Bay Horse

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Bay Horse
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The Bay Horse Inn
Bay Horse is located in the City of Lancaster district
Bay Horse
Bay Horse
Location in the City of Lancaster district
Bay Horse is located in Lancashire
Bay Horse
Bay Horse
Bay Horse shown within Lancashire
OS grid reference SD492530
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LA2
Dialling code 01524
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°58′12″N 2°46′26″W / 53.970°N 2.774°W / 53.970; -2.774Coordinates: 53°58′12″N 2°46′26″W / 53.970°N 2.774°W / 53.970; -2.774

Bay Horse is a sparsely populated hamlet in the English county of Lancashire. It lies between Lancaster and Preston to the north and south respectively.


To the west is the Irish Sea, and to the east is the Forest of Bowland, partly owned by the Royal Family.[1]


The local area is mostly farmland, the nearest large urban area being Lancaster, approximately five miles away. Approximately 100 inhabitants reside in Bay Horse. The main road through Bay Horse is Whams Lane, which is used by motorcyclists on their way to Devils Bridge at Kirkby Lonsdale.


The Lancaster Canal bisects the village, and the M6 motorway runs though the village.

Bay Horse railway station closed due to low usage in the 1960s.


There are no amenities in the hamlet, apart from a single pub, the Bay Horse Inn, after which the village is named. Even though the boundaries of Bay Horse are uncertain, there is a riding school on the outskirts called Bay Horse School.[2]


  1. ^ Pukas, Anna (18 September 2013). "ROYAL RETREATS REVEALED: Where the Queen, Kate and William go to get away from it all..." Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Bay Horse School Of Equitation, Horse Riding School in Preston, Lancashire". Retrieved 12 November 2017.

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