Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
This statement regulates the acquisition and disposal by HS of portable or semi portable artefacts. The adoption of this policy is a requirement under the MLA Council's Museum Accreditation scheme.
A framework document mapping out a five-year plan for the management and conservation for the Antonine Wall, part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site.
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 is a summary of our activities to support biodiversity. The Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 places a duty on public sector bodies in Scotland to further the conservation of biodiversity.
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.
Carraighean Clàraichte - Stiùreadh air clàradh charraighean fo Achd Charraighean agus Sgìrean Àirseachail 1979, airson sealbhadairean, luchd-còmhhaidh agus manaidsearan. HES.
"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.
This booklet offers guidance for owners of architectural monuments on the principles by which works should be carried out in reference to the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act of 1979.
Corporate Plan 2016-19 - The first Corporate Plan for Historic Environment Scotland sets out our vision and direction as the lead public body for the historic environment.
"Corporate Plan 2016-19 Consultation: Response Analysis" - This paper analyses the responses to the public consultation of Historic Environment Scotland's 2016-19 Corporate Plan.
26 November 2015
Following the launch of the 12 week consultation on the HES Corporate Plan (“the Plan”) for 2016-19 a consultation event was held on 26 November at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel.