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 It Happen

Learn more about how landowners and rural businesses across Scotland play a key role in enabling and supporting success in rural areas...

Helping It Happen

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

Duke of Buccleuch steps down as Buccleuch chairman as group announces leadership changes

6 Feb 2019

Buccleuch announced today key changes to the group’s leadership and management. The Duke...

SLE and farming stakeholders brief MSPs on Less Favoured Area Support Scheme payments

1 Feb 2019

The importance of Less Favoured Area (LFA) support for rural communities has been...

Scottish Land & Estates welcomes new tool for community engagement

31 Jan 2019

A new guide aimed at improving links between land managers and communities has been...

Upcoming SLE Events

SLE Annual Spring Conference 2019 - Maximising the Margins

Members please remember to login to obtain tickets at member rate. Scottish Land & Estates' Annual Conference 2019 Maximising the Margins 15th May 2019, Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh Sponsored by ‘Maximising the margins’ – the theme of this year’s conference – will explore land use in our more challenging and fragile areas. We will look in depth...

Key Work

Landowners' Commitment

Our Landowners' Commitment sets outs the principles and responsibilities of modern land ownership.

Meet The Team

Our team brings a wealth of experience from across the rural sector. Come and meet the team behind SLE...

From The Blog

New protocol underlines good community engagement practice

I’m sure we’d all agree that good relations between land owners, land managers, rural businesses and local communities are in our shared interests.

Farmland waders - Populations in peril

A once common sight across Scottish farmland, breeding waders have declined in recent decades, not only in Scotland but across the UK and North-West

How Our Members Are Helping It Happen

Kelso Cycle Trails

Formed in 2002 Kelso Wheelers is a cycling club dedicated to the promotion of, and participation in, cycling and cycle sports in Kelso and the surrounding local area. The Wheelers currently has a membership of around 75 cyclists and numbers are continuing to grow due to the high profile of cycling at the London Olympics, Tour de France and most recently The Tour of Britain which included a Stage Finish at Floors Castle in Kelso. The impact of the Tour of...