Leys Charitable Trust

Crannog at Loch of Leys

Established in 2006

Leys Charitable Trust’s charitable purpose is;

  • The advancement of education
  • The advancement of health (physical and mental)
  • The advancement of citizenship or community development (including rural or urban regeneration and the promotion of civic responsibility, volunteering, the voluntary sector or the effectiveness or efficiency of charities).
  • The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science.
  • The provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the condition of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended, and only in relation to recreational facilities or activities which are primarily intended for persons who have need of them by reason of their age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage, or available to members of the public at large.
  • The advancement of environmental protection or improvement.

There are two areas of Leys Estate that have been leased to the Trust to enable it’s objectives to be implemented.

The Red Moss and the Loch of Leys areas are two areas on the estate with very different physical attributes, but both have bespoke management frameworks that guide the activities that take place on these areas.