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Bishopthorpe THS



1st July - 17th July






No advanced bookings accepted

MEMBERS ONLY - ALL members must show cards:

This is a members only meet. Membership cards must be shown by ALL members.

Failure to show membership cards for all members within a unit may result in you being refused to camp.



Bishopthorpe. Located 3 miles to the South of York, and a short distance from the A63, Bishopthorpe is a small village with a rural feel situated close to the River Ouse, but within easy reach of York. The village is home to a small number of shops and pubs, and Bishopthorpe Palace, the official residence of the Archbishop of York.


Bishopthorpe amenities: In the village there are a number of shops and a library, as well as a selection of pubs. On Main St there is a Cooperative Food and newsagents at the corner of Sim Balk Ln. On Main St there are also 3 pubs – The Marcia, The Woodman and The Ebor


Transport: From the village there is regular bus service (twice per hour) into York - service No.11. There is also a well marked, and mostly off road, cycle trail which can be accessed on the nearside of the village. York is also served by major regional and intercity trains.


Suggested places and Attractions to visit:

Historic – York: Jorvik, Clifford's Tower, York Dungeons, York Minster, historic walls.

Houses & Gardens – Castle Howard, Bishopthorpe Palace, Guildhall, Carlton Towers, Beningbrough Hall.

Walking /Cycling – the Selby to York cycle trail can be accessed near by.  Walks along the River Ouse. In York – historic city walls

Races, Theatre Cinema – York Racecourse, Wetherby Racecourse, York Theatre Royal, Vue Cinema  (Clifton Moor).

Other Attractions – National Railway Museum  (York), Yorkshire Air Museum (Elvington), Eden Camp (Malton), York Maze, Cold War Bunker, the Web Adventure Park.

Shopping/Eating – Shopping in York centre, including The Shambles. York Designer Outlet. Betty’s Tea Room, Hazlewood Castle (A63 nr Tadcaster).





Mains Tap, Elsan, Wheelie bins



07713 256917


Useful links:



Approaching York from SW on A64 

take A1036 towards York for 0.5m. 

Turn right on u/c road to Bishopthorpe. 

In village turn right on Appleton Road for 300 yds. 

Turn right into Moor Lane. 

Site on Right.


Map Reference: 105/586470



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