High Street, Shipton-Under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6DQ


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Pub overview

A chocolate box pub in the Cotswolds, are you the experienced operator we require?

The Lamb represents a unique opportunity to run a quaint Village Inn, with letting rooms and the potential to provide an excellent food offer.
Shipton-Under-Wychwood is located within the beautiful Cotswolds, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Village is one of three named after the ancient forest of Wychwood.
An excellent food and drink offer would appeal to local residents and the five letting rooms will be a real pull to tourists exploring the area and offer an avenue to additional revenue streams.
Greene King require an experienced, well-funded operator, who can take this business to new heights. Knowledge of the local area would also, be advantageous.

The pub features a bar, snug, large dining room and 5 letting rooms. Lovely outside space with a decent outside patio area.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 15
Dining rooms 1
Food covers66
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Rooms to let 5
Patio areas 1

Basic accommodation currently in need of renovation.

Private space
Private Rooms9
Double bedrooms3
Private Kitchen1

Rent information

Annual rent£44,000 per annum
Weekly rent£846.15 per week fixed

£44,000 per annum, £846.15 per week paid weekly by direct debit. All terms negotiated on agreement.

Entry costs approx £32,525 which includes fixtures and fittings, 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).

Deposit£6,000Stocktaking fees£150
Fixtures & fittings£20,000Working capital£5,000
Other costs£1,175Total entry cost£33,350

Agreement description

Flexible Foundation Agreement - giving you the ability to build trade and have lower ingoing costs. Flexible terms available by negotiation.

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

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Shipton-under-Wychwood is a village and civil parish in the Evenlode valley about 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Burford, Oxfordshire. The village is one of three named after the ancient forest of Wychwood. The others are Milton-under-Wychwood immediately to the west of the village and Ascott-under-Wychwood about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the east. Shipton-under-Wychwood is on the Oxfordshire Way footpath, which can be used to walk north-westwards up the Evenlode Valley to Bruern Abbey and Bledington, or eastwards down the valley to Charlbury.
We are looking for an operator who can rebuild the pubs reputation with the local community.



Trade bar
Car park
Dining area
Pub garden
Trade kitchen
Letting rooms
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Sun-Thur - 11:00-00:30 Fri-Sat - 11:00-01:30

Contact Us

Mark Regan

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ I am currently looking for an experienced operator who can be at the heart of the community, engage with locals and attract passers-by. Experience of the area, food and accommodation will be key here, so if you have the required skills please do contact us ”