Jeremy Clarkson opens up on ‘very difficult’ new arrivals on Diddly Squat farm have approached Jeremy for comment at the time.

The villager has lived in the sleepy countryside village for 28 years – and says it has now been besieged by tourists and traffic problems.

He told The Mirror: “I think people are quite wary of expressing their opinions because Clarkson tends to respond in his column in the Sunday Times.

“He’s written about me in the Sunday Times, calling me a busybody and a moron. He also described the chairman of the parish council in a very rude manner.”

Jeremy is planning to build a 60-seater restaurant on the site of his farm shop, which currently hosts a small cafe inside a disused lambing shed.