One of the premiere events in Scotland’s social and sporting calendar, the Perth Highland Games, will take place at North Inch, Perth on Sunday, 12 August (the Glorious Twelfth).
The Games will include the traditional heavyweight events such as throwing the hammer and tossing the caber as well as foot races for adults and youths with cash prizes. There are also music and dance competitions including highland dancing, solo piping and pipe band contests which this year will feature a large number of bands from overseas.
Events commence at 10.30 a.m.
Admission charges are £7.00 for adults and £4.00 for children and senior citizens.
Car parking is free.
CLC Duchally Country Estate is conveniently located just 15 miles from Perth and provides an ideal base from which to take in the city’s many attractions as well as exploring the beautiful countryside.
Situated among some of the most spectacular and picturesque landscapes in Perthshire, CLC Duchally Country Estate’s rooms and lodges are furnished, equipped and decorated to the highest standards and offer spectacular views of the Highlands. The Estate’s leisure centre includes a heated swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, steam-room and sauna as well as a fully-equipped and air-conditioned gym.
Meanwhile, the Whisky Bar offers a place to relax and sample one or more of some 39 different varieties of Scotch Whisky and the restaurant boasts an Eat Scotland award for the excellence of its cuisine and use of fine, locally sourced produce.
Picture credit: Steve Horgan