An important date in the Scottish calendar, it’s the first games after the winter and a chance to celebrate sports, music and dancing outdoors against the scenic backdrop of the firth of Clyde and Argyll hills beyond.
At this year’s Gourock Highland Games, there will be pipe band and drum major competitions; highland dance competitions; heavyweight events; mini highland games; children’s entertainment; gift and craft stalls – a great day out for all the family. It is free entry and open to all.
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Games open – Noon
Piping Championship starts – Noon
Active Schools mini games – 12.10pm
Highland dancing championships – Noon
Heavy Competition – 12:30pm
Come and try, field of sport - Noon
March past of massed bands and saulte to the Chieftain - 5.30pm
Event closes – 6pm
There is no public parking available on the day at Battery Park, so please make use of the excellent public transport links on offer, including rail at Fort Matilda Station (5mins walk from park) and the various bus routes in operation throughout Gourock and the rest of Inverclyde. There is limited on street parking in the surrounding area.