The red grouse – Lagopus lagopus - is the truly unique native bird of Scotland.
It is at the heart of the magnificent landscape that forms such a large part of Scotland’s stunningly beautiful scenery.
The splendour of Scotland’s renowned purple heather is the home of the red grouse – and this is where it gives in so many different ways.
Tourism, employment, conservation and the creation of a gateway to the countryside all directly benefit from the grouse.
Scotland is a world class destination for country sports such as grouse shooting which are now more accessible to people from all walks of life and are being enjoyed by young and old.
They appreciate and are passionate about the The Gift of Grouse.
Saturday December 23, 2017
Gamekeepers and estates across Angus and Grampian have teamed up to provide meals of fresh local game for over 550 homeless and vulnerable people this Christmas. Over the past year Angus Glens Moorland Group and Grampian Moorland Group have been working with several community causes to supply healthy, free-range game meat to those with limited …
Thursday November 16, 2017
Brian Grigor, head chef of Michelin starred Number One at The Balmoral Hotel, is supporting the efforts of the Gift of Grouse and Scotland’s regional moorland groups in highlighting the ‘hill-to-plate’ credentials of grouse to mark the start of Great British Game Week, 20th – 26th November 2017. Grouse has growing in popularity on the …
Thursday November 02, 2017
Don’t kids love Halloween! But for working families of grouse keepers in the glens, making sure they aren’t missing out on all the fun (yet again) is a bit of an ask. Going round the doors to their pals’ houses for trick or treating or ‘guising’ isn’t easy if you live a few miles up …