The Ship Inn is a well-established traditional community pub located in the heart of Lyme Regis just a short walk from the busy town center and beach.

The pub is popular with locals as well as visitors and enjoys year-round trade. There is off street private parking and garage to the side of the property as well as a sheltered out door smoking area. There is a small walled trade patio is an attractive area suitable for a smoking area and connects to the Town Mill retail development area.

The pub comprises of a public bar with a wooden floor and traditional community atmosphere. There is a separate games area together with a skittle alley which is also used a function room. Skittle teams are an important part of the offer and

The private accommodation is well appointed and spacious. The Ship would suit applicants willing to get involved with and enjoy being at the heart of the town and local community.

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The Thimble Inn is an idyllic and thriving thatched Dorset village pub located just a short drive from the county town of Dorchester.

The property comes complete with off road ample customer parking, well equipped commercial catering kitchen, trade garden, out buildings and stables and paddock. In addition to the private flat there is separate flat for either a key member of staff or the potential for letting income. The pub has won an enviable reputation for the quality of food and service under the and is perfectly positioned for those with the energy and enthusiasm to grow the trade further. Continue reading



The Half Moon is a well-known destination thatched village pub offering warm hospitality adjacent to the main busy Bridport to Beaminster main road.

The pub comprises a main bar with log fire, dining area and snug. There is a well equipped commercial catering kitchen and outbuildings together with a large trade garden with sufficient space for a kitchen garden and, limited off road parking.
The pub has a reputation for quality service and dining and an established part of the local destination pub circuit.

The property is presented in excellent condition for an experienced team to build business.

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Palmers’ pubs are famous through-out Dorset, Devon and Somerset for their individuality and the professional customer service our licensees proudly deliver time after time. As our customers become more discerning our pubs are ever changing and we are looking for like minded individuals with the ambition, flexibility and drive to meet our customer`s expectations.

So if you want the freedom and opportunity to build your own business with the professional advice and support then why not get in touch with the team here at Palmers. Continue reading



Pubs Available

Now is your opportunity to apply for a tenancy business with Palmers.

Next Steps

1. Check out the pubs that are currently available then click on the link if appeals to you.

2. Download and print the form on this page, fill it in and then post it back.

3.Nothing available?
Don’t worry we still welcome your application form and the opportunity to meet and discuss future opportunities

Or, if you prefer, you can contact us by phone (call the Secretary to the Directors,
Elaine Bearpark, on 01308 422396) and we will arrange an initial informal chat.

We’ll explain in full detail all the ins-and-outs of running a Palmers pub – and the benefits of working with a small family company who take a personal interest in supporting you and your business.
We welcome applications, whether you have experience in the licensed trade or are a newcomer looking to make your first step.
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