The Bridge of Allan Highland Games returns for 2017 with its traditional mid-summer family day out. One of Scotland’s premier Games that has been taking place for more than a century it will see crowds of up to 10,000 drawn by its combination of a wonderful setting and top-class action. Admission is cash only on the gate.
Set in a stunning setting – nestling between Stirling Castle, the Ochil Hills and the National Wallace Monument, made famous by the Braveheart movie – the Games offers a packed programme of traditional cultural and sporting events. Crowd-pleasing heavyweight competitions, almost two hundred highland dancers and more than a thousand pipers are just some of the highlights of the day. You can also enjoy running, cycling and wrestling and browse among trade stands and craft stalls. For the young ones there is more to enjoy in the popular funfair that adjoins the Games field.
This is the full list of events – with approximate timing – taking place throughout the day via the Bridge of Allan Highland Games website.
Action starts 10am with the Highland Dancing followed by events throughout the day until the finish at around 5.30pm.
Admission (cash only) at the Bridge of Allan Highland Games is on the gate: Adults £9/Under 16s & Senior Citizens £4. Entry is guaranteed as the event has a large arena.
Car parking is free.