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 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 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.
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.
HES is responsible for the protections in the 1979 Act of Parliament. We give permission for works at scheduled monuments through a process called scheduled monument consent.
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.
A summary of the results from the consultation on our interim Asset Transfer Policy and its associated procedure and guidance.
A summary of feedback for two Managing Change in the Historic Environment Guidance Notes.