Oak skidding

A management approach which is currently rare in Scotland – but similar models are common the world over, where it might be more commonly described as ‘family forestry’, typically defined as small scale forestry, based on personal involvement and strong stewardship values.

This website aims to encourage, support and advise both existing and prospective woodland crofters. It brings together in one place existing information and guidance on woodland crofts, what they are and how they have come about.

However, more than that, this site aims to highlight why woodland crofts matter, and act as a focal point for their growing community of interest to exchange information and ideas.