The Bay Horse Inn

8 Brandon Village DH7 8STDurhamUnited Kingdom
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About The Bay Horse Inn

The Bay Horse Inn is a small inn offering accommodation located in the village of Brandon only three miles from the centre of Durham. This three-century old building offers free Wi-Fi.

Each comfortably furnished room offers the comforts of home such as en-suite bathrooms, tea/coffee making facilities, a telephone, and daily housekeeping.

The staff at this inn are happy to provide tour and ticket assistance while other amenities include heating throughout the building, a pool table, and free on-site parking.

The inn’s restaurant serves a cooked breakfast each day for an additional charge while other meals can also be enjoyed throughout the day. The pub provides the perfect location to unwind with a drink.

The Bay Horse Inn is just a ten-minute drive from Brancepeth Castle Golf Club and the Oriental Museum. Durham Castle is also about ten minutes by car.


8 Brandon Village , DH7 8ST, Durham, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(191)3780498 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Television


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Superb value for money.

This inn represents great value for money when you consider that you get comfortable accommodation and a good location all for such a low rate. Sure you have to pay for your meals but this is good as there are those that don’t actually want to eat breakfa

Ideally located for Durham.

It’s a short bus ride into the centre of Durham making this the best base for a trip to the area. It also means that you can avoid paying the inflated prices that you find in many of the centrally located hotels. It’s an added bonus that the area is quite

Negative Reviews

Customer service a bit of a problem.

The staff’s attitude towards the guests can be a bit of problem as they don’t seem to have much training in customer service. It’s unfortunate as this is a lovely inn that should really have a warm local feeling to it.

Food not the greatest.

The food while not terrible is nothing to write home about and there are some that feel that it’s not in keeping with the décor and feeling of the pub. Breakfast has been noted to be unsatisfying and not varied enough.

Rooms just not clean enough.

The staff do their best, but there is only so much they can do with damp rooms and old furnishings. The entire place needs a refurb and not just the repainting job which some rooms have had. Overall guests feel it’s just not clean enough for guest house a

Rating Overview

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7.5 /10
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    7.6 /10
7.5 out of 10 based on 525 reviews