Entry, tickets and location

Perth Highland Games 2018 will be held for the first time in the grounds of Aerial photo of Scone Palace and grounds, where Perth Highland Games 2018 will take placeScone Palace, Perth, PH2 6BD.

Poised above the River Tay in Perthshire, Scone Palace has been the seat of parliaments and the crowning place of the Kings of Scots, including Macbeth and Robert The Bruce. The Palace houses an outstanding collection of antiques, paintings and rare artifacts and the grounds are renowned throughout the world, making the stateley home one of the most popular tourist attractions in both Perth and Scotland.

Date – Sunday 12th August 2018
Events start at approx – 10.00
Gates open – 09.00
Events end approx – 17.30


You can buy tickets online now at Eventbrite (online ticket sales close on Saturday 11th August at 8:00pm), or you can come along and pay at the gate on the day.

Buy tickets online for Perth Highland Games 2018

Ticket prices

Adults = £8

Children aged 12 and under / senior citizens = £4

Under 5s = free


There will be ample parking at Scone Palace (just follow the signs on the main road and in the palace grounds). There will be a small parking charge of £1 per vehicle. 

You can also park in the city centre and take a taxi to the palace.

Guide to parking in Perth City Centre

There will be dedicated disabled parking and access, but please be aware that the parking is on a grassy field which can be uneven in places, and/or muddy if there has been prolonged wet weather. We always do our best to make Perth Highland Games as accessible as possible, but if you have any concerns please contact us.

Location map

How to get here

If you are travelling from Perth, follow signs for Scone Palace. When you reach the Palace drive past the main entrance, following the event signs. On entering Old Scone, take the left turn (Stormontfield Road) signposted Waulkmill, Stormontfield, Perth Racecourse. Follow this road taking the second left into Scone Palace estate and the parking area.

There isn’t any public transport on a Sunday to Scone Palace, but a dedicated pick-up and drop-off point is available for visitors getting a lift or arriving by taxi.