north berwick highland games

Saturday 4th August 2007
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Welcome to the North Berwick International Highland Games

Saturday 11th August 2018
This is the 23rd year anniversary of the North Berwick Highland Games. The Games continues to attract considerable support from the local community but with more and more visitors coming every year, an attendance of 15,000 has become the norm. Many visitors appreciate not only the spectacle of the Highland Games itself but also the opportunity to visit the charming seaside town of North Berwick. Situated on the coast of the Firth of Forth just 25 miles from the centre of Edinburgh.

With a variety of events there is something for everyone.

List of Events

  • International Pipe Band Contest
  • Drum Major Contests
  • Highland Games Heavy Events
    (including Tossing the Caber)
  • Highland Dancing
    (including The Highland Fling)
  • Craft Stalls
  • Bouncy Castles & Sideshows
  • Dog Agility Display
  • Refreshment Marquees
  • Massed Pipe Band Finale
  • Parade of Bands Through the Town
Cost of Admission
Adults £8.00
Child (Under 16) £3.00
Family (2+2) £20.00
Car Parking £5.00
Concessions 60+ £5.00
Souvenir Programme £3.00
Child under 5 years Free
Beat the queues - Click here to buy tickets online!
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We are proud to have East Coast Buses as our transport partner. East Coast Bus, services 124, X124 and X5 depart from Edinburgh City Centre to North Berwick with extra buses running all day on Express Service X5 to help you travel to and from the Games.

CountyPLUS Day Ticket will take you to and from Edinburgh to the Highland Games: Adult 7.50, Child 3.50, Family (up to 2 adults and up to 3 children) 18.00. A range of East Coast Buses Single and Day Tickets are also available (county zone E).
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North Berwick Highland Games is a Scottish Charity (SC041363) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (SC367289),
Registered Address: Glen Orchy, 15 Glenorchy Road, North Berwick EH39 4PE