Traditional Scottish Highland Games
Welcome to Arisaig Highland Games and Clan Ranald Gathering
which take place on the last Wednesday of July.
The 77th Arisaig Highland Games and 9th Clan Ranald Gathering
will be held on Wednesday 31st July 2013.
You are invited!
More information about the 2013 Games will be here as time goes on, but meantime, why don't you have a look around the website and see what we have to offer. There is a huge gallery of images to see how much fun we have.
The venue is the scenic location of Traigh Farm, Arisaig with sweeping views across sandy beaches towards the Cuillins of Skye & the Small Isles of Eigg and Rhum.
The Games features a full list of traditional events including solo piping, throwing the hammer, tossing the caber, highland dancing, and a range of track and field events including children’s races.
We begin with a ceremonial parade through the village itself, led by the Lochaber Schools Pipe Band. The focus then switches to Traigh with the Games officially opened by Ranald, 24th Captain of Clan Ranald.
Around the arena have a variety of side shows, exhibition tents, trade stalls and refreshment stands.
Admission charges for 2013 are at the bottom of this page:
And to round it all off, we finish with a traditional cèilidh dance in the village hall in the evening.
Arisaig lies 35 miles west of Fort William and 10 miles south of Mallaig. But never mind the distance – it’s only a step, after all. On the way you will follow closely the route taken by what has been called one of the greatest rail journeys of the world.
Stunning and breathtaking beauty taking you from the shadow of the UK’s highest mountain, past it’s most westerly railway station, close to Europe’s deepest loch, and over Europe’s shortest river, and all the while through some of the most amazing scenery you could ever hope to encounter. Jings!, you could live a lifetime in a single journey and still have time left over to enjoy Arisaig Games at Traigh.
And what a treasure is Traigh! White sandy beaches looking out over the magnificent vista of the Atlantic ocean, and our protectors, the Small Isles of Eigg, Rum, Muck, and Canna. It is here that we live. And it is these waters we share with the fishes. Where there’s whales, dolphins, and otter in the water. Where eagles soar, red deer roar, shearwaters fly, and herons stretch between water and sky.
This is our home. Fàilte Oirbh. Welcome. Come share it with us for a day or two.
Entrance Fees:- Adults £6, Children £3, Parking £2, Competition fee £0, Cèilidh Dance £6