Findings From Our 2020 Membership Survey

Throughout December 2020, we asked our members for feedback on their businesses, our operations, and what an SLE membership means to them.

Findings From Our 2020 Membership Survey


The Winter 2020 edition of LandBusiness Magazine is available to read online, featuring content on tourism, regional updates, and the Helping It Happen awards!

winter 2020

10 years of Wildlife Estates Scotland

Find out more about this milestone and what a WES accreditation could mean for you!


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

Welcome measures announced in the UK Government Budget

4 Mar 2021

The extension of the Government’s furlough scheme was among the measures in the UK...

Rural communities key to Scotland’s climate change response

4 Mar 2021

Scottish Land & Estates, the rural business organisation, has said communities are vital...

An Update on the Five-Year Transition Towards Sustainable Ammunition

26 Feb 2021

In 2020 the shooting sector came together to agree a voluntary move away from single-use...

Upcoming SLE Events

What is Regenerative Agriculture?

Regenerative agriculture is currently a hot topic for many land managers, the ability to manage land in a way which increases biodiversity and improves soil quality, while maintaining output is an attractive proposition. If you would like to find out more about “Regenerative Agriculture” then our webinar on Wednesday 10 March is a must attend! Join our live...

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...