Digital makeover for Scotland’s historic environment

Historic Environment Scotland has unveiled its new website, featuring completely revamped content and user-focused design.

Heritage body Historic Environment Scotland have unveiled a new website to make Scotland’s history more accessible. This comes as part of a 2 year project that included a full rewrite of the website copy and production of a bank of new photography, to create a digital platform that will help visitors, homeowners, academics and educators to find information about Scotland’s past.

Historic Environment Scotland brings together Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The new organisation holds over 320,000 archival records, 480,000 photographs, and written information on over 47,000 listed buildings across Scotland.

Historic Environment Scotland also provides advice and support for planners and homeowners, offers different types of grant funding, and is the largest operator of tourist attractions in the country. Follow this link to read the full article.

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