Perth Highland Games

Perth Highland Games

CANCELLED DUE TO THE CONDITION OF THE SHOWGROUND.

North Inch, Perth, is the location for the Perth Highland Games, one of the most popular events in the Highland Games calendar.

Today’s Perth Highland Games include traditional heavyweight events like throwing weights and hammers and tossing the caber.  In addition, there’s highland dancing, foot and cycle races, solo piping and the very popular pipe band contest with large numbers of overseas bands often taking part.  A wide range of trade and craft stands will cater for shopping and catering needs with a fairground providing an amusement area for children of all ages.

Competitions start at 10am with action takes place throughout the day including the Chieftains’ welcome at 1pm, with the Massed Pipe Bands bringing the day to a close at around 5.30pm.  This is the outline programme for events throughout the day.

Gates open at 9am, competitions start at 10am.

Admission is on the day at the gate priced: Adults £8/Under 16s & Senior Citizens £4/Under 5s free.

Parking: Public parking is not permitted on the North Inch. There is free parking available on a Sunday within walking distance of the Games field, this is a map and guide to parking in Perth.

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