YMCA Fairthorne Manor Residential School Trips Southampton
YMCA Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton, SO30 2GH
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
What we offer on a school trip
Situated in beautiful 111 acres, Fairthorne Manor is the perfect place for a residential visit. As an outdoor learning centre Fairthorne Manor provides excellent opportunities for children and young people to learn.
Fairthorne Manor is a very large site that includes activities on and off the water. There is a lake used for kayaking and raft building as well as the River Hamble which is used for sailing and giggs. Our open areas allow for activities such as climbing, abseiling, Jacob's Ladder, crate challenge, bouncy pillow, golf, basketball, and Towers. In the woodland areas are activities like team challenge, blind trail, obstacle course, Big Initiatives Test, den building and fire making.
Fairthorne Manor is located a short 10 minute drive from Junctions 7 and 10 of the M27, approximately 1 mile from the village of Botley near Hedge End. Botley train station is only a 10 minute walk away.
No CCTV but have security and security barriers.
No 24 hour reception but have a Duty response on hand through out stay.
YMCA Fairthorne Manor is a Hampshire County Council approved outdoor activity centre with the following accreditation:
- Adventurous Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) - water-sports, including bell boating, raft building, kayaking, open canoeing and sailing. Licence details can be confirmed by calling The Licensing Service on 029 2075 5715; alternatively visit the AALA website and enter Fairthorne in the centre/p>rovider box.
- Royal Yachting Association (RYA) - recognised as a training centre to provide instruction for dinghy and powerboat courses
Our instructors are in-house trained for various activities and externally assessed by the relevant bodies. e.g by British Canoe Union assessors to deliver kayaking, canoeing and bell boating.