Archie thinks he has found a solution to the estate's financial problems, but the bank's ruthless new manager - Stella Moon - arrives with plans of her own.
Archie is struggling under Stella's regime as she imposes a series of drastic cutbacks, including banishing Hector's dogs. Will Lexie, Golly and Duncan be the next to go?
Archie must use all his powers of persuasion when Stella lands Golly in hot water. Hector and Kilwillie manage to make matters worse by winding up in jail.
Golly comes face to face with his past when he meets his old flame Alison and their daughter Jessica. Stuart repairs the access bridge and tries to buy the deserted cottages.
Stella and Archie come to blows over the sale of Ben Bogle. Stella wants to sell it to Stuart MacIntosh, a sharp entrepreneur with an eye for Lexie.
Stella makes sure everyone pulls their weight to make Glenbogle a success. Archie invites a journalist to stay and review Glenbogle - when he arrives it turns out he's Stella's ex. Show more
When Duncan and Archie trade places to save Duncan being humiliated in front of his French penfriend, Archie is forced to deal with a surprise Healthy and Safety inspection.
Hector's regimental reunion brings chaos to Glenbogle, Lexie accidentally damages a valuable painting and learns of Stella's true feelings towards Archie.
Archie organises a magnificent Midsummer's Ball to celebrate regaining control of the estate, as well as Stella's departure. Yet it appears someone is trying to sabotage the event.
Archie and Lexie are surprised at Hector's frosty response to their engagement. Molly's younger brother returns to Glenbogle. Hector resolves to rid his loch of a killer pike.
The family pull together to make Hector's funeral an event to remember. With emotions running high, Lexie has second thoughts about her marriage to Archie.