Pitlochry Highland Games
This organisation has been hosting competitors and captivating spectators since being re-established in 1852. The event has increased in popularity over the years and nowadays draws crowds of over 5,000, not including the competitors, judges and event staff. A number of competitions are held including Tug o’ War, highland dancing, piping and band competitions, high jump as well as numerous running and cycling events and many more. The ‘Heavy’ events include ‘putting’ or throwing the 16lb, 22lb, 28lb and 56 lb stones and hammers either by distance or over a bar. You can expect to enjoy a full day of competitive and traditional sport, fun for the entire family.