Over 28 of our staffed sites have now reopened and we are delighted to welcome you back. Booking in advance is recommended to guarantee entry. Find out more and book now
Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Our organisations first climate change adaptation plan, setting out how we will prepare for the risk and impacts associated with climate change
This guide details Historic Scotland's policy in regard to conserving the underwater heritage. The underwater heritage subsumes the physical evidence for the human past which survives underwater.
This is a policy document detailing rules and where dogs are permitted at our places to visit.
A booklet setting out the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site.
Sustainability is at the heart of all that Historic Scotland does. Within Properties in Care we conserve and maintain monuments across Scotland to ensure they will be enjoyed by future generations.
Available in English, Italian and Spanish
Information on the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site, comprising one of the most beautiful cityscapes in the world.
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 case study in heritage management and community values.
We believe that everyone has a right to be heard, understood and treated with respect. We also believe that our staff have the same rights.