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Bay Horse

Bay Horse

The Bay Horse Inn
Bay Horse is located in Lancashire
Bay Horse
 Bay Horse shown within Lancashire
OS grid reference
Civil parish Ellel
District City of Lancaster
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LANCASTER
Postcode district LA2
Dialling code 01524
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Lancaster and Wyre
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire

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.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Community 2
  • Travel 3
  • Pub 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Geography

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

Community

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.

Travel

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.

Pub

There are no amenities in the village, just 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.[1]

Notable figures have attended the pub, including, amongst others, Sir Alex Ferguson.

References

  1. ^ A riding school website: "www.riding-schools.com"

External links

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