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Inaugurated 1864
Member of the S.H.G.A.

The Pipe Band Opening The Games

The Pipe Band Opening The Games


Good Friends

Good Friends


The World Haggis Eating Championship

The World
Haggis Eating Championships


The Chieftain

The Chieftain

Page last updated: 02 Sep 2018

Welcome to the official Birnam Highland Games website.

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 150 years.

Entry is by ticket purchased
on the day, from one of our ticket boxes.
Ticket boxes are located at the entrance to the games field.

We look forward to seeing you on the day!

Times

Games Park Gates Open: 08:00
Park Events Start: 11:00
Pipeband Strike Up at "The Cross" Dunkeld: 11:00
Parade Begins March through Dunkeld and Across the Bridge: 12:00

Full details of all events can be found in our programme,
which is £2, and available from our ticket boxes.

Main Details


Location: Games Park, Little Dunkeld
Featuring: Blairgowrie, Rattray and District Pipe Band

Chieftain: Thomas Steuart Fothringham
Main Events: HIGHLAND DANCING : SOLO PIPING : CYCLING : RUNNING : WORLD HAGGIS EATING COMPETITION : SCOTTISH 800M CHAMPIONSHIP : THE PERTH ARMS SCOTTISH 100YDS CHAMPIONSHIP (MEN) : THE BIRNAM HOTEL SCOTTISH 100YDS CHAMPIONSHIP (YOUTHS) : CHILDRENS RACES : MAD KILTIE DASH : STALLS : FOOD AND DRINK

Prices

Adults: £6
Concession: £4
Children: £4
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children): £16
Car Park: £1

Please note:

Car parking space is limited and is strictly on a first come first served basis.

We regret that our car park is unsuitable for motor homes.

Thankyou for your understanding.


If you have any questions please get in touch with one of the games committee listed in the contacts page.

We are always updating this website so check back often!