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Green Tourism Business Scheme Reports

As part of our commitment to sustainability and green issues most of our staffed sites are assessed under the Green Tourism Business Scheme, the leading sustainable tourism certification scheme in the UK.  This scheme assesses members against a rigorous set of criteria awarding Gold, Silver and Bronze awards as appropriate.

Below we have listed Green Tourism Reports for those Historic Scotland properties in care that have been assessed so far. These reports show what's green about our sites, as well as giving general recommendations and observations about how we can continue to improve.   

PDF icon Broch of Gurness [pdf, 586kb]
PDF icon Bishop's and Earl's Palaces [pdf, 588kb]
PDF icon Skara Brae [pdf, 590kb]
PDF icon Tormiston Mill [pdf, 593kb]

PDF icon Jarlshof Prehistoric & Norse Settlement [pdf, 637kb]

North and Grampian

PDF icon Balvenie Castle [pdf, 591kb]
PDF icon Corgarff Castle [pdf, 590kb]
PDF icon Dallas Dhu Distillery [pdf, 592kb]
PDF icon Elgin Cathedral [pdf, 590kb]
PDF icon Fort George [pdf, 593kb]
PDF icon Huntly Castle [pdf, 588kb]
PDF icon Kildrummy Castle [pdf, 589kb]
PDF icon Spynie Palace [pdf, 578kb]
PDF icon Threave Castle [pdf, 591kb]
PDF icon Tolquhon Castle [pdf, 590kb]
PDF icon Urquhart Castle [pdf, 594kb]

Central and West

PDF icon Bonawe Historic Iron Furnace [pdf, 597kb]
PDF icon Castle Campbell and Garden [pdf, 636kb]
PDF icon Doune Castle [pdf, 634kb]
PDF icon Dunblane Cathedral [pdf, 632kb]
PDF icon Dunstaffnage Castle [pdf, 593kb]
PDF icon Iona Abbey and Nunnery [pdf, 595kb]
PDF icon Stirling Castle [pdf, 595kb]

Perthshire, Kinross and Angus

PDF icon Arbroath Abbey [pdf, 577kb]
PDF icon Edzell Castle [pdf, 590kb]
PDF icon Lochleven Castle [pdf, 588kb]
PDF icon Meigle Sculptured Stones Museum [pdf, 586kb]

Kingdom of Fife

PDF icon Dunfermline Palace and Abbey [pdf, 593kb]
PDF icon Aberdour Castle [pdf, 591kb]
PDF icon Inchcolm Abbey [pdf, 587kb]

Edinburgh and the Lothians

PDF icon Blackness Castle [pdf, 578kb]
PDF icon Cairnpapple Hill [pdf, 574kb]
PDF icon Craigmillar Castle [pdf, 579kb]
PDF icon Crichton Castle [pdf, 587kb]
PDF icon Dirleton Castle and Garden [pdf, 596kb]
PDF icon Edinburgh Castle [pdf, 576kb]
PDF icon Holyrood Park [pdf, 580kb]
PDF icon Linlithgow Palace [pdf, 578kb]
PDF icon Seton Collegiate Church [pdf, 575kb]
PDF icon Tantallon Castle [pdf, 592kb]

Glasgow, Clyde and Ayrshire

PDF icon Bothwell Castle [pdf, 591kb]
PDF icon Craignethan Castle [pdf, 590kb]
PDF icon Crossraguel Abbey [pdf, 632kb]
PDF icon Dumbarton Castle [pdf, 628b]
PDF icon Glasgow Cathedral [pdf, 591kb]
PDF icon Newark Castle [pdf, 577kb]
PDF icon Rothesay Castle [pdf, 628kb]

Scottish Borders

PDF icon Dryburgh Abbey [pdf, 594kb]
PDF icon New Abbey Corn Mill [pdf, 593kb]
PDF icon Sweetheart Abbey [pdf, 592kb]
PDF icon Jedburgh Abbey [pdf, 596kb]
PDF icon Melrose Abbey [pdf, 595kb]
PDF icon Hermitage Castle [pdf, 621kb]

Dumfries and Galloway

PDF icon Caerlaverock Castle [pdf, 582kb]
PDF icon Cardoness Castle [pdf, 633kb]
PDF icon Dundrennan Abbey [pdf, 632kb]
PDF icon Glenluce Abbey [pdf, 625kb]
PDF icon MacLellan's Castle [pdf, 633kb]

Green Tourism Business Scheme

gold and silver Green Tourism Business Awards

Find out more about the scheme