The Crofting Commission regulates
and promotes the interests of crofting in Scotland
to secure the future of crofting.

Crofting Development 

Welcome to the new Development section of our website. The following pages cover some of the many different aspects of crofting. To access these pages, please click on the hyperlinks below;

Crofting is a system of landholding, which is unique to Scotland, and is an integral part of life in the Highlands & Islands. Crofting can deliver a wealth of benefits to crofters and the crofting communities, find out more here.

Looking to become a Crofter? Here are some of the things you need to know.

Diversification of traditional crofting aims to generate additional income into the croft.

Diversification ideas may depend on the size and location of the croft.

 A crofter of a bare land croft (one without a suitable house on it already) has the right to build a house on their croft, subject to planning permission.

Why should I consider passing on my croft?

Meet the team and find our contact details.

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