Many historic places are still open for visitors, outwith Level 4 COVID protection areas. Book in advance and check if Scottish Government travel restrictions apply before travelling.
You may need consent if you plan to make changes to a historic building, scheduled monument or Historic Marine Protected Area.
You might need consent if you plan to make changes to a listed building or a property in a conservation area.
Scheduled monument consent is used to ensure that any changes to monuments of national importance are appropriate.
Find out how we advise on looking after Historic Marine Protected Areas, including our role in assessing the impacts of works subject to consent processes.
Decision-making governance in Regulatory Activity in Heritage Directorate