We are Stonesmith

Stonesmith are leading business transfer agents in the South West specialising in the sale of licensed, hospitality and catering businesses throughout the Westcountry.

Established in Exeter for over 30 years, our specialist team have unrivalled experience in dealing with licensed catering and hospitality businesses in the Westcountry, including Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset.


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We are Stonesmith

Stonesmith are leading business transfer agents specialising in the sale and acquisition of a wide range freehold and leasehold licensed, leisure and hospitality businesses including pubs, hotels and catering businesses throughout the South West incorporating Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset.

We appreciate that no two businesses are the same; we listen to you, as our client, and provide advice, an individual marketing strategy and approach to make sure it fits your requirements and achieves your objectives.


Both Mike and Joan have been fantastic – it would have been very difficult to complete the purchase without them. I’d like to thank them for all of their help and everything they’ve done for us.

Simon James – New Owner – The Mason’s Arms, Williton, Somerset

Thank you so much for the speed in which you sold our business, should be in the record books, sale agreed in less than 24 hours. Mike and Joan you are a great team, thanks again, we will always recommend Stonesmith’s

Sandra & Graham Greenway – Former Owner’s New Inn, Sampford Courtenay

I am very grateful for all your efforts and patience in selling my business. Many thanks again.

Anne Olivant – Previous owner of Olivants, Exmouth

Thank you to Stonesmith, you made selling our brewery very easy and virtually stressfree!

Geoff Mann – Former owner of Gidley’s Brewery, Christow

Thank you so much for your hard work and professional approach in selling Lydgate House on our behalf. I would wholeheartedly recommend you to anyone looking to sell a hotel.

Anna Geikie – Former Owner Lydgate House Hotel