Pub Features

The Ship

23 Lancaster Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 9QJ

Guide Rent: £coming soon (Exc VAT)

Pub Features

With over 400 years of history and located in the Forest Of Bowland AONB, The Ship at Caton is an inviting country pub with a real cosy feel. Exposed stone walls, low beamed ceilings and real open fires create a warm and friendly environment. Surrounding the bar there is extensive seating used for both drinking and dining. There is a large fully equipped catering kitchen, a large wrap around car park and a beer garden. The living accommodation consists of 2 bedrooms, large bathroom, lounge, kitchen, staff room and large storage room. High standards have been maintained throughout the trading and living areas.

Trading Style

Trading Style

Trade at the Ship comes from the local village and surrounding areas. It also benefits from passing trade due to it’s location. Along with a regular wet trade, a full food offer is provided, using fresh and locally sourced produce. For the Ship we are looking for an operator with catering experience who is operational within the business.



  • Guide Rent (exc. VAT))

    coming soon
  • Last 12 Months Trading Volumes)

    100 beer & cider (36 gallon barrels)
  • Type of Agreement)

    5 year tenancy
  • Fixtures and Fittings Estimate)

    approx £40k
  • Security Bond)

  • Stock & Glassware Estimate)

  • Valuation Fees Estimate)

  • TULIP Induction Course)

    £399 TULIP / £150 TLC one day for experienced operators + VAT
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Energy Performance

Energy Performance

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are needed whenever a property is built, sold or rented.

An EPC gives a property an energy efficiency rating from A (most efficient) to G (least efficient) and is valid for 10 years.

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Training & Development

Training & Development

Whether you are an experienced Licensee or new to the industry, we provide the relevant introduction and/or
training to suit your level of experience and help you achieve success in running your own pub

Together with our training partner Innfluential we
have a strong commitment to training our Licensees and our team of staff.

Our Training Courses.

TULIP – Thwaites Unique Licensee Induction Programme.

TLC – Thwaites Licensee Connection.

Our one day introduction day to Thwaites and key support people.
The TLC day is for experienced operators who have held a recent tenancy with a pub company or brewery.

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