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Thoroughly enjoyed all the events, tossing of the caber, dancing, pipe bands, tug of war, all of it. A highlight was of course seeing the Queen, Princess Royal, Prince of Wales and Camila. A once in a lifetime experience I will never forget.
Although we did not stay in the Breamer town overnight, we did have the pleasure of seeing these grounds and where the entertainment was about to take place the day before. The site looks very impressive and well maintained. We had the good fortune of...More
My daughter brought me to Scotland for my landmark birthday and purchased
tickets for the Braemar Gathering as an added surprise. The weather co-operated
and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole day, including a memorable close up view of Queen Elizabeth
and Prince Charles.
It's been 32 years since we last attended a Braemar Gathering and relatively little has changed in the interim, which is delightful and heart warming. OK, we were blessed by a perfect day - decent temperature, quite a lot of cloud cover (it can get...More
While researching our trip to Scotland, I stumbled across the highland games that take place across the country. Braemar came up as one of the best highland games, especially with The Queen as the patron. We were lucky enough to be able to plan our...More
If you want bag pipes then this is the place. There is so much to see that is taking place there all at the same time. Bag pipers, dancers, races, hammer throws, and on and on. It was a very delightful day and pretty good...More
If you have ever been to a Highland Gathering in the USA skip this event. Just athletic events and some dancing and piping contests. Only food vendors with only one souvenir vendor. No music acts. We in the US do it so much better. Skip...More
The games are attended from all over the world,the royal family were there who draw the crowds.The pipe bands were great as we're all the athletes competing in various competitions.The good weather made the day,the sunn shone most of the time
Not enough seating for older people . Should really have a food tent where u can sit and have ur coffee . Car park is quite a walk away from the games could have a cart like Turriff show to take u up to the...More
We are a bit of frauds on this and acknowledge it. We were here the night before the Gathering and walked the grounds and spoke to many townsfolk and visitors. We had a pint in the local pub and walked the streets. The only thing...More
Suggest advance purchase - the grounds are very small with limited seating & the Gathering is very popular so suspect there is very real prospect of a sell out. There is now an online purchase option which was not available... More
Suggest advance purchase - the grounds are very small with limited seating & the Gathering is very popular so suspect there is very real prospect of a sell out. There is now an online purchase option which was not available in 2016 - use if you are committed to attending.