Bay Horse

Located in a building that dates back to 1530 and one of the oldest pubs in County Durham, the Bay Horse is an attractive, characterful pub in the historic town of Bishop Auckland. Well worth a visit if you’re in the area, this friendly local pub is passionate about it's beer, with an ever-changing selection of real ales and discounts for Camra members.


We are more than a pint, we believe in bringing people together through good times and great hospitality.

  • Wifi
  • Sky Sports
  • BT Sport
  • Pool
  • Live Entertainment
  • Cask Ale
  • Dog Friendly
  • Darts
  • Open Fire
  • Live Music
  • Cask Ale Club

    Enjoy some of the finest, local cask ales around and be rewarded for it!

    Buy 8 pints of cask ale at the Bay Horse and get one free with our cask ale club reward card.

  • Saturday Karaoke

    Test your vocals or simply indulge in some great laughs and questionable singing during our karaoke nights every Saturday!

  • Friday Music

    Every Friday the Bay Horse is host to a different local band.

    Soak up some great atmosphere and even better beer during our lively Friday nights!

  • Sunday Quiz Night

    Don't miss out on our Sunday quiz night, every Sunday night from 8pm!

  • Sky and BT

    We show Sky Sports and BT Sport 7 days a week - you won't miss a second!

  • Buskers Night

    Buskers night with the amazing Gary Grainger the first Thursday of every month!

    You don't want to miss this one!

Bay Horse

Settle down and escape that North East winter by our reconstructed open fire and warm your cockles with one of our great gins or our signature Old J spiced rum. Take a seat at our uniquely tiled bar and catch up with the friendly locals and take a pick from our great rand of beer and ciders on draught.

Get in touch


Find us & opening times

38-40 Fore Bondgate,
Bishop Auckland,
DL14 7PE

  • Monday - Thursday 11:00 - 00:00, Friday & Saturday 11:00 - 1:00
  • Sunday 11:00 - 00:00
  • 01388 609 765