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 is a starting point for those wishing to discover how to deal with archaeology and the historic environment in general in the context of modern environmentally-friendly farming.
This plan outlines the steps we are taking to maintain not just the historic properties and items in its care, but modern site structures such as car parks, bridges and electrical infrastructure.
This document outlines our commitment to facilitating Asset Transfer Requests where they benefit communities and secure positive outcomes for the historic environment.
These reports present a summary of our activities to support biodiversity.
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.
Our Business Plan charts what resources will be made available, what we are looking to achieve and how we’ll measure our performance, and how we will deliver what we set out in our Corporate Plan.
The full report on excavations at the stone ring and alignments at Calanais in the Western Isles. The digs took place between 1980 and 1986 in advance of repairs to the ground, much worn by visitors.
Historic Environment Scotland responds to a call for views from two Parliamentary committees on the Scottish Government’s Climate Change Plan Update.
Carraighean Clàraichte - Stiùreadh air clàradh charraighean fo Achd Charraighean agus Sgìrean Àirseachail 1979, airson sealbhadairean, luchd-còmhhaidh agus manaidsearan. HES.
Our five-year plan details our climate action ambitions for the historic environment for 2020-25.
Our organisations first climate change adaptation plan, setting out how we will prepare for the risk and impacts associated with climate change
"Code of Good Practice in Research" is a policy document outlining the Code of Good Practice in Research at Historic Environment Scotland. Available for download in PDF format.