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.
We do not currently offer electric charging points for vehicles at the palace but there are a number of charging stations nearby. The main ones are:
PodPoint Charging Station, Edinburgh Road, Perth
Tesla Supercharger, Broxden Avenue, Perth
Ionity, The Triangle, Dunkeld Road, Perth
Chargeplace Scotland Charging Station, Canal Street, Perth
More details can be found at here
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 allow self-propelled wheelchairs into the Palace State Rooms and we are able to 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 reopen on 1st February 2024, Thursday - Saturday, and the Palace reopens on 29th March 2024. The last day of opening for the Palace in 2024 will be 31st October after which the Gardens will remain open Thursday - Saturday until 15th December.
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. Note that your Historic Houses pass will be checked at the ticket hut.
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.
We offer one free carer ticket for each paying disabled visitor. These cannot be bought in advance but are always available on the day. Please note, you may be asked for proof of eligibility.
Only small rucksacks are allowed within the Palace. You may be asked to return your bag to your vehicle if the Guide at the door determines it is too large to be brought inside..
Yes, we offer Concession Tickets to Visitors over 65 years old. We may ask you for some proof of age (don't be upset if we don't!). We also offer concessions to students with proof of college / university registration.