Welcome to Bute Highland Games

What better way to indulge yourself in the pure flavour of Scotland than to experience at first hand the magic of a Highland Games set on a beautiful Scottish island?

The wonderful and haunting music of pipe bands; the supreme expertise and skill of highland dancers; the prowess and strength of heavy event athletes and wrestlers; the enthusiasm and energy of track runners; the sheer endurance of road race competitors and an opportunity to see just what shinty is all about!

……. so come and enjoy:

Pipe Bands & Drum Majors

Highland Dancing

Senior Heavy Events

Junior Heavy Events

Junior Athletics


10k Road Race

Junior Shinty

Family attractions

…..…. And much more!

Gates open at 8.30.am with Highland Dancing starting off the day’s numerous sporting events at 10.00.am.  The Opening Ceremony will be performed at 12.00.noon when our Chairman will introduce the Chieftain for this year’s Games. All activities will take place in and around the main arena (The Stadium, High Street, Rothesay PA20 9BN), including the start and finish of the Road Race, and the whole proceedings will culminate in the Pipes’ & Drums’ Salute to the Chieftain; presentation of prizes; and the Parade of the Bands down the High Street at approximately 5.00 pm.

A day to remember for all the right reasons!