Birnam Highland Games
Welcome to the official Birnam Highland Games website.
Here you will find information on our games as well as information on accommodation, shops, places to stay, places to eat, and activities in Birnam and Dunkeld. 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 a century.
Earlier this year, we lost our former Chieftain, Mr Robert Steuart Fothringham. Mr Robert was an enthusiastic Chieftain from 1984, until he stepped down in 2010, due to ill health. His obituary may be viewed here.
Events at the Games include:
Unique events at the Birnam Highland Games include the Scottish 800m footrace championship, the Mad Kiltie Dash, and the World Haggis Eating Championship!
We are always updating this website so check back often!