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Frequently asked questions about Highland Games Experiences & Activities

What Are The Highland Games?

The Highland Games are an epic series of games and challenges that are designed to celebrate Scottish and Celtic culture. They’ve been around for hundreds of years and usually takes place across the country between May and September.

If you want to experience your own version of The Highland Games, then you’ve come to the right place. Our experiences offer everything you and your friends could want at a smaller scale. You’ll play all the usual games, split into teams and win prizes.

What Activities Will I Play in the Highland Games?

You’ll play a series of traditional games including:

Tossing the Caber

Hurling the Wellies

The Farmer's Dash

Puttin' the Stane

Tyre Flip

The Haggis Malt Challenge

Weight o'er the Bar

Tossing the Hammer

Tug o'War

What Should I Wear to the Highland Games?

You can dress in traditional kilts and socks if you wish! Or flexible clothing that you don’t mind getting a little sweaty is absolutely fine. Trainers and silly hats are also recommended!

Do I Need to be Physically Fit to Play the Highland Games?

Not at all! The Mini Highland Games are designed for all abilities. Whether you’re slinging wellies or tossing hammers, you don’t need to be an athlete to take part.

How Long Do the Highland Games Last?

The highland games experience last around two hours. Please check individual listings for more information.

Will There Be Prizes for the Winners of the Highland Games?

You bet! The winning team will receive a bottle of bubbly or whisky. What more could you ask for?

Can I Bring Alcohol to the Highland Games?

No. Alcohol is strictly prohibited. You don’t want to be tipsy when you’re doing the hammer toss!

What Occasions is a Highland Games Experience Good For?

The Highland Games experiences are good for any sort of occasion. Whether you’re celebrating a stag do or treating your colleagues to a team building event, this experience is sure to spark those competitive spirts and get everyone having a good time.