Just how far back the Games go in their present ‘Highland’ format is not known precisely, although we know that it was earlier than the Great War of 1914-18, with the location being the Kirkgate Park,... read more
Bridge of Allan is one of Scotland's premier Highland Games attracting crowds of between 10,000 and 15,000. The games field is situated in a spectacular setting nestled between Stirling Castle, The O... read more
Traditional Highland games with World Strongman trials, stalls, fairground and chieftains parade.
Events: Piping Competitions, Dancing Competitions, Celebrity Appearance, World Strongmen Events, Open... read more
Friendly, traditional highland games, including clan grant gathering and featuring:
Massed pipe bands, highland dancing, heavy events, RSPB Abernethy Forest 10 mile race, solo piping & drumming, athl... read more
North Berwick Highland Games was initially a community group or ‘Association’ that came together to organise and put on a competition for the benefit of the local North Berwick Community.
Since the... read more
From the inaugural Games in 1870 until 1879, the Games were held in Academy Park at Morrison's Academy, but in 1880 moved to the Market Park, where they have been held ever since.
In 1887 it was su... read more
Our games take place at the end of the Lothian & Borders pipe band circuit and, as such, are generally considered to be friendly, but still competitive, games.
The games are preceded by our new ch... read more
Every Gathering is a memorable occasion and that of 2014 will be no exception.
International athletes will be among those taking part in the "heavy" and "track" events.
Pipers and dancers will b... read more
The main event for Mallaig and Morar with all the usual events plus stalls and good food.
Starts 12 noon at the Lovat Memorial Field in Morar.
Band parade 11.45am from Morar Station to the Games Fi... read more
Brodick Highland Games have been held in the village almost every year since 1886. The 2014 Games take place on Sat 9th August - come and join us!!
Events include - Traditional Highland Games inclu... read more
Perth Highland Games have grown from strength to strength and are now one the most popular venues on the Highland Games circuit which runs from May to mid September each year.
The traditional even... read more
A traditional Highland Gathering with all the usual events - Highland Dancing, Piping, Track & Field Events, Cycling, and, of course, the Heavies - see the Heavies compete in a special Caber event wh... read more
The Nairn Games were inaugurated on Saturday, August 10th 1867. It was the intention that this should be the first in an “annual series of athletic sports and Highland games.”
The scene at the link... read more
Stirling was fairly late in holding Highland games. Balfron, Thornhill, Denny, Alloa and Tillicoultry all had annual games, before the first Stirling Highland Games were held in July 1870. The site ch... read more
2013 was a tremendous Games and we owe a huge thanks to the support we received from those that attended, competed, organised, sponsored and judged. The friendly atmosphere, fine weather and the addit... read more
We present a real Scottish day of sporting events, music, dancing and fun in the Public Stadium at Rothesay. Come and enjoy:-
Male & Female Athletics
Ju... read more
The Cowal Highland Gathering held in Dunoon, Argyll, is the largest, most spectacular Highland games in the world. Nowhere else will you see world-class pipers, dancers and athletes competing on such ... read more
Birnam Highland Games were first held in 1864. Prior to this, Highland Games were held in Dunkeld but because of the death of the 6th Duke of Atholl in that year it was decided to cancel the 1864 Game... read more
Highland games are events held throughout the year in Scotland and other countries as a way of celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture and heritage, especially that of the Scottish Highlands. Certain ... read more