LONACH HIGHLAND GATHERING AND GAMES
(incorporating the World Famous March of the Clansmen)
25 August 2018
Duration of Tour – 0700 hrs – 1800 hrs
Lonach Highland Gathering and Games is an iconic event set in picturesque Bellabeg, Strathdon.
A unique aspect of this most tranditional event is the awe inspiring march of the 140 + Clansmen bedecked in full highland dress of Forbes and Wallace tartan, carrying their pikes and Lochaber axes, behind the Lonach pipe band as they visit ‘dram stops’ on neighbouring estates.
Our package includes –
Conveyance and return from your Speyside Hotel* to Strathdon over the scenic snow roads in our luxury Range Rover to Lonach Gathering to witness the march of the Clansmen at 0800 hrs with the option of following the march and pipe band on foot.
Services of our Chauffeur / Guide, who is a Clansman and has intimate knowledge of the proceedings and history of the event.
Wicker basket picnic lunch of scottish fayre, including dram of The Glenlivet.
Entry to the event and premier covered Stand tickets overlooking Games field giving prime view of massed Pipe Bands, Clansmen and Field Events such as tossing the caber, throwing the heavy hammer etc.
We consider this event to be an absolute must for any Scotophile and we have no hesitation including this event under our Cask Strength Scotland banner – NOT TO BE MISSED!
Highland Dress Hire can be arranged at extra cost.
Cost for this tour based on 4 people is £175 per person.
*Speyside defined as being 30 mile radius of Glenlivet. (Elgin, Forres, Dufftown Craigellachie, Grantown, Aviemore etc)