The Agricultural Team is based from our Doncaster Office and advises land owners, farmers and institutional clients throughout Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

We undertake the management of Landed Estates on behalf of traditional landed families and on behalf of individuals and companies.

Our Agricultural Department acts for a large number of individual farming clients dealing with a broad spectrum of issues facing land owning and tenant farming clients.

  • Compensation and Compulsory Purchase
  • Landlord and Tenant Issues
  • Sales and Lettings
  • Acquisition Advice
  • Valuations – from Secured Lending to CGT to Probate
  • Expert Witness
  • Arbitrations
  • Rural Planning Advice
  • Succession Planning
  • Estate Management and Planning

The Agricultural Department is headed by Peter Horne  along with assistant Rural  Surveyor Elizabeth Copeland.

Peter is RICS Registered Valuer and Member of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.

Peter has worked in the region for over 40 years and has expansive knowledge of the area.


Merryweathers are also a firm of NFU Recommended Professionals.

Our Agricultural team provide honest, independent and expedient advice whatever your query.