Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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These evocative spaces provide unique evidence for the way this land and its wealth of resources has been lived in, worked on, ruined, abandoned, restored and celebrated.
Rowallan Castle Archaeology and Research 1998-2008
The latest chapter of Rowallan’s long history has been as a property in the care of Historic Scotland, and this volume lays out the results of a decade of archaeological and documentary research.
This publication is a photographic survey of thatched buildings in Scotland, surveyed between May 2014 and August 2015 by Zoe Herbert, on behalf of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.
Alexander McCall Smith's Edinburgh
Alexander McCall Smith curates his own story of Edinburgh, combining his incisive wit with a wealth of stunning imagery drawn from Scotland’s national collection of architecture and archaeology.
HES Statements of Significance are documents outlining the history and development of Scotland's Properties in Care. This SoS outlines the key features of Aberdour Castle.
Find animals, people and symbols as you explore around the castle
This remarkable castle is steeped in history — its oldest part was built around the 10th century.
In a beautiful location overlooking the picturesque Forth Estuary, Aberdour Castle boasts a delightful walled garden with ornate terraces and an unusual beehive-shaped dovecot.
As part of our commitment to sustainability and green issues, Aberdour Castle is assessed under the Green Tourism Business Scheme, the sustainable tourism certification scheme in the UK.
HES Statements of Significance are documents outlining the history and development of Scotland's Properties in Care. This document highlights the key features that makes Aberlemno Churchard special.
HES Statements of Significance outline the history and development of Scotland's Properties in Care. This document highlights the key features that makes Aberlemno Sculptured Stone I special.