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We are creating a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland, which will come into effect from 1 October 2015. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. We will continue to keep you up to date on developments. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.
What is the Travel Subsidy for?The Scottish Government’s heritage education travel subsidy is offered to schools throughout Scotland to encourage visits to heritage sites of national importance in support of Curriculum for Excellence and outdoor learning.
Who can apply?Any Scottish school can apply; however funding is limited and not guaranteed. Applications should meet the following criteria:
Where can I go?
When can I travel?The subsidy is available all year round for the sites listed above.
How much can I claim?75% of transportation costs, up to a maximum of £250 will be covered.
How do I apply?
How will I receive the subsidy?After your visit, please send a copy of the bus company invoice to the above address or fax number. 75% of the total cost (up to a maximum of £250) will be reimbursed to the school within 30 days of receipt of the invoice.