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York Marine Services Ltd.

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Very friendly site, new owners

We had booked here and then checked trip advisor foolishly. Having read the bad reviews albeit... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Hayley H
via mobile
Warm and friendly little campsite

Easy to book, nice people warm and friendly. within 2 miles of York City Centre - great for... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2017
Brenda G
St Ives, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible12%
May 8, 2018
“Very friendly site, new owners”
Sep 9, 2017
“Dangerous, over-crowded, noisy site”
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Ferry Lane | Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2SB, England
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We had booked here and then checked trip advisor foolishly. Having read the bad reviews albeit outdated, I was a bit dubious. We had a lovely warm welcome by Jake and his family, who were very prompt at helping us newbies unhitch our camper and...More

1  Thank Hayley H
Reviewed September 9, 2017

No management of site. Over-crowded. Tents placed so close the guy ropes were crossing. Official guidelines recommend that tents are sited at least 6 metres apart to prevent the spread of fire. A tent will burn in seconds. No control on the noise levels from...More

Thank Ssaundersmacc
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Booked 4 nights on a moored houseboat via Airbnb and very impressed with the boat and the surroundings. Easy to find and able to park alongside the boat. Had lunch at the Reception kiosk - very nice sandwich and mug of tea! Easy to get...More

Thank Jackie504032
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Hired a boat for two hours for an early evening family trip. Just reached York when the steering cable snapped and we were in severe difficulty trying to get safely to the bank without sinking or banging in to the bank or any other craft....More

1  Thank Ken M
Management response:Responded August 16, 2017

Thank you for your review. May I please respond with the actual facts. Our boats are fully maintained by our on-site marine engineer and routinely require a full safety check (BBS) to a much higher standard than private boats. But unfortunately from time to time...More

Reviewed April 19, 2017

Easy to book, nice people warm and friendly. within 2 miles of York City Centre - great for cyclists and people who like to go to the races (York Races very close by). Bishopthorpe is very well services including co-op, butcher 3 great pubs and...More

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed April 17, 2017

This is a lovely site with good clean shower facilities, the shower cubicles are extra large so they are good for families or less mobile folk. The village of Bishopthorpe is stunning too with some great pubs, The Marcia Inn in particular serves excellent food....More

Thank Annie C
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Beautiful surroundings, based on the River Ouse. Think we fell lucky on our visit, being in the midst of winter still. But we had hard standings for our motorhomes. Toilet and shower block was good and they were clean. Would like to visit in spring...More

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed September 8, 2016

At only £10 per night for the camper van ( plus electric) I wasn't sure what to expect. The site is fairly small but well laid out and with clean toilet/ shower facilities. The site is only a short walk from the bus stop with...More

1  Thank simonhippo
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Been back 3 times now can't fault it very friendly owners and layed back attitude they dont rush you off the site just leave when your ready Shower / toilet block very clean & modern & heated I would and have recommended the site.

Thank sah53
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Found this spot when walking down the river it has a nice little café bar with very well priced food its just the spot for a nice rest and to watch the boats go by. The camp site looks good too there is also a...More

Thank kate m
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