Could you run this pub in Northumberland?
The Fox & Hounds is a traditional village pub located at the heart of Wylam, Northumberland. The pub is well loved by locals for its warm welcome and quality cask ales. It has a cosy interior with a separate drinking area to the restaurant which caters 30 covers making this the perfect place to have a pint with friends or to enjoy a more intimate dining experience.
The pub is ideally positioned nearby the villages train station, allowing it to welcome both locals and visitors of the area. It has a beautiful beer garden which is the perfect place to spend those sunny days and parking for a few cars.
This fantastic pub opportunity comes with domestic accommodation that consists of 3 bedrooms, a private kitchen and lounge.
About the local area
The pub is located on the edge of the picturesque village of Wylam. The village is surrounded by beautiful Northumberland countryside, just a stone’s throw away from the River Tyne, but is only 20 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Newcastle’s city centre. It is also close to Hadrian’s Wall so is placed to easily invite tourists through the door.
We are looking for an experienced Publican with a passion for community pubs. You will need cask ale knowledge and be keen to provide a good home cooked food menu. You will also need to see the importance of delivering weekly events including quiz nights and entertainment.
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