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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

Rural businesses resilient and flexible but still urgently require Brexit certainty

16 Jan 2019

Following last night’s vote in the House of Commons and ongoing debates about the way...

Answers required on future of upland farming support

11 Jan 2019

Farmers in Scotland’s most fragile rural areas need clarity on how hill and upland...

New Website User Guide launched

24 Dec 2018

To help you get to grips with our new website, we have produced a 'How To' guide to take...

Upcoming SLE Events

Proposed Borders National Park – Members’ Meeting

In response to the Scottish Borders Council consulting on a proposed Borders National Park, SLE is offering members the opportunity to learn more about the proposal and to hear from a panel of speakers, the benefits and challenges a National Park could provide to the region. We would like to encourage all members in the Borders to attend the meeting, which...

Key Work

Vacancy - Head of Communications

Are you passionate about using your communications and media expertise to help rural Scotland thrive? We're looking for a Head of Communications...

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

Life as the Learner of the Year

Today’s guest blog is from Megan Rowland, Assistant Land Manager on Gordonbush estate. Brought up in a farming and crofting community, Megan relocated

Scotland is blazing a trail in mountain bike tourism

Karen Ramoo, who leads on access in our policy team, explains some of the work going on to ensure Scotland’s growth in mountain bike tourism is safe

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...