Learning Services

Experience history where it really happened with an education visit to a Historic Environment Scotland property like this one.

Our inspirational places provide exciting opportunities to discover and explore Scotland’s Historic Environment enabling learners of all ages to engage with their local heritage, inspiring creativity and promoting health and well being through outdoor learning.

Free Education Visits

We operate a free education visits scheme for schools, colleges, universities and other qualifying learning groups. Visit our Historic Environment Scotland website for full terms & conditions, booking details and to check eligibility for your group.


School Visits to Historic Environment Scotland Sites are a great way to deliver Curriculum for Excellence, encouraging discovery and exploration outside the classroom! Our popular schools activities provide interactive and memorable learning experiences covering a range of topics.

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We offer regular CPD opportunities, free planning visits and downloadable resources to support you and your class. Find the latest news here or get in touch to discuss your needs.

Travel Subsidy Scheme

Did you know Scottish schools can get support with travel costs through the Scottish Government’s Heritage Education Travel Subsidy? Visit our Travel Subsidy page for more information.

Community Learning Projects

We engage with community and youth groups on a diverse range of projects and provide support for groups with additional needs.

Contact Learning Services to find out more:
Tel: 0131 652 8155/8156
Email: Learning Team
Website: www.historicenvironment.scot/learn