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

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Our Impact

Working alongside our partners, Edinburgh World Heritage protects and champions our collective identity for current and future generations. 

£ 1 m+
Awarded in grants
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Grants awarded
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Projects funded
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'Buildings at Risk' saved
Tradespeople employed (22/23)
Apprentices trained (22/23)
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Events organised
£ 1
Leverage (22/23)