Member's seminars - Werritty report on grouse moor management

We are holding seminars across Scotland and in London for members to discuss the recently published Werritty report. Early booking is advised!

Member's seminars - Werritty report on grouse moor management

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Are you passionate about helping rural Scotland thrive?


Our manifesto "Our plan for a Thriving Rural Scotland" focuses on 5 key areas - Climate Change, Agriculture, Trade & Labour, Digital Connectivity and Taxation.



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


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

Non-Domestic Rates Bill passed

13 Feb 2020

The Non-Domestic Rates Bill passed Stage 3 in the Scottish Parliament in February 2020. We...

General Licence restrictions pose a threat to conservation

7 Feb 2020

Greater restrictions on the use of general licences - which allow certain birds to be...

Agriculture Transformation Programme Welcomed

7 Feb 2020

Scottish Land & Estates and WWF Scotland welcome the announcement by Fergus Ewing, Cabinet...

Upcoming SLE Events

Annual Conference – gearing up for change in rural Scotland

Gearing up for change in rural Scotland Venue: The Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh 20% early bird discount available until 29 February 2020. Cost: Members early bird rate £64+VAT Non-members £144+VAT Members rate £80+VAT & Non Members £180+VAT Our flagship annual conference is a must-attend event for anyone with an interest in rural Scotland. The...

Key Work

Landowners' Commitment

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

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

From The Blog

Tackling Scotland's complex food crime problem

Ron McNaughton is Head of the Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit (SFCIU) for Food Standards Scotland (FSS). Here he discusses the crucial role

And the next chapter on Brexit begins…

More than three and a half years on from the referendum, we now have some degree of certainty on Brexit. The UK Government’s Brexit Bill has completed

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...