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Gather your crew, bring your memories, and a sense of adventure!

Come join us from 7th to 9th July 2023 for an exhilarating 75th anniversary celebration weekend at Fairthorne Manor. It's an opportunity to reconnect with old friends, rediscover cherished memories, and share stories about what the place means to you.

What can you expect?

What's in store?


Friday 7th

Kick off your weekend by arriving at 4 pm and immersing yourself in a variety of outdoor activities until 8 pm. Later, unwind with an enchanting evening of songs around the campfire, accompanied by delectable hot chocolate and scrumptious snacks. Alternatively, relax in the Rose Garden, soak up the summertime atmosphere, sip on your favorite beverage from the bar, and groove to the lively tunes of a local live band.

Saturday 8th

Start your day with a delicious breakfast that will not only put a smile on your face but also provide you with the energy you need for the exciting day ahead. This day is packed with various activities, such as engaging outdoor challenges, history tours and storytelling, and musical performances that culminate in a fabulous barn dance.

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Sunday 9th

After a day of fun-filled activities, treat yourself to a relaxed breakfast and take a leisurely stroll around the site to soak up the atmosphere. You can also enjoy the morning program of activities at your own pace. Later, indulge in a delicious lunch that will provide you with the energy to depart at 2 pm.

Discover more about our intriguing history, spanning from the Roman occupation of the area to the acquisition of the property by YMCA.

Extend the fun and stay for the whole weekend!

Whether you're looking for an action-packed weekend or just a day out with friends, we've got you covered. Join us for Saturday 8th July, or stay for the whole weekend. With a range of accommodation options available, you can choose to camp onsite in your own tent or one of ours or opt for one of our  indoor accommodations.

This event promises to be a fantastic celebration, with music, food, and plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy. And with so much to see and do, you won't want to miss a moment.

So why not gather your friends and family and come along for the ride? We can't wait to welcome you  and make some unforgettable memories together. Book your tickets now and get ready to have the time of your life!


Select your choice of accommodation, or day only ticket. Prices include accommodation, catering and parking.

Option Price per adult Price per child (2-11 years
YMCA Tent £150 £90
Own Tent £130 £80
Indoors Accommodation £200 £125
Day Ticket only £60 £35