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Agriculture

Farming forms a small but precious part of the jigsaw of activities on our land. Predominantly hill and mountain, we raise livestock on ‘in-by’ land close to settlements in the Glens where conditions permit and grow grass in a small number of fields to cut for sileage to help see our stock through the winter.

Our farming takes place at Glenshero and Killiechonate. Over time, we hope to create opportunities for partners to farm on our land and in doing so breathe life back into some of the historic steadings and, in turn, into the communities that they inhabit.

We look for this activity to complement the other operations on the land and to provide an interesting and accessible place for people to visit.

News

Creagan Breaca Planting Scheme on Glenshero Estate

As part of our forestry activities across the estates, we are continuing our woodland expansion with the Creagan Breaca planting scheme on Glenshero Estate….

New Book Sheds Light on Historic Lochaber Estates

The long-anticipated launch of Richard Sidgwick’s book ‘Clanship to Capitalism: a history of the Estates of Lochaber from 1745’ last Thursday, 29th November. Invited…

SIMEC to Upgrade Key Highland Hydro Plant Thanks to Scottish Government Ruling

SIMEC investment to bring more than 40% more clean power boost for local Scottish industry SIMEC, part of Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance, has welcomed…

SIMEC Submits Planning Application for Glenshero Wind Farm

SIMEC, part of Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance, has formally applied to build a £158m Highland wind farm at Glenshero, following a year of environmental…

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