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
Our Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) handbook offers practical guidance and information to those involved in the process.
Corporate Plan 2016-19
The purpose of SEA is to ensure that information on the environmental effects of a plan, programme or strategy is gathered and made available to plan-makers and decision takers.
The Environmental Report for the development of the new Historic Environment Strategy for Scotland is being published for comment alongside the strategy draft.
Find out more about our designation priorities and plans in our Designations 2020 Onwards document.
Historic Environment Scotland’s response to the SG Land Use Strategy
HES has a statutory requirement to publish a report on the progress made to achieve its published equality outcomes at intervals of 2 years from the publication of its 2021-25 Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Report in April 2021.
Read our consultation report on the proposed Work Programme that will help to develop proposals to extend permitted development rights for the 16 development types.
Read our response to Transport Scotland's consultation on Draft Road Orders and a proposed upgrade to the A9 Trunk Road, highlighting potential impacts on the Killiecrankie battlefield.
Read our response to a call for views to the Scottish Government’s independent expert advice group on supporting economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.
This document sets out how we delivered our Designations 3 Year Plan 2016-19.
A 5-Year strategic development plan for the village of Blackness
Our Annual Operating Plan sets out deliverables for Historic Environment Scotland in 2017-18.