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Bell Inn, Great Bourton

Bell Inn, Great Bourton is an attractive community pub situated in the centre of the village opposite the local church with its historic Bell Tower; hence the name of the pub. The Bell benefits from good local drinking trade and a growing reputation for food. There is a good-sized car park, attractive beer garden and well-proportioned trading areas.


Located in the beautiful village of Great Bourton, the Bell is situated 3 miles from the historic Oxfordshire town of Banbury, which has a good range of shops and services. It is also situated approximately 1.5 miles from Cropredy where every year the Cropredy Music Festival is held bringing in people from far and wide. There is also an excellent camping/caravan site within walking distance. With good links to the motorway network (M40, M6 North and M5 and  M25) to the south; excellent train services to London Paddington and London Marylebone from Banbury  as well as to the North (Birmingham through to Scotland).

Trading Areas

The trading area of the pub is accessed by both from and side doors and consists of a front lounge bar area which seats approx 18 with an attractive bar servery and brick-built fireplace.  Steps off the bar lead to a separate restaurant with a further small bar servery with seating in the restaurant for approx 25 people with French windows out onto a patio area.

Ancillary Areas

Ladies and Gents toilets. Traditional beer cellar with store place off. Catering kitchen with extract canopy, stainless steel sink and worktops plus a range of appliances. Prep/Washroom off with stainless steel sink unit. There is a large single storey brick-built store place located by the entrance to the car park.

External Areas

Driveway to the front of the pub which sweeps round into rear car park which provides parking for up to 13 vehicles. There is a lawned beer garden to the side with steps up to rear beer garden which is lawned but has a patio area. Seating for up to 25 persons. Aunt Sally throw.

Private Accommodation

Attractive accommodation arranged at first floor and comprising of 2 bedrooms, lounge and three-piece bathroom suite with shower.

Letting Details

Rent: £18,000

Agreement: 5 Year Tenancy Agreement

Price Band: B

Deposit: £5,000

Inventory: £9,000 (estimate)

Stock: £3,500 (estimate)

Working Capital: £5,000

Total: £22,500 in-going

Free of Tie on Wines, spirits and minerals

NO RPI rent clause in agreement

Council Tax:  Band A

Rateable Value £4900

Utilities: Electric, mains water and drainage, LPG Gas

General Information

Licensing for:-Films, Indoor Sporting Events, Live Music, Recorded Music, Performances of Dance, Making Music, Dancing

Opening Hours:  08.00 to 00.30 Sunday to Thursday
08.00 to 02.30 Friday to Saturday

Want to run this pub?

If you are looking to run your first pub or move on from your existing one we’d love to have a chat. To find out more please call 01608 737210 or email chrisf@hooky.co.uk



The Gate Hangs High, Hook Norton

Quintessential Public House set in the heart of rolling North Oxfordshire countryside.

Approximate distances: Chipping Norton 5 miles, Banbury 8 miles, Train to London/Marylebone in 70 minutes, M40 (J11) 10 miles, Charlbury station (London/Paddington 60 minutes) 11 miles, Oxford 23 miles, London 85 miles.

  • Occupies excellent position on the edge of Hook Norton village
  • Four en-suite letting rooms
  • Campsite on site that can accommodate tents, caravans and motorhomes with 5 Electric hookups.
  • The main trading area consists of a good sized bar with adjoining restaurant.
  • Fully equipped kitchen, traditionally furnished throughout, with many original features remaining, including a large open fireplace, exposed beams and providing a seating area for around 30 people.
  • The gardens and terrace, located to the rear of the property provide an extensive area in which families and dogs can relax whilst enjoying the evening sun. Predominantly laid to lawn with herbaceous boarders and beds.
  • Large parking area able to accommodate coaches and cars.

From Banbury take the B4035 towards Shipston-on-Stour and continue through the village of Broughton. On entering Lower Tadmarton take the left hand turn signposted Tadmarton Heath Golf Club and Hook Norton. Continue along this road past the Golf Club and at the next crossroads bear right sign posted Hook Norton. Continue along this road and the Gate Hangs High Public House can be found on the right hand side after about 2 miles.

Want to run this pub?

If you are looking to run your first pub or move on from your existing one we’d love to have a chat. To find out more please call 01608 737210 or email chrisf@hooky.co.uk