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Visit Fairthorne Manor today and let the adventures begin!

Are you in search of unforgettable weekend activities for the whole family? Look no further! Fairthorne Manor offers an array of exciting outdoor experiences that change every weekend that will get your heart racing and your adrenaline pumping. Challenge yourself by scaling the outdoor climbing wall or abseiling down, or bounce around on the thrilling giant jumping pillow.

For those seeking a more leisurely adventure, why not rent a canoe or paddle board and embark on a peaceful exploration of the breathtaking River Hamble? At Fairthorne Manor, there's something for everyone, ensuring a day of outdoor fun that will create everlasting memories.

Before bidding farewell, make sure to visit our Family Park Cafe, where you can indulge in a selection of refreshing drinks, tantalizing snacks, and delectable homemade cakes. We're open from 9am to 4pm every day to cater to all your cravings.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to try something new and embark on an exciting journey of exploration.

Activity schedules and timings may vary each weekend, so it's best to stay informed and plan your day accordingly. Stay connected with us on social media for the latest updates!

Visit Fairthorne Manor today and let the adventures begin!

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What's on offer at weekends?

Come and join us to explore and try new things in the fresh air. Different activities are available every weekend (apart from when large events are running) please check social media for the latest updates. Prices start from £2 

The only activity that you need to pre-book is River, everything else you can pop in to enjoy at the times listed.

  • Climbing, archery and abseiling are suitable for age 6+
  • Axe-throwing, age 9+ is recommended (due to strength and technique required)
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Orienteering for kids - £2 per map
  • Free den building activity
  • Bring a picnic, find a spot in the 94 acres ... but do buy an ice cream here!
  • Dogs welcome (on a lead at all times please)
  • To participate in the activities simply head to reception to purchase your wristband
  • Book here for River hire and launch

Everything you need to know about weekend activities at Fairthorne Manor

Find out more about what's available and site access information.

What activities are on offer at weekends?

Activties rotate but typically you can expect to choose from:
- Den building
- Jumping pillow
- Kids' Orienteering
- Archery
- Axe throwing
- River hire and self launch
- Dog Walks
- Vertical assault
- Climbing Wall
- Abseiling
- Aerial runway
- nature walks

We are reviewing activities and adding to these all the time.

Can I pre-book activities to reserve a place?

Weekend activities are operated on a drop in basis only apart from river hire and launch which you can book ahead.

What is available at the Cafe?

The Family Park Café sells ice creams, soft drinks and hot drinks including fresh coffee. Along with crisps and sweet treats.

Will the activities run in all weathers?

At Fairthorne Manor, safety is our top priority. That's why our outdoor activities may not operate during adverse weather conditions, such as thunderstorms or heavy rain. We take this precaution to ensure the safety of all participants at all times.

Adverse weather can present various risks, from slippery surfaces to potential lightning strikes. By temporarily suspending outdoor activities during these conditions, we minimise any potential hazards and prioritize the well-being of our guests.

In the event of unfavourable weather, our experienced staff members continuously monitor the conditions to assess when it is safe to resume activities. We understand that this may be disappointing, but rest assured, it is done with your safety in mind.

Please understand that these precautions are taken to maintain a secure environment for everyone involved. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in keeping our participants safe and ensuring their overall enjoyment at Fairthorne Manor.

Why are the activities & times different every weekend?

We want to make sure our team is well-rested, especially during the busy school residential and Daycamps season. As some of our activities require technical staff to operate, we unfortunately can't offer them every weekend. However, we'll do our best to make them available as often as we can! Timings vary due to other events and activities on site.

Who can I contact on the weekend if I need assistance ?

Please call our Duty Manager as your first point of contact on 07880 710903 or pop into Family Park Reception between 9am to 4pm

Which days will dogs be welcomed at Fairthorne?

Dogs are welcome every day but must be kept on a lead, please check our website for opening times. Please note, dogs cannot attend certain events such as YCF. Please check the relevant event webpage for more details.

Where can I walk my dog at Fairthorne?

Please check out our map for designated dog boundary paths and keep an eye-out for signs for areas that are dog-free.

Can I leave my dog in my car while I’m using your site?

Our canine code outlines that dogs should not be left unattended anywhere on site, including the car park. Staff will be carrying out regular checks to ensure this code is upheld.

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