Palace and Gardens
9.30am - 5pm (last entry 4pm)
1st April - 31st October
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
9.30am - 4pm (last entry 3pm)
Scone Palace is one of Scotland's favourite visitor attractions.. It offers a great day out for all, full of history, art, outdoor activities, Gift & Food shops, and a Coffee Shop.
Explore the stunning art and architecture of the Palace, follow in the footsteps of 42 Scottish Kings across the Moot Hill, adventure through 100 acres of Gardens and Grounds, and relax in our Old Servants' Hall Coffee Shop with a famous Scone Scone.
Please note that the Palace closes for the winter from the end of October to early April every year, but the Palace Gardens stay open until mid December and then re-open in February.
Let our walks & gardens map guide your day with us.
Booking tickets is advisable for visiting the Palace and Gardens. We also offer season tickets, garden admissions, Friends of Scone Palace memberships, events tickets, and group bookings.
How To Get Here
Scone Palace is located in the heart of Perthshire, in central Scotland. It is very easy to get here using public transport and by car or cycling. Here you can find details on how to get to Scone Palace.
Scone Palace, Perth, PH2 6BD
From Dundee, Edinburgh or Glasgow, follow the signs for the ‘A93 Braemar’. We are situated two miles north of Perth on the A93.
We have racking available for the storage of cycles. For information on cycle routes in Perthshire please visit Perth and Kinross Council. For information on cycle hire please visit Scottish Cycling Holidays.
Stagecoach number 3 leaves from South Street, Perth and Stagecoach Strathtay number 58 leaves from Perth Bus Station or Kinnoull Street, Perth. For more information visit Stagecoaches website: www.stagecoachbus.com.
Perth Rail Station is situated 3 miles from Scone Palace. For more information visit Scotrail's website https://www.scotrail.co.uk. Taxis are readily available for the 10-minute trip from the station to the Palace.
Scone Palace is a 40 minute drive from Edinburgh International Airport. Follow the signs for Perth (M90), and then for Scone Palace. The smaller airport of Dundee is 22 miles away. Scone Airport, which has facilities for light aircraft, is 10 minutes away.
Dogs on leads are welcome in our Old Kitchen and in our Shop, as well as through the Gardens and Grounds.
We also encourage you to bring your furry friends to Scone Palace for our outdoor events throughout the year, including our annual highlight Paws at the Palace.