Find out about eligibility and requirements for the difficult sites supplement.
£62 per hectare (ha).
Available for Higher Tier
Only in combination with a land management option on whole parcels if either of these apply:
With UP3 - Management of moorland
In the Isles of Scilly it can be used in combination with a land management option on whole parcels if any of these apply:
It supports the management of particularly difficult sites. It also retains small fields and their locally characteristic boundary pattern.
Agreement holders are likely to need to keep boundaries and, where required, reintroduce grazing.
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them on request:
Applicants will need to send the following with their application:
The detailed requirements for this supplement will be tailored to the Higher Tier site. Applicants should discuss and agree these requirements with their adviser.
This supplement can be located on the same area as the following supplements:
The following section gives advice on carrying out this supplement successfully but does not form part of the requirements for this supplement
This supplement is available at the discretion of Natural England on sites that need an exceptionally high and sustained time and labour input.
Examples include sites:
The supplement is not intended for:
See the Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply.
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