Virtual Annual Conference – Gearing Up For Change In Rural Scotland

Our flagship annual conference is a must-attend event for anyone with an interest in rural Scotland. Book now to get exclusive ear-bird discounts on tickets!

Virtual Annual Conference – Gearing Up For Change In Rural Scotland


The Summer 2020 edition of LandBusiness Magazine is available to read online, featuring inspiring stories from our members, infor on Covid-19 & more!


Safely restarting the rural economy

We've published the findings our our survey on member's attitudes towards reopening the rural sector and life after lockdown.

Safely restarting the rural economy

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.

Support for members

Latest SLE News

SLE statement on LACS trap report

13 Aug 2020

Scottish Land & Estates today described a report by the League Against Cruel Sports on the...

SLE supports tough action and penalties on wildlife crime

13 Aug 2020

Estates and land managers share the Scottish Government’s commitment to tackling all forms...

New protocols build on positive work

13 Aug 2020

New protocols for diversification of ownership & tenure of land and negotiating transfer...

Upcoming SLE Events

Rural Property Matters: Legal Issues in the private rented sector Webinar

Do you rent out property and need some guidance and help on legal issues? Then join us for our live webinar on “Legal issues in the private rented sector" on the 19 August at 10am when Carolyn Davies who heads up Scottish Rural Lettings at Savills will update you on some of the key legal issues currently being faced in the sector. This webinar will cover:-...

Key Work

Landowners' Commitment

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

Our Staff

Find out more about our team of staff working for Scottish Land & Estates.

From The Blog

A Million Trees To Save the River Dee's Salmon

Dr Lorraine Hawkins is the River Director for the River Dee Trust. Here she discusses the aims of a project designed to tackle a decline in salmon

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

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...