I have been having a look at the Bunloit and Bunloit Ideas websites. All very interesting. I am in principle keen to see Bunloit move away from anything that is typical of a Scottish 'sporting' estate, and adopt a more diverse application. So, I broadly welcome your initiative.
Obviously things are at a very early stage, and more fuller detail is required to ascertain the suitability of the proposed ventures. I look forward to hearing more in due course.
Going back to what I said about moving away from the 'sporting' estate model, it has become very noticeable lately that shooting is taking place on virtually a daily basis on the Bunloit lands. I understand that it is deer that are being shot, but I've seen no evidence of any carcasses or the like being retrieved from the estate. Aside from that, as a regular walker along the adjacent Bunloit road it is very disconcerting and sometimes alarming to have shooting activities happening so close to the public road. Frankly, it is also an aural nuisance repeated on a very frequent basis.
I have a reasonable understanding as to how deer need to be controlled in the pursuit of effective land management, and I do not object at all to this. However, the perception of significantly increased gun activity is maybe not conducive to the message being promoted by the new estate ownership. I am not convinced that this is a good advertisement for your future intentions.
As previously stated, I broadly welcome the Bunloit initiative. So, I make this communication as a positive interaction to gauge the thoughts of the Bunloit Estate and wider opinions of others in the local community.