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
Proceedings of the Interim Meeting for the International Council of Museums Committee for Conservation Metal Working Group, Metal 2013.
Guidance for people who own, occupy and manage archaeological sites on metal detecting.
Use and adaptation of listed buildings
This case study illustrated how a distinctive old school building has been brought back to life as part of a new private residential development.
Scotland's strategy for sustainable management of the historic environment.
The Planning Performance Report is a summary of our designation, management and protection of the historic environment within the Scottish Planning System.
This service statement outlines how we engage in the planning system
Five Edinburgh Tenement Flats – Wall and Window Upgrades
A look at a number of upgrade works carried out to five Edinburgh flats.
Rothesay, Installation of insulation and secondary glazing
Information on thermal performance improvements at two residential properties in Rothesay.