Katy Whitby-last wrote:For most farmers it isn't worth their while to sell just a couple of acres. The legal costs, issues of access and the loss of farm payments mean they are unlikely to be interested unless you seriously paid over the odds for it. Where in the UK are you looking ?
Steve Hitchen wrote:Just put an advert in Farmers Weekly. Everyone reads it, and the small ads section gets scanned by everyone - no point going to people if they can come to you.
I would add you will cover legal costs.
You will be FAR more likely to be able to secure land if you rent as a tennant rather than want to buy - there isn't a huge amount of land for sale at the moment, but it's easy enough to find small plots on a 5 year tennancy. And, if you find you don't like the lifestyle, you aren't locked up with a big mortgage