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Sunday 20th June

Are you the strongest of your family clan,  do you think you have the strength and technic to lift the Ardblair Stones?

The Ardblair Stones are nine reinforced concrete spheres ranging in weight from 18 – 152kg (40 – 335lbs).  The Stones must be lifted sequentially from lightest to heaviest onto whisky butts.  The event is judged on time and the number of stones lifted.

Sunday 20th June

We are very excited that we are going to have some members of the Scottish Vintage Tractor & Engine Club joing us on Sunday 20th June 2021.

Come along and see Tractors of the past and speak to thier owners who will tell you all about them 

Wednesday 23rd June

Join us for an morning tour of Scone Palace grounds and gardens.

The tour, with our head gardener Brian Cunningham, will commence at 11 am and you will be guided around 100 acres of glorious grounds including the Victorian pinetum, Murray star maze, walled garden restoration project and kitchen garden. Brian will share his passion for the history of the gardens including how David Douglas started his horticultural career as a gardener here at Scone Palace. 

There will be plenty of opportunities to ask Brian about your gardening related questions. The tour will finish at approximately 12 noon. Guests can enjoy 10% of plant sales on the day.

 

News

  1. A Celebration of Snowdrops

    1 March 2021

    The gardens and grounds of grand and historic properties like Scone Palace are the perfect place to see large and dramatic displays of snowdrops.

  2. Scone Palace welcomes news that Stone of Destiny is to be returned to Perthshire

    23 December 2020

    The owners of Scone Palace have warmly welcomed today’s news from the Scottish Government that the Stone of Destiny is to be returned to Perthshire.

  3. Scone Palace welcomes announcement to reopen gardens

    19 June 2020

    Scone Palace, one of Scotland’s most popular attractions, has welcomed the First Minister’s announcement that their gardens can re-open to visitors on Wednesday 1st July.