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Local culture created by locals with energy and pride

Superb day out for the whole family sampling Highland culture at it's best. The pipe band march is... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Michael Stuart E
Olomouc, Czech Republic
Spend the full day

We spent the full day at the Dufftown Highland Games in 2017 and were pleasantly overwhelmed. There... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Michael W
Linz, Austria
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Jul 29, 2018
“Local culture created by locals with energy and pride”
May 3, 2018
“Spend the full day”
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Mortlach School Field | Hill Street Dufftown, Dufftown, Scotland
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

Superb day out for the whole family sampling Highland culture at it's best. The pipe band march is one of the best you'll see in Scotland as well as the countless events organised by so many locals voluntarily. The admission fee is symbolic and doesn't...More

Thank Michael Stuart E
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We spent the full day at the Dufftown Highland Games in 2017 and were pleasantly overwhelmed. There are so many things and all going on at the same time (dancing, throwing stuff, running, jumping,...). Thankfully there is enough food and whisky around to cope with...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed September 8, 2017

We went to the Highland games in this little town which turned out to be great because it wasn't full of tourists because it's in a more remote location which we prefer more because it's local.The games were great and we had an amazing day...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Had a long weekend in Dufftown taking in their games on the Saturday what a spectacular event that happens every year, all the usual events plus marching bands from surrounding towns individually marching and then as one big band what a great sound plenty to...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We had so much fun walking around Dufftown, eating at Seven Stills (Great Marriage of Whisky & Chocolate tasting😀) & the games were outstanding. Watching row upon row of pipers march through the town was a Highlight & everyone we met was friendly & excited....More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Site of the oldest Highland Games. We saw highland dancing, hammer throwing, tug-o-war, piping competition, long jump, races, etc. My favorite was the opening ceremony, which featured all the bagpipers and drums massed behind the Grand Marshall doing a lap around the games area. Great...More

Thank ImeldaMario
Reviewed September 2, 2016

Never mind Dufftown being home of Glenfiddich whisky.........Dufftown Highland Games is what you should come for. Last Saturday in July, every year, put it in your diary. There's entertainment for all the family and the actual physical games inc. tossing the caber are fantastic to...More

Thank Naomi M
Reviewed August 26, 2016

I had a brilliant afternoon at the Dufftown Highland Games. The venue is the Mortlach School Field which is within easy walking distance of the centre of Dufftown. There is concessionary admission for oaps and children and the field is a natural amphitheater affording great...More

Thank alister b
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