Is there Wi-Fi available?

Can you use mobile phones at the woodland site?
Yes. Some networks are better than others due to the location. EE and Vodafone work the best!

Are there power supplies available on site?
Yes. There are 2 electrical sockets available in the awning of Bedroam. There is sufficient electricity at Bedroam, but it is not limitless. It really depends on what appliance(s) you are wanting to plug in! Please check with Bedroam

Are there power points available for a laptop/mobile phone?
Yes. Each sleeping pod has its own power point.

How much water is there?
There is more than sufficient water for all guest’s showers etc. during their 2-night stay at Bedroam.

Is there any drinking water?
Yes. We provide a water dispenser.

Do you provide bed linen, towels and bath mats?

Are toiletries provided?
Yes. Both bathrooms have supplies of shower gel and soap.

Do we need to bring our own toilet paper?

Is there a microwave and cooker available?

Can guests arrange outside catering?
Yes. We would recommend using a local catering company called Saunts. Bedroam guests have used them several times in the past for BBQs and Buffets. Very popular!

Will supermarkets deliver to Bedroam woodland?

Do you provide cutlery, crockery, glasses, mugs and BBQ tongs?

What items are available for use in the kitchen area?
There is a kettle, toaster, medium sized fridge (with ice compartment) and Nespresso machine with expresso cups and pods. We also supply tea, coffee and hot chocolate. There is a small sink along with washing up liquid, a tea towel and soap.

What other items may I want to bring?
Warm outdoor clothes, Blanket (for round the fire or in the awning), Torches, Games (rounders, cricket, frisbee etc.), Music System.

What should I wear?
As you will be staying in our lovely woodland, we strongly advise that you bring a sensible pair of shoes e.g. trainers, hiking style boots. Leggings are always a comfortable option as you can dress up or down whether you are in the woodland or going out. A hoody/jumper would be another sensible choice of clothing should the temperature drop in the evening and a waterproof jacket (just to be on the safe side) Basically, go for comfort and warmth!

Is there parking?
Yes, there is ample parking!

Which is the nearest Train Station?

How do I get from the Train Station to Bedroam?
Hire car or taxi.
Station Taxis – 01904 623332
Getaway Cars – 01904 622228
Enterprise Car Hire – 01904 658240

What are Check-in/Departure times at Bedroam?
Check-in: 3.00pm / Check out: 3.30pm (Fri-Sun)
Check-in: 3.00 pm / Check out: 10.00am Friday (Tue-Thu)
If you need to arrive earlier, please email or ring the office to arrange.

Who greets us?
You will be met by the owner of Bedroam, Ollie Kemp. Ollie will run through everything with you including a Health and Safety Induction. If Ollie is not available, you will be met by his sister Lydia Pike.

Who do we contact if there are any problems during our stay?
Ollie is available 24/7 should you have any concerns.

Can we decorate Bedroam, the awning and the surrounding woodland?
Yes, absolutely! All we ask is that you follow these simple rules to help us look after Bedroam and our lovely woodland and wildlife:

  • Please use Sellotape NOT Blu-tac

  • Party poppers, confetti, balloons filled with confetti/glitter must NOT be used on site

  • Chinese Sky Lanterns are NOT allowed on site

Is Bedroam easy to find?
Yes. Please use YO42 4SR for your Sat Nav. Bedroam Woodland is located between 2 Farms, Brickyard Farm and Park Farm down Throughley Lane. The entrance to the woodland is on the right-hand side approx. 200 yards down. You will see the Bedroam sign on the gate.

What is the preferred payment method?
Bank Transfer please!


Local mini-bus companies

We recommend you contact the following mini-bus hire company direct:
Steve at Anytime Travel York
01904 479090 / 07717 753314

16 seat minibus EACH WAY into York / Rufforth / Monks Cross
16 seat @ £80 + £10 if after midnight
8 seat @ £45 + £5 if after midnight
Please note you will need to book in advance. Steve gets very busy around any Race Days (York Races) and Friday/Saturday nights.

Other options are:
Steve at York Minibus Hire
Adrian Millett at 2am Travel

Places to eat

The market town of Pocklington is 10 minutes away by car; there are a number of nice restaurants available to try as well as local pubs and cafes:

Judsons - Wine Bar and restaurant

Pane e Vino - Italian Restaurant

Bengal Lounge - Indian Restaurant

Sonali - Indian Restaurant

The Feathers - Hotel & Restaurant (good pub grub!)

Melbourne Arms - ‘The local’ and always very popular! (approx. 20 mins on foot / 4 mins by car)


Indoor and outdoor activities in the local area

Lakeland Park (watersports, café, children’s play area etc.)
Golf Club

East Cottingwith Area
The Oaks – Spa and Golf Club

Elvington Air Museum
York Maze

Riding Stables

Yorkshire Museum of Farming

Gliding Club
Burnby Hall Gardens
Arts Centre (Cinema and Theatre)
Canal Boat Trips
KP Club (Golf Club)

Jorvik Centre
York Castle Museum
York Minster
Castle Museum
Yorkshire Museum
Cliffords Tower
National Railway Museum
York Art Gallery
The York Dungeons
Medieval City Walls
York Chocolate Story