Business at a glance

Across The Crown Estate we work with partners and stakeholders to grow our business, outperforming the market whilst delivering sustainable long-term returns.

Rural and Coastal

  • We are one of the country’s largest rural landowners with around 336,000 acres of agricultural land and forests, with our major interests focusing on prime rural and strategic land.
  • We also manage mineral rights, renewable energy, aquaculture, marinas, ports and harbours, and around half of the UK’s shoreline.
  • Through our in-house expertise we identify and acquire strategic land sites which are promoted through the planning process and sold to developers.

The headline figures for the Rural and Coastal portfolio for 2015/16 can be found below.

Rural & Coastal revenue by activity

Rural & Coastal revenue

Rural & Coastal valuation