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  • The Highland Gathering Day

    The Highland Gathering Day

    Day tour from Edinburgh to attend a Highland Games and see some of the Highlands.

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Highland Games Day Tour

Tour of Scotland and experience of a Highland Games as well. The best way to get to one of these iconic events if you have no transport and your in Edinburgh! Dates as per below


Participating in the tradition of a Clan Gathering - Piping Competitions and Highland Dancing - Caber tossing and Hammer Throwing - Traditional Highland dress - Stunning Highland Scenery

This tour operates on: Saturday, Sunday

Join us on a day tour to a real Highland Games where you can soak up the atmosphere and experience the excitement. The Games, or Gatherings, take place in towns and villages throughout the country and they are a highlight of the Scottish calendar, making for a truly memorable day out amongst grand Highland scenery.

The Highland Games are renowned the world over as a test of strength between Clans. These athletic contests date back over 900 years and the Games are a fantastic spectacle where you’ll see Highland dancing, pipe band displays, hammer throwing, tug-of-war and tossing the caber.

We have a range of day tours based around these spectacular cultural events that include the best of our beautiful landscape. Each has its own local charm and character.

Each tour is different as each tour will travel to a different destination for the Games. One thing all the tours will include is landscapes, great commentary and stories from our guides and a chance for you to see as much of Scotland as we can show you!

Inclusions

Local Scottish Guide

Entrance Fee to the Games

Souvenir map

Audio Guides Available

The Little Details

  • Minimum Age: Age 5+
  • Tour Vehicle Type: Coach
  • Duration of Tour: Full Day
  • Departure Point: 60 High Street
  • Departure Time: 08:45 (Braemar 08:00)
  • Expected return Time: 17:00 (Except Braemar 21:00)
  • Duration of Tour: Full Day

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Rates & Dates

Blair Atholl - Sunday 29th May 2016
Glamis - Sunday June 12th 2016
Luss - Saturday 2nd July 2016
Bridge of Allan - Sunday 7th August 2016
Stirling - Saturday 20th August 2016
Crieff - Sunday 21st August 2016
Braemar - Saturday 3rd September 2016
Pitlochry - Saturday 10th September 2016