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Scone Palace

Perth PH2 6BD, Scotland
+44 1738 552300
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Very nice place..

Our first visit to Perth, and Scone Palace is a must see place, the grounds are extensive and... read more

Reviewed today
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Castle Worth Seeing

I must say I was pleasantly surprised on how beautiful the place was and the history of the palace... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Davenport, Florida
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Scone Palace - a 5 star historic house visitor attraction. Visit Scone Palace, a must-see iconic Scottish location, where a warm welcome awaits you. Immerse yourself in Scotland's history as you experience the crowning place of Scottish kings. Stand on the Moot Hill, where the Kings of Scots were inaugurated, and later crowned on the famous Stone of Scone. Enjoy the palace and its rare and beautiful collections including French furniture gifted by Marie Antoinette and bed-hangings worked on by Mary, Queen of Scots. Explore the glorious grounds and gardens including the David Douglas Pavilion, Pinetum and Murray Star Maze. Stop off at the Old Servants' Hall Coffee shop and enjoy one of our delicious home baking including a scone at Scone! Visit our gift and food shops where you will find an abundance of quality Scottish gifts and homemade preserves. Visiting May to October, look out for our 'Dido Belle - Her Story Exhibition.' There are few paintings which attract as much interest and admiration as that of the portrait of Lady Elizabeth Murray and Dido Elizabeth Belle, by Johann Zoffany, which hangs in the Ambassadors Room at Scone Palace. Their lives, and in particular Dido's, is brought to life by the film 'Belle;' our exhibition will tell the story of her extraordinary life. Weddings, meetings and special occasions - whether you're planning a celebration with family and friends, corporate hospitality or a product launch, Scone Palace combines a unique heritage and stunning location with the services of a dedicated team of professionals focused on ensuring your event is a glittering success from start to finish.
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Perth PH2 6BD, Scotland
+44 1738 552300

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Reviewed today via mobile

Our first visit to Perth, and Scone Palace is a must see place, the grounds are extensive and interesting, fine selection of tress and walks. The house is immensely grand and a pleasure to walk round. Very interesting rooms and history, informative and friendly guides....More

Thank Chatz2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

I must say I was pleasantly surprised on how beautiful the place was and the history of the palace was so very interesting. They have a great souvenir store as well as a very fine food area. It was extremely crowded the day we were...More

Thank billm2575
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Finished our tour in Perth visiting the palace. Despite a rather damp day we had a lovely visit. educational and interesting, there are lovely walks, a maze, outdoor play area, a nice cafe, gift shop and food shop. It was very busy ( large coach...More

Thank Sonya P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved it here. Toured the beautiful castle full of wonderful paintings furniture china, no guide but each room had a leaflet describing everything and giving the story behind each room and all the things in it and there were staff there if you wanted to...More

Thank Bon153
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I bought a itison voucher to visit scone palace. When we arrived we had an issue with our voucher and the staff were amazing and very understanding and accomodating. The palace is stunning and the staff are very knowledgable. The grounds are so beautiful and...More

Thank PamandAndyGlasgow
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited on a lovely day which made the grounds nice to walk around. Followed a couple of peacocks and successfully completed the maze (without cheating!). Its a quite place even when busy so ideal for couple or families to take it easy. There were plenty...More

Thank ross1277
Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds were beautiful, flowers, live peacocks strolling around, we had tea and biscuts served in the kitchen, nice touch, I really loved it and would highly recommend it ..

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to have beautiful weather but limited time for our visit. We toured the house and appreciated the information shared by guides. A lovely interior and nice grounds. We did manage to have lunch. Excellent soup and sandwiches and, of course, a delicious...More

Thank Travelyn103
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here for a two hour visit on the way from Edinburgh to Inverness. Enjoyed see the rooms and learning the history of the Scottish kings crowned here. The chapel and the story of the Stone of Destiny were the most enjoyable.

Thank MrSpiceMan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally got around to visiting. Sign posting is not great and sat nav missed the turning but found it. Really nice to walk around and the guides in each room went out there way to tell a story. One guy was particularly good. What I...More

Thank PAC2207
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22 July 2017|
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Response from Margo B | Property representative |
Hello, if you call A&B Taxi's in Perth 01738 634567 they have metered taxi's which carry up to 8 passengers. You would be able to book for them to collect you from either the bus or train station. I would allow 2 - 3 hours... More
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Response from Chic1234 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You can pay separately fro just the grounds. Certain weekends have free entry to the grounds so you would need to check the Scone Palace website.