Fairthorne Manor Winter Residentials

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Welcome to YMCA Fairthorne Manor!

Hampshire’s premier outdoor activity centre, nestled in 95 acres of beautiful grounds on the banks of the Rover Hamble.

Activities are subject to availability and may be moved indoors during the winter. 


With our convenient packages and stunning natural surroundings, Fairthorne Manor offers a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves in learning and adventure. It’s not just a trip; it’s an experience that will have a lasting impact on your students’ lives.

You can choose the length of your stay based on your school’s needs, whether it be one day or five. We are always happy to accommodate where we can.

Perfect Location

Find us at YMCA Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton, Hampshire SO30 2GH, which is just 1 mile outside of Botley.

Super Low Season Dates

2024 Prices

18th Nov 2024 - 31st Dec 2024

Indoor accomodation (Heald House & Ben's House)

8 Activities


12 Activities


All prices are per person for a 5 night residential & subject to VAT.

2025 Prices

1st Jan 2025 - 9th Feb 2025

Indoor accomodation (Heald House & Ben's House)

8 Activities


12 Activities


All prices are per person for a 5 night residential & subject to VAT.

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    We have a range of activities to suit a range of desired outcomes depending on your requirements. See our activity page for further details.
    Our set times are 09:30 - 11:00, 11:15 - 12:45, 13:45 - 15:15 and 15:30 from Spring to Autumn and 30 mins earlier in the winter.
    Yes, we offer an evening activity for residential groups during the week including wide games, sports and games, campfire and a disco.
    Yes, our dedicated onsite catering team can cater for all dietary requirements.  See our sample winter menu here
    Yes for children under 12. Young people aged 12+ pay an extra £4.60/day + VAT for adult food portions. View the sample menu here. All residential stays are full-board with our healthy, nutritious meals all cooked in-house by our catering team. Served in our purpose-built spacious dining hall, we can cater for all dietary requirements and allergens. Our catering team are happy to discuss any specific requirements for your group in advance of your trip.
    Prices are based on the first date of stay if overlapping pricing seasons.
    Indoor groups must bring sleeping bags, pillows, and pillowcases. Leaders in indoor accommodation are provided with the bed linen. Tent groups bring sleeping mats, leaders get a camp bed and mattress.
    One free staff place for every 12 young people, additional staff pay £39 per night + VAT for bed and board.
    Residential prices are based on a minimum of 12 children and include selected activities, accommodation, and full board with lunch as the first and last meal.
    Super Low season is restricted to 8 or 12 activities per week-long booking.