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Visitor Reviews - Linton Lock Caravan And Camping Site

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Linton Lock Caravan And Camping Site
Linton Lock Marina
Linton On Ouse
York
North Yorkshire   (Browse area)
YO30 2AZ   See Map
Tel: 01347 844048
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Pitches: 28
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 68 Reviews
                9/10 from 68 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available    Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar On Site   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring On Site 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <1 mile 

Reviews:  68 in total, now showing 55 to 60                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Andymc97 2 reviews from this member

Just returned from a weekend away at this site and will be going back to it fantastic location. There's a bar with a cafe that used to be the lock house, great prices and didn't fell ripped off. My kids found the lock amazing. The site is between two villages that are within walking distance with great pubs, york is only 10 miles away.

Ok the toilets are a bit run down but they are cleaned and the showers are spot on, all in all one hell of a camp site.

Date of Visit: July 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: SiDi 1 review from this member

I would just like to add my two penneth, the site is really scenic and well tucked away. It is really idyllic to sit outside the cafe/bar and watch the boats go through the lock.

The only real downside is the toilet and shower facilities which have been well commented on in the above reviews. Even though they are waiting for the relevant planning permission to re-build the toilet block they could be cleaned better and are well out of sorts. Having said that it didn't ruin our two night stay there.The washing up area consists of an old sink in the field with only a cold tap to tackle your greasy bbq plates etc, not ideal.

When the sun shines though this is truly a wonderful part of Yorkshire.

We were slightly worried upon arrival when told that the previous week the river had risen so fast that the camping field was three foot under water! but this is the river Ouse and york that we are talking about.

The cafe does decent grub and if you like a drink they have john smith smooth and fosters lager on tap(other stuff in bottles or cans)

By the way if you like bitter the john's is amongst the best I have sampled.

Taking into account the toilets and showers(1 per go!) and the cold water washing up facilities it is still a really nice place to be and the people working there that weekend were super friendly. Don't just take my word though go for yourself and add your own review then more happy campers like us can organise their next trip out based upon these honest reviews on here.

Date of Visit: July 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Townend 1 review from this member

We visited this site for the first time last week and found a gem the owners are friendly and helpful the site is in a great location on a working lock with great views of countryside. The site is kept clean and tidy at all time by a tireless crew taps and hook up points in abundance very near to York and surrounding areas. There is a local village shop a bit pricey but okay for fresh bread, milk and newspapers. There is a super little pub on site so we found no need to check out the others in the area. It has been mentioned in previous reviews that the shower and toilet block are in need of a refurb whilst I agree with this there are plans in for a modernisation but alas in the lap of the gods(council planning dept) We are looking forward to the next time we have booked to return in early august for a relaxing break

Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Vixxxen 2 reviews from this member

Excellent campsite. Beautiful location. Toilet block was basic but clean with fab showers. The cafe was outstanding. We had the Full English Breakfast and it was lovely. They catered for my 3 year old serving her food on a childs plate with childs cutlery. Only down side I thought they could have had a child play area maybe? Would definitely go again!

Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Janet1 9 reviews from this member

Recently tried more than 40 sites for the Bank Holiday weekend and managed to get in at Linton Lock. What a lovely site it is, nestling between two villages, Linton on Ouse and Newton on Ouse (both of which can be reached either by road or a pleasant walk through the fields).
We were told by a local that the chef in the Daunay pub in the village of Newton was taught by Marco Pierre White, no less, and that the food was 'to die for'.
The site sits at the juncture of a canal and the River Ouse, with a working lock just in front of the cafe / bar where people could sit outside and watch the boats and barges make their way through the lock gates.
We were given a nice welcome on arrival and the people working in the bar and cafe were very friendly. The shower / toilet facilities were basic but I understand that they are waiting for planning permission to do a refit. We will certainly be visiting again.

Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Aaronlewis02 1 review from this member

We were desperately looking around the internet for a last minute booking at any North Yorkshire site for Spring Bank Weekend, but realized we had left it a little too late.

Then we came across this one, it was to be our last chance, luckily someone had cancelled, and we were in.

The best move we made. We found it easily, Phil was very friendly, he even helped us manoeuvre our van into the pitch and gave us a run down on what there was on offer on and around the site.

My two boys were overjoyed when they realised the site was on a marina with a working Lock, and were even happier when they could even help in operating the Lock from time to time with the canal travellers, they have already told me they want to be regular visitors to this site.

The site was clean and tidy, and Phil was usually around somewhere if we wanted any help or advice.

We can't wait to go again.

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