Farms to let

We have the following farms to let:

  • Stonethwaite Farm, Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1PP
    72 hectares (approximately 178 acres).

Enclosed Upland Farm within Troutbeck Valley 

With 4 bedroom farmhouse (middle of three cottages), a modern timber framed livestock building with covered midden and a range of traditional farm buildings.

Mixed sheep and cattle grazing with land rising from flat valley bottom to intakes and rougher grazing. Important small farm unit of high wildlife and conservation interest.

We are inviting tenders from applicants who have experience in the management of traditional upland livestock farms and are prepared to manage the land in an environmentally sensitive manner. We see this as potentially representing an exciting starter farm opportunity. The FBT will contain important nature conservation management prescriptions and the farm is also subject to a UELS agreement.

Tenancy start date: 12 May 2015 on a 10 year Farm Business Tenancy
Rent: Informal tender
Farm Viewing Day: Wednesday 14 January 2015 (by appointment only)
Application and tender deadline: Noon on Friday 30 January 2015.

For letting particulars please send a cheque for £17 (payable to the National Trust)
together with a large (A4) SAE to:

The National Trust (ALB)
The Hollens, Grasmere,
Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9QZ
Tel: 015394 35599

Fiona Robinson on 015394 63863 or Abi Ball 0n 015394 63836.


  • Three lots of land at Ravenscarborough, North Yorkshire

Lot 1: Land at Bent Rigg and Prospect House; permanent pasture and hay meadows

Lot 2: Land at Peakside; permanent pasture and rough grazing

Lot 3: Land at Low Peak; permanent pasture, hay meadows and rough grazing

To let on 10 year Farm Business Tenancy commencing March 2015.

Full details are available on a downloadable PDF (77KB).