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Refurbishment Planned

Exeter Inn

The Exeter Inn, A396, Bampton, Tiverton, Devon EX16 9DY
Initial Ingoings*:
Exp. Earnings:
  • Accommodation (Private)
  • 24 Spaces Car Park
  • 50 Covers Catering Kitchen
  • 7 Rooms Letting Rooms
  • Wifi


Ready to relocate? Take a look at this beautiful gem in Exmoor

The Exeter Inn is a beautiful food and getaway destination on the edge of the stunning Exmoor National Park. It’s a thriving, multi-dimensional business, with 7 letting rooms included in its impressive portfolio, it’s next operator will know how to benefit from its location and rural charm – the customer base is varied, and you will find yourself welcoming walkers and dogs, families, local residents, tourists or business travellers. This pub should be renowned for its great food, ‘country comfort’ accommodation and old-fashioned hospitality – as this is a retail contract you will be keen to work with our great offer and deliver an outstanding customer experience.

Business facilities

Dating from the 15th century and with a wealth of historic character, this unique pub offers immense visual appeal throughout. Inside, there’s a traditionally styled main bar and a lounge which offer 50 covers between them, as well as restaurant/function room which can accommodate a further 50 covers; this comes with its own servery. There’s also a catering kitchen. The pub boasts two working fireplaces including a beautiful original inglenook feature fireplace, which create a lovely atmosphere in chillier weather. The upper floor has 7 letting rooms which will undergo a high-quality refurbishment. There are 24 parking spaces and outdoor seating area for the passersby. This a great opportunity to make this a dog friendly destination.


The pub is also about to receive a significant investment above half a million pounds which will enhance its layout and appeal massively. With changes to the layout and use of space and enhancement of the letting rooms

The local area

The pub is situated just outside Bampton village in central Devon, neatly located beside a roundabout on the A369. This means that passing trade offers a huge opportunity, as the road carries thousands of holidaymakers and daytrippers to Exmoor National Park.


A lovely area to relocate to the brand new domestic accommodation consists of one bedroom, a kitchen and a lounge. Punch will also be investing in this as part of the refurbishment.

This pub may suit

If you’re driven by a desire to forge a name as an exceptional host of this country pub, who puts guests at their ease with outstanding service while delivering a top-notch menu and quality hospitality, this could be the business opportunity for you.

About the Contract

Our retail contract is a fantastic way to run a pub on a self-employed basis, but have the comfort and support of knowing that we are right beside you to guide you through this business venture

You’ll have the peace of mind knowing that the fixed costs associated with running a small business are not yours. Leaving you free to focus entirely on delivering a great retail offer to drive sales and profit.

What’s on Offer

  • Low cost entry
  • Self-employed
  • A ready-made pub with tried and tested food and drinks offers
  • 3-year contract (3-month notice period) rent free
  • Most of the day to day running costs are covered by us
  • LOTS of support from Punch
  • Accommodation included
  • 5-day Induction course – free of charge is provided together with additional on-going training, a support package and a dedicated Punch Development Manager to help you develop your business

You only pay for:

  • Labour
  • Consumables
  • Internal Maintenance

* The calculation of the initial ingoing costs assumes a minimum deposit (£3,000 or £5,000) plus legal fees. The subsequent deposit build up can be paid over the term of the contract and up to £100 per week. This can be discussed with the Punch Development Manager

Business Information

Initial Deposit*
Legal Fees
Working Capital
Maintenance Fund Per Week
Forecasted Annual Wet Turnover
Forecasted Annual Food Turnover
Forecasted Annual Letting Rooms Turnover
Forecasted Annual Other Turnover
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