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The City of Stirling makes an amazing destination base for your visit to Scotland with easy access to over 80% of the Country being around 90mins away by car. Whatever your plans are, we believe your Scottish experience should start with, be part of or finish with a traditional highland games.

Stirling’s leading annual cultural sporting event showcases a traditional highland games experience for visitors including Heavyweights, Highland Dancing, Track and Field and Piping performances. However, since 2014 we have been building on that by creating an amazing authentic Scottish experience for our visitors that returns ratings of the event at 84% Excellent / Very Good. 

Also, recent research now brings to light that Stirling can trace our history back to 1818, making Stirling one of the oldest highland games in Scotland. Make sure you tick this one off the bucket list. Buy your tickets online in advance and enjoy your time with us in Stirling.

Experience Stirling

SATURDAY 17TH AUGUST 2024
For the best authentic highland games experience, the SHG Experience Ticket provides you with an amazing day out in central Scotland.

YOUR SCOTTISH ADVENTURE STARTS HERE

Places To Go

Stirling is Scotland's most central city. A great place to explore our country from.

Things To Do

There are so many wonderful things to do in and around central Scotland.

Inspiration

We thought we would give you a little bit of inspiration. Who knows where you will visit.

Travel and Planning

Travel information for visitors in Stirling and around Scotland.

Stay in Stirling

Make a weekend of it and Stay in Stirling at one of the many accommodation providers.

Scottish Themed Years

VisitScotland‘s event marketing arm EventScotland, looks to promote Scotland through themed years.

Latest News

Galleries

Galleries Check out our 3 suggestions below about Galleries. This week’s inspiration for your visit to Scotland is ‘Galleries’. We have suggested 3 things to add to your ‘to-do’ list whilst visiting Scotland, exploring Stirling and experiencing the Stirling Highland Games. Visit Scotland The National Galleries of Scotland The National Galleries of Scotland research, develop,

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Stirling Highland Games Secures New Sponsors to keep International Gathering Alive

The Stirling Highland Games, a historic and much-anticipated annual event celebrating Scottish culture, is set to return this year on Saturday 17th August with support from 2 new sponsors joining their loyal long-term Supporter, Specsavers Stirling. The Highland Games, renowned for its traditional competitions, busy Traders Village and engaging creative arts offering, will be bolstered

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Tartan

Tartan Check out our 3 suggestions below about tartan. This week’s inspiration for your visit to Scotland and our first topic is ‘Tartan’. We have suggested 3 things to add to your ‘to-do’ list whilst visiting Scotland, exploring Stirling and experiencing the Stirling Highland Games. Visit Scotland The MacNaughton Group The business began over two

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