• Welcome to the Bay Horse, York

    It would be extremely remiss to visit York and not take a look at what there is on offer as there is something for everyone to explore.

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  • Welcome to the Bay Horse, York

    Come and indulge in our traditional pub food.

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The Bay Horse  built in 1894 and situated on Marygate, an oasis of quiet in Yorkshires capital city. With near neighbours of the Museum Gardens and the River Ouse you are truly in the centre of York. The pub is a pleasant 10 minute stroll from the station, we have ample pay and display parking to the rear and on street shorter term parking to the front.

We have the perfect venue for your party, wedding, business meeting or private dining experience in the Marygate function room on the first floor. It has the benefit of being private, its own washroom facilities and can be decorated to your taste. It can seat up to to 60 diners and is a very atmospheric room.

Stay one night get one night free Sunday to Thursday throughout February! Subject to availibility in February. 

See what our guests had to say

We had all four rooms in the bay horse, as a group of us went to the showcase weekend york races, this is our third stay here and are always satisfied, rooms are great as is the breakfast, wouldn't stay snywhere else

Victoria, Durham


The York Mystery Plays 2016 - 26 May – 30 June 2016

Once again York is to stage the Mystery plays for which it is world famous. The word 'mystery' means 'trade' or 'craft' in Medieval  English. 'Mystery' is also a religious truth or rite. The Mystery Plays date back hundreds of years and are traditionally performed by members of the local community as opposed to professional actors. The medieval plays were sponsored by the city's local craft guilds.  This year Philip McGinley (star of Game of...

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