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An established and growing Highland Rural Consultancy firm. To support SG climate targets and mitigate Climate change we have developed a specialist team to deliver high value Nature Based Solutions. Now the largest developer of Peatland Carbon projects in the UK with delivery of emission reductions of 800,000 tco2e from Restoration projects. Exciting new collaboration with Caledonian Climate to meet demand and realise best value for clients through the Voluntary Carbon Market and support delivery as scale. Core work also includes IACS, Crofting, Natural Capital, Compensation negotiations, Wind, Agri-environment schemes, Deer management, Habitat monitoring, GIS mapping and general support advice.
Douglas Adamson
Anthropods & Co. Ltd
Anthropods & Co Ltd designs and manufactures up-market glamping pods and micro dwellings for country landowners and estates, farmers wishing to diversify into leisure markets, hoteliers and hospitality outlets including wedding venues. The Company also produces a unique Garden Office model for individuals wishing to work in comfort and style from home. Anthropods award winning designs are manufactured in our own workshops in North Yorkshire, and are finished to the highest standards. They only use timber from sustainable sources and employ recycled plastic bottles for insulation. The pods are fully equipped with wet rooms kitchens with hobs, microwave, fridge, and Bluetooth speakers. They come in 2 or 4 berth models, on or off grid. Prices from £27.5k
Since 2002 Appetite Me have been working with estates, farmers and landowners helping them to diversify by creating bespoke Farm Shop and restaurant experiences. Many owners are choosing to explore a fully-fledged diversification scheme that includes a retail food and beverage experience, indoor and outdoor play, concession retail and much more. Whatever it is, our team will work with you from the conception of the idea to the opening and beyond. Our focus is always on helping develop a profitable business, designed to captivate your customer audience. Such schemes provide valuable new revenue streams providing a stable long term future. Contact us to arrange a free 30- minute consultation to discuss your how we can get your project off the ground.
01681 700 265
Ardalanish is first and foremost a farm and that is why the weaving mill is set at the end of the road, on a peninsula. In the late 90s, the farm changed hands and its new owners wanted to return it to an organic state. In the process, they looked at both the animals and the associated waste from the farm.
Ardverikie Estate Ltd
01528 544 300
Ardverikie Estate is a 40,000 acre private estate - our main activities are commercial hydro electricity generation, holiday cottages and tourism, and commercial forestry. We also offer extensive film and tv location facilities.
Douglas Russell
Armstrong Watson
01387 955 900
Armstrong Watson act for around 2,000 Landed Estates and Farming businesses across our 16 Office locations in Scotland and the North of England . Our clients like our detailed knowledge of the sector and our no nonsense, straight talking approach. Landed estates have of course very different needs from traditional farms and agricultural businesses. We advise our clients regularly on diversification projects, the use of trusts to pass assets to the next generation, contract farming arrangements and farm tenancies. We also help with business structures, VAT and Business Property Relief to help with Inheritance Tax planning. We are also highly experienced in dealing with all types of property transactions and the Capital Gains and Land and Buildings Transaction Tax implications of these
Attadale Gardens
01520 722 603
Amazing 20 acres of various gardens, with water gardens, winding paths through woodland, and sculpture scattered throughout. An artist’s garden with interesting planting and an impressive tree collection. Impressive collections of rhododendrons, meconopsis and ferns. Japanese garden. Wonderful views across Loch Carron to Isle of Skye. Plants for sale in the polytunnel. DIY tearoom with delicious homebaking and interesting photographic display showing history and origins of plants. Open Easter to October.
Ian Craig
01738 441 888
Our team of rural experts provide support to over 400 rural landowners across Scotland, advising on a comprehensive range of commercial, accounting and tax issues to consider when running a rural business. We provide informed advice on key areas you are likely to encounter at different stages of growth and can support you in planning for a robust and profitable future. With offices across Scotland, we combine our expert knowledge with a local approach, tailoring our services to your goals. Our rural experts can advise on: • Cost control, finance, funding and managing cash flow • Tax and VAT planning • Planning for significant capital expenditure and related tax reliefs • Diversification • Renewable energy projects • Managing and utilising assets to capitalise on further growth • Succession and exit strategy planning • Forestry • Asset Finance
Jennifer Campbell
Baird Lumsden DM Hall
01786 833800
Baird Lumsden have a wealth of experience and knowledge in property. Over the years we have continually grown and adapted to meet the needs of our clients in an ever changing and exciting market. We are truly multi disciplinary – offering a full range of property services throughout Scotland: Formal Valuations, Planning, Estate Management, Sales, Lettings, Building Surveying and Property Consultancy. At the core of all our services is quality. From Planning advice through to Residential Sales and Lettings we offer a tailor made bespoke service from your dedicated local agent. We like to make a difference. We are committed to shaping the industry and we are proud to have representatives on various RICS boards. We have embraced a fully established graduate programme – training up the next generation of surveyors. Finally, we have embarked on a fantastic relationship with our charity partners and this is something everyone linked to our firm is proud of. Baird Lumsden is the rural department of DM Hall. The largest firm of independent chartered surveyors in Scotland. • Established in 1897 • 26 offices across the length and breadth of Scotland • 25 partners and over 250 employees