Helping It Happen Awards 2019

The 2019 Helping It Happen Awards are open for nominations! If you know a farm, estate or rural business helping rural Scotland thrive, then tell us your story!

Helping It Happen Awards 2019


If you own land, run a business in rural Scotland, or supply goods and services to the rural economy, then we have a membership option for you.


Wildlife Estates Scotland

The Wildlife Estates Scotland (WES) initiative aims to promote the best game and wildlife management practices and raise standards across the industry

Wildlife Estates Scotland

Helping Rural Scotland Thrive

For over 100 years, Scottish Land & Estates has been the voice of landowners and rural businesses throughout Scotland. Find out more about what we stand for...

Helping Rural Scotland Thrive

Latest SLE News

The first NE Walk & Talk of 2019

23 May 2019

On 22 May, SLE members travelled from as far afield as Kirriemuir, Blair Atholl and Perth...

SLE statement on hen harrier ‘Marci’

22 May 2019

Scottish Land & Estates has issued the following statement regarding an appeal for...

Seismic change required to grow Scotland's rural economy

15 May 2019

Scotland’s rural businesses need to embrace seismic change and break the barriers that...

Upcoming SLE Events

Ford and Etal Estate Visit - 4 June 2019

*Members, please remember to login to obtain tickets at member rate.* Date: 4 June 2019 Meeting point: Lady Waterford Hall, Ford Village, TD15 2QG Time: 9.45am to 1.00pm Cost: Members £12 + VAT Non-Members £24 + VAT You are invited to attend an SLE Estate visit, which will be held at Ford and Etal Estates on 4 June 2019. Ford and Etal Estates is a large...

Key Work

Member Survey

We are gathering information about our members to help us inform policy positions, and we need your help…

Vacancy - Head of Policy

Are you passionate about helping rural Scotland thrive? We're looking for a driven, inspiring and talented leader to join us as Head of Policy.

From The Blog

Unanticipated and delightful

Allargue Estate sits snugly nestled in the centre of the Cairngorms National Park in the lee of the Cairngorms massif. It covers an area of just over

All things invasive with the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative

As it’s national Invasive Species Week (13-17 May) this week’s blog has been written by Vicky Hilton, Volunteer & Communications Officer for the

How Our Members Are Helping It Happen

Developing Rural Skills at the Centre for Stewardship

The Centre for Stewardship based on Falkland Estate, Fife are passionate about developing young people’s skills in the rural sector to enable them to develop, care and manage their local landscape and environment. They also appreciate the health benefit for people from just being and working in the outdoors. The centre runs a range of learning programs around its key themes of wood, food and craft. The Centre runs an innovative and exciting partnership...