10 years of Wildlife Estates Scotland

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



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


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.

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Latest SLE News

Rent review code will assist tenant farming sector

24 Nov 2020

A new code of practice on conducting rent reviews will encourage productive dialogue...

Scottish wildlife accreditation to flourish beyond EU exit - Wildlife Estates Scotland celebrates 10 years with 2.5 million acre target for 2023

23 Nov 2020

Scottish estates have vowed to continue driving forward an international wildlife and...

SLE statement on wildlife crime statistics

13 Nov 2020

Scottish Land & Estates has issued the following statement regarding the reported rise in...

Upcoming SLE Events

Virtual Taxation Event

Paying for Covid-19 - Tax planning even more vital now for your rural business! To view Taxation event agenda click here To find out more about the speakers click here 09.30–09.40 Welcome & Introduction, Dee Ward, Vice Chair Policy, Scottish Land & Estates 09.40–09.50 SLE Taxation Group Update, Jason Rust, Legal Adviser, Scottish Land & Estates 09.50–10.10...

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Landowners' Commitment

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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...