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We're changing

We have created a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.

  • Corporate Plan consultation launched

    Help shape our future and submit your views on our draft Corporate Plan.

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  • Welcome to Historic Environment Scotland

    On the 1st October Historic Environment Scotland took on its full powers as the new lead public body for Scotland’s historic environment.

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  • Discover our Online Shop

    Browse for a wide range of items inspired by Scotland.

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  • Great Days Out across Scotland

    See knights jousting, hear the crack of muskets and discover how people lived in the past.

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  • Download the Historic Scotland app

    Our new improved app with itinerary builder helps you plan and share your historic visits

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A year packed full of great days out.

From just £3.12 a month you can enjoy a wide range of benefits including free entry to properties and daytime events!

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 Crime and Punishment
Edinburgh Castle, 7-12 Feb
Gilbert Savage! An Englishman, a prisoner of the Scots, is now the Executioner.

 Winter Warmer Walk
Blackness Castle, 13 Feb
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Blackness Bay.

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