Rural Land Market Insights Report 2023: A report to the Scottish Land Commission

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This report presents how the Scottish land market behaved during 2022, drawing on the insights of land agents operating across Scotland in a variety of land sectors. It investigated the agricultural, forestry and estates sectors and comments on the growing influence of natural capital payments and the commercial forestry sector on the market.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationInverness
PublisherScottish Land Commission
Commissioning bodyScottish Land Commission
Number of pages48
Publication statusPrint publication - 15 Apr 2023

Bibliographical note

This report should be cited as:
Merrell, I., Pate, L., Glendinning, J. and Thomson S. (2023) Rural Land Market Insights Report
2023. A report commissioned by the Scottish Land Commission.


  • rural land
  • land market
  • land agent
  • estates
  • farmland
  • forestry
  • woodland
  • natural capital
  • carbon credits
  • land values

Rural Policy Centre Themes

  • Land use and land reform


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