Over 200 of Scotland’s historic places are now open for you to visit for free. Please see our guidance on visiting sites during COVID-19 before you travel.
Explore how climate change affects the historic environment and what we’re doing to help limit the impact.
Our historic environment is on the front line of climate change. We need to take significant and urgent global climate action now to protect our past for the future.
Scotland has declared a climate emergency and our historic environment has unique potential to inspire climate action, as set out in this action plan.
Our staffed Historic Scotland properties hold an impressive 37 Green Tourism gold awards and 31 silver awards.