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Address: | Perthshire, Perth PH2 6BD, Scotland
Phone Number: 441738552300
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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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A Must See--If In Perth

Noble families in Scotland seem to make their livings by opening their really big homes and gardens to tourists. We're of the view that, if you've seen one, you've seen them all... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Noble families in Scotland seem to make their livings by opening their really big homes and gardens to tourists. We're of the view that, if you've seen one, you've seen them all. Great big houses that teach you the history of the particular noble family, how the home came to be the way it is; you learn about famous visitors... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

a lovely palace,thats steeped in history and set in a 100 acres of land for you to look around at your leisure

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Scone Palace is set in beautiful gardens,very interesting ,good helpful guides,good gift shop and places to eat.Especially liked the history of Dido Belle which was made into a film

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a flying visit as our last stop on our week holiday in Scotland. It is a stunning property with spectacular grounds. Well worth a visit. There is a nice couple of shops and picnic areas. A wonderful maze for kids to get lost in! Go and see this fabulous House

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Scone palace is packed with history from medieval kings to more recent castle architecture. The guides were lovely and very well informed. They gave us an interesting tour of each room. The castle itself has a very homely and lived in feeling. The grounds are extensive and beautiful and include a great maze. Peacocks strut through the grounds and there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Absolutely superb place to visit. Very impressive grounds and building. Inside really magnificent. Very helpful room guides. Lots of paintings and art work. Amazing long gallery.

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Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been here before but whenever we are in this area we visit Scone Palace. It is so very interesting and steeped in history. Lovely building and grounds and the café is always worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated a couple of miles outside Perth its easy to find with good signage. Access is via a driveway built for Queen Victoria. Parking is okay and for cars is adjacent to some toilets. The only other toilets are in the palace which is a short walk away. I thought entry price was good and there are concessions available. (Gardeners... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the main, we enjoyed our afternoon here, the ground are excellent and staff very attentive and friendly, but the house itself looks past its best, some renovation and investment seems to be required. We have visited many similar such places and this wasn't the best one.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here primarily because we wanted to see the stone of Scone and the place where the ancient Scottish kings were crowned. We were not that interested in seeing the more "modern" (relatively speaking) interior of the palace so we did not pay the higher entrance fee. The grounds are lovely, there are beautiful gardens and the peacocks who... More 

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