Scone Palace

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Sleeps: 10 - 27 Bedrooms: 14 Bathrooms: 12


Wedding Venue Ideal for Kids All Bedrooms En-Suite Ideal for Parties

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Scone Palace, with its colourful and fascinating history, is considered to be one of Scotland’s most significant stately homes. Situated above the River Tay in the very heart of Scotland, the Palace is just a short distance from the village of Scone and the city of Perth, making a wonderful base for those wanting to explore this beautiful region. Steeped in history, the Palace has been the seat of parliaments, while the Kings of Scots, including Macbeth and Robert the Bruce have been crowned here. Guests privileged enough to be able to stay at Scone Palace will be able to enjoy the marvellous collection of antiques, paintings and unique artefacts which adorn the wonderful property.

The Palace is fantastic for those hosting events or celebrations, while the Palace State Rooms are part of the tour for the general public from April through to October, they are able to be reserved exclusively in the evenings, please see the events tab for more details!

Scone Palace can comfortably accommodate up to twenty-seven guests across thirteen double occupancy and one single beautifully-appointed bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. The bedrooms are set across three parts of the palace, in the West Passage are two twin rooms, two king-size double rooms and a small double room which is suitable for a single person, each of these rooms look out over the Park and possess wonderful views of the Tay. The South Corridor has two king-size bedrooms, one twin room, one double room and two rooms which can be set up as either doubles or twins. Finally, The Balvaird Wing offers three handsomely designed bedrooms, a super-king room and two double rooms.

The Palace boasts over 100 acres of historic Parklands, a fantastic spot for guests of Scone Palace to enjoy exciting outdoor activities such as laser clay shooting, falconry and quad biking! Those who wish for a more relaxed break can simply enjoy a stroll through the grounds while admiring the gorgeous scenery.

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What you should know…

  • Scone Palace is a public attraction and so the State Rooms are part of the tour open to the general public between April and October and so they will be behind closed doors! Guests staying overnight can acess the rooms in the evening when being used for a private dinner. Similarly, the gardens are open to the public and so you won't be entirely alone!

Property Features

Heritage Collection Wi-Fi/Internet All Bedrooms En-Suite Satellite TV Working Fireplace Heating

Ground Floor
- Private entrance
- Lady Mansfield’s Library
- Drawing Room
- Dining Room

First Floor

- The Palace State rooms are on this level - they are part of the tour for the general public between April and October and are all behind locked doors but they can be entered in the evening when being used for a private dinner

Second Floor

The West Passage Accommodation

Each Room has been individually styled and refurbished to reflect the traditions and stature of the Palace. They all look out over the Park and have views of the Tay. There is Wi-Fi in each bedroom.

- The 6th Earl Bedroom: Two single beds /private bathroom across the corridor. - The Adam’s room: Two single beds/large walk-in shower room is across the corridor.
- The Kenwood Room: One super king size bed/ en-suite with a hexagonal turret bathroom with a bath and shower attachment.
- The Empire Room: Small Double bed which is suitable for a single person/shared bathroom with shower (with Lady Malvina’s room.)
- Lady Stormont’s Room: King size French Four Poster Bed/ en-suite with turret bathroom identical to the Kenwood room.

South Corridor Accommodation- Traditionally the Family Rooms

- Lady Malvina’s room: one double bed/ shared bathroom with shower (with The Empire room.)
- The Blue Room: can either be a double bed or two single beds/ en-suite shower room.
- The Yellow Room: can be a double or two single beds/ en-suite bathroom with a separate bath and shower.
- Lord Scone’s Room: King sized double bed/ Shared bathroom next door. (with Lady Freddy’s room)
- Lady Freddy’s room: two single beds/ shared bathroom (with Lord Scone’s room.)
- Master Bedroom: Canopy Super King/ en-suite bathroom with shower attachment.

The Balvaird Wing

The Balvaird sleeps up to six people in three beautifully designed, en-suite bedrooms.

- The Mac Gregor Room: Super king size bed. en-suite bathroom has an original very deep bath (no shower)
- Colonel Andrew’s room: Two double beds/ en-suite bathroom with bath and a separate shower.
- Lady Carnegie’s room: Two double beds/ en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath.

Exterior Acres
- 100 acres of parkland


About the surrounding area of Scone Palace
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Stalking/Hunting Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Romantic
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Scone Palace holds a wonderful location, just 2 minutes away from the helpful amenities in the village of Scone and less than 10 minutes from the wider variety of amenities available in the city of Perth.

There is plenty to keep the whole family busy with a multitude of things to see, do and explore in the area, Perth boasts museums, art galleries, stunning gardens and excellent entertainment venues. For those that wish to venture outside the city, there is plenty of opportunity to try your hand at golf, cycling, horseriding and a variety of watersports all within easy reaching distance!

Dundee Airport is less than 30 minutes away while Edinburgh Airport is just 50 minutes away, making a short transfer time, ideal for those flying in to Scone Palace for an event or wedding.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Dundee Airport


Nearest Town/City Perth


Nearest Village Scone


Nearest Train Station Perth Train Station


Nearest Restaurant Scone


Nearest Shop Scone


Nearest Golf King James VI Golf Club



Ah, bonnie Scotland! A wild and beautiful part of the world, where you can explore the rugged highlands or enjoy the colour and vibrancy of cultural capitals like Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens Ideal for Xmas/NY

Scone Palace makes a wonderful choice for guests travelling with children. Withn 100 acres of grounds, there is plenty of room for children to run around and explore in a safe environment. The children are bound to enjoy the adventure playground and unique star maze! For the little ones, cot(s) and highchair(s) are available at the property.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Event information

- It is possible to have exclusive use of the Palace State rooms from 2pm for ceremonies and receptions between April - October. (Please note that the gardens, shop and coffee shop will remain open to the public)
- Scone Palace has a variety of rooms and can cater to a range of group sizes, the State Rooms can accommodate up to 110 say guests (+ up to an additional 100 evening guests) while the Murray Rooms can host parties of up to 40 guests
- Please be aware that the minimum capacity for a wedding in the State Rooms is 70 day guests, this is 10 guests in the Murray Rooms.

Events & Conference Facilities
- Business conferences and seminars for up to 60 delegates can be held throughout the year in the Murray Suite, from November - March, the State Rooms offer capacity for 200+ delegates.
- For evening dinners, the State Dining Room can seat between 12 and 24 people, the Murray Suites can accommodate 50 guests while The Long Gallery can seat up to 110 guests.

Please enquire for accurate wedding & event pricing and example packages and menus...

Terms & Conditions

Booking Deposit
A non refundable deposit for 50% of the total booking cost of hiring the Palace is required at the time of booking.

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit This varies dependant upon the group size. It is paid via bank transfer to the owner before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 3pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in rental price
Internet access? Yes, Wi-Fi included in rental price
Pets welcome? Sorry, no pets allowed
Smoking Allowed? No smoking allowed
Changeover day Any

Rental Rates

Please note: All rates below are subject to 20% UK VAT

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people: For every additional guest up to 27, it will cost an additional £323 - £376 per person per night.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 5th 2020 - Dec 18th 2020 £6,273 £9,410 £12,546 £15,682 £21,948
Dec 18th 2020 - Jan 1st 2021 £8,065 £12,098 £16,130 £20,163 £28,219
Jan 1st 2021 - Oct 7th 2021 £6,273 £9,410 £12,546 £15,682 £21,948

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people: For every additional guest up to 27, it will cost an additional €344 - €401 per person per night.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 5th 2020 - Dec 18th 2020 €6,480 €9,617 €12,753 €15,889 €23,397
Dec 18th 2020 - Jan 1st 2021 €8,332 €12,364 €16,397 €20,429 €30,082
Jan 1st 2021 - Oct 7th 2021 €6,480 €9,617 €12,753 €15,889 €23,397

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people: For every additional guest up to 27, it will cost an additional $371 - $433 per person per night.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 5th 2020 - Dec 18th 2020 $6,749 $9,886 $13,022 $16,158 $25,281
Dec 18th 2020 - Jan 1st 2021 $8,678 $12,710 $16,743 $20,775 $32,504
Jan 1st 2021 - Oct 7th 2021 $6,749 $9,886 $13,022 $16,158 $25,281

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Owner Profile

Scone Palace has an exciting and colourful history as one of Scotland's most important stately homes.  Fifteen hundred years ago it was the capital of the Picts.  In the intervening centuries, it has been the seat of parliaments and the Crowning Place of the Kings of Scotland including Macbeth and Robert the Bruce.

The Palace houses and outstanding collection of antiques, paintings and rare artefacts and the grounds are renowned throughout the world, making the stately home one of the most popular to visit in Scotland and a unique offering to stay overnight.

Poised above the River Tay in Perthshire, Scone Palace overlooks the routes north to the Highlands and east through Strathmore to the coast.  the Grampian mountains form a distant backdrop and across the river stands the city of Perth.

Scone Palace combines a unique heritage and stunning location with services of a dedicated team of professionals focused on ensuring your stay with us at Christmas is one to remember from start to finish. A magnificent setting....


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