The GWCT Scottish Game Fair, which takes place amidst the glorious parklands of Scone Palace, is a great day out for people of all ages and all cultures. There is a wide range of activities and stalls to suit all members of the family and the Scottish Game Fair is GWCT’s main educational event and any proceeds are ploughed back into our vital work.

Make the most of your visit to the GWCT Scottish Game Fair and plan ahead. Here’s our guide to how it all works.

The 2021 GWCT Scottish Game Fair will take place at Scone Palace on 24th, 25th & 26th September 2021.

The Key GWCT Scottish Game Fair Facts

  • Opening Times: 9.00am – 5.00pm daily
  • Standard Car Parking: £5 on the day or free for GWCT Members.
  • Ticket Purchase: Both credit/debit card and cash payments will be accepted for tickets purchased at the gate.
  • Queues: You can beat the gate queues by booking tickets online in advance.
  • Cash Machines: Available by the main entrance. A charge of £2.95 will be made for each cash withdrawal.
  • Showguide: £7.50

Our Shop & Drop Service

Buying something big or heavy? Then don’t despair, you can take advantage of our Shop and Drop service, kindly sponsored by Bidwells. You can safely leave your purchases in a tent manned by volunteers from Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance, who will also be running our car park shuttle buggy service to take your purchase right to your car.

Mobility & Accessibility Provisions

There is a dedicated parking area for people with access needs close to the entrance to the GWCT Scottish Game Fair site. Blue Badges must be displayed and car park stewards will direct you to the car park.

Event Mobility is delighted to be providing electric scooters and manual wheelchairs for the use of disabled, elderly and mobility impaired visitors at the show. To reserve an electric scooter or manual wheelchair you can book on line at, print out an advance booking form from the website or contact the office on 01386 725391 to request a form to be posted to you. Please be aware that advance bookings cannot be made by phone.

Camping & Accommodation

Why not stay on site and make a weekend of it? Our camping pitches include:

  • Generous 9 metre x 9 metre plots
  • Access to water and toilets
  • Idyllic setting on the banks of the River Tay
  • Price covers camping for the whole weekend of the GWCT Scottish Game Fair
  • Just a very short walk to the Fair entrance
  • Please note there is no access to electricity at the site

Sites are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. Arrivals are from 2pm on the Thursday before the Scottish Game Fair and stay until Monday 10am.

Camping does not include show entry, you will need to purchase tickets for each day you are attending The Scottish Game Fair.

For hotel accommodation in the Perthshire Area please visit
For Scone Caravan Site, contact: 01738 552323

Dogs and the Dog Creche

Dogs are always a popular attraction at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair. As well as terrier racing in the main ring there are gundog demonstrations, competitions and the scurry which is open to everyone (and their dog). Dog poo bags are available around the site, kindly provided by Perth and Kinross Council.

Dogs are welcome at the Fair and if you would like to leave your dog for a while in safe surroundings, please make use of our Dog Creche which is situated by the Main Entrance. Use of the Creche is free but a donation to the charity providing the service, Samsalin Dog Rescue, would be much appreciated. Please note, dogs…

  • must NOT be left in your car
  • must be kept on a lead
  • must be under proper control at all times
  • must be cleaned up behind where necessary!
  • cannot be taken into the Food Hall or Food Theatre
  • cannot be taken into catering marquees

There is also an extensive range of merchandise for your four-legged friends. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our volunteer on-call vets during the GWCT Scottish Game Fair.

Travelling & Parking

Extensive details of travelling and parking arrangements for the Scottish Game Fair can be found here.


The GWCT Scottish Game Fair is a trading name of Stable Events Ltd., a company registered in England and Wales (registered no 13236715). Registered Office: Invision House, Wilbury Way, Hitchin, England, SG4 0TY. Organised under license from the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.
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