Countryside Stewardship

Countryside Stewardship (CS) provides financial incentives for farmers, woodland owners, foresters and land managers to look after and improve the environment.

Countryside Stewardship applications are open. You can apply for:

  • Capital grants
  • Protection and Infrastructure
  • Woodland support grants
  • Implementation Plan (PA1) and Feasibility Study (PA2) grants

Learn more about applying here >

The aim of the scheme is to look after and improve the environment by:

  • conserving and restoring wildlife habitats
  • flood risk management
  • woodland creation and management
  • reducing widespread water pollution from agriculture
  • keeping the character of the countryside
  • preserving historical features in the landscape
  • encouraging educational access

Learn more about Countryside Stewardship here >