Visit Peebles - The Royal Burgh

Peebles Highland Games

See some of the country's best athletes compete for centre stage in an age old traditional Highland Games.

The show features a Pipe Band contest, Highland Dancing and Traditional Heavy Events.

There are also trade stands, craft stands and, of course, a beer tent !

The Peebles Highland Games - History
Held in September Peebles Highland Games date bake to 1972 when the Peeblesshire Tourist Association held the first local Pipe Band Contest.

At that contest 25 bands competed giving a total of 33 performances. Over the years, Highland Dancing and Heavy Events have been added to give us today's Peebles Highland Games.

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