A traditional Highland Games with competitors coming from all over Scotland and further afield to participate. A fantastic entertaining sporting event, the Pitlochry Highland Games takes place on Saturday 14th September 2013 at the Recreation Ground venue in Pitlochry, Perthshire.
The Atholl Highlanders Annual Parade, with inspection by John Murray, 11th Duke of Atholl, will take place on the parade ground before Blair Castle on Saturday 25th May 2013. Accompanied by their Pipe Band, the Highlanders will open the proceedings with the traditional firing of their mountain gun.
The Atholl Gathering and Highland Games will take place at Target Park, Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, on Sunday 26th May 2013 The games will be opened by John Murray, 11th. Duke of Atholl, in the time honored way by beating his sword four times on his shield.
There have been Gatherings of one sort or another at Braemar for over nine hundred years. Large crowds have come each year to acclaim their Monarch as Chieftain of the Braemar Gathering. Always the first Saturday in September and only 39 miles from Pitlochry, this is a must see event. 7th September 2013