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White Lion Great Longstone

MAIN STREET, GREAT LONGSTONE, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1TA

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Beer Garden
Cask Marque
Disabled Access / Facilities
Dogs Welcome
Family Friendly
Function Room

Area Overview

Great Longstone is an attractive limestone village set around a pretty little green with an old cross. The village lies under the ridge of Longstone Edge, 2 miles from Bakewell. It has some charming old cottages along the main street, a handsome Georgian Manor House and a pretty church dating from the 13th century. The area is perfect for those wanting to explore the Derbyshire Dales and Peak district. 

Private Accommodation

The pub boasts a large tenant flat at the front of the pub overlooking the village. It has 3 large bedrooms, with a large well-maintained kitchen/living room.

Property Address

White Lion Great Longstone MAIN STREET
DE45 1TA


White Lion

Pub location on map


The White Lion is a beautiful 17th century coaching inn which is situated in the picture postcard village of Great Longstone, in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales. Behind the well-maintained exterior lies plenty of cosy, country character with dark wooden beams, open bare brick fireplaces and soft comfy banquettes. The bar is full of local artists prints and artwork, which are available to buy, and glowing wall lamps. Outside there is a large garden where you will be able to enjoy the sunshine in the summer months, and an extensive car park. Nestled in the centre of the village, this opportunity would be perfect for that person who is looking for a food led property, who loves the community feel.

Trading Accommodation

On driving up to the pub you are met with a large brick fronted 17th century Inn. Benches at the front of the pub entice people to the door. On entering the pub to the left of the front doors you have a little snug area. This area can seat up to 15 to 20 people and is currently used for private dining events or parties. The snug area is steeped in traditional fittings and has the benefit of a working open fire. To the right of the doorway, you are met with the bar and more seating. The bar is of a good size and well stocked, 2 hand pumps plus a selection of ciders and lagers are on offer. The bar area seats around 30 people with again, the traditional fittings and an open fire. To the back of the pub there is the restaurant area, which can seat up to 30 people comfortably. The pub has a compact kitchen with a large store area to the back of the pub. Behind this there is a garage that is currently used for log and coal storage. As you go upstairs of the pub you are met with a large function room which then goes out to a small garden area. The pub has an extensive car park to the rear, as well as a garden area at the back of the car park. 



Rent: £26,000 per annum
Potential FMT turnover: £347,754
  • 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 65
Current MAT Barrelage 62
Last Year's MAT Barrelage 64
2 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 63
3 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 64

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 £2,000
Trading Deposit £6,000
Professional Fees £1,800
Stock & Glassware £2,000
Sub Total £28,000
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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