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Scone Palace

Perth, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 24 Attractions in Perth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Scone Palace is a 5 star [ Visit Scotland Grading ] Historic House. It was the Crowning Site of 42 Kings of Scots and Scotland, including Macbeth and... more » Owner description: Scone Palace is a 5 star [ Visit Scotland Grading ] Historic House. It was the Crowning Site of 42 Kings of Scots and Scotland, including Macbeth and Robert The Bruce, who were crowned or enthroned on the Stone of Scone. Today, it is the family home of the Earls of Mansfield, and offers the visitor the opportunity to share in its unique and important history. « less
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

lovely place to go with families or couple. The house its self id lovely plenty to find out about and guides very good. Kids get a treasure sheet with things to find. So keeps them quiet and interacted. Grounds themselves is massive with a great park

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Fantastic warm welcome from all Staff from the front gate, the very knowledgeable Guides, and the shop and cafe staff - such a pleasure. Having spent a week travelling around Scotland and being so disappointed with the standard of service offered elsewhere, this was an absolute 5-star experience. Lovely grounds and fascinating history- well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Been here several times, lovely surroundings, however I am terrified of birds and the peacocks put me off a bit

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St. Asaph, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Having stayed a few miles from Scone Palace I just had to visit. I was not disappointed . This place is quite breath taking and with its beautiful gardens and History it is a must do if you are ever in this part of Scotland. I had always wanted to see the Stone of Scone which once rested under the... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Scone Palace, home of the Earls of Mansfield and next to the traditional crowning place of the Scottish kings is worth a detour or a visit if it is on your way. A beautiful 19th century building with extensive grounds it has several walking paths. A maze is joyous fun for adults and kids. The grounds include the aforementioned... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A ery brief visit to Scone palace so i would suggest a good half day as there really is so much to see and read and just take in, and all this is helped by exceptional staff who hae a mindful of knowlege on the history of the palace, truly special...Sadly it rained on our day there but there are... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Palace and grounds are lovely with quite a lot to see. Interesting to read about the family who owns the Palace. Nice gardens to sit in sunny weather. The only thing that spoiled our visit was the person standing at the entrance of the Palace - just as we were walking from the car park to the entrance a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our time at Scone Palace. It was later in the day before we reached the palace and so decided to spend the time in the grounds to let our children enjoy the fresh air. They loved it!! As did we. Next time, we will arrive earlier and have a look around the castle. Can certainly recommend the grounds... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The palace grounds are stunning and the palace and its history are tremendous, but I was disappointed with the limited access to the house! There was an awful lot crammed into a small number of rooms and it appeared cluttered and ill-managed. The volunteer at the door, an elderly lady, was nothing short of cantankerous and rude and gave little... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Had a guided tour of the palace. The place is fantastic, as are the grounds and the coffee shops, it truly is a great place to visit.

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