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YMCA Winchester House, Isle of Wight

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 Winchester HouseView from balcony of Winchester House (main house)Winchester House dining roomThe beachWinchester House - with stunning sea views
Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
YMCA Winchester House, Isle of Wight, sleeps 137 in 43 bedrooms.

Sleeps 12 to 119

Main house, in 3 wings, sleeps 113, (full board, half board options available)

Since 2004, YMCA Isle of Wight has provided opportunities for groups of children and young people to stay in a safe, welcoming and inspiring environment at Winchester House in Shanklin. Each year, thousands of children and young people stay in the spacious accommodation with sweeping views across Hope Bay on the South East coast of the island.

There are many reasons for selecting YMCA Winchester House as a venue for your trip, not least because as a children’s charity any surpluses generated are reinvested to help deliver the various services we offer children and young people across the south. Our site and facilities are suitable for children and young people with additional needs.

Winchester House is open all year round and is just a short drive from the ferry ports and within easy reach of the island's main attractions.

There are accommodation options available -

In the main house we have 3 wings which can accommodate up to 113 guests in comfortable bunk bed style rooms and separate leaders rooms. Full board, half board and bed and breakfast options are available.

Our staff are friendly, approachable and versatile allowing groups to be as flexible as possible offering fantastic opportunities at affordable prices.

We are proud to offer tasty, nutritious meals, with all food prepared on site by our dedicated catering team. All dietary needs can be catered for.

We also offer a range of on-site self led and YMCA led activities including bush-craft, orienteering and woodland excursions.

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
We are proud to offer tasty, nutritious meals, with all food prepared on site by our dedicated catering team. All dietary needs can be catered for.
Dining Room
Our spacious dining room within Winchester House provides a relaxed, comfortable setting in which to enjoy meals for up to 120 people.
Sitting Room
Most of the wings have their own private lounges, with other large rooms also available for hire.
TV and Music Facilities
Telecom Facilities
WiFi can be used in the main house.
Games Room
Our games room, (a converted chapel) includes a pool table, table football, table tennis, board games and can be used for a disco.
Heating / Open Fires
Winchester House has full central heating.
Most of the bedrooms are a bunk-bed style. The South wing also has a selection of single & twin rooms. 2 en suite leaders rooms available.
We provide all bed linen in the main house.
The main house have fully equipped bathrooms with showers. Disabled toilets & showers downstairs in the House, & 2 en suite leaders rooms.
Disabled Facilities
We are fully equipped to accommodate people with disabilities including suitable bathrooms and lifts.
Children's Facilities
There is an on site nursery and facilities can be booked by prior arrangement. We also run school holiday activity programmes for 4-12 year olds.
Outdoor Facilities
We have lots of outdoor space for games and barbecues, and have direct traffic-free access to the sandy beach.
Swimming Pool
There is no swimming pool available at Winchester House.
There is plentiful free, on-site parking, including coach parking.
There is no smoking on site, this also includes e-cigarettes.
Sorry, no pets on site.

Large Group Property Location

Winchester House is situated on the cliff path with traffic-free access to the sandy beach via a path from the back of the House.
Nearest Station
The nearest train station in in Lake, a ten minute walk from the House.
Nearest Bus
There is a bus stop outside Winchester House, with other bus routes nearby.
Nearest Airport
The nearest main airport is in Southampton, there is also one in Bournemouth.
Nearest Town
Winchester House is located between the towns of Sandown and Shanklin, both of which can be reached within a 2-3 minute drive or short walk.
Nearest Shop
There are some shopping facilities and food outlets approximately a 5 minute walk from Winchester House.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
Shanklin, Sandown and Lake all have a variety of pubs, takeaways and restaurants. Shanklin Old Village has a particularly good selection of traditional pubs and eateries.

Booking Information

As a charity, we try to keep our prices competitive to ensure as many groups can access our services as possible. For full details of our Winchester House (catered) rates, please see our website or call us. We are open all year round.
*Please note weekly prices are for 4 nights only*


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YMCA Winchester House, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 137, Bedrooms 43, Dining 120
+44 (0)1489 772 215
YMCA Winchester House, Sandown Road, Shanklin, PO37 6HT

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