All articles about Land markets

Whether you are buying or selling farmland, find out what land prices are doing in your area of the country. Find information for landowners, tenants, letting farmland, the best way to market your property and how to get the best price for your sale.

Advice and tips

LAND MARKETS

Sales of land in support schemes: What farmers should know

Land that has been included in a farm business’s support scheme application or agreement is subject to specific rules that must be followed during the transaction process to avoid financial…

LAND MARKETS

Sussex farm weighs pros and cons of biodiversity pilot scheme

The concept of biodiversity net gain (BNG) will become increasingly familiar over the next few years as developers look for land on which to offset their environmental obligations.  Doing a…

LAND MARKETS

How farmers can sell small blocks of land for a big return

Owners of small fields delivering limited returns from agriculture could benefit from cashing in on the general public’s growing demand for land. The Covid-19 lockdown experience has changed buyers’ priorities,…

LAND MARKETS

So you want to… Buy a farm?

Buying a farm is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that can bring a host of questions and conundrums. With so much at stake, getting the right farm, at the right price, at…

See all

Case studies

LAND MARKETS

Why we’re selling the family farm during coronavirus

Jane Clark and her son, Fred, have decided to sell their family farm in Essex during a time of global uncertainty. The coronavirus pandemic has given the family a chance…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

How HS2 compensation battles have hit two family farms hard

The high-speed rail project set to link London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Leeds and Manchester has proved controversial. The project has cost taxpayers £4.1bn even before construction has started, according…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

How compulsory purchase has ruined a dairy farmer

A Lancashire farmer has been forced to sell his dairy herd during a compulsory purchase battle that has left him out of pocket for four years. Paul Casson farms in…

LAND MARKETS

Video: Farming family sells estate after 70 years

Succession planning is commonly defined as the process of passing a farm from one generation to the next. Done properly the outcome should provide clarity over the future of the…

See all

Insights

LAND MARKETS

Location key for land supply while demand remains sky-high

The land and farms market looks to be in full flow after a bumpy 2020, with agents saying demand remains sky-high from a variety of buyer types, and many vendors…

LAND MARKETS

Record £205m invested in UK forestry market in 2020

A record £205.5m was invested in the UK forestry market in the year to 30 September 2020, according to the latest Savills Spotlight report. Up from £119m the previous year,…

LAND MARKETS

How focus on environment over food will affect land prices

More than 70% of land in England is used for agriculture, and under the CAP the sector’s primary objective was to provide food for the population. However, a change is…

LAND MARKETS

Find out average farmland prices where you live

Find out what the average price is for arable land and pasture in English and Welsh counties on our land map. It shows a full breakdown of average values on…

See all

News

LAND MARKETS

Mixture of farm types joins British summer market

A wide-ranging mix of opportunities has joined the summer land and farms market across England, Wales and Scotland. Andrew Pearce, Savills head of rural agency in the Midlands, said demand…

LAND MARKETS

Famous Blelack herd and farm for sale in Aberdeenshire

One of the best-known farms in pedigree cattle breeding is for sale with a guide price of £3.245m. The 639-acre Blelack Farm, near Aboyne in Aberdeenshire, is synonymous with its…

LAND MARKETS

Spring market offers bounty of land and farms

Holdings with the potential for additional income streams, either through property lettings or environmental schemes, are in high demand in the UK. Fortunately for those looking to buy, several are…

LAND MARKETS

Non-farmer buyers increase competition for farms and land

Farmers are still the main buyers in England but only just, accounting for 52% of farms, estates and blocks of publicly marketed land larger than 100 acres last year. Strutt…

See all

Video

LAND MARKETS

Large Lincolnshire arable estate selling in lots

One of the largest commercial arable holdings to come to market in Lincolnshire for 20 years is being sold off in several lots to a variety of buyers. Rainthorpe Farms,…

LAND MARKETS

Video: Farming family sells estate after 70 years

Succession planning is commonly defined as the process of passing a farm from one generation to the next. Done properly the outcome should provide clarity over the future of the…

VIDEO: FWi News Review 7 August 2009

Watch highlights of the week on FWi.  

VIDEO & PICTURES: Stunning Leicestershire dairy farm for sale

Property agent Howkins & Harrison is selling a 235-acre Leicestershire state-of-the-art dairy unit that will seriously whet the appetite of all milk producers. The firm's Jeff Paybody says Ridgefield Farm at…

See all

Webinar

See all