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Splendid time!

What a lovely way to spend a few hours, relaxing and cruising along the Ure. With the added bonus... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wendy k
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A gem!

Such a lovely friendly and welcoming place. You immediately feel at home. A fantastic spot to chill... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“the river”(19 reviews)
“great value”(3 reviews)
Hourly boat hire on the river rue in Boroughbridge.
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Boroughbridge Marina Valuation Lane, Boroughbridge YO51 9LJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely way to spend a few hours, relaxing and cruising along the Ure. With the added bonus of the children helping out at the lock, we all had an enjoyable time. Great value, with a lovely warm welcome, and friendly staff, we couldn't...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely friendly and welcoming place. You immediately feel at home. A fantastic spot to chill our and relax 🛥

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

I was told "We don't make people clean their boats here." And it shows. Buildings are Portacabins apart from the "Modern" (website) toilet block. Clean yes, modern no. Gents features a rickety flip over catch and no outside indicator to let the next bloke know...More

Thank Floyd R
Simontheginge, Owner at Boroughbridge Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thanks for your review. I am not sure that 'downmarket' is a term that should be used and if you knew the planning laws on our site, you will understand why we are in temporary buildings. The boats we sell are always priced by the...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Visited this area this week Had a wonderful tour free of charge from a very nice couple mr mrs price residents on a broad boat.It was a wonderful experience.Many thanks it made our day.The area is very nice fresh and clean.A perfect setting to retire...More

Thank amclaren213
Reviewed 2 June 2017

As we were visiting the area we had a walk to the Marina but a little disappointed as there didn't seem anyone around when we visited. We had emailed in advance to ask about boat hire but sadly no one got back to us. There...More

1  Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Went for a walk around Boroughbridge and saw the signs to the marina advertising boat hire and a cafe. Sounded good so we walked in only to find a dog's breakfast of old broken boats, poorly parked cars, tractors and ram-shackled buildings. The "cafe" consisted...More

3  Thank David B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We were camping in Boroughbridge the week before Easter and actually had a lovely day on the Sunday with warm weather so we hired a boat for a couple of hours at a cost of £39. It was a fantastic afternoon. We took sandwiches and...More

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My boyfriend and I hired a boat for the afternoon and went up and down the River Ure. It was great fun and we will be returning! John was great - such a lovely guy! Emma.

1  Thank Emma C
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We had an absolute brilliant day at the marina. Old john (his words) was worth his weight in gold what a character he was.. I would definitely recommend this day we will deffo be doing this again.. we only did 3 hours this time next...More

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I have to say that the day I spent with my family on the river surpassed all expectations. The welcome from the guy who was running the hire boats was so genuine, relaxed and put us all at ease straightaway. He gave great advice in...More

1  Thank Bridgerichard
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