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Admission Prices

Adults £8
Children (5 - 16 years) £2
Car Parking £2.
Dogs welcome on leads.
Tickets available on the day


  Due to a very large Waiting List we are not     accepting any further enquiries for Stall space

  for  2019. Please do not email / phone to

  enquire about Stalls.  

  Recreation Ground,Ferry Rd,

 Pitlochry PH16 5DZ

 Events commence at 10.30 hrs and include the below...(Times approx)

 Please look on www.shga.co.uk for a report       on 2018 Games by Shane Fenton.

 Thanks to all who have written/emailed to say         how much they enjoyed 2018 Games.

 We had a crowd of around 7,000 from all over the   World, who witnessed great Competitions throughout the day, bathed  in glorious   sunshine


Some info on the Games - timings might be slightly different but nothing major

No cover if wet . Wear Strong footwear

Overseas Tent for visitors to drop in for glass of wine and some light food.

Plenty of foodstalls around the Arena.

Highland Dancing Competitions - all day

Individual Piping Competitions - all day

Pipe Bands - Parade down Atholl Road from 11.45 hrs and their Competition starts at 1.00 pm (around 17 Bands).

Heavy Events - Tossing the Caber, Throwing the Hammer etc - these Events take place throughout the day

Track Events - Running Cycling Childrens Races etc - all day

Tug o'War Championship - afternoon

Drum Majors Demo around 1645 if time permits

Massed Bands around 5pm.

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

   Pitlochry Highland Games hosts a number of competitions including:

  • British Tug o' War sponsored by BAM Nuttall Limited
  • Perthshire Tug o'War League 
  • Perthshire Heavyweight League sponsored by Pitlochry Highland Games
  • Junior Heavyweight Event 
  • Perthshire Dancing League 
  • Perthshire Junior Piping League 
  • Scottish Athletics Clubs Junior Relay Final sponsored by PHG and The Enchanted Forest
  • Scottish Junior Jumps Championship
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  • 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 & Championship of the Highlands
  • Perthshire Inter Primary School relay competition
  • 3200 metres cycle race – Championship of the Highlands
  • Drum Majors’ demonstration
  • running and cycling events
  • heavy events and tug of war
  • high jump, long jump and triple jump
  • Highland dancing events
  • individual piping and Pipe Band competitions
  • childrens’ races

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





Attractions at the Games:

Next year's date is Saturday 14th September 2019

Pitlochry Highland Games Secretary: June Templeman | Tel:+44 (0)1796 473488 | Email: secretary@pitlochryhighlandgames.co.uk | Privacy Policy

Registered as a Scottish Charity under Scottish Charity Number SC041070

Thanks to Bill Robertson and Colin Liddell for the photographs.