Gordon Castle Highland Games 2024

Gordon Castle Gordon Castle Estate, Fochabers, Moray, Scotland, United Kingdom

It’s time to don your tartan and grab your sporran and head to Fochabers for the Gordon Castle Highland Games! It's a day of fun for the whole family. There’s something for everyone including, the Gordon Castle Gin Bar, massed pipe bands, traditional Highland Games, trade stands, country sports, and lots of children's entertainment. Please note that photography will be taking place at this event for promotional and archival purposes. The photographs are likely to appear on our website, advertising campaigns and social media channels. If you would prefer not to be photographed, please let the photographer know on the day.

Forres Highland Games

Forres Highland Games take place every year in July in the magnificent setting of Grant Park, Forres. The Forres Highland Games day commences with a procession from the Forres & District Pipe Band up Forres High Street into our Grant Park arena where the Games’ Flag is raised. The day follows with a spectacular show of Scottish tradition, sport and culture with Highland Dancing, Track and Field, Heavy Events, Tug ‘o’ War, Solo Piping and many more disciplines on display. Unique to the Forres Games is the Message Bike Race, where spectators can turn participant and race the field on an old traditional message bike in hope of lifting a winners trophy. During the day you can enjoy an array of food outlets and shopping at local trade stands, face painting and fun on fairground attractions too. On Games Day you can park for FREE in Grant Park by entering via South Street.

Dufftown Highland Games

The Dufftown Highland Games have been held the last Saturday in July since 1892. Today they are a taste of something Scottish for everybody. A full programme of light and heavy events, massed pipe bands, highland dancing and hill races. Visitors can take part in the overseas race – an opportunity to participate in a northern highland games. Fun for the entire family and much more. ​ Whether you are a competitor in one of our many events, live in the area and looking for the perfect day out for the family, or have come to Scotland from any part of the world for your vacation, the Dufftown highland games is the ideal outing for you and your family.