More of our sites are now available to pre-book in advance of their opening later this month. We are working hard to open other sites in the coming weeks
Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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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.
"Evidence and Contributions for Scotland's Future Infrastructure Priorities" is the HES 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.
"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
"External consultation: A+DS Corporate Strategy 2017-2020" is the Historic Environment Scotland response to Architecture and Design Scotland's consultation on their Corporate Strategy 2017-2020.
"External consultation: Asset Transfer" is our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on their draft regulations for Asset Transfer, under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.