Looking after Edinburgh's UNESCO World Heritage Site
Holding UNESCO World Heritage Status, the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh are blessed with a rich tapestry of scenery, structures and stories, each intrinsic to our identity.
As an independent charity, we are dedicated to the active conservation of the city’s heritage.
Edinburgh World Heritage
Connecting people to their heritage
Working alongside our partners, Edinburgh World Heritage protects and champions our collective identity for current and future generations.
Iconic buildings and monuments
Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage Site has a diverse range of iconic buildings and monuments. From medieval architecture to Elizabethan sculpture, the Old and New towns have something for everyone.