Land Ahoy! 18th century pirates are set to land at Scone Palace for an action packed Pirate Fun Day on Easter Sunday, 27th March. Budding young Pirates can take part in traditional pirate training, hearing tales from lands a-far, practicing their swashbuckling songs and learning how not to end up in Davy Jones’ Locker! Takes place in the grounds of Scone Palace from 12pm-4pm, with a treasure hunt taking place at 1pm & 3pm.
Dockside Rope and Cord Waining
A fascinating demonstration of period rope will have members of the public entertained for hours. Using traditional techniques our rope maker will make various rope using his period rope machine.
Linking with trade and exploration discover about the use of mathematics in navigation and how British Empire began to take shape during the period. Using traditional instruments used by sailors discover about charting the oceans and coastlines, inventions and exploration of the continents.
Pirate Cannon Game - A Pirate Cannon Game will be undertaken for children throughout the day.
Treasure Hunt- This will be held at 1pm and 3pm on Easter Sunday, a search around the gardens for ‘hidden treasure’ with Scone Palace Pirates.