Countryside Stewardship Wildlife Offer – All you need to know

Wildlife Offer Countryside Stewardship agreements provide a simplified scheme option for farmers with a set list of options under each Wildlife Offer type and provided the minimum requirements are met then an agreement will be offered. The aim of Wildlife Offer’s is as the name suggests, to support wildlife by providing sources of nectar and […]

Posted on March 17th, 2021 by

Countryside Stewardship Capital Grants

Capital grants are new for Countryside Stewardship 2021 and replace the former ‘Water capital grants’ and ‘Hedgerow and Boundary grants’. Whilst many of the options remain the same as in the previous schemes, a new area of grants has been included which aims to improve air quality. What does the grant offer funding for? The […]

Posted on March 17th, 2021 by

Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship – All you need to know

Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship is very similar to the old style ELS schemes. It is designed to provide environmental benefits at an on-farm level with a range of options that can be tailored to suit most farming systems. What do Mid-Tier Stewardship schemes fund? Grant funding is available for land management practices which protect and enhance […]

Posted on March 17th, 2021 by

Organic Grazing Land Available near Cheltenham & Andoversford

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer approximately 187 acres (75 ha) of predominantly permanent grassland to let on an annual grazing/mowing licence basis. The land is split into three blocks which are available either on their own or together: Land at Colgate Farm (approx. GL54 4EZ) – 65.33 acres/26.44 ha Land at New Barn Farm […]

Posted on March 4th, 2021 by

Countryside Stewardship 2021 – Now Open for Applications

As of Tuesday 9th February the Countryside Stewardship application window has now re-opened. The individual options available for Stewardship are largely the same as before but there are some key changes to be aware of: Greening has been removed so existing greening features such as buffer strips can be used in a Countryside Stewardship application. […]

Posted on February 9th, 2021 by

No. 2 Witley Park Farm, Great Witley

Carver Knowles are delighted to bring to the market No. 2 Witley Park Farm which provides a wonderful opportunity to purchase a substantial detached property requiring some modernisations. The property is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition. No. 2 Witley Park Farm is located just 1 mile from the village of Great Witley and just […]

Posted on February 8th, 2021 by

Brook Farm and Buxton Cottage, Tewkesbury

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer to the market a pair of semi-detached cottages on the outskirts of Beckford. The properties are set back from the A46 and occupy a delightful rural location yet are within easy reach of the M5 (less than 5 miles) making this an ideal location for commuters as well as […]

Posted on November 26th, 2020 by

Land at Little Comfort, Braunton, Devon

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer for sale 30.84 acres of productive Grade 3 pasture at Little Comfort near Braunton in Devon. The land is comprised of two enclosures and has most recently been used for silage making. The land is registered on the Rural Land Register for the purposes of claiming the Basic Payment […]

Posted on October 14th, 2020 by

Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme: Round 3 Now Open

The long awaited third round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme is now open offering grant funding of between £3,000 – £12,000 for farmers purchasing equipment to improve productivity and efficiency. The grant scheme provides a list of eligible items and assigns each eligible item a ‘standard cost’. The grant paid is then based […]

Posted on October 7th, 2020 by

To Let: 2 Meadowlands Cottage, Holdfast, WR8

Carver Knowles are delighted to bring to the rental market a two bed rural mid-terrace house with lovely countryside views. The property is available to let from the 1st October 2020 for an initial 6 month term with a view to a long term let. 2 Meadowlands Cottage is wonderfully situated within easy reach of […]

Posted on September 4th, 2020 by