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Camping has been a part of YMCA family since we founded the first continuously used camp in 1861, so by choosing us for your camping holiday you will be benefiting from over 150 years of experience. We’ve got loads of ways for you to try camping with us, whether it’s your first…

Birthday Parties

If you’re looking for action packed, exciting and memorable birthday parties, you’re in the right place! The YMCA can take care of all your child’s birthday needs. There are options where we can take care of everything – activities, party food, invites, decorations and the clearing up, or just hire…

River Access & Craft Hire

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,…


Weston Library is open every Monday 10am-4.30pm,Wednesdays 10am-5pm and Thursdays 10am -4.30pm for browsing, select and collect, public computer use and photocopying services. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for the latest groups and events running at the Library.  

Family Discount Scheme

What is the Family Discount Scheme?Family Discount Scheme members pay less for many of Fairthorne Group's popular services for families and young people, including Camp Fairthorne (Residential Camp) at Fairthorne Manor and Portsmouth.  FacebookTwitterYouTubeInstagram 2023 Daycamp & Camp Fairthorne Discount deadlines Daycamp20% deadline15% deadline10% deadlineFebruary16th January30th JanuaryAfter 30th JanuaryEaster6th March27th…