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Mill Inn

MUNGRISDALE, Nr Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0XR

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  • Run the pub, Robinsons Mill Inn - outside view
  • Run the pub, Robinsons Mill Inn - outside view


Beer Garden
Dogs Welcome
Family Friendly
Great Cask Ales
Historic Interest


Set in the northern fells of the English Lake District, the Parish of Mungrisdale is made up of eight hamlets: Berrier, Bowscale, Hatcliffe Bridge, Heggle Lane, Hutton Roof, Mosedale, Mungrisdale and Murrah. Overlooking by the imposing fells of Blencathra (Saddleback), Bowscale and Carrock and complemented by the Caldew and Glenderamakin becks. The parish is predominately and farming community and is also very popular with tourists. This fellside village is about 2 miles off the main A66 Penrith to Keswick road. It is an ideal base not only for exploring the Lake District but also for days out to the City of Carlisle, Hadrian’s Wall, the Scottish borders, and the Eden Valley. 


There is a nice sized 2 bedroom private accommodation. This has a kitchen area and lounge room.

Property Address

Nr Penrith
CA11 0XR

Pub location on map


The Mill Inn is a 17th Century Inn set in the parish of Mungrisdale near Blencathra, ideally situated to attract locals and tourists alike. The pub is located 2 miles off the A66 between Keswick and Penrith and is surrounded be fabulous hills and walks. The Inn is also on the Coast-to-Coast cycle route, a great stop over after a long ride. The Mill Inn provides a perfect setting for a visit to the Cumbrian mountains. With the Glendermakin river flowing below and the Lakeland fells above, you are sure to appreciate the striking location of this 17th Century Coaching Inn. It is a traditional pub with a lounge/bar area, separate dining room and a popular games room (pool/darts/sports viewing).  There is a good –sized, well-equipped catering kitchen, car park, garden area overlooking the beck and outside benches for when the weather permits. There are 6 good quality en suit letting bedrooms, providing a popular base for walkers. Robinsons are seeking a new licensee, ideally with catering and/or hotel experience, who can continue to attract visitors to the pub through effective marketing and provide them with a consistently warm welcome.


As you enter the Mill Inn you are met with traditional dark wood furnishing, hunting pictures adorning the walls and a cosy wood burner fireplace, perfect for those long winter nights. There is one main bar, which has an original millstone feature of the mill wheel encased into the bar. There is a large sized lounge/bar area which is used for both drinking and eating, with a separate restaurant area which can seat up to 20 people. To the rear of the pub there is a popular games room where you will be able to take part in pool, darts, and other pub games. There is a good sized, well equipped catering kitchen with outside storage areas. The car park at the front of the pub is of a good size, and houses a few bench seating areas, weather permitting. On the first floor, there are 6 good sized, snug, and cosy en suit rooms with nice views.


Rent: £12,000 per annum
Potential FMT turnover: £320,365


  • Accommodation
  • Beverages
  • Food


A barrel is a unit of measurement adopted by the pub and brewing industry. A barrel is 36 gallons or 288 pints. This excludes wines, minerals and spirits.

FMT Barrelage 91
Current MAT Barrelage 124
Last Year's MAT Barrelage 123
2 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 47
3 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 29

Discounts excl VAT

This rent assessment includes a discount of £75 per barrel on Robinsons beers and up to £30 on other beers and ciders.

Level Of Investment

This is a one-off payment made at the start of the vacancy agreement. All figures are estimates and exclude VAT.

4 Week's Rent £923
Trading Deposit £10,000
Professional Fees £1,800
Stock & Glassware £1,500
Sub Total £14,223
Fixtures & Fittings TBC


FMT barrelage: Please note that this assessment is based on the "fair maintainable trade" that can be achieved by a "reasonably efficient operator" and is not therefore a guarantee of volume or consequential sales or profit.

Similarly Historic performance, whilst a significant factor to consider, is not a guarantee of future performance of a pub and you should bear this in mind in your assessment of trading potential.

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