Barleycorn Inn

Collingbourne Kingston, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3SD
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Letting Details

Description and Trading Style

The Barleycorn is a multi-faceted pub in that it offers a bar for drinkers, a restaurant area for diners, and has 5 en suite letting bedrooms. It has the feel of a traditional inn, and this makes it an amenable business for a multitude of operating styles. There are boules, pool and local cricket club.

Location and Local Amenities

The prominent site for The Barleycorn is right in the centre of the village on the main A338, between Andover and Marlborough. There is a good business mix close by to draw from, including country pursuits groups, military establishments and racing yards in the area.


Trade: lounge bar (24 covers), restaurant (20-30 covers), 5 en-suite letting rooms, cellar, kitchen, stores, car park, patio and gardens (80-100 covers)
Private: 1 double with en-suite, shower room and bathroom, 2 double bedrooms, sitting room & office/single bedroom and kitchen.

Current and Future Markets

The pub has built a good trade for local drinkers and local hunts. It has regular events and entertainment and is supported well by the local community. It has a well established letting business and has potential to build on these.


We seek experienced applicants with a good catering background, and an ability to use their business skills to maximise the opportunities here. Most of all a mine host is needed for this village centre inn. Applicants must have, or be able to apply for a personal licence.

Estimated Ingoings

Circa £12,000 to include a security deposit (3 months of base rent), rent, service charge and insurance advance, stock, glassware, loose goods and training deposit. Fixtures & fittings are circa £17,000 excl Vat and working capital is circa £4,000.

Trade Volumes 2018 2019 2020 To 16.8.21
Draught Beer and Cider (36 gallon units) 89.87 96.98 51.17 31.99
Packaged (litres) 208.12 264.84 247.96 125.04
Minerals (10 litres) 159.73 160.54 85.79 49.92
Spirits (litres) 185.70 208.10 125.30 82.05
Wines (litres) 1,371.75 1,500.75 628.50 339.75

Estimated Turnover

You will need to estimate the turnover you expect from the pub. The current barrelage is given to given to assist you with calculations, but you need to estimate the food sales.

Guide Rent

£32,000 per annum payable weekly in advance by direct debit. Retail price Indexation applies to rents.


Five year renewable tenancy agreements with additional service charge that covers property insurance, servicing of heating and cellar cooling equipment etc. There is a full wet tie unless agreed otherwise.

Rateable value

Draft 2017 figure £6,000. Please contact the local authority to find out actual rates payable. It is expected the rates payable will be NIL

Licenses & Permits

Sale of alcohol by retail for consumption on and off the premises. Other provisions include playing live and recorded music, indoor, sporting events etc.

Permitted hours

Mon - Weds: 10.00am - 11.00pm; Thurs: 10am - Midnight; Fri & Sat: 10.00am - 01.00am; Sun: 10.00am - Midnight.

Current Offerings

Serves Food
Hold a party 
Stay the night 
Places to Walk
Cask Marque
Garden / Patio
Pool table 
Family friendly
Dog friendly 
Park the car
Wifi access 

Current Opening Times

Opening times: Mon – Sat 12pm – 2.30pm & 6.30pm – 9pm. Sun 12pm – 3pm