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 Summer 2020 edition of LandBusiness Magazine is available to read online, featuring inspiring stories from our members, infor on Covid-19 & more!


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

Rural communities ready for grouse season with socially distanced shoots

8 Aug 2020

Rural communities and businesses across Scotland are gearing up for the start of the...

Mobile app to transform recording of raptors on grouse moors

3 Aug 2020

Recording bird of prey sightings across Scotland is set to take a major step forward...

Appeal for information on poisoned sea eagle

27 Jul 2020

Scottish Land & Estates, which represents rural businesses, today joined a Police Scotland...

Upcoming SLE Events

Rural Property Matters Webinar: Repairs and Maintenance to your property

Do you need advice and guidance on how to protect, preserve and care for your rural properties? Join us for our live webinar on “repairs and maintenance to your property” on the 12 August at 10 am when Caroline Webster, a Conservation Accredited Building Surveyor from Savills updates you on how to manage your rural property. This webinar will cover:- EPCS...

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

A Million Trees To Save the River Dee's Salmon

Dr Lorraine Hawkins is the River Director for the River Dee Trust. Here she discusses the aims of a project designed to tackle a decline in salmon

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

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...