Visitor Information


COVID-19 Information for Visitors - Scone Palace Temporary Closure

With the ongoing COVID-19 situation at the forefront of everyone’s mind, we wanted to take the time to assure you that the well-being of our visitors and our staff is our absolute priority. With this in mind, taking account of the latest advice, we have taken the tough decision to close the Palace to visitors until further notice. We will keep the position under review.

We wish everyone well in this difficult situation.



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

Scone Palace is open daily from 1 April - 31 October with some exceptions for events.

May - September, gates open at 9.30am with the last admission at 5.00pm.

March, April and October, gates open at 10.00am with the last admission at 4.00pm.

Please visit our What's On pages for event details.


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.