Photo showing the Airlie Valley

Airlie Estate


The Airlie Estate has passed down through the Ogilvy family for 700 years.

The Estate is situated in unspoilt country in the heart of the spectacular Angus Glens. There are two family seats; Airlie Castle dating from the 15th century, and Cortachy Castle dating from the 16th century.

A map of Scotland showing position of the Airlie Estate in Angus, Scotland

Ecological Policy

The Estate is committed to preserving and improving the spectacular landscape, and the wildlife within it, which includes rare species of flora and fauna. There are two Sites of Special Scientific Interest within the Estate. A number of Natural Regeneration woodland projects are underway, and other environmentally beneficial projects are planned for the coming years.

See our full environmental policy (pdf)

Holiday Rentals

The Estate offers a wide range of holiday accommodation from simple cottages to luxurious listed buildings, all designed with the utmost attention to detail. Whether it is bird-watching, fishing, walking, golf, family celebrations, or weddings, the Estate will have a property to suit your needs.

Both Airlie Castle and Downiepark are available as wedding venues.

See our full our range of accommodation

Airlie Castle was featured recently in the Financial Times, see the article here.


Conservation/Landscape Ranger

We are seeking a Conservation / Landscape Ranger to support the delivery of the business’ environmental strategy to deliver nature-based schemes for carbon sequestration, biodiversity and climate resilience across the habitats at Airlie and Cortachy. This will include working with the management team to design a works and monitoring program, and delivery of that programme.

A full job description can be downloaded here and to apply, please submit your CV and covering letter to the Airlie Estate Office –