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 26th May and stay until 10am on Monday 30th May 2022.


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

  • “A very enjoyable stay. Thanks in particular to your friendly and helpful staff. Of course it also helps that the sun shone :-)”

    SP
  • “We had an amazing weekend. Getting into the guest area was a great benefit which added to our overall experience. Cheers!”

    PM
  • “My daughter stayed in a Podpad at the Isle of Wight, and as a seasoned festival goer, said she wouldn't ever camp again. I thought that was a good recommendation and thought we'd give it a try. Now, we feel the same!”

    JR
  • “Great little spaces that provide a lot more peace, quiet and security in a relaxed environment!”

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

    AB
  • “I was very impressed that out bell tent was so dry,!”

    SB