The communications office is the first point of contact for media seeking information, interviews or expert comment on Scotland’s historic environment.

We manage all media enquiries and work to promote all areas of the organisation’s work. Visit our news page for our latest news releases.

Download our press pack [PDF, 3.4MB]

View a selection of images from our collections:


From Gaelic tutorials to education resources, we have a range of videos available on our YouTube channel.

For media visits, accreditation, photography and promotional filming, contact Paul Spence on 0131 668 8731.

The communications office is open Monday to Friday during normal working hours. For out-of-hours media enquiries, telephone 07721 959 962.

Our communications team only handles enquiries from the media. View the contact form for members of the public.

View our media and marketing contacts.

Find us on social media

On Facebook:

On our Historic Scotland page, we provide the latest news, along with visitor information about our properties, events and membership.

The Historic Environment Scotland page provides information about the organisation and all aspects of our work.

On Twitter:

Historic Environment Scotland (@histenvscot) provides information about our new organisation and all aspects of our work. It covers listings, archives, planning and grants.

Meanwhile, our Historic Scotland Twitter feed (@welovehistory) will continue its visitor focus, with pictures, promotions and stories from our properties in care.

On YouTube:

Videos on our Historic Environment Scotland channel cover everything from events highlights to basic Gaelic language lessons.