Could you run this pub in Leighton Buzzard?

The Red Lion is a charming wet-let pub located at the heart of Leighton Buzzard. The pub oozes character, set in a 17th Century Grade II Listed building it has low ceilings, impressive beams and a main bar that resembles a cosy lounge. The pub has a great reputation for its quality ales and is well-loved by locals for its entertainment offer including quiz nights and themed evenings.

Guests enter the Red Lion into a spacious drinking area that houses a warm atmosphere and features a mixture of soft furnishings. Opposite this is the games area which includes a pool table, darts board and a juke box. The pub also boasts a beautiful beer garden to the rear of the pub with plenty of seating to enjoy a cold pint in the sunshine.

About the local area

Leighton Buzzard is a buzzing market town in Bedfordshire. Nestled among many major towns and cities including Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Buckingham and London it is the perfect place to use as base for a break and to amble around a picturesque market town. Leighton Buzzard has several major attractions of its own and is home to one of the most popular narrow gauge railways in the country. Famous for its role in 1963’s Great Train Robbery a feature film, Robbery, was shot in Leighton Buzzard. The town also boasts a lovely canal with many walking trails that follow along its banks.

Ideal operator

This is the perfect opportunity for an experienced Publican with knowledge and a passion for the area. You will have great standards in order to maintain the pubs reputation for quality cask ales all while placing the community at the heart of everything you do. You will also have the skill to market the pub to continue to entice both locals and those who come to explore the area through the pub’s doors.


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

About the Agreement

We love working with experienced entrepreneurs and we’re happy to be flexible with our agreements and products to match your business and vision.

Our Flexible Tenancy agreement offers a piece of mind approach to running your own pub business for a total term of up to 5-years with a flexible notice period. We also offer flexible deposit options, with build ups from as little as £1,000 as well as flexible price bands and release fees which are available.

Whatever the agreement, with Punch you always get:

  • A progressive pub company – winners of the Publican Awards 2022!
  • Industry leading investment with a whole world of possibilities
  • Industry leading training, with our Academy and Kitchen
  • Industry leading e-commerce platform – Punch Buying Club
  • Expert coaching and advice every step of the way

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Financial Information

Full Deposit
Legal Fees
Maintenance Fund Per Week
Fixtures and Fittings Weekly Rent
Working Capital
£2,000 - £4,000
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