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Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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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.
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.
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.
Scotland’s Sporting Buildings brings the special interest of these sites and structures to life for the first time in a fascinating and accessible guide.
Information on the Travel Trade only Scottish Heritage Pass, allowing visitors to visit most outstanding historic attractions with the one pass.
Explore our church with this fun, fact-finding mission