Visitor Information

Important update re: Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Scone Palace will be opening the Gardens and Grounds on the 1st July every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday as we continue to monitor the situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) and adapt to the changes.

We want to assure our visitors that safety is of the utmost importance and the health of all our staff, volunteers and visitors is paramount. We will be giving you a warm welcome at a distance.

Therefore, we have put the following measures in place:

The Gardens and grounds will open from 10.30am to 5pm when the gates will close. Suggested last entry 4pm

Help us keep you safe 
  • You should not enter the Gardens if you think you have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Please buy your tickets online in advance.  Once on site only card payments will be accepted. 
  • Please always follow social distancing of 2 metres
  • Regularly wash your hands and avoid touching your face. Check the NHS guidelines for more information
  • Come prepared with your own hand sanitiser, tissues, and contactless ways to pay
  • We have provided hand sanitizers stations at key points, please help us by using these if you don’t have your own

There are over 100 acres of Gardens and Grounds at Scone Palace and there is plenty of room to social distance.  The Maze will be closed till further notice however, the adventure playground will be open.  When you arrive, you will be provided with a map of the grounds to help you get around.

There will be limited toilet facilities.  Our outside toilets will be open, please always use responsibly with one person in, one out and observing social distancing.

Unfortunatly we are unable to offer our disabled toilet in the Palace until Government guidelines change.

We have an outside catering offering including specialist coffee, famous Scone Scones and traybakes.

There is our picnic area available near the car park, but we ask you to please take your own litter home.

Bicycles, scooter, footballs etc are not allowed in the grounds.

Dogs are always very welcome at Scone Palace but must be kept on leads at all times.

Please follow our Facebook and Instagram:Https:// pages for updates, as these will be the first means of communicating any new information

Any queries regarding existing bookings please get in touch on to discuss rearranging your bookings or other options.  We are a small team so please bear with us for the next few weeks if we take slightly longer than usual to get back to you.

We look forward to welcoming you to Scone Palace and Gardens very soon.


Scone Palace is one of Scotland's favourite visitor attractions and offers a great day out for all; with a variety of things to see and do, outdoor activities, gift shops and coffee shop. 

Opening Times -

Gardens and Grounds will open on the 1st July every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10.30am to 5pm when the gates will close. Suggested last entry 4pm


Winter Hours

FREE admission to the Grounds, Coffee Shop, Food Shop, Children's Playground and Maze each Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout November & part December, February & March. Opening time is 10.00 am closing at 4.00 pm. Old Kitchen Coffee Shop is open to well behaved four-legged friends!


Coffee Shop 

Why not visit our Servants' Hall Coffee Shop situated at the end of the hall on the lower level. Here you will find our menu inspired by fresh, local produce, including ingredients from our Kitchen Garden. Scroll to the foot of the page, where you can download our latest menu.