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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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Explore our castle with this fun, fact-finding mission
Explore our castle with this fun, fact-finding mission and find the answers in unexpected places
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.
Explore our museum with this fun, fact-finding mission
Created 2018 in English and other languages
Look in these places to answer questions about the abbey
Information for people interested in holding their special day at Melrose Abbey.
A Visitor's Guide
In this extensively illustrated guide, Orkney-based archaeologist Caroline Wickham-Jones introduces more than 60 monuments.
Stories of Urban Scotland
Celebrating urban heritage through the fantastic community-led projects produced as part of our five year project, Scotland’s Urban Past (SUP).
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 industry through the groundbreaking technical achievements of Scottish engineers and the important contribution of a number of distinguished pre- and post-war Scottish architects.