Tags - Shooting

A morning on the moor

Blog Post

16 Aug 2019

For Emma Dickinson, SLE Digital Communications Officer, the Glorious Twelfth was the first time out on a Scottish moor, experiencing a grouse shoot. She discusses what she learnt and how there is more...

Fake news must not shape future of grouse moors


9 Aug 2019

Following the recent story falsely claiming that shooters were travelling from the UK to hunt puffins in Iceland, Tim Baynes, Director of the Scottish Land and Estates Moorland Group, discusses the...

Benefits of moorland management


26 Apr 2019

With moorland management under ever more scrutiny, Tim Baynes Scottish Land and Estates Moorland Group Director, has reiterated the immense value of existing moorland management practices in an open...

Countryside organisations support official review of grouse moor management


5 Nov 2018

Countryside and wildlife organisations today appealed for the Scottish Government-led review into grouse moor management to be allowed to take its course in the interests of rural Scotland.


Shooting estates at heart of efforts to increase Hen Harrier numbers


13 Aug 2018

Shooting estates are at the heart of efforts to improve hen harrier numbers in Scotland.
An estimated 330,000 acres of sporting estates – including many driven grouse moors - are now involved in...

The moor the merrier as grouse shooting season gets under way


13 Aug 2018

Country sports enthusiasts took to Scotland's moors today to mark the official start of the grouse shooting season - despite predictions that weather conditions are set to ruin prospects for this year...

Community Engagement at Invercauld Estate

HIH Case Study

16 Jul 2018

The unique highland setting of Braemar village has flourished under a combination of extensive local estate involvement and community cohesion. As a local landowner, Invercauld Estate recognises the...

Hill to Grill Education

HIH Case Study

8 May 2017

Assynt Foundation

Rangers and stalkers from Assynt Foundation in Sutherland, working together with colleagues from the John Muir Trust and Highland Council Ranger Service educated a group of...

Promoting tourism on Arran

HIH Case Study

3 Mar 2015

Dougarie Estate

Dougarie Estate covers 27 000 acres in the north west of the Isle of Arran. The principle house – Dougarie Lodge – was built in 1865 as a summerhouse for the 11th Duke of Hamilton...