Frequently Asked Questions about Forestry and Woodland Investment
Does Forestry as an asset class attract favourable tax treatment?
Does Woodland attract Stamp duty as other property types do?
I would like to buy a forest/woodland property but I do not have access to a solicitor who is experienced in buying rural farm or forestry properties. Can you help?
If I wish to harvest or fell just a few trees do I need permission?
Will I require woodland insurance and what does it typically cover?
Before I buy a woodland I would like to find out more about woodland management and receive advice on what I am looking at is worth. Can you help me?
How does woodland fit into the Climate Emergency environment we are now living in? I have heard that Forestry offers many other non wood benefits to the environment. What are these and how can I benefit from them.
How am I affected if I buy a woodland with sporting rights reserved?
For other general FAQs and help with other queries please visit any of the following links.
Small Woods Association website http://www.smallwoods.org.uk/information/buying-woodland
Confor Confederation of Forest Industries website https://www.confor.org.uk/
Royal Forestry Society https://www.rfs.org.uk/
Institute of Chartered Foresters https://www.charteredforesters.org/
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors https://www.rics.org/uk/
Grown in Britain https://www.growninbritain.org/