Everything you need on how to throw a Highland games with the kids.
The Atholl Highland Games and Gathering, Blair Castle, Perthshire.
Sword dancing at the Braemar Gathering, Braemar, Aberdeenshire.
A competitor tossing the caber at Inverness Highland Games.
Luss Highland Games, Alexandria.
Taking place across Scotland every summer weekend, Highland games are friendly events drawing local communities, international athletes and visitors alike.
DOWNLOAD VisitScotland’s new FREE guide to this year’s Highland games to discover a packed calendar of awesome heavy events, graceful Highland dancing and thrilling track and field competitions, not to mention the incredible sounds of the marching pipes and drums.
In our guide you'll find all you need to know for a fun day out, including detailed listings of the Highland games held this summer and the full address, timings, prices and contact details of each event.
It also features great suggestions for things to see and do near each games venue, so that you and your family can explore the area during your stay.
You’ll even discover fun facts about the history and traditions of the games – did you know that haggis hurling began as a practical joke in the 1970s, but is now a popular event at many Highland games?