Once reputedly the home of King Richard III, Dockray Hall is the quintessential historic English public house, comprising two bars, with separate snug and dining areas (total approx 80 covers) – all very traditional in style with large open fireplaces, beamed ceilings, wall original panelling to walls etc.

Penrith serves as the hub of the Eden Valley, bordering the Lake district National Park (6 miles NE of Ullswater), the focal point for a large local population as well as a destination for the visitor/tourist clientele drawn by the numerous attractions (incl. Hadrian’s Wall), the magnificent scenery, fells, etc.

Trade Contents

Loose furnishings and equipment are included in the sale (inventory to be prepared). Beer raising/dispense equipment together with any items being the subject of third part agreements are excluded.


The building is Grade I listed (gate posts to forecourt Gd II listed in addition) and within the Conservation Area. Interested parties should make their own enquiries to Eden District (Westmorland & Furness) Council Planning Office (0300 373 3300).


£400,000 Freehold with vacant possession. Vat applicable.


Ground Floor: Entrance Lobby; BAR 6.3 x 6.0m with large feature fireplace, timber floor etc, open at side to further area 5.4 x 5.0m with bay to front, wall panelling to sides, fireplace etc; separate ENRTANCE/LOBBY to side BAR 9.2 x 4.4m with large open fire, boarded floor/beamed ceiling etc,; DINING AREAS 4.5 x 3.9 and 7.2 x 4.9m (approx 32 covers) with beamed ceilings and timber features, door to side yard; SNUG/GAMES ROOM off rear Entrance LOBBY ; LADIES & GENTS toilets. Extensive KITCHRN/PREP areas, plus DRY STORE, walk-in COLD ROOM all extensively fitted/equipped..

Lower Ground Floor: BEER CELLAR

First Floor: Customer TOILETS: Extensive STAFF and Private QUARTERS.

Second Floor: 2 further BEDROOMS.

Externally: Forecourt DRINKING/DINING AREA, enclosed rear YARD. STORE building. PARKING for up to 16 vehicles (10 spaces limited hours only).


By prior appointment through the sole agents Atkinson Associates 01943 666955 Opt #3.