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Top Five Things To Do At Scone Palace Garden Fair

We’ve collated our top five things to do and see at the Scone Palace Garden Fair, now in its second year. Book your tickets now and join us for a weekend of floral fabulousness.
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The Crowning Place of Scottish Kings

On arrival at the palace, many visitors ask how Scone became the Crowning Place of Scottish Kings.
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The Palace Awaits

For those who work at Scone Palace, the first day of a new season feels like the start of a new school term. The following seven months lay ahead, waiting for the staff to leave their print on them, like pristine exercise books waiting to be filled with stories.
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Snowdrop Festival

February is a fickle month. It gives with one hand and snatches back with another. We wait patiently for it to arrive throughout the inconspicuous days of January, hoping that when it does, it will bring with it discernible signs of spring.
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Georgina Ballantine’s Giant Catch

What would you do, if for just one day only, you were given an extra hour? Would you put that hour to good use?
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Man's Best Friend

We have all heard the phrase “a dog is man’s best friend’. But do you know where the expression came from? It was first used by King Frederick II of Prussia before his death in 1786. It is he who said, “the only, absolute and best friend a man has, in this selfish world, the only one that will not betray or deny him, is his dog”.
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British Cut Flowers Week & The Garden Fair

‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.’ This iconic opening line in Charles Dickens’ novel A Tale of Two Cities has been interpreted many ways since the Victorian writer put pen to paper.
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Scotland, Scone and Fashion

In recent decades, Scotland has increasingly influenced the world of style and haute-couture. However, its contribution to fashion goes far beyond the catwalk.
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The Celebration of Easter

The English naturalist, Charles Darwin, once said, ‘A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life’.
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