The Navigation Inn is a thriving destination pub at the heart of Breaston. We are on the lookout for a dynamic management company with the passion and flair to take the Navigation Inn on the next phase of its success story.

Our ideal partner will pride themselves and their team on providing excellent hosting skills, ensuring an epic guest experience every time. This busy village local doubles up as a destination pub with a delicious food offer so experience of running a fast paced kitchen whilst maintaining quality will be essential. Known for always going the extra mile and keeping an exceptional pint of cask beer, whilst offering something for all the community to enjoy including takeaways for those who may want to stay home but still enjoy a fantastic pub meal.

The Navigation Inn is the ideal opportunity for a passionate management company with someone who loves to be at the heart of village life and is proud of being an integral part of the tight knit community the Navigation serves. We are looking for a management company that will naturally rally round their team and locals to create great memories and events for the community to come together for all occasions, all year round. The perfect management company will inject  their personality and character into the pub,  whilst inspiring your team to share the passion through coaching, training and support.

The Pub

The Navigation Inn is located at the heart of Breaston, a picturesque village nestled between Nottingham and Derby. The pub sits at the entrance to the village  and is a great stop off spot for dog walkers, ramblers and regulars alike.  It is an ideal location on the Derby canal path, allowing plenty of passing trade all year round with business booming in the summer months.

The Navigation Inn is split between two rooms served by a central  bar. The dining room can seat up to 40 guests who regularly visit this lovely pub to enjoy  a delicious meal with ever changing chef specials on offer. The bar has an additional 35 covers and is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed drinking experience. The Navigation Inn boasts a great outdoor space that wraps around the building and is a lovely spot to enjoy a view of the village.  As well as this there is a large carpark to the side of the pub with around 35 spaces.

The Partnership – Fixed

Ready to kick start your own Management Company, manage your own team, and define your own wage structure? Love working closely with an Operations Manager in providing the right management services to build an incredible pub legacy with uncompromising standards and stand out guest experience? Then the Punch Management Partnership Contract is the perfect option.

Alongside tonnes of day to day support and a brilliant framework to grow the business, we provide an uncapped cut of top line turnover to pay yourself and your team in exchange for your Management Company providing the management services at the pub – it’s your structure to own. We understand how important it is for a Management Company to completely own their own team.


In Management Partnerships, we love pub obsessed Management Companies with an entrepreneurial spirit that can help us lead the industry. We love to engage Management Companies that help us create pub legacies that stand the test of time and become the hub of their community. We get that every pub has its own distinct character, so our Operations Manager will work closely with the Management Company to understand the true identity of the business, we can then help support and amplify this as part of the Management Partnership model.

The Opportunity

The Navigation Inn provides an exciting opportunity for a management company to make their mark on a multi-faceted community pub. You will get to know the regulars, their stories and their families and become part of daily village life.

It brings a great opportunity to live in a stunning village, with a pub business you will be proud to call your own. An already a great business, but with your drive, commitment & enthusiasm the sky really is the limit.

The opportunity comes with spacious living accommodation, located on the first floor, with a private kitchen, lounge, bathroom and three well sized bedrooms.

The Development / What would this pub look like if it was epic

The Navigation has benefitted from a full refurbishment in 2019 including new catering kitchen and full internal and external redecoration to enhance what was already a great business.

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