Covid-19 Update

We continue to follow and monitor the latest Government advice for Residential Camps which has had a number of changes in the last few days and weeks; this advice covers our Daycamp programmes and more information can be found here:

Due to Government Guidance, our Residential camps will NOT be running during the Summer Holidays. Please check our website and social media pages for further updates. 

Residential Camps at Fairthorne Manor offer the perfect home from home for what’s often a child’s first week away.  Friendly staff, exciting programmes and the chance to make new friends all make for an awesome stay.


Easter 2020 – Cancelled

Children at our Easter Residential Camps have an action packed programme during the day and enjoy their own exciting sessions in the evening.  Our 4 night Easter Residential Camps run from Sunday 5th April – Thursday 9th April & Monday 13th April – Friday 17th April, staying in our indoor dormitory accommodation.

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Summer 2020 – CANCELLED

NEW for Summer 2020. Camp Fairthorne is a fun-packed 7 night residential camp for children aged 8-16. Being immersed in nature, children can pursue their own interests allowing them to unplug from technology, unwind and focus on building new long-lasting friends. Adventure is there for the taking!

Fairthorne Manor, Outdoor Learning ; Crates; Crate Challenge ; Smiling; Happiness; Laughter

What’s included

Residential Camps include a full programme of activities throughout the day and evening, accommodation, full board (we can cater for all dietary requirements) and fully qualified, friendly staff who are available 24 hours a day for your child.

Our young guests stay in 6 or 8 person YMCA tents with wooden floors during Summer camps and indoor dormitory accommodation at Easter.  All tents/rooms are single sex and based on age; our leaders stay in tents located next to the children’s tents.

Online booking

How to book

Easter Residential camps run for 4 nights, Sunday 5th – Thursday 9th April & Monday 13th – Friday 17th April. CANCELLED

Camp Fairthorne runs for 7 nights Saturday – Saturday, from Saturday 25th July – Friday 28th August. CANCELLED

Participants in our Family Discount Scheme receive a discount of up to 20% depending on when you book. Find out more about our Family Discount Scheme offer.

Book online or contact us on 01489 785228. Full payment is required at time of booking.


Fairthorne Manor is ideally located outside Botley just 3 miles from the M27, midway between Southampton & Portsmouth. Our address is YMCA Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton SO30 2GH. Contact us on 01489 785228.

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