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Top 20 attractions at Scottish Highland Games

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The most popular spectator events at traditional Highland Games

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Hill race Report Abuse
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Overseas Visitors Race Report Abuse
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The ‘Kiltie Race’ Report Abuse
Some Highland Games hold running races for kilted competitors only
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Tossing the Caber Report Abuse
Scotland’s kilted strongmen battled it out in the traditional heavy events or ‘heavies’
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The Scots Hammer Report Abuse
This would originally have been a contest to throw the local blacksmith’s hammer
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Throwing the Weight (for height) Report Abuse
The effort involved has been described as, ‘Like throwing a seven-year-old boy over a double-decker bus’
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Throwing the Weight (for distance) Report Abuse
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The Shot Report Abuse
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Highland Fling Report Abuse
Believed to be the dancer imitating a stag
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Highland Dancing Report Abuse
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March of the Pipe Bands Report Abuse
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Solo Piping Report Abuse
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The Long Leap Report Abuse
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Hop, Skip and Jump Report Abuse
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Pipe Major Baton Throw Report Abuse
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Royal Visitors Report Abuse
Braemar Highland Games are visited by Her Majesty The Queen every year
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The Chieftain Report Abuse
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Celebrity Visitors Report Abuse
Scottish comedian Billy Connolly visits his ‘local’ Games each year at Lonach
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