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We care for the very best of Scottish heritage from the mighty Edinburgh Castle to the Neolithic village of Skara Brae. Our aim is to make sure you have all the information you need about our sites, products and services to ensure your clients have the best possible experience during their visit to Scotland.
Explore 5000 years of Scottish History with one great value pass. Buy your Explorer Pass online now!
Treat yourself or a loved one to our delicious afternoon tea at Edinburgh Castle's elegant and stylish Tea Room
Beat the crowds and get the VIP treatment at our top sites. Watch the sun rise over the majestic Edinburgh Castle, or enjoy a glass of champagne in the glorious surroundings of Stirling's Royal Palace.
Make the most of Homecoming 2014 with the new look Scottish Heritage Pass! Get access to the best Historic Scotland, NTS and Discovering Distilleries attractions with one ticket.
Sign up to our Group Sales programme and get 24/7 access to online booking, fast track entry and discounted rates on our products.
Our Explorer Pass allows entry to all of our sites including Edinburgh, Stirling & Urquhart castles.
Select a product and login to access online booking. This service is available to HS Group Sales customers only
Mary Queen of Scots
Follow in the Footsteps of Mary Queen of Scots, one of Scottish history's most famous and controversial figures.Download PDF
Experience the Defender of the Nation's 3,000 year history. A national icon - its story, is Scotland's story.Download PDF
Explore the majesty of the Royal Palace and the inspiring Great Hall in a visit where history comes to life.Download PDF
Scarred by warfare and the passing of time, explore the mighty fortress of Urquhart Castle.Download PDF
As Scotland’s most sacred place, Iona Abbey has captivated and inspired visitors for centuries. Plan your visit now!Download PDF
Explore a breathtaking landscape and discover rich heritage sites on the amazing Orkney Islands.Download PDF
Discover stories of people, places & power across 78 of our historic sites.Download PDF
Scottish Heritage Pass
In the year of Homecoming Scotland 2014 visit Scotland’s most outstanding historic attractions with the Scottish Heritage Pass.Download PDF
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It would help us if you could outline in the Enquiry Box which HS site you are interested in visiting, date of visit and the number of people in your group. We'll then get back to you directly.
You can also call us on +44 (0) 131 668 8081 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If it is likely that you will be sending individuals or groups on a regular basis then our sales team will be happy to advise you on the products most suitable for you, as well as how to set up an account with us. We can also offer advice on itinerary planning for your trips. The sales team can be contacted at email@example.com, or by using the contact form found in this section of the website.
We’re lucky enough to have a wide variety of fascinating sites within our care. However, Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Urquhart Castle, Iona Abbey and Skara Brae are among the most popular. Please contact our sales team (firstname.lastname@example.org) or take a look at our website for the full list of places to take your clients.
Yes. You can apply to join our Group Sales programme. This online system allows you to book either tickets or Explorer passes 24 hours a day. For more information go the 'Group Sales' section of the website, the link to which can be found on this 'Travel Trade' page.
If you expect to visit two or more sites, then you might want to consider using our Explorer Pass which gives unlimited access to all of our sites & great savings. For more information, please go to the 'Explorer Pass' section of the website, the link to which can be found on this Travel Trade page.
The Scottish Heritage Pass is a joint pass between Historic Scotland, the National Trust for Scotland and Discovering Distilleries. This pass is only available to travel trade. For more information, please go to the 'Scottish Heritage Pass' section of the website, the link to which can be found on this Travel Trade page.
At Edinburgh Castle we can offer private room hire, pre-opening tours, Tattoo Hospitality or afternoon teas. Stirling Castle lends itself well to Medieval Banquets, pre-opening tours and evening tours.
Most of our sites are open all year round. Full details of opening times are published on our website and in our Explore Scotland guide. Our account holders can also be advised of any unexpected site closures. These can also be found on the Historic Scotland Twitter account (@welovehistory) under the hashtag #hsclosure.
Most of our printed tickets and passes now come with bar codes which allows your groups to go straight to the ticket scanning points at Edinburgh & Stirling Castles without having to queue at the ticket office. This is beneficial at Edinburgh Castle for example, where in the summer months Fast Track entry can save up to 45 minutes off your visit time.