Attractions at the Games:

  • Pipe Bands

  • Solo Piping

  • Highland Dancing

  • Tossing the Caber

  • Throwing the Hammer

  • Putting the Stone

  • Tug o’ War

  • Track Events

  • Children’s Races

  • Cycling

  • Massed Pipe Bands Parade

  • Stalls and Catering

A fun day out for the whole family!



2014 Games - Saturday 13th September   SC041070

Recreation Ground, Ferry Road, Pitlochry PH16 5DZ   10.30 am

Some information on Events that took place at our 2013 Games below:


Pitlochry Highland Games has been hosting competitors and enthralling spectators since 1852.

One of the very last Highland Games of a long Season, Pitlochry Highland Games hosts the finals of a number of competitions including:

•      British Tug o' War Championship sponsored by Stephen Country Homes

       Perthshire Tug o'War League sponsored by McCash & Hunter

•      Perthshire Heavyweight League sponsored by PSPC

•      Perthshire Dancing League sponsored by Piob Mhor
•      Perthshire Junior Piping League sponsored by Highland Bagpipe Company
•      Scottish Athletics Clubs Junior Relay Final sponsored by PHG and The Ent chanted Fores

       Scottish Junior Jumps Championship - Long Jump, Triple Jump & High Jump

as well as hosting:

•      street parade of Pipe Bands - commencing at 11.40 am sponsored by Edradour Distillery

        followed by individual Pipe Band Championship and ending with Mass Parade of Pipe Bands
•      1600 metres scratch – Scottish Championship Event and Championship of the Pitlochry Highland GamesHighlands

•      3200 metres cycle race – Championship of the Highlands
•      Drum Majors’ demonstration
•      finals of many Scottish Games Association Leagues
•      running and cycling events
•      heavy events and tug of war
•      high jump, long jump and hop, step and leap
•      Highland dancing events
•      individual piping and Pipe Band competitions
•      childrens’ races

“A day out at Pitlochry is a day to treasure”