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Address: | Perthshire, Perth PH2 6BD, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1738 552300
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Scone Palace - a 5 star historic house visitor attraction Visit Scone...

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 painting 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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We lucked out with the weather when we went to Scone Palace, it was really sunny and warm. The grounds wouldn't be so enticing with rain battering down. The Palace itself is full... read more

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We lucked out with the weather when we went to Scone Palace, it was really sunny and warm. The grounds wouldn't be so enticing with rain battering down. The Palace itself is full of information and the guides are more than happy to fill in any blanks. There is lots to do here, going around the Palace takes time and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Privately owned, and still a private residence, only certain rooms are open to visitors but still enough to satisfy. Disappointingly, photography is not allowed inside the palace. Historically important as the crowning place of the Kings of Scotland and the former home of the Stone of Destiny.

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falkirk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked a bus trip to scone palace for a Xmas Carol night out . Was not disappointed from the welcome we got from our very friendly guide who was so informative and proud to show off the palace. We were treated to a lovely meal set in the grand hall( two bus loads of us oldies), after it was into... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great accommodation and great hosts.well worth the money. Lovely breakfast to start the day made to feel very welcome.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arrived on a lovely day and lots of parking available. Quite a walk to the entrance and easily found. Each of the rooms open to the public has a guide on hand to answer questions about the artefacts on display and also to fill in about historical events. Very interesting film about the kings of Scotland and the link to... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the opportunity to pop into the palace as the grounds are free at this time of year. Nice walks. You get to see the palace, chapel etc. They have around 10 peacocks one of which is totally white. They are so tame they come right up to be fed. The coffee shop and lovely shop are open which has... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative and friendly staff, very knowledgeable, extensive, interesting facts about the palace. The gardens well laid out and a joy to wander around.

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Scone Castle. It was a bit challenging to get there without my own transportation, but well worth the effort. The long walk through countryside was pleasant, and I was greeted with highland cows and peacocks when I finally arrived. The castle itself is amazing: it was like taking a walk through history. The grounds... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place, very grand entrance, beautifully kept grounds and the buildings and surroundings are stunning. Peacocks roam freely, the tea shop is good and it is a lovely place to spend half a day

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walking tour highlighted the various inhabitants of the castle as well as the purpose of each of the rooms. The rooms are very well preserved and colorful. The tour lasted about 2 hours and was well worth the time to see it's beauty.

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