Bluebell Inn

Buxton Road, Tissington, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1NH


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Pub overview

A great country pub selling great food, ales and wines - what more could you want?!

The Bluebell is a popular watering hole for visitors to the Peak District looking for locally sourced food and quality cask ales and wines. The large beer garden makes it very popular with families in the summer months.The self sufficient function room can cater for a variety of occasions, including weddings, birthdays, parties and meetings.

The Bluebell has a cosy lounge dining area to the front of the pub. There is a self sufficient function room to the rear with its own bar and toilets.There is also a large beer garden with seating for over 100 and great views over the countryside.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 72
Child play areas 1
Dining rooms 1
Food covers 48
Function rooms 1
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

The private accommodation is in reasonable condition.

Private space
Private Rooms 7
Lounge 1
Double bedrooms 2
Private Kitchen 1
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1
Office 1

Rent information

Annual rent £28,000 per annum
Weekly rent £538.46 per week fixed

£28,000 per annum, £538.46 per week fixed and subject to annual RPI increase, which is capped.  Paid weekly by direct debit. *Machine Income free of tie*

Entry Costs approx £18,650 which includes stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, schedule of condition, working capital and deposit (25% of head rent, minimum £6,000). *Fixtures & fittings are yet to be valued.*

Brokers £675 Legal £825
Deposit £7,000 Stocktaking fees £150
Fixtures & fittings £0 Working capital £5,000
Other costs £5,000 Total entry cost £18,650

Agreement description

Standard Tenancy Agreement
A fixed 5 year term agreement which is contracted out of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
•Tie variations available
•Rent set at the start of the agreement, subject to the annual Retail Prices Index (RPI) which is capped
•Flexible pricing options available
•Greene King is responsible for the structure of the building
•Ability to end agreement with 6 months notice at any time with standard notice fee equal to 3 months rent

You will need to estimate the turnover you expect to achieve from the pub, with regard to food and accommodation (if applicable). Barrelage figures are given to assist you with calculations.

Calculators to help you are available on the business planning section of our website.

Trading volumes

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2017/18 71 722 4,062
2016/17 65 862 4,386
2015/16 68 826 4,994
Volume notes


The pub has a prominent position on the busy A515, which is the main road between Ashbourne and Buxton. The nearby Dove Dale nature reserve is an attraction for many, whilst the Tissington trail is enjoyed by walkers and cyclists.
One of the high points of the year is the Well Dressings which attracts 50,000 visitors.


Trade bar
Car park
Play area
Dining area
Function room
Pub garden
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Sunday - Thursday 10:00hrs - 01:30hrs Friday & Saturday 10:00hrs - 02.30hrs

Contact Us

Alex Gill

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ The Bluebell is the archetypal "roses round the door" English country pub. It is situated near the village of Tissington, just a few miles North of the popular tourist town of Ashbourne, in the heart of the Derbyshire dales. It benefits from very high tourist trade during the seasonal peaks. ”