Frequently Asked Questions

How many Wigwam® Cabins does your site have?

At Humble Bee Farm we have 16 Big Chief Wigwam® Cabins, which sleep up to a family of five (two adults and three children). From late March 2017, we will also have four Running Water Deluxe en-suite Wigwam® Cabins, each with its own private outdoor hot tub. Each Running Water Wigwam® sleeps up to two adults and two children.

When is your site open?

Our site is open all year round.

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

Yes - we allow dogs/pets and there is nightly charge.

Is the site suitable for children?

Humble Bee Farm is great for kids. We have a children's play park and lots of open space for playing.

Do you accept groups, parties or celebrations?

We ask anyone looking to book a group with us to call in advance. You can do so by calling 01723 890437

Do you allow campfires?

Yes, you can book these in advance or on arrival. You are only permitted to use/hire Humble Bee Farm's own firepits and timber.

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

In each of our insulated Big Chief Wigwam® Cabins you will find:

  • Mattresses
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Heating
  • Lighting

In each of our insulated Running Water Deluxe en-suite Wigwam® Cabins (available from late March 2017) there is:

  • Integrated shower room with walk-in shower, hand basin & toilet
  • Compact kitchen, including electric hob
  • Toaster, kettle, microwave, fridge
  • Double bed
  • Settee (making another double bed)
  • Dining table and four chairs
  • Freeview TV
  • Lockable French doors leading onto patio
  • Wall heater
  • Pan pack
  • Croc box for 4 guests
  • Picnic bench
  • Use of charcoal bbq

Is electricity included in the tariff?

  • Yes

What cooking facilities are provided?

In your Wigwam® you will find a microwave and outside there is a BBQ available.

What do I need to bring?

We recommend the following as essential items to bring:

  • Bedding
  • Pillows
  • Crockery
  • Cutlery
  • Toiletries
  • A torch
  • Clothes, food, drink

Can I order any extras? If so, how much for each item?

Yes you can order extras when making a booking.

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

You can park one vehicle adjacent to your Wigwam® Cabin.

From what time can I check in from?

We ask everyone to arrive from 15.00 and no earlier.

What is the latest time I can check in?

We ask all guests to arrive before 17.00 unless by prior arrangement.

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

We ask all guests to please vacate the Wigwam® Cabin by 10.00 (at the latest) on the day of departure.

Do you have a shop/reception onsite and when is it open?

We have a shop onsite that is open daily from 9am to 5pm, depending on the time of year.

How many toilets and showers do you have onsite?

We have two separate facility blocks on the site.

Do you have a family shower for babies?

We have a family shower room, which includes a shower, loo, sink and baby changing.

How close is the nearest pub or restaurant?

The nearest pub or restaurant is 1.5 miles away.

How far to the nearest supermarket?

The nearest supermarket is only five miles away.

How far is it from public transport?

There is no public transport nearby. A bus service operates during the summer season from Flixton village.

Is there phone signal onsite?

Unfortunately not, however we do have wifi available for guests and you can get a mobile signal at the top of our drive way. 

Is there WiFi access onsite?

Yes - we charge £3.00 per device 24hrs. Please note this is only for browsing the internet/emails etc, not for streaming/downloading. 

What does it mean by Low Noise Policy site?

Humble Bee Farm has built its reputation on being a peaceful location at which to enjoy your holiday. We don't allow music; children must not play on the play area after 9pm; conversation-level noise only after 9.00pm. We ask all our guests to follow these simple steps so everyone can relax and enjoy their time at Humble Bee Farm.

What are Wigwam® Extras?

Wigwam® extras are optional and are not included in the standard tariff. Wigwam® Extras give you chance to choose your special treat and tailor it to your individual requirements, and include anything from a bag of marshmallows up to luxury bedding and fairy lights, depending on the Wigwam® type.

What is a Glamping Wigwam® Cabin?

Our Glamping Wigwam® package is perfect for a special occasion. Please call us for more information.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, you can bring your dog. We allow one dog per Wigwam®. A tariff applies. Please call us for further information on 01723 890437. Dogs MUST be kept on a lead at all times. We have several farm walks around the farm, which are suitable for dog walking. Please ask us for details.

What are your shower and toilet facilities like?

Humble Bee has two shower/toilet blocks: one behind the reception/shop, and one in the middle of the site. The one near to reception includes three showers, two toilets, a sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. The main shower block includes a kitchen (with fridge/freezer, microwave, three sinks, information point); a disabled/family shower including a baby change facility; gents toilets and showers and ladies toilets and showers.

Are your Wigwam® Cabins warm?

The short answer is 'yes'! Each Wigwam® is fully heated, with an electric heater included. The Wigwam® Cabins are particularly well insulated and retain the heat. That is why our Wigwam® Cabins can be booked 365 days a year!

How many guests can you fit inside a Wigwam®?

Our Big Chief Wigwam® Cabins sleep up to five guests in each, our Running Water Wigwam® Cabins sleep four guests in each. They are also spacious enough accommodate a travel cot.

What does Humble Bee shop sell?

We have an onsite shop/reception which during peak season sells bread, milk, eggs, bacon, sausage, cold drinks, sweets, souvenirs, some toiletries, tea, coffee, jam, butter, cereals, biscuits, toys, games and other items.

Where are your nearest supermarkets?

The nearest mini-supermarket is Proudfoots in Seamer, a village just off the A64 between Staxton and Scarborough. Proudfoots opening times are 6.30am to 9pm Monday to Saturday, 8am to 9pm Sunday.

Within five miles there is a Morrisons (just off the A64); there is also a small range of supermarkets, including Tesco, in Filey (also about five miles away). In Scarborough there is Sainsburys and Tesco. Opening times vary.

How far is it to the nearest beach?

Humble Bee Farm is perfectly located for some of the finest beaches in the country. Hunmanby Gap is a hidden gem and is about four miles away. Filey Bay is delightful and is about five miles away. Scarborough has two fabulous bays, North and South (about 10 miles away). Bridlington is also a great seaside destination is about 15 miles away. Please note: If you have dogs, there are dog restrictions on most Yorkshire Coast beaches from May to September inclusive. And don't forget to bear in mind there are two tides a day!