Scone Palace is one of the most popular and iconic visitor attractions in Scotland offering an array of unique, historic and cultural experiences.
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Scone Palace

Scone Palace is one of Scotland’s most popular and iconic visitor attractions offering an array of unique, historic and cultural experiences.

Steeped in history, discover over a thousand years of history inside the Palace walls where many Scottish Kings of the past, from Robert the Bruce to Macbeth, were crowned. Expert guides are on hand to bring the stories of the Stone of Scone on Moot Hill, the Long Gallery where Queen Victoria witnessed an early demonstration of Curling, and many other historic events to life during your visit.

Enjoy yhe palaces outstanding offering in the Old Kitchen Coffee Shop where delicious home grown produce from the Palace’s Kitchen Garden is available for visitors to enjoy, as well as traditional freshly baked scones from Scone. Then, pick up a gift or memento, including a range of culinary produce and over 40 single malt whiskies, in the Scone Palace Gift Shop.

Outside, there are over 100 acres of spectacular grounds and world-class gardens to enjoy in the land of David Douglas, one of Scotland’s most famous plant hunters who once worked as a gardener at Scone Palace. There’s also an adventure playground and a star shaped maze.

During the winter, from November to March, visitors have free access to the Palace grounds and Coffee Shop every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10.00am-4.00pm. 

Falconry Friday

Fridays Over Summer
For all keen birdwatchers - Scone Palace have a treat for you!

Rewind

20th
JUL -
22 JUL
You take the high road and we'll take the low road... to Rewind Scotland!

Evening Garden Tour with Brian Cunningham

25th
JULY
2018
Exclusive evening garden tour  of Scone Palace with head gardener Brian Cunningham not to be missed for all gardening enthusiasts

King Robert the Bruce History and Heritage Event

5th
AUGUST
2018
History enthusiasts unite as Scone Palace hosts the ultimate heritage day celebrating King Robert the Bruce

Perth Highland Games

12th
AUGUST
2018
We are delighted to announce that Perth Highland Games will be held at Scone Palace this year.

Clann an Drumma - Live Music at Scone Palace

20th
AUGUST
2018
Get ready for a day of family fun and live music

Farming Yesteryear Vintage Rally

9th
SEPTEMBER
2018
The Scottish Vintage Tractor and Engine Club Farming Yesteryear and Vintage Rally 2018 will be on Sunday 9th September.

The Rude Boys Are Back In Town

This summer Craigie Hill Festival have a very special headliner in the form of recently reformed local Ska band The Rude Boys.   Find out more.

Gavin Ritchie

We catch up with the super talented local Perthshire photographer Gavin Ritchie and chat all about his busy workdays and weekends.

Jim Fairlie The Kitchen Farmer

Jim Fairlie is the man behind Perth Farmer's Market. This summer he is offering up a real taste of Perthshire at some of Scotland's best loved events!