Braemar Highland Gathering

Where: Braemar, Deeside - at Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park
When: 1st Saturday in September
Time: From 9.30 am - 5pm


The Braemar Highland Gathering is one of the best known and established events of its kind, with its origins going back over hundreds of years. All the activities you could hope for in a Highland Gathering are there including caber tossing,highland dancing, tug-of-war, putting the stone, piping, racing and throwing the hammer. Expect lost of tartan and tradtional music and the presence of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh.

Helpful Hints

Admission on the day costs from £12 per person – seats can be booked in advance for a higher fee (see website for details).

In 2018 it will be held on Saturday September 1st.

Click here for the event website :

Photo by Hui-Chun Chen.

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