Scottish Highland Games Day Trip from Edinburgh

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Scottish Highland Games Day Trip from Edinburgh information and booking

9 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
09:30am (September 07 departs at 8am and returns at 9pm)
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Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the color and energy of the unique Scottish Highlands Games on a day trip from Edinburgh. See men in kilts tossing the caber, putting the shot and throwing the hammer, and enjoy a memorable day out in the scenic Highlands.

This tour is likely to sell-out! The Scottish Highland Games Day Trip from Edinburgh has limited availability, so book ahead to avoid disappointment!Dating back more than 900 years, when the Clans gathered to show off their athletic skills, the Scottish Highland Games are an unmissable event on the European calendar.Highlights of this fantastic spectacle include Highlands dancing, pipe band displays, hammer throwing, tug-of-war, wrestling and, of course, tossing the caber. The Games are held in different regions throughout the year, with the most famous held in Braemar in late summer.All tours spend the morning exploring the Highlands en-route to the village where the games are being held and at least 2-3 hours at the games themselves.

What's included

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees to games

What isn't included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off