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Abernethy Highland Games and The Strathspey Railway

Saturday 11th August 2018


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Arrive in style for one of the biggest and most exciting event celebrations in the Scottish Highlands this summer! All aboard for the Games and Clan Grant Gathering in Nethy Bridge! Join us for a resounding experience and a great day out with loads of  music and dance, events and competitions!

About Abernethy Highland Games
The venue of the Abernethy Highland Games, also known as the Friendly Games, is Nethy Bridge. Doors open at 8:30am and the Highland Dancing competitions start at 10am and at 10.30am. Competitions for Highland Dancing, Solo Piping and Drumming, many Field and Track events and of course the traditional Heavy events await! Fairground attractions, souvenir stands and food stalls are going to be available for a day full of buzz and excitement at one of the biggest social highlights in this part of Scotland. The day ends at approximately 5pm.Travel to the Games

Travel to the Games
After 2017’s resounding success of this event, The Strathspey Railway have again teamed up with the Abernethy Highland Games to welcome visitors on board and on the Games field for a great day out celebrating this spectacular event. You can board either from Aviemore or from Boat of Garten. Train for the Games departs Aviemore 10:30 and 12:30. Boat of Garten departures for the Games are 10:55 and 12:55. On your arrival at Broomhill station, a free bus service will be available to take you from Broomhill to the Games Field at Nethy Bridge village, where passengers are dropped off just by the old railway station.

Coming back from the Games

The minibuses will be available at the drop-off point before each train departure to return people to Broomhill station for a leisurely travel back to Aviemore (or Boat of Garten). Trains from the Games leave Broomhill station at 13:35, 15:50 and 17:30. The last service of the day – the 17:30 train is an extra DMU service specially organised to take visitors back from the Games after the event closes at 5pm.Fantastic value Prices for Train-Games package!

Fantastic value Prices for Train-Games package!
Your combined ticket offers a special reduced package rate for your train travel and entry to the event.

  • Aviemore Tickets:
    • Adult   £23.00
    • Senior £21.45
    • Child   £11.50
    • Family £57.80

Includes travel from Aviemore to Broomhill, complimentary minibus service to Nethy Bridge, Games entry, a free shuttle service to Broomhill on the way back, and train from Broomhill to Aviemore.

  • Boat of Garten Tickets
    • Adult:   £19.80
    • Senior  £18.25
    • Child    £10.00
    • Family  £50.00

Includes travel from Boat of Garten to Broomhill, complimentary minibus service to Nethy Bridge, Games entry, a free shuttle service to Broomhill on the way back, and train ride from Broomhill to Boat of Garten.


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