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Thursday 25th October

BIGGER, DARKER AND SCARIER THAN BEFORE....

There's a frightening chill of Halloween in the air... This October, why not round up your most fearless of friends and make your way to the Spirits of Scone, a fright-fest like no other! The nights are getting dark, and the grounds will be transformed into a truly terrifying playground for menacing ghouls and horror film freaks. They're lurking in the woods and hiding in the maze; this is where your nightmares come to life!

Friday 26th October

BIGGER, DARKER AND SCARIER THAN BEFORE....

There's a frightening chill of Halloween in the air... This October, why not round up your most fearless of friends and make your way to the Spirits of Scone, a fright-fest like no other! The nights are getting dark, and the grounds will be transformed into a truly terrifying playground for menacing ghouls and horror film freaks. They're lurking in the woods and hiding in the maze; this is where your nightmares come to life!

Saturday 27th October

Join us for a day of 'Spooktacular' fun and games with our resident witch 'Heather Cackle'. We will all be dressing up and invite our little visitors to do so too..... there are prizes to be won!

Mrs Cackle can be found in her witch's cavern where she and her grisly friends will be casting spells; we think she needs your help to her write some new ones!

There will be broomstick racing,  incy wincy spider skittles, spooky face painting, ghostly glitter tattoos, Halloween wooden mask painting and much more...

News

  1. Scone Palace ‘frightfest' is only for the brave as it extends to seven nights

    11 September 2018

    Spirits of Scone, the annual Halloween event held at Scone Palace, will be scarier than ever this year as it extends to seven nights.

    Scone Palace's medieval grounds are being transformed into a terrifying playground of menacing ghouls and horror film freaks, beginning on October 25 and ending on Halloween, October 31.

  2. Scone Palace painting mystery resolved as Dido portrait attributed to Scots artist David Martin

    3 September 2018

    The long-running mystery surrounding the famous portrait of Dido Belle has been resolved after a BBC investigation attributed the Scone Palace painting to Scots artist David Martin.

  3. Scone Palace and the famous portrait of Lady Elizabeth Murray and Dido Elizabeth Belle featured on Fake or Fortune

    28 August 2018

    Scone Palace will appear on the popular TV series Fake or Fortune? this Sunday when journalist Fiona Bruce and art expert Philip Mould investigate the famous portrait of Lady Elizabeth Murray and Dido Belle.

    The series, which looks at mysteries behind paintings, will ask whether the portrait was painted by artist Johann Zoffany.