Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland
Once the crowning place of the Kings of Scots, Scone Palace occupies a unique position in the history of Scotland. A breathtakingly beautiful place of power and mystery and the rightful home of the celebrated Stone of Scone. Scone Palace is a national treasure and is revered as the historic jewel in the crown of Scotland.
Today, Scone Palace is the home of the Earls of Mansfield, and a 5 star visitor attraction to visitors from around the world. Conveniently situated within an hour’s drive of Edinburgh and Glasgow, the Palace and grounds are surrounded by beautiful Perthshire scenery. There is also much to see and do at Scone Palace. Tour the State Rooms, where our friendly guides are on hand to answer any questions you may have, or try not to get lost in our unique Murray Star Maze, stand on Moot Hill, where the Kings of Scots, including Macbeth and Robert The Bruce were crowned, or wander around the 100 acres of gardens and gaze up at the towering trees in the 19th century Pinetum.
And a homemade “Scone at Scone“ from the Servants’ Hall Coffee Shop or Food Shop is a must!
Original Home of the “Stone of Scone“, Scone Palace has a lot to offer including: a Unique Collection of Porcelain, Furniture and Objets d’Art, Murray Star Maze, Children’s Play Area, Coffee Shop, Old Kitchen Restaurant, Highland Cattle, Gift Shop, Wildlife Trail, Kitchen and Wild Gardens.