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

Scottish Land & Estates statement on hen harrier

17 Sep 2020

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has issued the following statement regarding a hen harrier...

Urgent action required by Scottish Government on flytipping

16 Sep 2020

Scotland’s leading rural and environmental organisations have written an open letter to...

Country Sports Vital to Rural Scotland Despite Ill-Founded Call for Covid-19 Halt

15 Sep 2020

The safe participation in country sports is vital to helping the rural economy recover...

Upcoming SLE Events

Putting into Practice Land Rights and Responsibilities: Good stewardship and high standards of land management webinar

Good stewardship and high standards of land management is the second live webinar in the series of Putting into Practice Land Rights and Responsibilities hosted by Scottish Land and Estates and the Scottish Land Commission. This webinar will introduce the key messages and practical expectations and will give you a flavour of what good stewardship will mean...

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

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

Wildlife Management in Scotland

Wildlife management refers to a range of actions which include protecting wildlife; protecting species health and welfare, culling to limit spread and

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...