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The Bay Horse Inn

Green Hammerton, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 8BN, United Kingdom


4.5/5 from 95 Reviews

95% Would Recommend


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  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Highchairs
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The Bay Horse Inn

(95 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.1
  • Value 4.3
  • Friendliness 4.9
  • Cleanliness 4.6
  • Facilities 4.1
  • Service 4.8
  • Location 4.6

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The Bay Horse Inn Information


Only 3 miles from A1 Junction 47, the inn is located within a mile of 2 rail stations - Cattal and Hammerton - with direct service to York, Knaresborough, Harrogate and beyond. Guests will also be conveniently located for access to York, Wetherby and Ripon racecourses. Local taxi services are available and advance booking is advised. Local bus services to York are available . This lovely village pub offers a traditional fireside bar and restaurant as well as free Wi-Fi in the bar area and free on-site parking. Both the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors can be reached within a 30-40 minute drive. Our ten guest rooms are set in a courtyard with private entrances,and are all equipped with a TV and tea and coffee facilities. Rooms have en- suite facilities with a bath or shower and complementary toiletries. Please note we have very limited disabled access .Our rooms are a WIFI free zone so you can totally relax and switch off. The Bay Horse Inn serves a variety of homemade meals daily as well as our popular authentic curries and traditional Sunday lunch.. A fully cooked English breakfast is served daily. The cosy wood-beamed bar offers a range of cask-conditioned real ales, good quality wines and spirits, as well as tea and coffee. There are some lovely walks in and around Green Hammerton and the pub welcomes muddy boots, walkers and is dog and family friendly. The Bay Horse Inn is popular with cyclists and is an ideal stop off for the Yorkshire Coastal routes. The popular wedding venues of Aldwark Manor, Allerton Park and Skipbridge are within 3 miles of the Inn. There is golf nearby at Aldwark Manor, Knaresborough and Harrogate, river fishing on the Ouse and nearby fishing lakes at Thorpe Underwood and Poppleton. The Yorkshire Heart vineyard and brewery is situated close to the village and provides vineyard tours and wine tasting packages. Harrogate and York are within a 25 minute drive and offer excellent shopping facilities and tourist attractions.

Cleaning and safety

  • Disinfected daily
  • Disinfected between stays
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing
  • Staff protective clothing
  • Barriers in main areas
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • High-touch surfaces disinfected
  • Linens washed to local guidelines
  • Linens washed above 60°C/140°F
  • Mattress and pillow protectors
  • Washable duvet covers
  • Reduced occupancy
  • No shared stationery
  • Common area doors left open
  • Outside air ventilation
  • Request no staff entry to room
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature checks (staff)
  • Socially distanced dining
  • Staggered time slots for dining
  • Sanitised tableware
  • Takeaway meals
  • Wrapped breakfast
  • Wrapped lunch
  • Wrapped dinner


  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Pet(s) live on property
  • Breakfast served in restaurant


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Highchairs


  • Cooked breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • English/Irish breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options

Activities and Experiences

  • Bowling alley
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Dart board
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf - driving range
  • Horse racing
  • Kayaking
  • River rafting
  • Shopping
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Wine tasting
  • Games, chess, cards


  • Check in
    14:00 22:00
    Early check-in available on request
  • Check out
    Late check-out available on request
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    Dogs welcome
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A ramp is available to access some ground floor bedrooms.


  • Road from Cattal Railway Station (1.5 miles)
    Cattal York YO26 8DS Head north on Station Rd towards Gilsthwaite Ln 0.3 mi Turn right onto A59 1.0 mi Turn left onto York Rd 0.1 mi Turn left onto St Thomas's Way
  • Road from Kirk Hammerton Railway Station (1.1 miles)
    Hammerton Kirk Hammerton, York YO26 8DN Head North-East on Station Rd towards York Rd/A59 0.3 mi Turn left onto York Rd/A59 0.7 mi Turn right onto York Rd 0.1 mi Turn left onto St Thomas's Way Destination will be on the right
  • Road from York (10.7 miles)
    York Follow A19 to A1237 in Rawcliffe 9 min (2.5 mi) Take A59 to York Rd in North Yorkshire 12 min (8.0 mi) Continue on York Rd. Drive to St Thomas's Way in Green Hammerton
  • Road from Harrogate (11.7 miles)
    from Harrogate to YO26 8BN, York 20 min (11.7 miles) via A59 Fastest route, the usual traffic Harrogate Take James St to Station Parade/A61 2 min (0.2 mi) Follow Wetherby Rd/A661, A658 and A59 to York Rd 20 min (11.4 mi) Continue on York Rd. Drive to St Thomas's Way in Green Hammerton
  • Road from Leeds Bradford Airport (21.0 miles)
    Leeds Bradford Airport Whitehouse Ln, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7TU Continue to Harrogate Rd/A658 4 min (0.5 mi) Follow A658 and A59 to York Rd in North Yorkshire 31 min (20.4 mi) Continue on York Rd. Drive to St Thomas's Way in Green Hammerton

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