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Caithness Highland Games (John o' Groats)
From: 2013.08.13 To: 2013.08.14
Highland Games, which take place from Cowal to Tomintoul and all points in between, are a unique mix of the sporting, the cultural and the social. They usually comprise a programme of field and track events, piping and Highland dancing competitions and 'heavy events' like the tug-o-war, the hammer throw and tossing the caber. The competitive element is a major attraction in its own right but when combined with the spectacle of Highland dancers and pipers and the colour and grandeur of the Scottish scenery which forms their backdrop, Highland Games become a must on any visitor's Scotland itinerary. The Caithness Highland Games take place on the John o' Groats Hotel field and include Running, Cycling, Heavy Weights, Solo Piping, Light Field, Highland Dance events.