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Scone Palace

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Perth PH2 6BD, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant place to visit. Lots of history.Resturant lovely food. Very close to the city of Perth. People will love it. Plenty of nice resturants and places to eat.Especially overlooking the River Tay My family from Perth.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank carol b
StephenB5403, General Manager at Scone Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scone Palace houses an outstanding collection of antiques, paintings and rare artifacts and the grounds are renowned throughout the world. The Palace is rich in Svottish history since when you visit the Palace you are walking in the footsteps of Scotland’s ancient founding fathers, both...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KseniaLoveUBritain
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Went to the so called "Christmas Fair" on 26 November 2018. Paid 7 GBP for a plastic bag, pen and note pad, wow thanks! Hardly any Christmas items apart from some cards. Everything VERY EXPENSIVE (75 GBP for a 'hot water bottle cover'!). Some lovely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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StephenB5403, General Manager at Scone Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

I am sorry you did not enjoy the recent Christmas Fair. I will be sure to pass on your comments to the event organiser and I am sure they will consider them when planning the event for next year.

Reviewed 13 November 2018

We absolutely loved visiting Scone Palace. There is such a rich history to explore and we truly enjoyed every second of it. I enjoyed seeing the peacocks roaming around and thoroughly enjoyed the hedge maze. We spent quite a few hours walking the grounds and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BL_adventure
StephenB5403, General Manager at Scone Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Many thanks for coming to visit and for providing such great feedback.

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great place to visit but be aware that from the beginning of November you can only see the grounds and gardens. As we were on an organised trip, we had a guided tour of the house which was both informative and humourous. Lovely decor inside...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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StephenB5403, General Manager at Scone Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Many thanks for visiting and glad you got the weather for it!!

Reviewed 7 November 2018

We went in October weather was magic sun and more sun palace was a dream the guides wear fantastic so much history the grounds large and very well looked after only one bad point restaurant is small and when coaches come in no room to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maldonfox
StephenB5403, General Manager at Scone Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Many thanks for the fantastic feedback and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 November 2018

It is a big imposing building but very decorative inside with grand state rooms, a long gallery and a corridor filled with strange artefacts. Adjacent to the house is a small raised area called Moot Hill where many Kings of Scotland were crowned and where...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter_and_Sheila
StephenB5403, General Manager at Scone Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thanks for coming to see us.

Reviewed 6 November 2018

We visited the palace as we were in the area for a weekend family "getaway" The gardens and house are excellent with friendly & attentive staff (but not over the top) who provided a great insight to the families who lived here. Also had some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heike0range
StephenB5403, General Manager at Scone Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Many thanks for coming to visit us.

Reviewed 5 November 2018

We went with some friends, the house was very interesting and guides helpful and knowledgeable. A coffe and sandwich in the cafe was most satisfying.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John-Rosie-13
StephenB5403, General Manager at Scone Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Glad you enjoyed the visit.

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to Spirits of Scone having also visited in 2017. The event was much scarier this year with less focus on story and acting and more on effective scares. This year saw much more jump scares along the route and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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StephenB5403, General Manager at Scone Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Glad you enjoyed it - can't wait to see you again next year!

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Venus-Iko L
23 July 2018|
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Response from StephenB5403 | Property representative |
Hi there. Getting to Scone couldn't be easier. You can travel by car up the A90 and along the A93 Blairgowrie Road and it is really well sign posted. Train to Perth and then a local bus number 3 or 58 but it is also a nice... More
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231Evelyn
13 June 2018|
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Hi there. Much of the gardens is accessible to all users and generally on the level. there are a few steps on the lawns but nothing too steep. the Palace and Coffee Shop are accessible for wheelchair users and we are able to... More
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enidnouveau
22 May 2018|
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Hi, that will not be a problem. We have some lovely areas you can have a picnic and plenty of picnic tables.
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