Abernethy Highland Games

Held annually on the 2nd Saturday in August.  Prepare for a traditional Scottish day out!

Abernethy Highland Games

Held annually on the 2nd Saturday in August.  Prepare for a traditional Scottish day out!

The Friendly Games in the Forest Village

When: 2nd Saturday in August, 10 am to 5 pm (approx)
Where: Nethy Bridge Games Field, PH25 3DA
Cost: Adult £8.00 | Child £4.00 | Family £20.00

COVID-19 Update - 01.04.2020 Due to the continuing uncertainty over the duration of the COVID-19 worldwide emergency, the committee of Abernethy Highland Games have reluctantly come to the conclusion that there is no other option other than to cancel this years Highland Games on Saturday 8th August.

This will be the first cancellation of 'The Games' since the Second World War. 
Lets make Abernethy Highland Games 2021 the biggest and best yet!
Sandy McCook - Vice Chairman, Abernethy Highland Games Association

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Entry Forms

Click onto the links below for the relevant entry form:

Athletics
Heavy Events
Highland Dancing  (pre-entry only )
RSPB Road Race (entry on the day only )  For more information click here
Solo Drumming
Solo Piping

Children’s Events –  just turn up and take part
Pipe Band –  by invitation only
Tug-o-War –  by invitation only

Abernethy Highland Games is run under Scottish Athletics Permit and Scottish Athletics Rules

Results Archive

Abernethy Highland Games

Full results for last years and previous Abernethy Highland Games can be found on our games archive page

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Abernethy Highland Games Association

Abernethy Highland Games and Clan Grant Gathering are held on the playing field in the centre of Nethy Bridge on the second Saturday of August. These are one of the oldest traditional games in Scotland. Known as the “Friendly Games” they are renowned for the stirring sound and spectacle of the Massed Pipe Bands, of around 150 musicians.

A Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation
Registered charity number: SC 042969

Registered Office

Post Office
Nethy Bridge
Inverness-shire
PH25 3DA
Scotland