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Land Advice Service

An independent service for the land managing community in and around the New Forest and Avon Valley.

We can offer:

  • Land management advice and management plans for grasslands, heathlands, woodlands, watercourses, ponds and other environmental features
  • Advice for holdings managed by New Forest Commoners
  • Hedgerow management advice
  • Advice about applying for land management related grants, eg Countryside Stewardship
  • Nitrate Vulnerable Zones advice
  • Advice on resource protection issues
  • Cross Compliance advice
  • Assistance with form filling for Basic Payment Scheme and Rural Land Registry
  • Pond creation advice
  • Matchmaking service for landowners and graziers
  • Training, courses and events
  • A link to a wide range of organisations, initiatives and projects in the area
  • Wood fuel – information for woodland owners and home owners
  • Support for community groups interested in wildlife conservation in their green spaces.


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