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  • Highland Dancers
  • Scottish Highland Games
  • Tossing the Caber
Highland Games Experience
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Adult Price from £ 0
Child Price from £ 69

Notes

Admission Prices
Admission to the Highland Games is included in the price of the tour.

FAQ's
Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code HET 02088

Tour Summary


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Highland Games Experience
One day tour

Highland Games are held throughout Scotland and are a lively celebration of Scottish culture. During your visit see historic sports, piping and traditional highland dancing. The climax of each games is the unforgettable sound of the Massed Pipes and Drums!

Price range: £69-£72

Heavy Events - watch the “heavies” compete in Tossing the Caber and Hammer Throwing 

Tug O’War - cheer on your favourite team to victory

Bagpipes - listen to the sound of the pipes as solo players and bands compete

Highland Dancing - watch as the dancers will give dazzling displays of traditional highland dancing

Food and Drink - enjoy a real taste of Scotland at the many artisan stalls

The Massed Pipes and Drums - marvel at the sight and sound as the bands come together to play in unison

Movie locations - Outlander, Outlaw King and Downton Abbey

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I experience on this Signature Day Tour?
Travelling on a Signature one-day tour from Edinburgh is a great way to discover more of Scotland. During your journey we’ll introduce to many aspects of our country: spectacular scenery, history, folklore, nature and much, much more. As with all our tours this excursion has been carefully designed to entertain and inform you.

The main focus of the day will be attending the Highland Games and you should spend at least 4 hours at the event. Your tour will be led by an experienced driver/guide who will provide a live commentary in English. 

You can learn more about the features of this tour by checking the FAQ’s on this page.  Our signature day tours are very popular and often sell-out. We recommend booking on-line as soon as your travel plans are finalised.
What Highland Games will I visit?
Highland Games take place in towns and villages throughout Scotland. On this tour we will visit the following events:

27 May                 Blair Atholl Games
10 June                Glamis Highland Games
07 July                  Luss Highland Games
05 August            Bridge of Allan Highland Games

19 August            Crieff Highland Games

08 September     Pitlochry Highland Games

 

Can children travel this tour?

Children aged 5 years and older are welcome to travel on this tour. Childrenaged 5 to 16 inclusive travel at the appropriate child rate. We are sorry butchildren below the age of 5 cannot travel on this tour.
 
How many people will be in the group?
The group size is normally between 29 and 33 passengers. At times of peak demand (such as on public holidays) larger coaches may be used.
What features will the coach have?
You will usually travel in a modern eco-friendly mini or midi touring coach which is equipped with air-conditioning, comfortable reclining seats, large picture windows and seat belts.
Will there be stops for meals and are they included in the price of the tour?
Meals are not included in the tour price, but we will make stops where you can get refreshments and something to eat. There will be a wide range of catering available at the Games site as well as local restaurants and pubs close by where you can get food and refreshments at lunch time. Vegetarian food is widely available. 
Do you offer a hotel pick-up service?
We know that you will want to start your tour straight away rather than spending valuable time travelling around hotels. By offering a single centrally located departure point we can get you to Scotland’s best scenery as quickly as possible.
Can I reserve specific seats on the coach?
Seating on this tour is on a first come, first served basis and cannot be pre-booked. If you are travelling as part of a group please make sure that all members of the party arrive at the departure point together.
 

 

What's Included

• Transport by luxury air-conditioned mini/midicoach
• Live commentary in English
• Admission to the Highland Games
• Services of an experienced driver/guide
• Service charges and taxes


Not Included

• Admission charges unless otherwise stated above
• Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
• Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

Check In: 08:30 hrs
Departure: 08:45 hrs
from 60 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TB
Returns: 17:45 hrs



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