Tags - Access

Celebrating national parks at 70

Blog Post

10 Apr 2019

Saturday 6 April marked the start of #DiscoverNationalParks - a two-week celebration across the UK with events and experiences to inspire all people of all ages and interests to get outdoors, explore...

Livestock Worrying - An Increasing Issue

Blog Post

26 Feb 2019

This week’s blog is by Inspector Alan Dron, National Rural Crime Coordinator with Police Scotland. 

Throughout Scotland, regardless of geographical location there is rarely a that day passes without...

Scotland is blazing a trail in mountain bike tourism

Blog Post

5 Dec 2018

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 and sustainable.

Scotland’s mountain biking...

Woodland Projects at Invercauld Estate

HIH Case Study

3 Jul 2018

Meall Gorm Woodland Project

The Meall Gorm area of Invercauld Estate was fenced in 2006 after a successful deer fenced regeneration project of 3.3 hectares had been undertaken in 2000.

The area within...

Haddo Link Path

HIH Case Study

21 May 2018

Haddo Estate

The Formartine Partnership has recently opened a new path that links the village of Methlick with the very popular destinations of Haddo House (NTS) and Haddo Country Park.

Following...

Muir of Dinnet NNR

HIH Case Study

13 Apr 2017

Dinnet Estate

The Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (NNR), centred around the Burn O'Vat visitor centre, is owned by Dinnet and Kinord Estates and managed by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

Th...

Supporting the community on Finzean Estate

HIH Case Study

11 Apr 2017

Finzean Estate

Finzean estate, situated on Deeside is well known for their support of the local community. This drive to have a sustainable community within which to operate can be traced back...

Torwoodlee Tower

HIH Case Study

7 Apr 2017

Torwoodlee Estate

More than 400 years since it was built, the present owners have now consolidated Torwoodlee Tower to stop it falling down any more and to retain its romantic appeal for the People...

Imbewu Scotland

HIH Case Study

25 Mar 2017

Imbewu Scotland works with young people aged between 13-15 who come from remote or isolated rural communities and inner city areas.

The project is intergenerational and works with a range of partner...

Archerfield Walled Garden

HIH Case Study

15 Mar 2017

Archerfield Estate

The 'Walled Garden' and Home Farm served Archerfield House from the 18th century and grew all manner of exotic fruits and vegetables as well as 110 varieties of apple and 57 of...

Paths around Learney

HIH Case Study

8 Mar 2017

Learney Estate

Learney Estate is approximately 20 miles west of Aberdeen and is situated to the north west of the village of Torphins in Aberdeenshire.

Like many parts of Aberdeenshire, Torphins used...

Supporting the local community

HIH Case Study

7 Mar 2017

Learney Estate

Learney Estate, situated to the northwest of the village of Torphins in Aberdeenshire, has a long history of delivering benefit for the community, recently donating additional land in...