Could you run this pub in the Cotswolds?

The Bear Inn is a beautiful pub with letting rooms located at the heart of Bisley in Stroud. Dating back to 1766 this Grade II listed building is the image of a British country pub. It’s original stone exterior compliments its cosy interior with low ceilings, exposed wooden beams and open fires. The pub is well loved for its traditional pub food and quality range of cask marque accredited real ales.

The Bear Inn consists of a main bar area that has a warm, quaint feel with a friendly atmosphere. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a pint with friend and also has seating to allow guests to dine in a relaxed environment. The pub also boasts a dedicated restaurant that is ideally positioned next to the well-equipped catering kitchen. Upstairs is the living accommodation and soon will also benefit from three beautiful, newly developed, letting rooms available for guests to enjoy an overnight stay. The pub also benefits from a stunning beer garden and a carpark across the road with up to 12 spaces.


We have exciting refurbishment plans to create two brand new en-suite letting rooms to accompany the existing room which will allow the pub to capture even more guests who come to explore the Cotswolds.

About the local area

Bisley is a picturesque village in Stroud, Surrey, nearby to the Cotswolds. Bisley boasts stunning scenery, with rural greenery, canals and country parks. Just a stone’s throw from the centre of Stroud, the market town is a true embodiment of the Cotswolds, brimming with locally owned eclectic shops, cafes and a famous farmers market. The Bear Inn is positioned right at the centre of Bisley, acting as a home from home for locals as well as those who visit the Cotswolds to take in its beauty.

Ideal operator

This is the perfect pub opportunity for a local operator with a real passion for the village and the community in it. You will have exceptional front of house standards with the ability to motivate a team to match this. You’ll also have the skill to market and provide an offer that both locals and visitors to the area will love in order to create a reputation as the number one place for great food and the best real ale in the area.


This fantastic pub opportunity comes with domestic accommodation that consists of one bedroom and a private lounge.

About The Agreement

Our Tenancy agreements vary between 3 – 5 years offer a flexible approach to running your own pub business. Your pub will be ready to trade, with carefully tailored food and drinks menus in place which you can evolve as you go along.
You will receive a high level of support and everything you need to run a successful business. From the beginning, you will have dedicated Operations Manager, plus access to training and development, business planning, operations and accounting expertise.

Once you’ve completed the 5-day induction course we’ll provide you with ongoing support to help you maximise the efficiency, sales and profitability of your pub. This includes helping you decide on the right drinks offer, guidance on margin and support creating a marketing plan to build for continued success. To help market your pub, we also offer lots of support and advice.

Punch Tenancy agreements have shared repairs liability, we will help you manage your ongoing repairing obligations. We do this by operating a repairs and maintenance fund for all new agreements.

* The calculation of the initial Ingoing Costs assumes a minimum deposit (£3,000 or £6,000) plus legal fees. The subsequent deposit build up (if any) will need to be paid over 52 weeks. This can be discussed with the recruitment team or Operations Manager

Finanicial Information

Initial Deposit*
Full Deposit
Legal Fees
Maintenance Fund Per Week
Fixtures and Fittings Weekly Rent
Working Capital
£6,000 -£10,000
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Annual Rent
Forecasted Annual Wet Turnover
Forecasted Annual Food Turnover
Forecasted Annual Rooms Turnover
Forecasted Annual Other Turnover
Weighted Discount Per Barrel
5 Year Tenancy

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