Resources & Other Information

Farming in Protected Landscapes Programme – Priorities for the North Wessex Downs

Webinar recording of 15th July 2021 (which you can view on YouTube) in which Henry Oliver, Director of the North Wessex Downs AONB shares the initial details of the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme. The programme has been developed with the support of a group of AONB and National Park staff from across the country and is open to all farmers and land managers within an AONB or National Park in England.

Henry sets out the application process and timetable and outlines the local priorities for the Farming in Protected Landscapes in the North Wessex Downs AONB.


Sample Application Form

This is for information only. Please do not fill this form in before you have discussed your project with the North Wessex Downs AONB team and you have been advised to apply.


DEFRA Guidance to Applicants - FiPL

Guidance for applicants to Farming in Protected Landscapes produced by DEFRA.


See our full Webinar Programme


Farming in Protected Landscapes - More Information

Further Enquiries

For all enquiries contact Rob West our Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer at

image credits: Barley, Ann Shepley; Misty dawn from Adams Grave, Dave Gray; Mowing haylage towards Ladle Hill & Watership Down, Lord Carnarvon