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Marigold Cafe and Boat Hire

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Marigold Cafe and Boat Hire
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Rowing boat hire open March to October Boats seat 2 to 6 persons Charge per hour Adults £6 Under 14 years £4 OAP £4 Under 5 years FOC Pets FOC
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
16 Waterside, Knaresborough HG5 8DE, England
+44 1423 869773
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All reviews scones full english pot of tea dog walkers lovely river view great fun lovely cafe riding viaduct riverside pounds castle
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Arrived just before lunch time and had a hot chocolate and a coffee. You order at the bar and they bring it to your table. The lady who served us was very friendly and brought my dog over a biscuit which was very much enjoyed!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 1ajk89
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We have been here several times. If you don't come for the view alone, which is always spectacular, then come for the food. Our favourite is the scones. Every time we have come here, it is always for lunch, but judging by our meals, I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a hearty full English breakfast on the outdoor terrace (a cosy log fire room is also available) with a pot of tea (3 cups) and a great coffee. The ideal start to our Sunday, also the chosen location of joggers, dog walkers and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank AKL90
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Great service, good prices, free wifi It was a nice place to rest after wandering this stunning area ! This is a must do touristy stop !

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank VancouverFamily2013
Reviewed September 4, 2018

I visited lovely Knaresborough with my grandchildren in August, and we had a lovely day. Two of the older grandchildren wanted to go on the rowing boats in front of the Marigold Café, but the youngest two were a little bit wary, we needn't have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 340Janet478
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We met a friend with two young sons here prior to going on the river. The staff are very friendly. Tea and scones went down well with the adults. Rowing on the river was great fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Maggiemum2
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We spotted this busy river front cafe from the castle and headed straight down. The queue wasn’t being managed very well with queue jumping taking place to grab vacant tables but an outside table soon became free. The staff outside were of mixed quality with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 144martinn
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Quaint cafe on the riverside. Lovely relaxing and magnificent views. Me and my friend had the chilli lime chicken salad, fries and humous with pitta. Topped off with a jug of pins. Food was fresh and tasty. Reasonably priced. £15.00 for the jug of pims....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amanda F
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Lovely man supervising the boat hire. He instilled confidence in us because of his friendly manner. Thank you!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MariaLyons13
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had so much fun doing this, it filled some time on a lovely sunny day and we had such a good laugh, as well as seeing some of the wildlife up close. Only think I would say is nothing was mentioned...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lucy M
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Chloe J
May 15, 2016|
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Response from clairec699 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't use the boat hire, only the cafe so not able to help, sorry!