Highland Games North Scotland

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A list of Highland Games in North Scotland to Visit with Websites, Postcodes and Maps.

Highland Games are mainly sporting events that take place throughout the summer in Scottish towns. The origin of the games is thought to have been from gatherings of Clans to determine their top warriors. Today, Highland Games are held throughout the world, by families having connections to Scotland.

The games listed on this page are from Inverness to the north coast of Scotland.

Click on the PostCodes for Maps and Reviews.

Glenurquhart Highland Gathering 18 miles south of Inverness/ Aug 4th week
Traditional Games at Blairbeg Park, beside Loch Ness at the village of Drumnadrochit, where the Loch Ness monster museum is situated and monster hunt boat excursions depart from, 14 miles south of Inverness.
. UDS Page . Postcode: IV63 6TX .


Halkirk Highland Games 6 miles south of Thurso/north Highlands/ July 4th week
On the last Saturday in July, up to 5,000 visitors and locals gather at the village of Halkirk in Caithness (pop. 1,000) for traditional Scottish sport. Over 100 competitors, many national or world champions, challenging for various titles.
. Postcode: KW12 6XN .


Helmsdale Highland Games 68 miles north of Inverness/ August 3rd week
The traditional Highland fishing village of Helmsdale ideal base from exploring Sutherland and to view the Highland Games.
. UDS Page . Postcode: KW8 6LQ .


Inverness Highland Games July 3rd week
Tulloch Inverness Highland Games and World Highland Games Championships are one of Scotland's largest games renowned for the quality of the heavy event competitions. Spectators normaly are about 4000 - 6000.
. UDS Page . Postcode: IV1 1DX .


Lewis Highland Games Isle of Lewis far northeast/ July
The Lewis Highland Games at Tong, 3 miles north of Stornoway, is one of the major events on the Outer Hebrides, on the world Highland Games competitors' circuit.
. UDS Page . Postcode: HS1 2DR.


Lochcarron Highland Games 62 miles west of Inverness close to the Isle of Skye/ July 3rd week
The Friendly Games, held in Wester Ross are a traditional mixture of heavy events, track and field plus highland dancing and piping displays
. UDS Page . Postcode: IV54 8YG .


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