These extensive grounds contain a Victorian pinetum with many mature conifers, planthunters’ pavilion, woodland gardens, beech hedge maze, as well as Moot Hill, where Scottish kings were crowned. There is a Douglas fir tree raised from the original seed sent from America by local plant hunter David Douglas in 1826. The kitchen garden supplies produce to the palace kitchens.
Due to ongoing rule changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic, public gardens may experience unforeseen restrictions and opening hours. To avoid disappointment we advise you contact gardens directly before visiting. Please see the individual garden’s website. If you can’t find the information you require, please call the garden directly. You’ll find website links and telephone numbers on the individual garden pages in this online directory
Some gardens require you to pre-book your tickets before visiting the garden. If this applies to a garden you’re planning to visit, please ensure you take your 2-for-1 Card with you to validate your booking.
Using your 2-for-1 card at Scone Palace Grounds
- One free entry with one full-paying adult
- Card not valid on event days - see website for details
- Before setting off check the garden’s website or call direct, as opening details can vary and one-off restrictions may apply
For up-to-date opening times, see website
Adults £10, children (4-15) £6.50. No booking - walk-up only