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Abernethy Highland Games and The Strathspey Railway

Saturday 13th August 2022

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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!

Abernethy Highland Games

The venue of the Abernethy Highland Games, also known as the Friendly Games, is Nethy Bridge.  Doors open at 10:00am.  Highland Dancing, Solo Piping and Drumming, Field and Track and traditional Heavy events take place throughout the day.  Fairground attractions, souvenir stands and food stalls will 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.

Travelling to the Games

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 historic event. Train departure for the Games is at 10:30am and 12:45pm from Aviemore station. 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 13:51, 16:06 and 17:30.  The last service of the day – the 17:30 train is an extra service especially organised to take visitors back from the Games after the event closes at 5pm.

Fantastic value prices for Train-Game package!

Your combined ticket offers a special reduced package rate for your return train travel, complimentary minibus to Nethy Bridge, a free shuttle service to Broomhill on the way back and entry to the event.

Ticket Prices – return travel and games entry:

Adult-   £23.75
Child    £11.40
Family   £61.25
Under 5s are free.