Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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 document sets out the policy and selection guidance used by Historic Environment Scotland when we designate historic sites and places.
This circular covers the requirements of the secondary legislation (‘the Regulations’) relating to the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014 (‘the 2014 Act’).
This historic environment matters to us all. The Historic Environment Policy for Scotland supports good decision making for Scotland's unique places.
Regulations and Procedures
This document explains the functions of Historic Environment Scotland in relation to the planning system, designations and consents.
The policy statement replaces the Scottish Historic Environment Policy (SHEP).
This document explains Historic Environment Scotland's processes and policies around scheduled monuments.