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Boat Trips, next open Tue 2 May - Wed 26 Jul 2017, £24-£29


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A delightful 2 hour cruise with a selection of dainty homemade sandwiches, fruit scone with preserve and cream and delicious finger deserts. All served with freshly brewed tea and coffee. The cruise will also include an informative captains commentary.

Pre-booking is essential by calling YorkBoat on 01904 628324 or by booking online.

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Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Tue 2 May - Wed 26 Jul 2017 Tue - Wed 12:00 to 14:00
Tue 5 - Wed 13 Sep 2017 Tue - Wed 12:00 to 14:00
The cruises are operating on the following Tuesdays and Wednesdays in 2017:
2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd & 24th May,
6th, 7th, 13th, 14th,20th, 21st, 27th & 28th June,
4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th & 26th July,
5th, 6th, 11th & 12th September 2017.

Other dates are available for groups of 30 people or more on alternative dates, subject to availability.

YorkBoat is unable to cruise when the river is in flood, during high winds or thick fog. All of our cruises are subject to weather conditions.


£24 per adult or £29 per adult with Prosecco
£12 per child




    See location of YorkBoat on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 602515  Lat: 53.95692 Long: -1.08286

    Please note that we have two departure points on the River Ouse in the City of York.

    Lendal Bridge - The following cruises sail from the Lendal Bridge Landing:
    • York City Cruises
    • Summer Nights Afloat
    • Christmas Nights Afloat
    • Santa Cruise
    • Some Private Charters

    The nearest car parks to Lendal Bridge are Marygate Car Park (YO30 7DT) and Esplanade Car Park (YO1 6FZ).

    King's Staith - The following cruises sail from King's Staith:

    • York City Cruises
    • Self Drive Red Boats
    • Bishopthorpe Palace Cruises
    • Early Evening Cruise
    • Floodlit Evening Cruise
    • Afternoon Tea Cruise
    • Pirate & Mermaid Cruise
    • River Bus
    • Some Private Hires

    The nearest car parks to King's Staith are St Georges Field Car Park (YO10 4AB) and Castle Car Park (YO1 9SA).

    By Road:
    York has good road links from the A1 via the A59, A64 and A19. Simply follow the signs for the city centre, signposted from the A1237 Outer Ring Road & A64 Bypass.

    Park & Ride: With six cleverly located sites surrounding the city centre getting into York has never been easier.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from York station


    Miss Kirsty Witham

    01904 628324


    Kings Staith,
    YO1 9SN


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
    • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

    Limited disabled access. Wheelchair access is usually available from our King's Staith landing stage only. A full access statement is available on the YorkBoat website.


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