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Community Activities

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Pirate ship

Let your imagination run wld and come down to Fairthorne Manor to play on our Pirate Ship for free!

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Campfire (Saturday night)

Let your inner performer shine as you sing and dance around a roaring campfire.

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Aerial Runway

Feel the rush and the wind in your hair as you fly through the trees on one of our two purpose build zipwires.

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Jumpy Pillow & Lawn Games

Let your inner child free as your bounce around our inflatable pillow. Challenge friends to one of our many lawn games while you wait your turn.

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Learn and develop the key techniques required to become your very own Robin Hood and compete against your friends in our archery and games challenges.

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Axe throwing

See if you can hit the mark using a newly acquired technique under the expert eye of our qualified instructors at our axe throwing range tucked away in the woods.

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Den Building

Learn simple construction techniques to build your own survival den. Be careful, it might just rain.

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River access

The upper reaches of the Hamble are a jewel to explore on a lazy summer day, with the wind rustling through the reeds, swans glide serenely on calm waters as you dip your toes over the side into cool waters.  It sounds beautiful and it’s all accessible from Fairthorne Manor, a unique riverside setting for your water adventures to launch your own craft or hire one from our wide ranging fleet.

Walk around Fairthorne

Take a peaceful stroll around the beautiful setting of our Family Park and finish off with a relaxing drink and a bit to eat in our onsite cafe.  At weekends, explore the rest of the Fairthorne site including our riverside access to the sparkling waters of the River Hamble.

Tree talks

Join us on a captivating tour led by expert guide, Marco Bartolini, and discover the fascinating stories behind the trees at Fairthorne.

Gain a deeper appreciation for these majestic organisms as you learn about their vital functions in the garden and wider landscape. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to unlock the true beauty and importance of trees.

Perfect Location

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