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.
To find and download historic research publications – Search Canmore
This Access Guide provides you with access-related information for over 70 paid for attractions across Scotland maintained by Historic Environment Scotland..
Information on Blackness Castle and our Ranger Service.
Discover one of the finest houses built in Scotland with this short leaflet.
Experience the Defender of the Nation's 3,000 year history with this short visitor leaflet.
A short leaflet detailing the 77 staffed sites available to visit across Scotland.
This free map is your quick guide to over 70 Historic Scotland visitor attractions waiting to be explored.
Our properties have starred in many famous films and TV series’. Find out more with our map
Information on the Ranger Service and the walks that you can do at Holyrood Park.
A short guide on what can be explored at Iona Abbey, one of Scotland's most sacred sites.
Information on the Ranger Service and the walks you can do at Linlithgow Peel.
Explore regions around Scotland, and you’ll encounter castles, palaces, priories and abbeys that tell important stories of Mary’s life.
A short leaflet to allow visitors to 'follow in the footsteps' of Mary Queen of Scots by visiting a number of closely related properties throughout Scotland.