Virtual Annual Conference – Gearing Up For Change In Rural Scotland

Our flagship annual conference is a must-attend event for anyone with an interest in rural Scotland. Book now to get exclusive ear-bird discounts on tickets!

Virtual Annual Conference – Gearing Up For Change In Rural Scotland


The Autumn 2020 edition of LandBusiness Magazine is available to read online, featuring content on green recovery, flytipping, and the Helping It Happen awards!


Safely restarting the rural economy

We've published the findings our our survey on member's attitudes towards reopening the rural sector and life after lockdown.

Safely restarting the rural economy

Support for members

As news around coronavirus (COVID-19) develops, we will endeavor to maintain service as usual for members. Find information and links to government advice here.

Support for members

Latest SLE News

Scottish Land & Estates statement on satellite tag

25 Sep 2020

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has issued the following statement in response to an RSPB...

New Job Support Scheme and VAT rate cut

24 Sep 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new Job Support Scheme, starting in November 2020...

Hammer blow to Scottish tourism from new Covid rules

24 Sep 2020

Scottish tourism has been dealt another huge blow after the Scottish Government back...

Upcoming SLE Events

Helping It Happen Awards 2020 - Video Premiere

The Helping It Happen Awards 2020 will this year be celebrated online! Join our finalists in a unique video presentation, as we celebrate not only our winners, but all of those who have contributed to helping rural Scotland thrive this year! {"preview_thumbnail":"/sites/default/files/styles/video_embed_wysiwyg_preview/public/video_thumbnails/ahUKGyrDwB8.jpg...

Key Work

Landowners' Commitment

Our Landowners' Commitment sets outs the principles and responsibilities of modern land ownership.

Our Staff

Find out more about our team of staff working for Scottish Land & Estates.

From The Blog

Behind the scenes on BBC's Countryfile at Auchlyne & Suie Estate

Nicola Colquhoun is a Land Management Adviser and Laird-in-waiting at Auchlyne & Suie Estate. In this guest blog, she discusses the experience of

Wildlife Management in Scotland

Wildlife management refers to a range of actions which include protecting wildlife; protecting species health and welfare, culling to limit spread and

How Our Members Are Helping It Happen

Bringing rural learning to life with The Princes Foundation at Dumfries House

The Princes Foundation - The Education Team at Dumfries House, Ayrshire. Bringing rural learning to life Dumfries House estate was saved for the nation by The Prince of Wales in 2007 and is now used to help people engage in learning experiences that promote confidence and personal development, as well as offer training in real-life skills to open up future employment opportunities. The Prince’s Foundation, formed last year as a result of the consolidation...