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Squires Cafe Bar

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General

  • Biker site on a café bar, open since the 1970s
  • Café open daily with weekly and weekend biker meets
  • Sunday roast, weekly carvery and licensed bar

‘Run by bikers for bikers’ goes the tagline of the roaringly popular Squires Café Bar in Selby, North Yorkshire, which has been rallying – and fortifying – biker troops since the 1970s.

Bike and club meets, regular events and live music, an on-site bike shop and a once-monthly Autojumble to pick up secondhand bike gear have all been lined up over the years by owners Harry and Sue, who ran the biker-friendly Squires Milk Bar at Sherburn-in-Elmet before moving here. There’s even an indoor ‘ice rink’ – it's not quite clear how ‘traditionally biker’ this is, but the thought of café patrons slipping around in their leathers is a hoot…

Café prices at Squires are cheap as chips (which you can have with gravy and stuffed inside a giant Yorkshire pud); for something a bit posher, a carvery of the café’s own farm-reared Aberdeen Angus is available for Sunday roast and on Thursday evenings; and for pints/events, a licensed bar and an events room for hire are available too.

Squires Café Bar is open seven days a week in summer, but it’s on Wednesdays and weekends that regulars roar up: Wednesdays following the local biker meet tradition started by Harry and Sue in the 1960s, and weekends for meets, charity events, live gigs and general lounging about in leathers.

To preserve the grass areas of the site, the owners allow the use of off-ground barbecues, but not one that will damage the grass. Campfires are not allowed.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Please note the electric hook-ups for touring pitches are 16-amp and token-operated. Tokens can be bought from the café for £5 each.

Showers are also token operated and each £1 token lasts for approximately 3 minutes.

The indoor skate ring is open Tuesday to Sunday, 3pm-7pm, priced at £3 per person for half an hour.


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8.8

Overall rating based on 581 reviews

 

90% would recommend this park to a friend.

89% would stay here again.

  68% described as Budget/backpacker ?

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Friendly staff x07/29/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDebbie G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Motorcycle and tent only primitive grass tent site (no cars)
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All great07/28/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomColin G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Motorcycle and tent only primitive grass tent site (no cars)
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  • Liked: 

    Pitch was good. Showers and toilets ok. Friendly service at the café. Nice to see so many bikes in one place. Had a good night.

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Would defo visit again07/27/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSarah B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Primitive grass tent site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lots of open space, lovely views, place to get food, ample facilities bit quirky

    Disliked: 

    No noise management of others, trains honking passing through, crackling electric cables, cost of showers

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Great for a weekend stay07/27/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBryan c.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Excellent food , friendly helpful staff , great atmosphere

    Disliked: 

    Toilet , washroom shower facilities clean but very dated & not enough

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Amazing camp site07/27/2021

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  • Primitive grass tent site
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    Love this site been a few times now

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Clean, friendly staff, excellent size pitch, cafe / bar, food.07/27/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional asphalt and grass trailer site
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    Clean, friendly staff, excellent size pitch, cafe / bar, food.

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    Nothing to dislike !

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Good and relaxed atmosphere07/27/2021

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  • Power optional asphalt and grass trailer site
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    Good and relaxed atmosphere

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Friendliness of staff07/26/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional asphalt and grass trailer site
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    Friendliness of staff

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    Train track really close, noise on site, tired poor toilet and shower blocks

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Relaxed atmosphere at the cafe, food ok a bit pricey …07/26/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAntony P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Power optional asphalt and grass trailer site
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    Relaxed atmosphere at the cafe, food ok a bit pricey staff all helpful when you asked anything.

    Disliked: 

    Kids running a mock on top campsite till late at night. we had asked for hard standing but were put on a grass pitch.

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Lovely site. Great staff. Good food. Close to all amenities07/26/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomGraham M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Motorcycle and tent only primitive grass tent site (no cars)
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    Toilets and showers clean. Great food and staff

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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transportation nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 sites)

Pop-up campsite

Nearby leisure

Restaurant nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers

Location

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  • Newthorpe Lane, Newthorpe, South Milford, Selby, North Yorkshire, England, LS25 5LX
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.7827°N 1.2886°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bus Station Stand 1 — 7.2 miles
York Street — 10.2 miles
Bus Stn — 10.2 miles
Train stations
South Milford Rail Station — 1.6 miles
Micklefield Rail Station — 1.6 miles
Sherburn-in-Elmet Rail Station — 2.5 miles
Ferry ports
Hull Ferry Terminal — 41.7 miles
Airports
Leeds Bradford International Airport — 16.3 miles
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 23.5 miles
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 23.8 miles

Directions


Squires has a bus stop outside the main gates which can take you into Leeds city centre one way and drop off in Selby in the opposite direction (buses 402 and 403).

To take the train from Leeds to Squires, travel to South Milford train station then catch the bus 402/403 to Squires.

There is also a train station in Sherburn which will take you directly to York city centre train station.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Squires Café Bar is well placed for the Yorkshire coast and both the Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors national parks, about 10 miles from Leeds city centre and with York within biking distance for a day trip.

On fine and sunny days, ramble/bike along, fish from or take a boat out on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, the longest in Northern England, or take a picnic to the 1500 acres of parkland at Temple Newsam House and Farm, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots’s caddish hubby Lord Darnley and listed as one of the top three museum sites in the country by an author in the know.

Xscape Yorkshire is a nifty nearby option for rainy days or indoor evenings, as it’s crammed with activities such as Laserzone and adventure golf, restaurants, bars, clubs, a cinema and shops (the outlet shopping village Junction 32 is just opposite).

Further afield, the Doncaster Dome has a seven-pool waterworld and the UK's only split level ice rink – you’ll have had loads of practice by then at the Squires Café Bar rink…

Must see

  • Lotherton Hall & Gardens (2.8 miles)
  • Xscape Castleford (5.4 miles)
  • Royal Armouries Museum (10.0 miles)

National Trust

  • Nostell Priory and Parkland (10.0 miles)
  • Goddards Garden (13.2 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

RV, trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  noon –  10 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Squires Cafe Bar cancelation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancelations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Squires Cafe Bar will debit the balance from your card 12 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 12 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted at the park

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American Express
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MasterCard
Maestro

Terms and conditions

Park booking terms and conditions

  • Does Squires Cafe Bar have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Squires Cafe Bar dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Squires Cafe Bar? Squires Café Bar is well placed for the Yorkshire coast and both the Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors national parks, about 10 miles from Leeds city centre and with York within biking … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Squires Cafe Bar?
    RV, trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  noon –  10 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Squires Cafe Bar? From $13.95 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Additional terms

Electric is token operated. The token can be purchased on arrival or during the stay from the café for £5 per token.

Showers are also token operated and each £1 token lasts for approximately 3 minutes.

The main gates to the site close normally at 10pm; if you require access after that time please ask at the café for the week's code for the gate.

The indoor skate ring is open Tuesday to Sunday, 3pm-7pm, priced at £3 per person for half an hour.

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