Burtley Farm comprises of 2,000 acres of land in Buckinghamshire. It is an organic beef farm at heart, but is also has a large forestry business, and a number of residential and commercial properties to let.

Our Farm

The Portman Burtley Farm is based in South Buckinghamshire and is home to a breeding herd of 200 cows expertly managed by Richard, the farm manager. Each cow produces one calf a year in the Spring. The calves stay with their mothers until they are nine months old, growing naturally on their rich milk followed by the organic pastures.

The farm is also home to 60 breeding ewes which extensively graze the grassland.

In addition, a small acreage of organic cereal crops are grown each year to provide a nutritious feed source to the cattle.

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Burtley Farm has been in the Portman family for over 70 years, and we are extremely proud of the land and the cattle that the Farm team looks after. If you would like to visit the farm, or are interested in buying either cattle or beef please get in touch with us.

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Organic Farming

Burtley Farm has been an organic farm since 2005. Organic farming relies upon more natural forms of farming such as cultural pest control and and diverse crop rotation.

Living & Working at Burtley

At Burtley, we have over 30 cottages and barns which are available to rent. Just 20 minutes from Marylebone via Gerrards Cross station, Burtley Farm is accessible to London, but in the idyllic surrounds of the Buckinghamshire countryside. To make rural life even simpler, we have introduced our own broadband system, available to those who live and work on the Estate.

To find out more about the properties currently available please contact our lettings team at Savills;


Burtley Farm has 403 hectares (around 1000 acres) of mixed woodland set within a fine rural landscape. The most ecologically important area of woodland is Egypt Wood, which makes up one third of the woodland at Burtley.

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Burtley Farm has the following accreditations, of which we are extremely proud:

Film Locations

Our farms have been the backdrops to many recognisable moments in film and TV including Channel 4’s Peep Show! Take a look at the beautiful scenery in our short film on the home page of the website, or on the photos above. If you’d like to film here you can – just get in touch with the team who can get everything arranged for you.

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  • Ideal location close to London one mile from J2 of the M40
  • Excellent road and track access
  • 1,000 acres of woodland comprising of semi ancient Beech and Oak woodland to younger plantations of conifers
  • Wide range of properties from small isolated cottages to larger period farm houses
  • Rolling countryside with wooded valleys and wild flower meadows
  • A feeling of isolation just five miles from the M25
  • Working farm with pedigree South Devon cattle