On the Day

The Glenurquhart Highland Gathering and Games take place at Blairbeg Park, Drumnadrochit, situated in the centre of the village, on the fourth Saturday in August.

Local Events commence at 11.00am and Open Events at 1.00pm with the Official Opening and Pipe Band and will continue until approximately 5.15pm.

Car parking is available in the field between Drumnadrochit and Lewiston, follow the signs on the A82, the field is a short walk from the Games.

Only disabled badge holders and vehicles displaying exhibitor passes will be allowed to park in the area next to the Games field. Exhibitor passes must be applied for, through the secretary, prior to the day of the Games.

ALL competitors, in the afternoon’s OPEN events, should note that admission WILL be charged.

If you are planning on entering events on the day, entry forms will be available in the Secretary’s tent. Please allow at least 30 minutes prior to your first event. In the case of the Hill Race last entries will be 2.30pm. Numbers and safety pins will be provided on the day.

ALL competing pipers should pay at the gate and then register and collect a red piping ticket at the Games Secretary tent before proceeding to the Piping arena.

Children entering the LOCAL events should enter at the start line.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £6
  • Family Ticket (2 x Adults & 2 x Children): £15 (additional children £1)
  • OAP (65 and over) / Children (5 – 16): £3
  • Under 5′s: Free
  • Car Parking: Free