Welcome to the official Birnam Highland Games website.
The Birnam Highland Games are a traditional Scottish Highland Games held amidst stunning Perthshire scenery. The games have been held annually since 1864, and are now held on the last Saturday in August. We warmly invite you to our next family friendly gathering. Experience for yourself the fun and culture that has kept the Games so popular for over 150 years.
DETAILS FOR OUR 2016 GAMES
More to come...
Entry is by ticket purchased
on the day, from one of our ticket boxes.
Ticket boxes are located at the entrance to the games field.
We look forward to seeing you on the day!
Games Park Gates Open: 08:00
Park Events Start: 11:00
Pipeband Strike Up at "The Cross" Dunkeld: 11:00
Parade Begins March through Dunkeld and Across the Bridge: 12:00
Full details of all events can be found in our programme,
which is £2, and available from our ticket boxes.
Location: Games Park, Little Dunkeld
Featuring: Blairgowrie, Rattray and District Pipe Band
Chieftain: Thomas Steuart Fothringham
Main Events: HIGHLAND DANCING : SOLO PIPING : CYCLING : RUNNING : WORLD HAGGIS EATING COMPETITION : SCOTTISH 800M CHAMPIONSHIP : THE PERTH ARMS SCOTTISH 100YDS CHAMPIONSHIP (MEN) : THE BIRNAM HOTEL SCOTTISH 100YDS CHAMPIONSHIP (YOUTHS) : CHILDRENS RACES : MAD KILTIE DASH : STALLS : FOOD AND DRINK
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children): £16
Car Park: £1
Car parking space is limited and is strictly on a first come first served basis.
We regret that our car park is unsuitable for motor homes.
Thankyou for your understanding.
If you have any questions please get in touch with one of the games committee listed in the contacts page.
Events at the Games include:
Unique events at the Birnam Highland Games include the Mad Kiltie Dash and the World Haggis Eating Championship!
We are always updating this website so check back often!