Guidance

Woodland creation grant: Countryside Stewardship

Capital grant for farmers and land managers to create woodland: find out about payment rates and the rules for the scheme.

Guidance

Woodland creation grant: Countryside Stewardship (from 10 September 2018)

Details

You can apply for this grant all year round.

Woodland creation provides funding to supply, plant, weed and protect young trees. See the capital item supply and plant trees (TE4) for requirements, supporting capital items and payment rates.

Tree planting under TE4 and other associated capital items are one-off payments. The agreement ends once the final claim has been paid. Capital items must remain installed and in good condition for 5 years from the date of final payment. Use the manual to understand:

  • eligibility requirements
  • how to apply
  • the payments you could receive
  • the rules and conditions for the scheme.

Apply using the capital grant application form

If your agreement started between 1 July 2018 and 9 September 2018 read this manual

If your agreement started in 2017 read the Woodland Creation Manual 2017

If your agreement started in 2016 read the Woodland Creation Manual 2016

Published 8 August 2019