Cowal Highland Gathering

Cowal Highland Gathering (54 Hillfoot Street, Dunoon, Argyll) – held annually in late August, the Cowal Highland Gathering is the biggest, most spectacular Highland games in the world. It’s renowned for its unique atmosphere, world-class competitors, beautiful Highland location and spine-tingling salute to the Chieftain. With a mix of Highland dancing, pipe bands, traditional wrestling, heavy athletics, ceilidh music, children’s entertainment and local food, there’s something for all the family to enjoy. Admission runs from £5 to £10 (adult), £2 to £5 (children 5 to 16 years). See Cowal’s website for details: