Ceres Highland Games
Ceres Highland Games
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Ceres Games are the oldest free games in Scotland, always held on the last Saturday of the month of June, every year (except for war) since the charter to hold the Games was given to the people of the village by Robert Bruce in 1314 in recognition of their support at the battle of Bannockburn.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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Yossick
Virginia38 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
It is fun and relaxing to watch the games. We only stay for 2 hours. Get early to get parking at the entry of the town (£10 cash).
Bring chairs or blankets to sit, there are few food trucks. We brought our own snack and drinks.
Written 24 June 2023
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Paris, France13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Very fun games to watch. We had a great time. It helped us to better understand and appreciate the culture.
Written 29 June 2022
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Adam w
Edinburgh16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
A cant miss event, we had a great day. Events start about 12pm and finish around 5. All traditional events take place on the lovely village green and there are stalls and a small funfair. The pub extends into the car park and there were great burger bars, a gin tent, beer tent and prosecco. best to arrive early though there is car parking in the village. The buses are diverted for the day (the village road closes) so if you dont have a car take a taxi from Cupar (or walk its 2 miles)
Written 26 June 2022
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travelwitch
Columbus, OH295 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Friends
We happened to be in Scotland during the Ceres Highland Games and stopped to experience all they had to offer during the afternoon. The village was a sea of people. There were people standing and sitting everywhere cheering and watching the activities. They had run out of programs, but found a copy of the events for us to use to follow along. Some of our group walked around through the vendors while others looked for a place to sit. The small group I was with found a great shady spot, but not the best for viewing. However, we were near where the various tosses were happening - heavy weights, cabers, etc. It was fantastic to watch and even though we had no idea what we were watching it did not take us long to figure out who we could predict would throw or toss the item the farthest. We found ourselves in conversation with others around us and we were able to ask questions and find out more about the games. We visited with several of the informational displays and received a set of descriptions for all of the games. It was a great afternoon and we are so glad we stopped to watch the games!
Written 9 July 2019
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Tennessee CowDoc
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019
We enjoyed the keen competition in Highland Dancing, Wrestling, Running, Biking, Caber Tossing, and more. Free. Sit on the bank surrounding the fields.
Written 5 July 2019
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sheenamcintyre
Dunfermline, UK62 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Friends
Went along to the Highland games in Ceres yesterday. Absolutely brilliant, weather excellent if anything to hot. Lots os events to watch, a good mix of eats available. It was well run and Ceres is a beautiful little village, this was my first visit but it won’t be my last. My friends and l enjoyed sandwiches, scones and cake in the museum coffee shop. Staff there were lovely.
Written 30 June 2019
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fotoviajera
Terrassa, Spain56 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Family
Amazing. We enjoy discover how people celebrate its culture and keep alive different sports and scotish dances. It's an authentic scothish fest. You can't miss it if you are in the area by the time of the highland games.
Written 29 July 2018
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Shelley W
29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
It was a brilliant day out, everyone seemed to be having a brilliant time. There were lots of things going on in the centre so there was always something to watch. We were lucky as the weather was perfect.
Written 30 June 2018
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asteinharter
Riverside, CA706 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Friends
Pipe and Drum Bands and Heavy Throwing.
How far can you throw a heavy stone or a telephone pole?
A lot of fun at the Highland Games
Written 21 September 2017
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GranZorro
Zug, Switzerland1,516 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Couples
Practically the whole town and much of its surroundings celebrate every year the anniversary of a battle fought in 1314! And yes, Braveheart took part in it.
All around the town green locals and visitors mingle to watch competitions of all kinds - Scottish dancing, athletics, old Scottish sports, bagpipe music, and more. Food and other vendors encompass the venue.l Everybody is extremely friendly, and it is easy to talk with local people. Highly recommended.
Written 2 July 2017
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