More of our sites are now available to pre-book in advance of their opening later this month. We are working hard to open other sites in the coming weeks
Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Celebrate your magical day in Arbroath Abbey, a potent symbol of our nation. The Abbey was founded in 1178 and is famous in Scottish history for its association with the Declaration of Arbroath.
Morris and Steedman
This booklet is the first in a series celebrating the work of Scotland’s architects. Volume one covers James Morris and Robert Steedman. Each volume will focus on influences and key buildings.
This booklet is the second in a series celebrating the work of Scotland’s architects. Volume 2 covers Peter Womersley. Each volume will focus on influences and key buildings.
This booklet is the third in a series celebrating the work of Scotland’s architects. Volume three covers Basil Spence. Each volume will focus on influences and key buildings.
Look for clues around the castle to answer the questions
Look for clues around the palaces to answer the questions
Explore the castle with this fun, fact-finding mission
Winner of the CWA Short Story Dagger
In Bloody Scotland twelve of Scotland’s best crime writers use the sinister side of the country’s built heritage in stories that are by turns gripping, chilling and redemptive.
As you explore the iron furnace, find the answer to these questions.
Look in these places to answer questions about the Iron Furnace
Our books are telling the stories of Scotland. Our aim is to explore ideas and start conversations about the past, present and future of our nation’s history and heritage.