Welcome to our YMCA Fairthorne Manor Campsite, near Southampton, offering family-friendly stays in a lovely setting, with the opportunity to enjoy wide open spaces, access to the surrounding woodlands and the chance to try activities with a difference.

Our 60-pitch campsite based on flat ground is a beautiful, relaxed setting dotted with copses, a stream and plenty of room to play ball games and fly kites. We offer a FREE self-led approach to children’s activities, including our tree swing, sandpits, ponds and stream, as well as access to some exciting and adventurous activities available on-site at our outdoor activity centre within the Fairthorne Manor grounds.

Facilities at Fairthorne Manor campsite.


We are pleased to offer the following facilities:

  • purpose-built toilet, shower and washing up facilities
  • reception with drinks and confectionery vending machines

Fire pit & BBQ hire

What better way to finish off each day than sit around your own campfire, roasting marshmallows and chatting to friends or family?  Please ensure you bring your own barbecue utensils.

Kayaking from our Fairthorne Manor campsite.

Activity Sessions

Our community activities are ideal for a perfect family day out, or if you want some exciting activities whilst camping.

We offer our outdoor instructor-led adventure activities from £3-£20 per person, including aerial runway, kayaking, archery, canoeing, climbing, bouncy pillow, survival skills and more.

Parents and carers do not have to take part in the activity but must remain on-site. Please note the charge for adults and children is the same. All sessions are subject to availability and operational restrictions – please book early to avoid disappointment!

Children playing on climbing tree


For large groups wanting to camp together, we offer separate group camping areas.  We have three group pitches, each of which can accommodate 8 tents.  Very large groups can be allocated two or three group pitches if required.

Children playing cricket


Dogs on leads are allowed on the campsite on specific weekends only. For 2017, this is 15-17th September. Dogs can only be walked in designated dog-walking areas.

Members Event 2017 - Campfire

Campsite entertainment

We also offer weekend family entertainment in the form of a Friday night storytelling around the campfire for younger children and a Saturday night campfire and singsong for all the family. Both are free to attend – all the information will be in your welcome pack.

Adult and child outside tent

Information & prices

Prices are per night for up to 4 people in a single tent, caravan or campervan. We can welcome a maximum of up to 11 campervans or caravans, but please note that we do not provide electric hook ups.

Pitches measure approximately 6m x 6m, with a maximum number of 6 people per pitch.  If you have more than 6 people in your party, additional pitches must be booked.

Pitches can be accessed from 1:00pm on day of arrival and must be vacated by 12:00pm on day of departure.

Upon arrival you will receive a welcome pack with all the information needed for your stay, but if you have any questions prior to booking or arrival please email us on campsite@ymca-fg.org.

To book call us on 01489 785228


Find us at YMCA Fairthorne Manor Campsite, Curdridge, Hampshire, SO30 2GH

Call 01489 785228 or email campsite@ymca-fg.org.