Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Scone Palace

Immortalized in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, once the capital of the Pictish kingdom, today Scone Palace attracts visitors from all over the world. There is so much to see and enjoy at Scone Palace, the history, the art and antiques, the superb landscape and architecture, fun for the children, shopping and exploring that one visit is never enough. Scone Palace is an optional visit on Celtic Tours self-drive tour of Scotland, Glimpse of Scotland.

Built of red sandstone, Scone Palace is a classic example of late Georgian Gothic style lending way to its colorful and exciting history. Once the crowning place of the Kings of Scots, Scone Palace occupies a unique position in the history of Scotland. A breathtakingly beautiful place of power and mystery and the rightful home of the celebrated Stone of Scone - also known as the Stone of Destiny. Scone Palace is regarded as a national treasure and is revered as the historic jewel in the crown of Scotland.

Poised over the River Tay with the Grampian Mountains as a backdrop, the Scone Palace beckons with an amazing scenic location. A visit to Scone Palace would be incomplete without enjoying the Palace grounds. They are as splendid as the Palace itself.

Whatever your age or interests Scone Palace is waiting for you to uncover its riches. Visit Scone Palace on your Glimpse of Scotland, self-drive vacation of Scotland.

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