In accordance with current Scottish Government policy, COVID 19 requirements are no longer in force on site. However, we do have hand gel available for those who wish to take additional precautions.

Parking at Scone Palace is free for visitors. There are plenty of car parking spaces available for up to 200 cars, some hard-standing and the remainder on grass.

The main car park is just a couple minutes walk to the Palace entrance, up a slight incline.

Yes, we have some parking spaces as close as possible to the entrance of the Palace. Please ask our staff on arrival, and they will direct you to these spaces.

More information on accessibility at Scone Palace can be attained here prior to your visit, or at the ticket hut in the car park upon your arrival.

There is a wheelchair lift into the Palace which is accessed via the Gift Shop.

Cycling in and around the grounds of Scone Palace is not permitted. We do encourage visitors to cycle to the Palace and secure your bike to the cycle rack in our parking area through your visit.


Unfortunately we cannot allow large bags, rucksacks, prams, pushchairs, electric wheelchairs, or mobility scooters into the Palace.

We do offer a limited supply of manual wheelchairs free of charge. Assisted access is via the Gift Shop. Please speak to our team on your arrival with any concerns or requests.

Adult: Aged 16+

Child: Aged 4 to 15. Note - children under 4 are admitted for free.

Family: 2 adults and up to 3 children

The Gardens reopened on 3rd February 2022 and the Palace will reopen on 1st April 2022.

Dogs on leads are allowed in the Palace gardens surrounding the Palace, but not in the Maze. Dogs on leads are also allowed in the Old Kitchen and in the Shop.

Dogs (other than Assistance Dogs) are not allowed in the State Rooms of the Palace or in the Cafe.

Please respect our surroundings and pick up any waste after your dog and dispose of it in the litter bins which are situated in various places around the grounds. We do not advise that you leave your dog in the car. Water bowls are available at the front of the Palace.

Yes, we encourage visitors to picnic next to the car park where there is a designated picnic area.

The Palace tours are self-guided with Guides available to answer any questions. Please allow approximately one hour for the Palace, and at least another hour to visit our Gardens, Gift & Food Shops, and Coffee Shop.

No, Scone Palace is not part of the National Trust or Historic Scotland. As such, no discounts are applicable and standard admission rates apply.

Photography is permitted within the grounds, but not within the Palace.

Yes. Please use discount code SPTOURHH when booking tickets. Access to the Gardens is free and there is a special rate of £10 for Guided Palace tours. Note that your Historic Houses pass will be checked on arrival at the ticket office.

We do NOT accept the Historic Scotland Explorer's Pass.

No, we do not permit drones to be used at Scone Palace.

No, Smoking and Vaping are not permitted within the Palace and Grounds.

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