Born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, she married Scott in 1951. She was Honorary Director of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, founded in 1948 by Sir Peter. Philippa Scott was also a professional wildlife photographer, President of the Nature in Art Trust, scuba diver  and an associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
- The Art of Peter Scott (completely revised in 2008)
- Lucky Me (autobiographical)
- So Many Sunlit Hours (autobiographical)
- "The Scott partnership put conservation on the map, at a time when conservation was not a word that most people understood." - Sir David Attenborough
Portrait of Philippa Scott
Scott agreed to sit for a portrait head in clay by Jon Edgar at her home in Slimbridge in February 2007 as part of the sculptor's environmental series of heads. A bronze was unveiled at the Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust visitor centre on 6 December 2011.
- The Peerage.org
- "Nature in Art - Trust". Nature in Art Trust. Retrieved 23 March 2010.
- "Lady Scott: conservationist and photographer". The Times. 18 January 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2010.
- authors, various (2008). Responses - Carvings and Claywork - Jon Edgar Sculpture 2003-2008. UK: Hesworth Press. ISBN 978-0-9558675-0-7.
- "Philippa Scott obituary" The Guardian obituary (10 January 2010).
- Stroud News obituary The Stroud News and Journal obituary (16 January 2010)
- Oral history/interviews dating from Slimbridge 2005