Guidance

Upland Offer: Countryside Stewardship

Funding and eligibility information for Upland Offer applicants for the 2018 application round (closed to new applications).

Documents

Upland Offer: option and supplement descriptions and prescriptions guidance

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Mid Tier and new Countryside Stewardship Offers for Wildlife manual

Details

The Upland Offer closed for applications on 31 August 2018.

Use the ‘what you need to know’ guide to:

  • the benefits to wildlife
  • the options and supplements
  • the payments you could receive
  • how to meet the requirements

Use the ‘option and supplement descriptions and prescriptions’ document or Countryside Stewardship grant finder to understand:

  • the rules for each option and supplement
  • how to carry out each option and supplement successfully

Use the manual to understand the requirements, rules and conditions that apply to an agreement. Annex 8 includes the 4 Wildlife Offers.

Find out about the other Offers

For guidance on the other Offers, see:

Published 15 January 2018
Last updated 1 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. The Upland Offer is closed for applications.
  2. Added link to evidence checking tool to 'What you need to know' document, in 4: How to apply.
  3. Option and supplement descriptions PDF updated with link to stocking calendar for option UP2.
  4. Application deadline extended to 31 August 2018.
  5. Deadline to request an application pack has passed. Removed the application pack request form.
  6. New shorter version of application pack request form.
  7. In the Upland Offer's option and supplement descriptions and prescriptions document, removed 'and can enter more than 3% of their land into the package' from Introduction.
  8. How to complete the application form guidance added.
  9. Option and supplement descriptions and prescriptions document corrected to confirm that land use for the year of application must be recorded as permanent grassland.
  10. Application pack request form added. Section 5 ('Get an application pack') in the 'what you need to know guide' has also changed to refer to this form.
  11. First published.