Youth Cancer Trust | Free wellbeing holidays and online support

Free Wellbeing holidays &     Online Support for 
Young people living with & Beyond Cancer

Can you help us?

01Make a donation

02Fundraise for us

Can you help us?

01Make a donation

02Fundraise for us

We’re a national charity based in Dorset

Please note, our office address and telephone number has changed:

Youth Cancer Trust
The Factory
Advanced Healthcare Centre
Peverell Avenue East

Telephone: 01305 584064  Email:

Find out more about our new holiday location HERE


Our mission statement:

  • To help reduce isolation amongst young cancer patients
  • To help improve confidence amongst young cancer patients
  • To help improve wellbeing amongst young cancer patients
  • To provide a sense of normality
  • To encourage healthy / outdoor activities

Meet people like you! Youth Cancer Trust provides online support and free therapeutic wellbeing holidays for young people (aged 14 to 30) living with and beyond cancer, from anywhere in the UK and the Irish Republic, or who are patients of any UK hospital.

If you would like to book a holiday, please complete our enquiry form.

Please don’t feel alone – Youth Cancer Trust is running a secure online group for young cancer patients and those with late effects from having had cancer as a young person. If you would like to join the group, please complete our online form or email us.

The online group offers support, fun activities such as cookery and quizzes, peers who understand, and activities to help promote wellbeing, such as Yoga and meditation.

Holiday groups are made up of similar ages and groups can also be made up of friends you made in hospital.

We are open for all the school holidays and are now based at Manor Farm Barn and adjacent cottage Churn House. Both are located on the private land of a working farm with good access for those with mobility challenges. Between the 2 buildings is a courtyard patio area with a swimming pool and a large games room. 

If you have any queries about our services, please email us.

Read the latest guest story


I struggle so much mobility wise, but more so I feel such a burden with it on those around me, but YCT makes me see I am not a burden, and they make arrangements/cater for me in more ways I could ever imagine.

6 ways you can help


From The Great Wall of China, to Cycling challenges – adventure fundraising!

for us

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Cycle London
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Embark on the charity bike ride challenge of a lifetime.

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Have fun, involve your friends and family to create your own fundraising event.

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You can run anywhere to raise money for young people with cancer.

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Wednesday 29th May Doors open 6pm, show starts 7pm Lifecentre, 713 Wimborne Road, Winton, Bournemouth, BH9 2AU An evening of dance performance to raise funds and awareness for local charity Youth Cancer Trust. Now in its 6th year, the Dance Beats Cancer show aims to provide opportunities for new dancers just starting out, to share […]

On Wednesday 29 May 2024

From 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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