Highland Games Braemar Gathering – Braemar, Scotland

Highland Games Braemar Gathering in ScotlandWhere: Braemar, Scotland (The Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park Braemar)

When: First Saturday in September each year, September 1, 2012

Where To Stay: Braemar Hotels

Cost: £8.00 for adults, £2.00 for kids under 14.

This tradition dates back over 900 years where people have gathered to honor the monarch and compete in traditional games.

This year, the Highland Games Braemar Gathering will include international athletes, pipers and dancers, and pipe bands. There will also be a tug of war, relay race, a hill race, long leap, throwing the hammer, putting the stone, tossing the caber, and more.

The Highland Games Braemar Gathering starts at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.

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