Scottish Highland Games

The Highland Games is a traditional Scottish sporting event which predates any recorded history. Going to one of these events as a spectator will probably include some Scotch whiskey drinking, kilt wearing, haggis eating and Scottish dancing.

Highland Games Events

Events in the Games include throwing a wheat sheaf over a 17-meter bar, tug-o-war, tossing the caber and shifting the stones. In addition to the physical events, there is also dancing and music. Below is a more detailed description of some of the more standard events that you may see at a Highland Games.

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