Rannoch Highland Gathering

Events at the Rannoch Highland Gathering

Confined and open heavyweight competitions.


Hill race up and down Craig Varr.

The race was started in 1958 by Major James de S. La Terriere and was intended originally for shepherds, keepers and other locals.


Facts about the race.

Round field once then to top of Craig Varr - hill marker stamps competitors' hands
Back to field straight to finish
Height difference 1000 ft (690' to 1690') - 305 meters
Distance 1 mile - 1.6 kilometers

Mens' records:- 2000 Alan Milligan - 19mins 50 secs
Womens' record:- 2001 Kate Jenkins - 25 mins 19 secs


All competitors enter the events at their own risk.


Adults - £5

Concessions - £4

Children - £3

Family (2 adults + 2 kids) - £12

Cars - £1


Perthshire Highland Games

Selection Of What's On The Day...

Heavy Events

Heavy Events
Confined and open heavyweight competitions

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Be entertained by the Auchterhouse Pipe Band

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Highland Dancing

Highland Dancing
Reg Dancing Competition No L8 Primary-Premier

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Hill Race
The toughest task of the day to run up and down Craig Varr

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