Frequently Asked Questions

How many Wigwam® Cabins does your site have?

We have 9 ensuite deluxe Wigwam® Cabins and 3 accessible ensuite deluxe Wigwam® Cabins. surrounding a 3 acre wildlife lake. Each cabin sleeps up to a family of four.

When is your site open?

We are open all year

Do you allow dogs/pets? If so, is there a pet charge?

We have 3 dog friendly Wigwam® Cabins (Maple, Ash & Holly) and 1 dog friendly accessible cabin and we charge £8 per night per dog, with a maximum of 2 dogs per cabin.

Is the site suitable for children?

Yes, it's great for children to see the wildlife and play in the woods. All children must be supervised around the lake

Do you accept groups, parties or celebrations?

We welcome groups but they must book the whole site

Do you allow campfires?

All our Wigwam® Cabins come with fire pits/BBQ's

What is included in one of your standard Wigwam® Cabins?

Included in each of our Wigwam® Cabins you will find:

  • Toaster, Kettle, Microwave, Television, Fridge, Kitchenette with 2 hobs
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Washing up sponge and liquid
  • Crockery – Plates, side plates, mugs, bowls, plastic tumblers, plastic wine glasses, cutlery all for 4 people. Chopping board, cork screw, tin opener, mixing bowl and sharp knife and bread knife
  • Frying pan, saucepan and utensils
  • Fire pit/BBQ
  • Picnic table, 4 log seats for around the fire pit
  • Information pack – ideas and leaflets for places to visit

Is electricity included in the tariff?

Yes, electricity is all included

What cooking facilities are provided?

Small Kitchen which includes microwave, 2 cooking hobs and fire pit/BBQ outside

What do I need to bring?

Bedding and Towels

Can I order any extras?

Yes you can:

  • Double bedding- fitted sheet, pillows, duvet and covers £15
  • Single bedding- fitted sheet, pillow, duvet and covers £12
  • Towels £5 per person
  • High chair £5
  • Travel cot £5 - bedding not included
  • Firewood bundle (included logs, kindling and matches) £10
  • Logs £6 per bag

Is there parking next to the Wigwam® Cabins? If not how close is the parking area?

Yes, there is space for one car next to each Wigwam® Cabin

From what time can I check in from?

From 3pm

What is the latest time I can check in?

Check in by 8pm, later check in by arrangement

What time to I need to vacate the Wigwam® Cabin?

By 10am on the day of departure

Do you have a shop/reception on-site and when is it open?

No we do not have a shop/reception. Nearest shop is 2.5 miles away, but we have a butcher and café a 10 minute walk away (please check opening times).

How many toilets and showers do you have on-site?

Each Wigwam® Cabin has an ensuite with shower

Do you have a family shower for babies?

No, we do not have this facility

How close is the nearest pub or restaurant?

We have three good pubs for eating at:

  • Melbourne Arms – 3 miles
  • St Vincent arms at Sutton on Derwent – 3 miles
  • The Plough inn at Allerthorpe – 6 miles 
  • Pocklington is 7 miles away and has a Sainsburys and Aldi

How far to the nearest supermarket?

  • Pocklington is 7 miles away and has a Sainsburys and Aldi

How far is it from public transport 

  • York train station – 11 miles
  • Bus service – X36 York Pullman runs from York to Sutton on Derwent every 2 hours. We are a 3 mile walk from Sutton on Derwent

Is there WiFi access onsite?

Not at the moment