Rural property news around the UK

2 July 2020



Rise in contract farming breaks with agricultural tradition

1 July 2020

CFAs are increasing in popularity, farm experts say

PM's pledge to simplify planning system welcomed by rural sector

1 July 2020

Plans aim to kick start post-Covid economy

Lincolnshire arable farm comes onto market at £8m

29 June 2020

The commercial farm consists of over 800 acres

NFU gathering evidence to help UK-wide sky lantern ban

25 June 2020

Farmers impacted urged to share their story

Farmer manages to stop illegal rave before it starts

25 June 2020

Issue of illegal raves brought into spotlight

Productive farmland for sale on scenic Kintyre peninsula

23 June 2020

Pasture and arable land in western Scotland for sale

Tenant farmers 'may be locked out' of public goods schemes

23 June 2020

Tenant farmers could end up being 'locked out'

Planning red tape 'putting farmers off' diversifying

22 June 2020

Process criticised as 'overly bureaucratic'

'Outstanding' livestock farm for sale in Scottish Borders

19 June 2020

Property is a 'rare opportunity' for buyers

Defra consultation seeks farmers' views on trees and woodland

19 June 2020

Farmers and landowners invited to have their say

Cumbria farm joins network to become more sustainable

17 June 2020

AHDB's Farm Excellence network expands into Cumbria

National Trust acquires slice of Lorna Doone landscape

17 June 2020

The Exmoor purchase includes Lorna Doone Farm

National Trust says disposable BBQs to blame for wildfires

17 June 2020

UK has seen numerous wildfires recently

Telecoms offering 'much lower' payment rates for masts

16 June 2020

NI farmers raise concerns over decline in rates

Investment fund seeks farmland suitable for tree planting

16 June 2020

New investment fund looking to buy UK farmland

Two bids made to take Scottish moorland into community ownership

15 June 2020

Funding for community buyouts a 'major milestone'

Charity urges 'reinvestment' in county farms as sell-offs continue

14 June 2020

Loss of county farms has increased fivefold

Seven new farms join AHDB's Farm Excellence programme

12 June 2020

The monitor farms will share best practice

5,600-acre Aberdeenshire estate sold for over £11m

11 June 2020

Vast estate includes let farms and an inn

Scottish estates appeal for help after anti-social behaviour

8 June 2020

A minority of people have 'wreaked havoc'

Agricultural property relief may be cut after Covid-19, experts warn

3 June 2020

Experts urge farmers to act now to protect inheritance

Dairy farm with tourism potential comes to market

1 June 2020

The 200-acre farm is on sale for nearly £2m

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