Book in advance to visit Scotland’s historic places. Before you travel, please check the latest Scottish Government guidance.
Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
To find and download historic research publications – Search Canmore
Read our response to a call for views to the Scottish Government’s independent expert advice group on supporting economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read our response to Transport Scotland's consultation on Draft Road Orders and a proposed upgrade to the A9 Trunk Road, highlighting potential impacts on the Killiecrankie battlefield.
Our response to the Infrastructure Commission for Scotland's initial call for evidence and contributions toward Scotland's future infrastructure priorities.
Read our consultation for guidance on policy approaches for the historic environment and the allocation of land for development.
Read our consultation report on the proposed Work Programme that will help to develop proposals to extend permitted development rights for the 16 development types.
Read our recommendations on the vision for the growth, maintenance and sustainability of Housing to 2040.
Read our consultation on the Scottish Ministers' designs for flexible sources of additional funding for economic growth post EU-exit.
Historic Environment Scotland responds to a call for evidence regarding the long-term financial sustainability of local government.
Our Vision for Town Centres
Our response to the call for evidence and views on Scotland's Town Centre Action Plan.
"External Consultation: Scottish climate change adaptation programme" is the response to an anonymous inquiry regarding the stance taken by HES on the climate change adaptation programme.
This is a response to an anonymous inquiry regarding the HES plan for agriculture and rural economies in Scotland, post Brexit
Our response to Architecture and Design Scotland's consultation on their Corporate Strategy 2017-2020.