Farmland prices hit record high

Farmland prices in the West Country hit a record high in the first half of the year.

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Farmland prices hit record high

The cost of an acre of farmland has reached more than £7000. Credit: ITV News West Country

Farmland prices in the West Country hit a record high in the first half of the year.

According to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, prices have now trebled in less than a decade.

The cost of an acre reached more than £7000. In 2004 an acre was just over £2000.

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