Tags - Tourism

Meet the Helping it Happen finalists: Tourism Award

Blog Post

29 Aug 2019

Just in case you haven’t heard of our Helping It Happen Awards before, it’s probably best to kick off this series of ‘Meet the finalists’ with a little introduction. The Awards highlight how...

Ogilvy Spirits

HIH Case Study

12 Jul 2019

Ogilvy Spirits began as a farm diversification in 2013.  Frustrated with the secondary potatoes that the supermarkets did not want, owners Graeme and Caroline sought to find a use for these unwanted...

Short-term lets - a balancing act

Blog Post

12 Jul 2019

Marcelina Hamilton is Scottish Land & Estate’s policy advisor for rural business and property. Here she explains why it’s important to get the balance right for any new regulations introduced to the...

Ridelines

HIH Case Study

11 Jul 2019

Ridelines was started in 2011 by Andy Weir. It was dreamt up as more of a lifestyle business to facilitate his love of mountain biking and to make a modest living for his family. Starting the business...

From wilderness to accessible community space

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2019

How volunteer power is unlocking the landscape and history of Cullen

Castle Hill offers a stunning panoramic view of Cullen Bay and, in the past, it was a place which was enjoyed by local families...

Penicuik House & Café

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

Penicuik House is one of the finest examples of a Neo Palladian Mansion in the UK and now lies in a magnificent and safe state of ruination. It was saved from demolition by the Clerk family, Penicuik...

Barnbougle Castle

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

Barnbougle Castle lies on the shore of the Firth of Forth on the Rosebery Estate and is a prominent landmark and important heritage site.

The Grade 1 listed castle dates back to the 13th Century and...

All abilities path at Jahama

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

Working in partnership with JAHAMA Highland Estates, Nevis Landscape Partnership identified the need for an all abilities path and bridge along Glen Nevis, at the foot of Ben Nevis, in Fort William.

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All things Gin on the Isle of Colonsay

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

Wild Thyme Spirits (WTS) is a family business owned and run by Eileen & Finlay Geekie who left over 30 years of Oxfordshire life behind them back in 2016 when they moved to the isle of Colonsay to...

Leys Estate - encouraging partnership working between estate and tenant

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

Situated at the gateway to Royal Deeside, Leys Estate has grown organically over the years; reflecting the demands placed upon it from the changing world but staying true to its long-developed roots...

Estate and Mountain Bikers working together for community benefit in Aberdeenshire.

HIH Case Study

7 Jul 2019

After the launch of the 'Unauthorised Trail Guidance' document in 2018 Glen Tanar Estate engaged with Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS) to discuss some of the issues they had encountered...

The Patch at Kilduff: Bringing Pumpkins to East Lothian

HIH Case Study

5 Jul 2019

The Patch at Kilduff was borne from a simple desire of Russell and Lucy Calder to involve their three young children in the day to day farming at Kilduff. Kilduff Farm traditionally is an arable farm...