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Old Black Horse

36 Main Street, Houghton on the Hill, LE7 9GD

About this opportunity

This traditional country pub sits in the heart of the pretty village of Houghton on the Hill in Leicestershire.

The Old Black Horse is a pub for all seasons. Its roaring fires provide the perfect place to snuggle up with a pint in the colder months, and the wonderful countryside beer garden offers the most amazing views across rolling fields, an ideal place to relax with a nice glass of wine in the summer.

Current business owner Harriet has kept this pub immaculate inside and out and you are sure to be greeted with a warm welcome as you enter the beautifully renovated main bar and snug, which is also dog friendly. The separate spacious dining area and bright sunny conservatory, boast beautiful antique furniture and unique features that give it the feel of a traditional village inn, whilst being stylish enough to do any occasion or celebration proud.

In keeping with the pub’s surrounds, it offers home-cooked, modern British food that makes the most of local produce. It also offers an extensive drinks menu to suit all tastes.

The pub has an active and well attended events calendar, from quiz’s and gin festivals to wheelbarrow races and family events. And the impressive beer garden is the perfect venue for beer festivals, parties and weddings.

This is a fantastic business, ready to trade in a welcoming community and beautiful setting.

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Public areas

  • Main bar
  • Snug
  • Separate dinning area
  • Conservatory
  • Large garden

Private areas

  • Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • 4x Double bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Yard
  • Private entrance

Other areas

  • Large dry store
  • Large ground floor cellar

The community

Houghton on the Hill lies six miles east of Leicester and is within easy reach of the popular towns of Uppingham and Market Harborough. The village has a very active community with a well-respected primary school, two churches and a well-used village hall at its heart. It is home to many local groups from football to scouts and the Houghton Photography club, whose work is on display at the Old Black Horse.

It offers a range of amenities including a combined newsagents/Post Office, a pharmacy, a Co-operative store, a hairdresser and a beauty salon.


36 Main Street, Houghton on the Hill, LE7 9GD
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