Join us at Bearded Theory

Bearded Theory is a multi-award winning creative and performing arts festival set in the beautiful grounds of Catton Hall in the heart of the National Forest.

Podpads will be pre-pitched in a bespoke camping area with a reception service staffed by our friendly team who will be there to welcome you when you arrive. In the Podpads area you will find:

  • Pamper parlour with hairdryers and straighteners.
  • Reception area with free tea and coffee at designated times.
  • Free phone charging facilities.

Toilets and showers are a short walk away and will be shared with other campers.


Guests will be able to check in from 9am on Thursday, 21st May and stay until 10am on Monday 25th May.


Don't take our word for it, see what our guests say about Podpads

  • “Made our festival experience the best ever - it's definitely the way to go - would do it again”

    CD
  • “New to camping so opted for glamping for convenience.”

    CP
  • “Travelling by train so didn't want to carry own tent and mattresses.”

    AB
  • “Loved the shelf and thecoffee cups. Also the socket for phone charging. The bed was quite comfortable too.”

    DF
  • “I love the fact that i don't have to bring my own tent especially on the way back home! It's quieter and safer. I love it that i can recharge my phone!”

    ED
  • “What a fantastic way to experience a festival.Can only describe it as a hotel room minus an en suite. Really felt like a home from home. Staff treated everybody as their personal guests!”

    AH