Land resource is very different to other assets, as it is used by many people beyond its owner. The choices made at Buccleuch have far reaching implications on a local, community, national and global level. As stewards, we go to great lengths to think about the long-term consequences of our decisions and ensure we work with all those who have legitimate interest in the land. We are actively engaged with the government, local authorities and other key stakeholders to ensure their input helps to shape the decisions we make.
There are three core elements at the heart of our decision-making process:
We must carefully consider the long-term impacts of all the choices we make and look at how we may best generate economic benefit and reinvest this to the enhancement and sustainability of our wonderful resource and surroundings.