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Room hire

YMCA Isle of Wight at Winchester House offers a unique seaside venue, nestled on the cliff tops between Sandown and Shanklin.

With a variety of rooms for hire, accommodation with sea views and onsite catering, the YMCA is a great choice for room hire, conferences or meetings. As a charity, all bookings contribute towards our charitable cause.

  • location – in Lake, a short drive from Sandown and Shanklin.  Overlooking the sandy beach of Hope Bay, with steps leading down to the beach.
  • rooms – for small groups of 12 and up to 100 people or combine rooms for breakout space.
  • flexibility – half and full day rates available.
  • catering – select from our varied menu, with options for every budget.
  • our staff – friendly, approachable, versatile. In 2014, over 95% of our residential customers rated their overall stay as either good or excellent.
  • accommodation – extend your stay in the main house accommodating up to 113 guests in comfortable bunk bed style rooms.
  • value for money – opportunities at affordable prices
  • parking – plentiful free, on-site parking including coaches.

Please see below for further details regarding room hire, catering and accommodation or download our 2016 conference and meeting pack.

Our team will work with you to create your perfect visit – please contact us on 01983 862441 to discuss your requirements or email to winchesterhouse@ymca-fg.org.

Winchester House is located on the south east coast of the island between the popular holiday destinations of Sandown and Shanklin and within easy reach of all the island’s attractions.  The House is accessible by train, bus and road.

To contact the House, call 01983 862441; for sales enquiries, call us on 01983 862441 or winchesterhouse@ymca-fg.org

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At Winchester House we pride ourselves on providing excellent meeting and Isle of Wight conference facilities at reasonable prices. Our flexibility enables us to offer customers both individual prices or fully inclusive day delegate rates.

Each of rooms can be set up to meet the requirements of your group, including classroom, theatre, cabaret and boardroom styles.

Our 2015 conference & meeting pack provides useful information on how we can help to make your meeting or conference a professional and comfortable event.  If you would like to speak to our Sales Team or to check availability, just give us a call on 01489 772215.

Room capacity and daily rates for 2016

  Room       Capacity     Daily Rate     Half Day Rate
 Luccombe 100* £135 £75
 Chapel 100* £135 £75
 Bonchurch 12* £58 £31

* Based on a theatre-style set up

Daily Rate: 8am – 6pm

Half Day Rate: 8am – 1pm / 1pm – 6pm

 Equipment Hire

Equipment  Daily Rate
Data Projector and screen £15
Screen £10
Television / DVD £12
Flipchart £10

Our dedicated catering team offer a range of meals to suit the needs of your group for your Isle of Wight conference, ranging from tea and coffee in your meeting room to a buffet lunch or full board.  All meals are freshly prepared on site and are served in our dining room.  Packed lunches are available on request.

We can cater for all dietary requirements and our catering team will be  happy to discuss individual needs in more detail before your visit.

Menu options

We have a range of menus available, from breakfast meetings to buffets, with the flexibility to make changes according to the requirements of your group.  Please see our 2016 conference and meeting pack for more details.

Please contact the Winchester House team to discuss your catering requirements.

Winchester House offers full-board accommodation for groups visiting the beautiful and diverse Isle of Wight. Our beautiful beach side accommodation will add the perfect finishing touch to your meeting or Isle of Wight conference.  Free wifi is available in the Veranda Wing of the main house.

The Main House is graded as 3* group hostel style accommodation and sleeps groups of between 20 – 113 in a mixture of bunk-bedded, twin and single rooms.  Split into three wings, which can be separated with securely coded doors, the accommodation is located on the first floor of the building with the ground floor occupied by a children’s day nursery, function rooms and YMCA offices.

The Veranda and North Wings are equipped with comfortable, private lounges.

All groups staying in the main house benefit from the full board provision, with bed and breakfast rates also available at various times of the year.

YMCA Fairthorne Group policies are accessible to all, including our Health and Safety Policy Statement, and Safeguarding policy.

To find out more, and to read through our level 1 policies, please see our Policies page.