Tenancy - Rose & Crown, Ashwell

Baldock, Hertfordshire
Business Opportunity
02 Sep 2017
02 Oct 2017

Tenancy - Rose & Crown


A lovely traditional pub with an excellent reputation for quality ales and good food situated in the affluent village of Ashwell. The Rose & Crown is a beautiful pub set in the centre of the affluent village of Ashwell. Built in the 16th century, the Rose & Crown is the oldest public house in the village, retaining many original features including wooden beams and a large inglenook fireplace. The pub has a high quality reputation for its great ales, good food and friendly atmosphere. Ashwell itself is a destination for tourists and walkers with various attractions such as the springs, church,museum and open countryside.


Ashwell is a beautiful and affluent village located in north Hertfordshire. The village is close to the towns of Royston, Baldock, Letchworth and Hitchin. Ashwell is only 15 miles from the city of Cambridge and London is only 45 miles away by car. The main railway line that runs from Kings Cross to Cambridge services Ashwell. The parish church of St Mary the Virgin dates almost entirely from the 14th century and is renowned for its ornate church tower which stands at 176 feet.


Sunday 10:00 - 00:00

Monday - Thursday 10:00 - 00:30

Friday & Saturday 10:00 - 01:00

About the business

There are two main trade areas comprising of a homely lounge bar with 28 covers and a dining room with another 30 covers. There is a trade kitchen with separate store room, prep room and wash-up area. Externally there is a large garden which includes children's play equipment, car parking for 15 cars and a covered patio area and outbuildings used for storage.


  • Bars 1
  • Car park spaces 15
  • Child play areas 1
  • Dining rooms 1
  • Food covers 58
  • Gardens 1
  • Trade kitchens 1
  • Patio areas 1


There are 3 double bedrooms, 1 single bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and sitting room.


  • Private Rooms 7
  • Lounge 1
  • Single Bedrooms 1
  • Double bedrooms 3
  • Private Kitchen 1
  • Bathrooms 1


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.

“The Rose and Crown offers a rare opportunity for an experienced operator to grow this already established business located in the historic village of Ashwell.”


By choosing Greene King, you’ll be joining one of the Uk’s most successful and respected leased and tenanted pub companies. With a heritage of running pubs and brewing beer that can be traced back over 200 years, at Greene King we’re proud of our history and confident that, as the country’s leading pub retailer and brewer, we can help make your pub the success it deserves to be.

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