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Crown Inn

High Street East, Uppingham, LE15 9PY

About this opportunity

The Crown Inn is a charming traditional pub set in the quintessential market town of Uppingham in Rutland.

Situated on the main high street, the pub is surrounded by other independent local businesses on the charming paved streets with all buildings built in traditional Rutland stone.

Walk into the Crown and you are met with tradition, charm and character. This pub comprises of one big bar and seating area where regulars come together to chat over a good beer or two. There is an additional room to the back which is currently used to serve breakfast to hotel guests or as an over spill room during busy times.

The pub has the addition of seven large and well kept en-suite letting rooms, full of quirky nooks and crannies and original beams. You will find a mixture of double, twins and family rooms that are well used throughout the year with various events and activities taking place in and around Rutland. One of the biggest events of its kind in Europe is the National Bird Watching Fair which takes place each year. Over the years Rutland has become a popular place to tie the knot and the Crown sees a lot of usage from wedding guests who are celebrating in and around the area.

Uppingham market brings the square over the road to life every Friday and brings visitors to the pub weekly. The market is home to the only fatstock show still to be held in temporary penning in a traditional market town, with farmers bringing their livestock just prior to Christmas to enter them into many judging categories. The whole town get involved and it attracts farmers from far and wide.

Come the weekend, the pub puts on a live band every Saturday night contributing to the fun atmosphere. To the rear there is an outside covered seating area accessible to the general public leading through to a shared customer car park.

The private accommodation comprises of a huge master bedroom, double shower room and a living room that overlooks both the high street and the courtyard.

This truly is a great opportunity to take on a solid pub business in an affluent market town. With huge potential in all area’s the Crown has lots to offer – so if you are up for an exciting challenge then get in touch with us.

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Public areas

  • Main bar and seating area
  • Dining area
  • Courtyard garden
  • 7x Letting rooms

Private areas

  • Master Double Bedroom
  • Lounge
  • Double shower room

Other areas

  • Cellar
  • Good size catering kitchen

The community

Uppingham is set in the beautiful county of Rutland. Rutland Water is less than ten miles away and pulls in a fair share of visitors every year, many from outside the area looking for places to stay, eat and drink during their visit.

Steeped in history Uppingham has its very own heritage trail, family run businesses and an array of antiques and art shops. It's a vibrant little market town bursting with character, charm and plenty of things to do and see.

Uppingham has been a functioning market town since the 14th century. It has the only fatstock show still to be held in temporary penning in a traditional market town, with farmers bringing their livestock just prior to Christmas to enter them into many judging categories.

Uppingham School has been providing education locally since 1584 and is considered one of Britain’s best schools for music as well as housing one of the largest private theatres in the country. Uppingham School was founded by Robert Johnson, the Archdeacon of Leicester, who also established Oakham School - according to the Discover Rutland website.

Find out more about Rutland and Uppingham here: Discover Rutland or here: Love Uppingham

High Street East, Uppingham, LE15 9PY
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