Estate News

Leadhills Angling Association

The Glen Franka Reservoir is in a glorious location located in a valley about 2 kilometres to the south of Leadhills. A hidden spot from the village, it offers a serene getaway for fishing enthusiasts. The Leadhills Angling Association was set up for those with an interest in fishing, and...

Flood management update

Following the work by South Lanarkshire Council on flood management in the village, we have been advised that the village has now been classed as a lower risk, “inspect and maintain” status since there have been no further reports of flooding since the work was undertaken.   Any incidents of flooding risk should be...

Statement by Leadhills Estate Following Death of Hen Harrier

The estate where a hen harrier is believed to have been caught in an illegally set trap has said it is not responsible for the bird’s death. Leadhills Estate said the event is the latest in a series of suspicious activities on its land, much of which has been reported...

Scottish Monkey Flower – Stirling University – Final Report

We have been very lucky to have hosted a recent study by biologist Dr Mario Vallejo-Marin from the University of Stirling. Dr Vallejo-Marin’s research has been focused on a new species of Scottish monkey flower, created by the union of two foreign plant species on the bank of a Leadhills...

Leadhills Gala Duck Race

Sunday 6th May 2018 In the recent glorious sunshine the annual Duck Race was another huge success. 830 ducks went down Shortcleuch Water by the Hass. The day was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone that attended and value funds were raised for the Gala Day. Unbelievably 1st & 2nd place were...

Join the World’s Largest Treasure Hunt

GEOCACHING ON THE LEADHILLS ESTATE Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game that gets all the family involved in the great outdoors. All you need is a pair of walking boots, a raincoat, an object to swap once you reach the treasure and of course the essential piece of kit...

Leadhills Information Day – Information & Feedback

Leadhills Information Day – A1 Board Thank you for attending the recent drop in session with Lord Hopetoun and the Leadhills Estate team. Despite the weather, we were really pleased with the turn out and the feedback provided. The information we provided on the day can be viewed on the...

Estate support community to resurace vital road

— http://www.carlukegazette.co.uk/news/leadhills-villagers-rebuild-the-road-themselves-1-4382689

Leadhill’s Estate worked with the villagers and Community Council recently to help resurface a vital artery within the village. Store Brae has not been resurfaced since 1967 and was in a poor condition. This project is a great example of a community pulling together to make key improvements to the...

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