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Great Away Days

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Stag Do - Mini Highlands Games

Recently went to Great Away Days to take part in their Mini Highland games as part of a stag do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt S
via mobile
Highland Games Hen fun in Perthshire...brilliant!

We booked Mini Highland Games via BlueSky Experiences/Great Away Days in Perthshire. It was an... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2019
SmileLikeEmma
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Great Away Days is one of Scotland's largest outdoors activities providers with over 15 years experience in the field. We pride ourselves on providing the very best in outdoor adventure activities at affordable prices and our professionalism in what...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Great Away Days | Hopetoun Estate, Queensferry, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH52 6QD, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun! A good and fun couple of hours with a lot of nice mini games. The weather was rainy but that meant even more fun. Our guide was amazing and joined in the mayhem. It all came down to the final tug-o-war. Who won...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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GreatAwayDay, Marketing at Great Away Days, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Arco! Glad you guys all had a great time. We'll take your ideas on board and look into pimping our site a little bit more!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went to Great Away Days to take part in their Mini Highland games as part of a stag do party of nine in Edinburgh. We all had a fantastic time with a great range games and a bottle of whisky for the winning team....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

We booked Mini Highland Games via BlueSky Experiences/Great Away Days in Perthshire. It was an absolutely brilliant afternoon involving all the traditional activities of the Highland Games including hammer throwing, caber tossing, tug of war. We were competing for bottles of prosecco and had such...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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GreatAwayDays, Sales and Event Manager at Great Away Days, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Hi Emma Thank you for taking the time to leave us a wonderfull review. We are delighted to hear you all had a brilliant afternoon and I will pass this on to Graeme for you. Delighted to assist you in the future, maybe the quad...More

Reviewed March 4, 2019

Highland games were ideal for the group of lads gathered together for my brother's Stag do. The competition and all the different activities set us up really well for the rest of the weekend. The lads instructing us were great craic, can't recommend these guys...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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GreatAwayDays, Sales and Event Manager at Great Away Days, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Thank you for your review, I am glad you all had a great time with us and our instructors Craic was on point ! I will pass this on to the whole team and we look forwrad to hopefully welcoming you back in the future....More

Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Olly our tour guide was a great help and kept us safe at all times. Had such a great laugh as part of a hen party. Highly recommend this activity!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

From the initial contact, Great Away Days were superb. Extremely helpful when putting together a group activity day through prompt and informative communication. The activities are great just like strongest man challenges and the clay pigeon shooting something to get competitions flowing. The instructors had...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

I initially thought that £35 pp was quite expensive. However, it was worth the money, as we had such a great time. Booking and paying were easy. It was well organised and the guys that took our 2 teams of 7 were good fun -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

I booked the mini highland games as part of a hen do for 17 people and it couldn't have been easier, from the initial email right through to the day before when I had to add on an extra person! It was completely pain free....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hollie_GreatAwayDays, Marketing at Great Away Days, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hi there Thank you so much for your kind feedback we will pass this on to Adam and Giles. We are glad you all had a great time. We hope to have you back with us again! Best, Hollie

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic morning doing the mini highland games. Adam and Giles had great banter and certainly got our competitive spirits flowing! Would definitely recommend if planning an activity for you and a group of friends!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hollie_GreatAwayDays, Marketing at Great Away Days, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Hi there Thank you so much for your lovely feedback about your Mini Highland Games and Instructors, we will pass this on to Giles and Adam. We hope to see you again! Best, Hollie

Reviewed July 30, 2018

Absolutely brilliant morning spent here. Our group of 9 lads loved the mini highland games, archery and air rifle shooting. Scott our guide was fantastic within all aspects, a credit to the company. Even with it chucking it down everyone carried on being as enthusiastic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Hollie_GreatAwayDays, Digital Marketing Exec at Great Away Days, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Hi! Thank you for your feedback it is much appreciate and we will pass on your kind words to Scott. We wont ever let the rain deter us ! See you again soon hopefully, Hollie

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