Rural property news around the UK

1 June 2020



Britain's largest solar farm to begin development

31 May 2020

It will stretch across 900 acres of farmland

Land in conversion to organic falls for first time since 2014

29 May 2020

UK had a total area of 485k ha last year

Farmers urged to review work-related accommodation

20 May 2020

Saffery Champness urging employers to undertake a review

Scottish farm tenants told to act as amnesty deadline extended

15 May 2020

'Waygo' deadline extended by six months

Two brothers win farming land inheritance dispute

7 May 2020

They win half a million pounds worth of land

Councils told to plan for safe re-opening of recycling centres

6 May 2020

Farmers have seen an increase in flytipping

Charity buys arable land to transform into 'wildlife haven'

4 May 2020

It wants to boost farmland bird numbers

Scotland’s rural property market to 'bounce back' after lockdown

30 April 2020

Experts said there is significant pent-up demand

'Good security is crucial': Farmers given tips on dealing with activists

28 April 2020

Farmers encouraged to protect their property

Inheritance disputes: Farmers reminded of 'alternative dispute resolution'

23 April 2020

Farmers told of ADR alternative to trial

Diverse farm portfolio with ten holiday cottages for sale

17 April 2020

Scottish farm represents 'significant opportunity'

Farm security: Preventing unwanted access at former dairy

16 April 2020

The customer had good reason to consider site security

12,000 acre hill farm appoints young farmer as new manager

13 April 2020

New farm manager breaks the mould

Avoid losing cash on mast agreements under new rules, farmers warned

7 April 2020

Warning to landowners about losing cash

Farmers urged to make most of Woodland Carbon Scheme

6 April 2020

The initiative generates extra income

Coronavirus: Landlords and farm tenants urged to 'work closely'

1 April 2020

Both parties told to adopt mutual understanding

Coronavirus: Scottish land managers told to stop muiburn burning

30 March 2020

Moor managers told to stop burning heather

Coronavirus: Land estates urged to help tenants farmers

27 March 2020

Crown Estate told of Covid-19 'impact' on farms

Courts hand down decisions relating to two farm inheritance cases

26 March 2020

These cases are 'not uncommon', a law expert says

Coronavirus: Landlords urged to 'give respite' to tenant farmers

25 March 2020

Landlords urged to 'act reasonably'

Man successful in farm inheritance dispute case against parents

19 March 2020

Judgment handed down in long-running dispute case

New plans to give tenant farmers more flexibility

18 March 2020

Government modernises agricultural tenancy law

125-acre picturesque Loch Lomond farm now on market

18 March 2020

The farm has development potential

Council approves poultry farm's expansion to 560,000 capacity

18 March 2020

Broiler bird capacity will increase by 360,000

Farmland near NI's famous 'Napoleons Nose' to be sold at auction

16 March 2020

The land is currently used for grazing

Budget slashes entrepreneurs' relief, warn financial experts

13 March 2020

Relief has offered farmers chance to sell large assets

Derelict farm in Cornwall sells for higher price than expected

12 March 2020

The farm was last used decades ago

Tenant farmers urged to trigger rent reviews amid uncertainty

11 March 2020

Weather and political uncertainty adding pressure

Demand exceeds supply across Scottish estates market

10 March 2020

Uplift in demand from eco buyers

Auctioneers sell first farm since Brexit for £4.7m

9 March 2020

250-acre Herefordshire farm sold for £4.7m