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Apply for Countryside Stewardship now | Higher Tier 2020

Apply for Countryside Stewardship now | Higher Tier 2020
12 February 2019 No comments

The window for Countryside Stewardship (CS) Higher Tier (HT) applications is now open (18 February 2019). The window - the period within which you can request your CS HT Application Pack - will remain open until 31 March 2019. Submissions must be completed by 3 May 2019.

Get ready for 2020 - Apply for your CS Grant now

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) will be publishing regular news updates on their blog throughout the process, including their latest published item which provides a full calendar of dates for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), the CS and the Environmental Stewardship (ES).

RPA Key Dates Countryside Stewardship


The Higher Tier dates of most importance are:

  • request your CS HT packs from 18 February 2019
  • request your pack before 31 March 2019
  • submit your completed applications returned by 3 May 2019
  • For the full manual to guide you on your application and a Grant Finder to help you find the right funding stream to apply for, consult the Government's Woodland Support pages.

    Source: Forestry Commission