The picturesque setting of Glamis Castle in Angus, childhood home of the late Queen Mother, is the venue for the Strathmore Highland Games this afternoon. The official opening takes place at 12 noon with admission on the gate.
The Games will feature all the usual traditional Scottish events such as track (running/cycling) and field, Highland Dancing and heavy events (including junior heavies), tug or war together with solo piping and a pipeband competition. In the heavy events all eyes will be on the Scottish Caber Championship.
Action gets underway from 10.30am with solo piping and junior heavies with the official opening of the games at 12 noon. That’s the cue for Highland Dancing, track and field and heavies to get going with the tug of war around 2pm and children’s races and international visitors race at 3pm. The presentation of prizes will take place at 4.30pm. This is a full timetable of events via the Strathmore Highland Games website.
Games officially open at 12 noon.
Admission at the Strathmore Highland Games is on the day (cash only). Adults £7/Children & Concessions £4/Under 5s free/Families (2 adults, 2 children) £18. Car parking free.
All visitors can enjoy the gardens and grounds of Glamis Castle free of charge as part of the admission to the Strathmore Highland Games.