Photo competition finalists

We've whittled the Celebrate Rural Scotland photo competition entries down to six theme finalists. Now it's down to you to decide which of these photos deserves to win the overall title and a hamper packed full of Scottish produce.

Take a look at the finalists below.

The vote has now closed and the winner will be announced during the Scottish Rural Parliament event in Brechin, Angus next month.

Angus | A bit of my life in Angus | Maura Astesano

Maura said: This photo has been taken this summer in the countryside around Kirriemuir. The title refers to my homestay experience in Angus during my summer holidays. I was hosted by a woman living in Kirriemuir who took me around to discover this wonderful land.

A bit of my life in Angus, Maura Astesano













Culture and Leisure | Land Girls Sunset | Rachel Turner

Picture taken on 17 August 2016 at sunset at the Women's Land Army Memorial, Clochan.

Land Girls Sunset, Rachel Turner













Health and Happiness | Winter Warmth and Happiness | Lisa Cowan

Lisa said: This image was captured last winter at Blainslie near Lauder in the Scottish Borders. It was the sheep and the puppy's first experience of snow and, along with my son, loved every minute of it.

Winter Warmth and Happiness














House and Home | Croft House, North Uist | Mark Archibald

A croft house on North Uist

Croft House, Mark Archibald


Food and Drink |Teatime Treats | Wendy Barrie

Wendy said: A wonderful way to spend an afternoon in Scotland. Taken in our garden, Aberdour.

Teatime treats, Wendy Barrie













People | Shearing Time | Lianne Brunton

Photo taken on the family farm.

Shearing time, Lianne Brunton