Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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A short visitor leaflet on the Orkney Islands, outlining the main sights including breathtaking landscapes and World Heritage Sites.
A short visitor leaflet outlining an itinerary of sites related to the hit TV series, Outlander.
Scotland's strategy for sustainable management of the historic environment.
The purpose of this report is to provide an update on progress one year on, in relation to the properties in care, with a particular focus on conservation.
Our Resumption Operating Standards (which replaces the former Minimum Operating Standards) provides the latest information on HES’s corporate policies and management of properties, as we transition through the next phase of the resumption process.
A Netflix original, Outlaw King, follows Robert the Bruce’s battle to regain control after being made an outlaw by the King of England for taking the Scottish Crown.
In this book, you will travel in both space and time, starting in the years around the First World War and moving all the way up to the present day.
Scotland's First World War is one of the first books to focus on Scotland’s built heritage of war as a whole – from coast and air defences to hospitals and prisoner of war camps.
Historian Fiona Watson looks back across thousands of years into the lives of the people of Scotland. She captures the critical moments and memorable personalities known throughout the world
Scotland’s Landscapes tells the enduring story of this interaction between man and his environment with stunning new imagery from the National Collection of Aerial Photography.
Research Report 2015
This report is intended as a preliminary aid to the review of the listed Scottish Prison Service estate and it provides an overview of Scottish prisons as a building type.
Designations Report 2021
A report about the architectural and historical development of purpose-built, public libraries in Scotland.