Accommodation, Self Catering, Accommodation with Parking

Houseboat, Shepherd's Huts and Cabins at The Boatyard York

Amazing riverfront places to stay on the outskirts of York
Location: The Boatyard, Ferry Lane, Bishopthorpe, York. YO23 2SB
Telephone:
07936 369 472 Call Us
The Boatyard York
the Ark
Chestnut Cabin
Primrose Shepherd's Hut
Rosebud Cabin
Willow Shepherd's Hut
Honey Shepherd's Hut
Bosuns Front View
Children's Play Area
Boatyard Showers & Laundry
About Us

At The Boatyard in Bishopthorpe on the outskirts of York, we offer an enchanting array of unique stays, each tailored to make your visit truly unforgettable.

Our unique stays offer a blend of comfort and charm, ensuring a restful retreat after a day of exploration. Whether you choose to stay in one of our cosy cabins, or our converted barge ‘The Ark’, for larger parties, each accommodation is thoughtfully appointed to provide the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Drift off to sleep amidst the gentle lull of the river, creating memories that last a lifetime.

Our largest accommodation is The Ark. In 2008 we converted the Nottingham Trader, a hull previously used for dredging the river, into a spacious environment perfect for a weekend break for friends and family. The Ark sleeps 7 comfortably and there is ample space for cots allowing you and your friends and family to bask in nature whilst staying upon the water.

Our range of shepherd's huts and cabins come ready for you to hop straight into bed after a long day. Sheets, towels, tea & coffee facilities, TV, heating and board games all included, and they all have a private deck with table and chairs to enjoy a morning cup of tea or an evening bottle of fizz. With feather duvet and the heating on full, this is the perfect place for a last-minute break!

For more information, a full range of pictures and our reviews for each of our Unique Stays please see the booking link which will take you to the details on each of our Unique Stays. Accommodation at The Boatyard Booking Link

Also on site here at The Boatyard York you can spend some quality time with friends and family surrounded by nature and whilst here you can dine at our iconic restaurant Bosun's, enjoy some great food on-the-go from our Cafe Bar, rent a range of boats, bring your caravan and/or motorhome on to our recently refurbished park or relax with a facial at our on-site Health & Beauty salon.

What sets us apart is not just our proximity to York, but our seamless integration with the surrounding natural beauty. So whether you're strolling hand-in-hand along the riverbank, exploring the historic streets of York, or simply unwinding amidst the natural splendour that surrounds us, The Boatyard offers a one-of-a-kind experience that's sure to leave you enchanted.


Located very close to Bosun’s our iconic on-site restaurant open for drinks on the terrace, lunch and dinner and serving a full range of menus, a-la-carte, Sunday lunch, children’s menus, Steak Special and Afternoon Tea from Thursday to Sunday and bookable here: Bosun's Restaurant Booking Site

Our recently renovated Caravan & Motorhome Park is bookable Here: Caravan & Motorhome Booking Site

Treat yourself to a facial or pamper at Skin Serenity our Health and Beauty salon located onsite and bookable through Health & Beauty Booking Site

Our range of on-site boat hire options are bookable here: Boat Hire Booking Site


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