Learn about our vision for the historic environment and how we work with others to protect Scotland’s heritage.
Historic Environment Scotland is the lead public body established to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment.
Read about our vision, mission and values for investigating, caring for and promoting Scotland’s historic environment.
Scotland’s first ever strategy for the historic environment sets out a vision of how our heritage can be understood, valued, cared for and enjoyed.
Find out about our vision, mission and values for ensuring Scotland’s past remains a vital part of its future.
Learn about our Board who set, and are accountable for, our vision and strategy.
Find out about Alex Paterson, Chief Executive of the lead public body for Scotland’s historic environment.
Read about the Senior Management Team who are collectively responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation.
Read about the documents that guide our work, and find out more about how we do business.
Find out how we spend our money, from awards and grants to our planned expenditure.
What the historic environment is, and how we experience it through places, artefacts, traditions and stories.
An overview of the importance of the historic environment to Scotland’s economy, cultural identity and sense of place.
Play a role in preserving and enhancing Scotland’s historic environment by donating to the Historic Scotland Foundation.