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.
Learn about our role in planning and legislation in matters affecting Scotland's historic environment.
Discover how the historic environment is considered in the Scottish planning system and learn about our advisory role in planning.
The historic environment matters us to all. This policy supports good decision making for Scotland's unique places.
The main historic environment legislation in Scotland and how it shapes the advice we give.
Learn about our roles in environmental assessment, as an advisor, as a responsible authority and as a consultation authority.
Search by planning authority to locate buildings at risk across Scotland.
Find out how SHEA reports inform the management of the historic environment.
How we work with others in the Key Agencies Group on planning issues, and with planning authorities.