Homecoming Scotland 2014: 162nd Bridge Of Allan Highland Games

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Strathallan Games Park, Airthrey Avenue, Bridge of Allan, FK9 4RB
    As part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 we will be celebrating our 163rd year and invite you to join us. Stirling is known as “the Gateway to the Highlands” with all its Tourist attractions. From Robert the Bruce and the Battle of Bannockburn, to William Wallace, more recently brought back to life as ‘Braveheart’. Our event is held in the beautiful Spa village of Bridge of Allan and the setting is in a bowl, between historic Stirling Castle and Wallace’s Monument and can attract crowds of 10,000 or more. We have a full programme of traditional Highland Games with various Championship competitions, covering: Athletics; Cycling; Heavyweights – Tossing the Caber; Highland Dancing; Pipe Bands & Wrestling. To ensure that the whole family is catered for, there a Trade Stalls; Refreshment Bars and an adjoining Fairground; with ample parking. Few Highland Games can match our longevity, quality of competitors from across the world and our splendid Massed Pipe Band finale. Known within the highland games circuit as the “Friendly Games” and being renowned for our hospitable welcome to all visitors. In looking forward to your presence, you can be assured we will have raised our standard efforts that bit extra for this year.

    The 163rd Bridge Of Allan Highland Games is held in the beautiful spa town of Bridge of Allan, set in a bowl, between the historic Stirling Castle and The Wallace Monument. The full programme of traditional Highland games competitions encompasses athletics, cycling, heavyweights (such as tossing the caber) Highland dancing, pipe bands and wrestling.

    Few highland games can match the game's longevity, quality of competitors from across the world and the splendid massed pipe band finale. You'll receive a warm welcome at the games, which are known within the Highland games circuit as the 'friendly games'. The standard efforts have certainly been raised for this year's event.

    Adding to the atmosphere of the day and ensuring the whole family is catered for, the event will also include trade stalls, refreshment bars and an adjoining fairground with ample parking.

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