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Glenurquhart Highland Gathering and Games
Glenurquhart Highland Gathering and Games

Glenurquhart Highland Gathering and Games

A Traditional Highland Games - a great day out for the whole family. Local Events start at 11.00am and Open Events start at 1.00pm

The Glenurquhart Highland Gathering and Games takes place in Drumnadrochit, on the fourth Saturday in August. One of the main attractions are the heavyweight athletes taking part in different events:  the 22lb shot putt, the 28lb weight for distance, the 16lb hammer for distance, the 56lb weight over the bar for height and finishing with tossing the caber. In addition, there is the Glen Challenge -  a great opportunity to enjoy a walk or run (both 10 miles) or cycle (16 miles) through the beauty and tranquillity of Glen Urquhart; Achmony Hill Race - a fast, fun and furious 3 mile race from the Games arena, up (and down) Achmony Hill and back to the arena; a full programme of track & field events; senior & junior solo piping competition; Highland Dancing displays throughout the day and wide variety of trade stands to cater for all your shopping needs.

Contact and Information

Blairbeg Park Drumnadrochit
Inverness-shire
IV63 6UQ
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Saturday 24th August, 2019 Gates Open 10amSaturday 22 August 2020 

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