Helping It Happen Awards



Our national Helping It Happen Awards recognise the role of estates, farms, rural businesses and individuals who are helping rural Scotland thrive. 

Whether it's through providing affordable rural housing, supporting local businesses, or working with schools to support rural skills, The Helping It Happen Awards highlight the achievements of the forward-looking businesses, estates and individuals who are making a real difference.

Sponsored by NatureScot, the Helping it Happen Awards 2022 are now open. We cannot wait to read your nominations and to once again showcase the work going on all over Scotland. Submit a nomination for yourself or for someone else today!

Please contact us at if you have any questions about the awards, or an entry you have made, and we will answer your questions or address any problems as soon as possible.

The awards close for nominations on 18 July 2022! 

Enter the Helping it Happen Awards 2022


Winning the SLE Helping It Happen Award for Tourism in 2017 was a pivotal moment for us. It was the first major recognition we had received for the business we had created and it gave us the drive to keep moving forward.


Errichel House & Restaurant, Tourism Award Joint-Winner, 2017