Balquhidder Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games and Gathering

Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games and Gathering

(traditional seat to Clans MacLaren, MacGregor, Stewarts of Ardvorlich and Macnab)

Saturday 20th July 2019

Ticket prices: £6 adult; £4 children 5-16 (free under 5)/Senior Citizens (pay at the gate, cash only)

Dogs on lead welcome

FREE car parking, follow signposts; disabled parking on field; designated parking area for camper vans

Located adjacent to A84/A85, 13 miles north of Callander, 20 miles west of Crieff (satnav use FK19 8PR)

Experience a traditional Highland Games which has run for more that 200 years (dancing, pipe band, Clan March, piping, heavyweight & track/field events) and which featured on the BBC2 ‘Scotland’s Wild Heart’ series https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-PM0wX7Qtk&sns=em

  • Events for all (not just athletes) including fun races for children; parents are asked to keep an eye on children and not let them enter or cross the games ring at any time
  • Range of trade stands offering quality goods, kids entertainment, food and drink
  • Picnic on the grass around the games ring; please do not bring glass onto the field
  • Meet Clan representatives at the Clan tents
  • Later in the day enjoy the traditional folk band ‘Pure Malt’ in the beer tent

 

 

 

 

Programe of events

  • 10.00 am Gates open
  • 10.30am Piping commences
  • 12:00 local events and highland dancing start.
  • 13.00, after the Clan March onto the field accompanied by the Games Chieftain and the Badenoch and Strathspey Pipe Band, the main games events continue
  • 17.00 or thereabouts ‘Pure Malt’ the traditional folk band will be performing in the beer tent until the close at approx. 20.00.

Pick up a programme on the day for full details of the gmes

Why not come for the whole weekend  and stay locally – Great choice of accommodation in Lochearnhead, Strathyre, St Fillans and Balquhidder including Camping and Caravan parks.