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 Annual Operating Plan sets out deliverables for Historic Environment Scotland in 2018-19.
Heritage For All
The vision in our Corporate Plan sets out the path from 2019 onwards. This is our detailed plan for 2019-20.
Our Annual Operating Plan sets out deliverables for Historic Environment Scotland in 2021-22
Operating plan for the financial year 2022-23 which covers what we seek to achieve in the financial year through our outcomes based KPIs.
Annual Operating plan for 2023-24 which sets out what we seek to achieve in the financial year.
A report on our performance and finances for the financial year to 31 March 2022.
Discover our work to research, survey, document and share the story of Scotland’s historic environment.
HES Statements of Significance outline the history and development of Scotland's Properties in Care. This document highlights the key features that makes the Antonine Wall special.
A framework document mapping out a five-year plan for the management and conservation for the Antonine Wall, part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site.
HES Statements of Significance outline the history and development of Scotland's Properties in Care. This document highlights the key features that makes Arbroath Abbey & Arbroath Abbey Abbot's House special.
This guide is a starting point for those wishing to discover how to deal with archaeology and the historic environment in general in the context of modern environmentally-friendly farming.
These documents outline operational policies controlling the management and use of archives and collections in the care of Historic Environment Scotland (HES).