YCT Activities | Youth Cancer Trust

During a Youth Cancer Trust holiday, you can choose from a whole range of activities to take part in. Please don’t worry if you don’t feel like doing anything on your holiday. It is completely your choice. Tracy Ann House is calm and relaxing, with plenty of things to do to rest and relax if you don’t feel like going out on an activity.

It’s your space and your choice!

Here is a list of some of the activities you can take part in during your Youth Cancer Trust holiday…..

Arts & Crafts

New-BeginingsYouth Cancer Trust now has an art room in the garden which is fully kitted out for groups to enjoy a bit of down time taking part in arts and crafts activities.

Thank you to Thomas Green & family, Laura Hartley, Emma Murphy, Derwent Pencils, Cass Art and everyone else who have all helped create this space.

Go Karting

The Youth Cancer Trust uses The Wessex Raceway, which is based near Salisbury. It has the second largest indoor track in the country.


Horse Riding

The Youth Cancer Trust takes groups to Arniss Equestrian based on the edge of the New Forest. The horses are lovely and quiet and lessons take part in the menage followed by a quiet hack in the Forest. After the riding, groups are allowed to explore the beautiful village of Burley and can enjoy a picnic amongst the ponies in the New Forest.

Dry Slope Skiing

11Dry slope skiing takes place at Snowtrax.

Groups can take part in a skiing lesson or have fun on the ringos.

Spinnaker Sailing

This takes part locally and is run by fully qualified instructors.

Water sports

7This activity sometimes takes place in the warmer summer months and is loads of fun!

Groups can try their hand at water skiing, banana boating and ringos. Fully qualified instructors are on hand to help at all times.

All safety equipment is provided by the activity provider.

Other activities which take place either at Tracy Ann House or in the local area:

  • Cinema
  • Yoga
  • Cookery classes
  • Therapies – nails, head massages, relaxation
  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • Beach Hut
  • Karaoke (professional system at Tracy Ann House)
  • BBQ’s
  • Xbox 360, PS3, Pool table, Table Football (Tracy Ann House)
  • Swimming, sauna & jacuzzi (next door at the Riviera Hotel

Please note:
All our outside activity service providers are trusted local companies and have been providing activities for the Youth Cancer Trust and other similar organisations for many years. If you would like to see a copy of the public liability insurance certification for any of these companies then please email us and we will be happy to send it to you. All activities are risk assessed and the groups are always accompanied by a Youth Cancer Trust carer, who is fully trained in Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Young Adults and has an up-to-date enhanced DBS certificate.