Historic buildings restoration grant: Countryside Stewardship

Capital grant to help farmers and land managers restore historic buildings: find out about eligibility, how to apply and the scheme’s rules.


Historic buildings restoration grant manual

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The historic buildings restoration grant is open for applications.

You can apply for this pilot scheme if your building’s in one of these National Parks:

  • Northumberland
  • Lake District
  • Yorkshire Dales
  • Peak District
  • Dartmoor

The application process has 3 stages:

  1. Implementation plan (PA1) - your implementation grant application must be received by Natural England by 29 June 2018.
  2. Feasibility study (PA2) - you must complete this before the deadline for stage 3.
  3. Application for a historic building restoration grant - your application must be received by Natural England by 31 January 2019.

Use the manual to understand:

  • the aims and benefits of the grant
  • who can apply
  • how to apply
  • the requirements and conditions

For an application form, contact:

Countryside Stewardship Delivery Services
Natural England
6th Floor, Northgate House
21-23 Valpy Street


Telephone 020 8026 7254

Published 29 March 2018
Last updated 30 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Manual updated with implementation plan deadline of 29 June 2018.
  2. 3 stage application process added, also first deadline of 29 June 2018. We will update the manual shortly.
  3. Change to the telephone number for the Countryside Stewardship transactional hub in Reading.
  4. First published.