Book in advance to visit Scotland’s historic places. Before you travel, please check the latest Scottish Government guidance.
Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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This guide details Historic Scotland's policy in regard to conserving the underwater heritage. The underwater heritage subsumes the physical evidence for the human past which survives underwater.
This is a policy document detailing rules and where dogs are permitted at our places to visit.
A booklet setting out the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site.
Sustainability is at the heart of all that Historic Scotland does. Within Properties in Care we conserve and maintain monuments across Scotland to ensure they will be enjoyed by future generations.
This policy and guidance aligns with a range of corporate policies, including our Health and Safety Policy, our Asset Management Plan, HR Policies and our Compliance Framework
Available in English, Italian and Spanish
Information on the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site, comprising one of the most beautiful cityscapes in the world.
A case study in heritage management and community values.