Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
Archaeology and Research at Edinburgh Castle
This is the detailed history of a great castle – a reflection of its colourful and complex story, through its buildings and the lives of its occupants.
A Gazetteer of hydroelectric schemes in Scotland from 1890-1975.
A stimulating and informative publication from Historic Environment Scotland and Glasgow City Council, celebrating Glasgow’s post-Second World War built heritage.
Great Crowns of Stone is the product of more than ten years of research, drawing on studies stretching back to the early 16th century. A landmark book, it presents the most radical and complete account of these evocative ancient monuments ever published.
And its place among the borders mill towns
This booklet introduces the mills of the Scottish Borders and shows their influence on the distinctive character of Hawick.
Make your own Mary Queen of Scots statue
Where Mary Queen of Scots Went and What She Did There
This fast-paced, accessible and extensively illustrated book traces Mary’s life through specific episodes at specific places on specific dates.
Archaeological Investigations at Holyroodhouse 1996-2009
It is almost 900 years since David I founded the great medieval monastery of Holyrood. Since then, the site has been home to powerful abbots and great monarchs.
A Visitor's Guide
In this extensively illustrated guide, Orkney-based archaeologist Caroline Wickham-Jones introduces more than 60 monuments.
A short guide to the distinctive sculptures of Glenrothes, Fife.
This booklet focuses on Gretna, and is part of a series celebrating Scotland’s unique places.
The built heritage of Scotland's hydroelectric power
This book traces the development of the industry through the groundbreaking technical achievements realised by Scottish engineers and the important contribution of a number of distinguished pre- and post-war Scottish architects.