How To Find Out Who Owns Land In Scotland

This resource provides information and guidance on how to find out who owns land in Scotland using the nationalland title registers,the Land Register of Scotland and the Register of Sasines (pronounced “say-zeens”). For nearly 400 years, it has been impossible to become the owner of land and buildings in Scotland without registering one’s title in one or other of these registers. Accordingly they are a highly comprehensive source of information as to land ownership.

This is a joint publication between the Community Land Advisory Service [CLAS] Scotland and Growing Together (an initiative aimed at unlocking land, income and skills so community groups can become more financially self-sustaining). To find out more about Growing Together and opportunities for information and support, go to the website at

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