Working together, the public sector and Rothiemurchus Estate are determined to safeguard the future of this historic and beautiful Highland Estate. Public sector bodies and the private Estate of Rothiemurchus have come together to sign an innovative Concordat, sharing the responsibility to care and shape the future of this special area.
As partners in the Concordat we share a vision of a living landscape, supporting the wildlife and the community and available for all to enjoy. We want people to enjoy the magnificent scenery and recreational opportunities. We also intend to enhance the distinctive habitats and species, which make this such a wonderful place. We also listen to and respect the views of local people and neighbours in shaping this vision. We all work very closely together to keep the natural environment healthy and to encourage a dynamic blend of land use with supports the local community in forestry, farming, tourism, recreation and sporting interests. Working in harmony, we plan to show how a sensitively and dynamically managed estate can contribute to the development and economic viability of the local community. We also appreciate the importance of the Estate in the regeneration of the Aviemore area as a quality tourist destination.
Concordat partners include: Rothiemurchus Estate, Scottish Natural Heritage, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Forestry Commission, Cairngorms National Park Authority, Historic Scotland, The Highland Council, The Scottish Government.
Rothiemurchus Estate thanks the Cairngorms National Park Authority, The Forestry Commission Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage for the payments they make for the delivery of public outcomes in Rothiemurchus. We also thank The Highland Council, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Scottish Government for the work they do and the funding they provide in and around the estate.