Easter Activities

Get ready for a regal rendezvous in Perthshire this Easter, where Scone Palace beckons with a weekend of majestic festivities from March 29th to 31st. Craft your own crown, ascend Moot Hill for a coronation, and roll decorated eggs down history's hill. Meanwhile, The Black Watch Castle and Museum unveils an Easter adventure from March 29th to April 12th, inviting families to explore the castle's grounds with crafts like Creepy Crawly Quest and Castle Garden Adventure. On March 30th, Balhousie Castle opens its doors for an egg-ceptional day, featuring The Great Easter Egg Hunt, themed crafts, and Easter cookie decorating. Prepare for a Perthshire Easter, blending history, nature, and family fun!



Destiny Awaits: Scone Palace Opening Weekend 

Friday 29th March – Sunday 31st March // From 10am // Scone Palace // tickets from £12.50 


To celebrate the return of the Stone of Destiny to Perthshire, Scone Palace will host an exciting range of family friendly activities from Friday 29th until Sunday 31st March. Craft your Own Crown before proceeding up to the famous Moot Hill to be crowned in the Crowning Place of Scottish Kings and Queens. Bring your own decorated egg to roll down Moot Hill, go for an Egg Hunt in the Murray Star Maze and count all the chicks and bunnies hiding in the Palace. Suitable for all ages.  




Easter at Balhousie Castle  

29th March – 12th April // 11am – 12pm and 2pm -3pm // The Black Watch Castle and Museum // £5 per ticket (one child & one accompanying adult) 


Embark on a nature-filled adventure this Easter! Join us for four unique crafts, including Creepy Crawly Quest and Castle Garden Adventure, where kids explore the castle grounds and create crafts inspired by creatures, insects, and spring flora. Engage in Feathered Friends Fun and Eggcellent Blossom crafts, which will encourage outdoor exploration and let their creativity flow with fun activities. Plus, on Wednesday 3rd April, enjoy object handling sessions in the Museum. Immerse your family in the beauty of Balhousie Castle and its surroundings. Ideal for families with children aged 3-12. 


Balhousie Castle 

Easter Fun at Balhousie Castle 

30th March // 10am – 2pm // The Black Watch Castle and Museum // £10 per ticket (one child & one accompanying adult) 


Join us for some Easter fun at Balhousie Castle for a joyous day filled with activities. Embark on The Great Easter Egg Hunt in our Castle gardens, explore the Museum with the Easter Egg trail, unleash your creativity at Easter cookie decorating, and take part in our themed crafts and outdoor activities. Ticket includes all-day access to the Museum. An egg-citing adventure for families, promising a delightful Easter Experience. Ideal for families with children aged 3-12.  


Come and discover the magic of Easter in Perth for yourself – a city where history, nature, and joy converge to create an unforgettable experience. The fun isn’t just around Perth City Centre. Visitor attractions across Perth and Kinross are putting on special activity for the Easter weekend.