A Spectacular Day Out in the Highlands of Scotland
As you make your way through the stunning Scottish Highlands, you come across a quaint little village called Braemar. This picturesque village is home to the Braemar Gathering, an annual event that brings together locals and tourists alike for a day of Scottish culture, tradition and entertainment.
Braemar Gatheringis held on Saturday 2nd September 2023 at The Princess Royal & Duke of Fife Memorial Park, Braemar
The Gatheringis one of the most prestigious Highland Games in the world, attracting visitors from all over the globe, as well as being attended by members of the British royal familyfurther adding to its prestige.
As you wander through the bustling crowds, you can feel the excitement in the air. The sound of bagpipes fills your ears as you watch the competitors in the Highland Games, a series of traditional Scottish events that test strength, skill and endurance. From the caber toss to the hammer throw, you can’t help but be impressed by the sheer athleticism on display.
But the Braemar Gathering isn’t just about the games. You can also immerse yourself in Scottish culture through traditional music, dance and food. Sample delicious Scottish treats and try a dram of whisky from one of the local distilleries. As the sun sets over the Highlands, you can’t help but feel grateful for this spectacular day out at the Braemar Gathering.
The Braemar Gathering dates back to 1832, when it was first held by the Braemar Royal Highland Society. Since then, it has become a beloved tradition in the Scottish Highlands, with members of the Royal Family attending and even participating in the events.
From traditional Scottish dancing to caber tossing, there’s something for everyone at the Braemar Gathering. One of the most popular events is the tug-of-war, where teams compete to pull a rope across a line. Other events include piping competitions, track and field events, and the famous hill race.
Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of the Braemar Gathering – book your tickets today and get ready for a day you’ll never forget!