Frequently Asked Questions

Can you Social Distance onsite?

All our cabins are self contained units, with own bathroom, kitchenette and Firepit/BBQ. We have no shared facilites onsite

How many Wigwam® Cabins does your site have?

We have 9 en suite deluxe Wigwam® Cabins and 3 Wigwam® Lodge fully accessible Cabins. All the cabins are en suite with the Deluxe cabins sleeping up to 2 adults and 2 children and the Wigwam® lodge accessible cabin, sleeping up to 3 adults and 2 children. All the cabins overlook a stunning wildlife lake, surrounded by woodland and come with Fire pit/BBQ.

When is your site open?

We are open all year, all the cabins are fully insulated and heated

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

We have 3 dog friendly Wigwam® Cabins and 1 dog friendly accessible cabin. We charge £10 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 small groups, but please note we are a quiet site so noise must be kept to a minimum after 10pm. We have a no music policy onsite to avoid disturbing other guests. Sorry but no Hen or Stag groups

Do you allow campfires?

All our Wigwam® Cabins come with Fire pits/BBQ's, logs and firewood bundles can be puchased onsite

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, fridge, kettle and toaster. All crockery and cutlery are provided. Each cabin has a 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 £20
  • Single bedding- fitted sheet, pillow, duvet and covers £15
  • Towels £5 per person
  • High chair £5
  • Travel cot £10 - bedding not included
  • Firewood bundle (included logs, kindling and matches) £10 - available to purchase onsite
  • Logs £6 per bag - available to purchase onsite

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 10pm at the latest

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

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