When & Where Scotlands Highland Games (Cowal Highland Games) Gathering occur the last weekend in August every year on The Cowal Peninsula in Argyle Scotland.
What to expect Dancing the highland fling, Heavy events like caber tossing and boulder throwing, wrestling, parades, solo pipe playing and pipe bands - Check the Red Hot Chilli Pipers.
Getting there Book a flight into Glasgow and Prestwick International Airport here, or book a train to Gourock here (from Glasgow) then take the ferry.
Where to stay During Dunoon's Scottish Games there's quality budget accommodation here.
Scottish Games Dunoon
Modern Highland-Games History The first official Cowal Scottish games gathering on 11th August 1894. Scotlands peninsula has since become world famous leading the field in Scottish traditional games including Highland music, dance, and tradition with nearly 400 competitors.