2018 Event

The fourth annual Scottish Rural Awards ceremony and gala dinner will take place on Thursday 22nd March 2018 at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. The home of the Scottish Rural Awards since its first year, Dynamic Earth is a five-star visitor experience located at the end of the city’s Holyrood Road, neighbouring the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Palace. 


Bringing together over 400 representatives from some of Scotland’s most outstanding rural businesses, the 2018 awards ceremony and gala dinner is truly an event not to be missed. 

Tickets to the 2018 Scottish Rural Awards ceremony and gala dinner will go on sale later this year. In the meantime, watch our video from the 2017 event here – a huge thanks to the team from Beaten Track Productions!

Guests at the 2017 Scottish Rural Awards had a ball!

‘It was a great honour for us to receive such an award and the staff were delighted to be recognised in this way. Please thank the judges for us. It was lovely also to get over to Edinburgh and be part of such an occasion. Thank you for helping organise it all and thanks to the chef and staff for a nice meal and a lovely evening.’ – Stuart Blake, Lochranza Centre CIC, Isle of Arran 

‘Thank you and all your team for a fantastic night on Thursday. It was a brilliant night and definitely one of the best awards do’s we’ve been to. Food and service was outstanding!’ Keren Cafferty, The Puffer Bar & Restaurant

‘Just a quick note to say thanks for a fantastic evening last night. We are very pleased indeed to have won the Education category and it will mean a lot for our department and the college itself. Well done for all your efforts in making the evening such a success.’ – David Olds, North Highland College
‘The Reay team had a great night at the awards and it was rewarding to see those recognised have their moment on the stage. Thank you for all your efforts in putting on such a wonderful event, it was quite remarkable. From start to finish it has been first class.’ – James Sellers, the Reay Forest Estate
‘Just wanted to drop you a little note to congratulate you on a marvelous event last night, made all the more special for us of course having won our category which was a total surprise! Anyway, we wanted to let you know that having organised our own events we have a good measure of just how much work it takes to make these things happen and go smoothly and you put on a fantastic evening! Here’s to next year!’ – Christine Bell, Communities Along The Carron Association