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  Bienvenue Bienvenue dans le bulletin d’information électronique SCSTG d’août 2017. Pendant la saison des salons, SCSTG s’est employé à promouvoir l’Écosse comme destination touristique propice à la chasse et à la pêche, au « Elmia Game Fair » à Jönköping, en Suède, au mois de mai, au « GWCT Scottish Fair » à Scone, à « The Game Fair » […]

State of the Market – August 2017

The 2017 estate market has proved to be fairly robust despite all the political uncertainty.  Scotland remains one of the few areas in Europe where large areas of wild land can be acquired for either sport or conservation.  These opportunities are highly valued by buyers from continental Europe in particular and estates continue to be […]

Woods Forestry and Sporting – The Scottish Example

Very rare is a day’s stalking or shooting not influenced by trees and woods. To stand amongst the fallen leaves in a Perthshire wood in December and stare up through the bare branches of a mighty oak tree into a clear frosty blue sky waiting for that first pheasant of the day to swing across the […]

Scottish Tourism Alliance Survey of Tourism and Hospitality Businesses

Tourism & Hospitality: The Growing Cost of Doing Business Stage Two – 5 minute survey Earlier in the summer the STA launched Part 1 of their research into the impact of the rising costs within Scotland’s tourism sector. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to complete the survey. The STA have now reached Part 2 […]

Air Weapon Licensing in Scotland

As the holiday season approaches this is a reminder to visitors coming to Scotland that you will require a ‘Visitors Permit’ if you wish to bring an air weapon with you. See exception below for Firearm Certificate holders. From 31 December 2016 anyone who wishes to use, possess, purchase or acquire an air weapon in […]

‘Shoot in Scotland 2017/18’ now available online

The new edition of ‘Shoot in Scotland’ is now available online!

Team SCSTG and Game Fair Season

Game Fair season is well and truly here; we are not long back from the Elmia Game Fair in Sweden and the end of the month sees Team SCSTG on the BASC stand in Gunmakers Row at the GWCT Game Fair at Scone Palace (Friday and Saturday only). We are also gearing up for The […]

Home from Elmia

Team SCSTG had a great few days at the Elmia Game Fair in Jonkoping, Sweden; it was really good to meet lots of Scandinavian hunting enthusiasts and tell them about all that Scotland has to offer them – we were also able to give them a flavour of Scotland thanks to our piper Alastair and […]

All set for the Elmia Game Fair!

  We are all packed up and about to head off to the Elmia Game Fair at Jonkoping, Sweden (Thursday 25th May to Saturday 27th May). Looking forward to meeting lots of Scandinavian country sports enthusiasts; please come and see us on Stand B01:34!

Gamekeepers Fight Fire with Fire

Gamekeepers across Scotland have been stepping up their efforts ahead of the grouse season to ensure the country’s heather-clad moorlands provide favourable habitat for ground-nesting wildlife and safeguards against wildfires. Wildfires can devastate acres of moorland in a matter of hours; moorland which provides much needed habitat to a host of ground nesting bird species […]