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Scottish Highland Games Day Tour from Edinburgh

Product ID: 42394
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Join this exciting day tour and experience the Highland Games in one of the 10 stunning locations across Scotland, joining the 900-year-old tradition of throwing hammers, battling in tug-or-war, tossing the caber, and attempting some Highland dancing.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Participating in the tradition of a Clan Gathering in the beautiful Highlands
  • Give it your best shot in hammer throwing and caber tossing
  • Get festive with some Highland dancing and bagpipe competitions
Full description
The Highland Games are renowned world-wide as a test of strength between competing clans. These athletic contests date back over 900 years and are a fantastic spectacle of Highland dancing, pipe band displays, hammer throwing, tug-of-war, and tossing the caber.

And lucky for you, several Highland Games have been organized at various locations throughout Scotland, each with its own local charm and character, including the famous Braemar Gathering. Simply choose one (or more) of the dates below, and battle on!

Highland Games Program – 2018

Blair Atholl Gathering - Sunday 27th May 2018

Glamis Gathering - Sunday 10th June 2018

Luss Gathering - Saturday 7th July 2018 

Bridge of Allan Gathering - Sunday 5th August 2018 

Crieff Gathering - Sunday 19th August 2018

Braemar Gathering - Saturday 1st September 2018 

Pitlochry Gathering - Saturday 8th September 2018

  • Entrance Fee into Highland Games
  • Full-day excursion in a Mercedes-Benz midi-coach
  • Services of a professional local guide throughout the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Meal options

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Meeting point

60 High Street, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 1TB

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Important information
Know before you go
• Travel insurance is recommended
• Please be advised that children under 5 years old may not take part in the tour, while anyone under 17 must be accompanied by an adult. There are no maximum age restrictions
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Highland Explorer Tours

Product ID: 42394