Tipis and Activities

By Wild Harvest

Relax, enjoy the company of your friends around the campfire, breathe fresh air and stretch your eyes across the flat, open country-side that characterises rural York.

At Wild Harvest Tipi Venue your group have exclusive use of the site with its three TimberTipis, a covered fire circle, two wood-fired pizza ovens, a cosy hut, outdoor off-grid kitchenette with gas bottle hob and pot washing facilities. There is an off-grid shower with eco shower gel and optional wood-fired hot tub with white fluffy jumbo towels included. A hen pen, your own herb garden and rhubarb patch are on- site complete the country life and off-grid living experience. (N.B There are electric sockets in the cosy hut for charging, hairdryers etc).

Guests can also use the stock yard area with a second fire circle, table and bar area to set up your own food and drink. There is a loo with hot water sink and a fridge room for guests too and a craft workshop.

The Timber Tipis

The three wooden tipi’s accommodate approximately 12 people (up to 5 each tipi) and each unit has a wood-burner, thick duvets, cotton bedding, coir carpet and candlebras. The TimberTipis are insulated with recycled glass bottle insulation and furnished with natural furnishings in a Boho style. Hen Parties are welcome!

Activities

For weekend stays, all groups must add on two or more of our famous Wild Harvest Activities to make a fun pick and mix package. Choose from creative natural crafting sessions such as willow stars, bath bomb making or beeswax candles and more to Instinctive Archery, wild food foraging and fire lighting, we can design a package to suit. Our range of relaxing, adventurous and creative options can be found on our group activities page… what will you do?! (link)

“Featured in Grazia”

Check In / Out times

3pm check in 11 am check out (this may be extended if you have three activities and one needs to be on the morning of departure).

What’s Included

Bedding
Towels
Washing up liquid
Sponges
Tea Towels
Shower Gel
Soap
Loo Roll

 

Wipes
Sanitary Bags
Candles (within reason)
Logs (within reason)
Crockery/Cutlery
Pans
BBQ grill over the fire pit
Fridge/Freezer
Parking

Please Note:  Use of the wood-fired hot tub is included for bookings made after Oct. ’19 on a self-serve basis.

What’s Not Included
  • Excess use of logs and candles
  • Food or Drink
  • Phone Chargers
  • Hair Drier
  • Robes or Slippers
  • Activities (to be booked and paid separately via group activities page.
We are back from a fabulous weekend staying in the gorgeous teepees at Wild Harvest. The weekend was amazing from sitting round the fire pit, cooking pizzas in the pizza oven to all the lovely little extras Di put on. The kids loved the food foraging adventure and the bath bombing making! I can not recommend this place enough we all thoroughly enjoyed it and cant wait to come back xx Carla

I had an amazing time at wild harvest for my hen do! The tipis, the gardens, the chickens and the communal areas were all beautiful. The activities were so much fun and very interesting! I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this place and I hope to be back! Jane

Check Your Dates Here 

Remember to add on two or more of our famous activities from our group activities page once you have decided which you fancy… 

Why Stay at Wild Harvest?

We were awarded Highly Commended, beating York Races in the Visit York Awards for “Visitor experience of the Year 2015”.

Fully Insured

Highly Qualified Staff

14 years in business

5* rated on social media and booking platforms

Strong environmental and social responsibility policies

Featured in Grazia

Featured in National shows and International magazines as industry experts in Glamping/Activities packages.

Someone will be on hand at most points during a stay but we are also contactable by phone on 07561862507 to answer questions if not.

House Rules

“Have fun and be fair, leave no litter lying there…”. If you break it, let us know and ideally pay for it before you go. Smoking is allowed outside of rooms/tipis eg. around the fire circles. Music can be played in the Cosy Hut and the walled stock yard however our local council planning department has requested that no amplified music is played in the Tipis or fire circle.

Additional Info

There are mirrors, sockets for hair driers,  a fridge freezer, and the cooking facilities are: two ring gas bottle hob with pans and kettles, bbq grill over the fire, a large cooking pot for over the fire, two pizza ovens.

All fire lighting materials are included and logs within reason.

Taxi companies with mini buses we recommend are:  Fleetways Taxis (York), Streamline Taxis (York) and Anytime Travel (York).

The Neighbourhood

We are surrounded by the flat farmland that characterises East Riding of Yorkshire, there are barn owls and bats to see on the evening and the odd buzzard or deer. We are a 10 – 15 min drive from York and our nearest town is Pocklington, an attractive market town with all facilities, just 7 miles away and cycle-able but two local pubs are within a couple of miles The Boot and Shoe Inn at Ellerton and The Melbourne Arms at Melbourne – Wild Harvest groups are very welcome there.

Getting around

There is no public transport near us. The nearest stops are Pocklington (bus, 7 miles from us) and York (train, 12 miles) or Howden (train, 8 miles). We recommend a car. We do have a bike shed please let us know in advance if you wish to use it.

Safety Features

Fire Extinguisher near the fire circle First aid kit in the cosy hut and the craft room. Fire extinguishers smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms to each tipi and the cosy hut.

Basic first aid certified staff.

Fire Extinguisher in the loo room.
Venue risk assessment and insurance details available on request.

What to Bring?

Wellies and torches are recommended

Food & Drink

A grocery delivery can be ordered – use the address on google