Our paper '#Route2050 - A direction of travel for Scottish land management to 2050' explores what the priorities should be for land management in Scotland.


Spirits and squirrels win big at the Helping It Happen Awards 2019

From spirits to squirrels, and houses to hotels, the Helping It Happen Awards has shone a light on some of Scotland’s best rural businesses!



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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

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

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Latest SLE News

Major Development in Mountain Hare Counts

11 Nov 2019

Land managers in Scotland have taken a major step forward in the establishment of an...

SLE welcomes government review of rural planning policy

6 Nov 2019

A review of rural planning legislation to be undertaken by the Scottish Government has...

SLE appeals for information regarding white-tailed eagles

4 Nov 2019

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

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From The Blog

Meet the Helping It Happen finalists: Iver Salvesen Green Business Award

Our Helping It Happen Awards Ceremony & Dinner takes place in less than a weeks’ time, so we are taking a closer look at each of the finalists in our

Meeting the next generation

Our policy adviser Marcelina Hamilton, who has recently qualified as a chartered surveyor, went back to University for the day to talk to students

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...