare Vouchers or the Government’s Tax-Free Childcare scheme.

You can find out more about Childcare Vouchers and Tax-Free Childcare and how to use them to pay for YMCA Daycamps on the 'Save Money on your School Holiday Childcare' blog.

What precautions do you take around nut allergies?

We are a ‘Nut aware’ site and therefore do not provide or sell any products containing nuts and ask parents to ensure their child's lunch does not contain nuts to help keep everyone safe.

What should my child take to Holiday Club?

You child will be kept active and outdoor activities take place come rain or shine. To make sure that your child is prepared each day, please bring the following named kit:

> Packed lunch and a drink (refillable bottle)
> Snacks for breaks in the day
> Sun hat and cream if weather is warm
> Shoes that can and will get wet
> Wellies
> Towel (warm showers and changing facilities are available)
> Warm clothing (jacket, jumpers, trousers)
> Waterproof jacket
> Spare clothes (a complete set, including pants and socks)
> Plastic bag (to put wet clothes in)
> Spare shoes to travel home in
> Optional tuck money (in a named purse/wallet)
> Medication if required

What if my child requires medication?

If your child requires medication, please complete the medical form to handover at drop off.

Can my child bring their mobile phone?

We ask that you leave all mobile phones and other devices at home so your child can focus fully on the fun of Holiday Club. We also cannot take responsibility if they are lost or damaged. If you need to contact your child in an emergency during the day, you can call the duty number 07880 710903.

How do I book?

Book online or contact sales on 01489 785228

For more information on payment, please see our Holiday Club booking conditions.

I have another question, how do I get in touch?

You may find the answer to your question in the links below, otherwise please contact the sales team by emailing [email protected] or by calling 01489 785228.

Booking Conditions

Ofsted Report

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