Red Lion Hotel (ref 1343)

Earlston, Scottish Borders

Business location


  • Price: 295000
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Business type: Hotel

The Red Lion occupies a prominent trading position in the village, well located to serve the local community and surrounding area as well as those passing through.

The attractive Berwickshire village of Earlston is situated on the A68 in the very heart of the bonnie Scottish Borders. Edinburgh is located 33 miles north, while Newcastle is located 70 miles to the south.

A large semi-detached former coaching house dating back to 1840, which occupies a prominent trading location in Earlston.   Stone built and lying under a pitch and slate roof with extensions to the rear. 

Accommodation is on ground floor and first floor level.  Main entry is at the front of the property, leading into an entrance hallway.  There is also an additional entry at the front of the property directly into the public bar.

The business has been run by our clients for the last 8 years.  Our client has purposely invested wisely to create a welcoming Public Bar and Dining Room, popular with locals and visitors alike. 

The letting bedrooms are offered to an excellent condition, popular with tourists, visitors as well as those working in the area.  At present our client trades the letting bedrooms only on a B & B basis while Covid still persists.  Our clients offers the rooms via Airbnb as well as the businesses own website

The Red Lion represents a huge opportunity to acquire and run the turn key multi income licensed hotel in a popular part of the Borders.   Prior to Covid income was derived from a popular and busy public bar, specialising in quality pub fayre.