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.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.
There are no amenities in the village, just a single pub, the , after which the village is named. Notable figures have attended the pub, including, amongst others, Sir Alex Ferguson. The local area is mostly farmland, the nearest large urban area being Lancaster, approximately five miles away. 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.