Farm and Sporting Management

Bell Ingram’s experience is firmly rooted in rural estate management. We guide our clients through a myriad of issues surrounding modern day arable and livestock farming, as well as managing sporting estates, financial accounts, forestry and residential lettings.

UK Farm Management

Cows at a farm wallWe manage the interests of a wide variety of private clients with rural estates throughout Scotland and north England and some of our clients have been with us since we started in 1899. Properties range in size from 20 acres of annual grazings through to 40,000 acres of moorland with grouse shooting and deer stalking.

We act to protect our clients’ best interests taking a proactive approach to modern day management based on more than 100 years of knowledge and experience. Our rural Chartered Surveyors are amongst the best in their fields and we have a great many specialist disciplines available within the firm accessible to all our professional staff.

Farm & Sporting Estate Valuations

Professional valuations conducted for a variety of reasons, whether for capital taxation and probate or for acquisition and sale. We provide accurate and reliable values for property, using our bespoke database for comparables.

Grant payments for Farm & Country Sporting Estates

Keeping on top of the various grant payments available, such as SRDP and the changes to them is a full time job. Our Chartered Surveyors use our extensive pool of knowledge and links to government agencies to ensure our clients stay ahead of the game.

Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC)

We can aid you through the application process, securing funding for your rural businesses. Read our AMC page or contact our AMC Co-ordinator, Stewart Hamilton  based in our Forfar office.

Sporting Estate Management

Shotgun shooting game birdsWe have the skills and expertise to manage a grouse moor, pheasant and partridge shooting, fishings and deer stalking. With many of Scotland’s prime sporting estates under our management we can advise and look after sporting interests for a range of purposes be it a commercial lets or a privately run shoot.

View our currently available sporting properties to buy and lease.

Client Accounting for Country Estates

Our client accounts team provides a range of services from individual tax returns to full estate audits, budgeting and financial management. We take on the management of payroll systems and the new auto enrolment pension schemes, rent reviews and assessments. Our accountants work very closely with our Chartered Surveyors, Forestry Managers and surveying professionals.

Forestry Services for Sporting Estates

Our professional forestry management team manages thousands of hectares of forestry across Scotland and north England. We offer management services and investment advice to a variety of woodland owners from corporate clients and rural estates to farmers and private landowners. We also offer a woodland sales, full woodland management consultancy, valuations and acquisitions as well as project management, arboriculture and GIS and mapping services.


Bell Ingram offer a full GIS mapping service, customised to specific client requirements.  In this rapidly expanding service we can offer bespoke mapping to private and corporate clients, to comply with all agricultural, forestry, utility, commercial and Title Deed requirements.

Residential lettings

Our rural land management division provides an extensive service to rural property owners in managing properties to let such as farmhouses, cottages and farm/estate buildings. We provide full particulars for each property and advertise them in our property to let section.  Advice is given to comply with all changes in Legislation especially smoke and carbon monoxide detection.

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