Preparations Underway for 2024 Highland Games In Cornhill

Cornhill Highland Games takes place on Saturday 1 June 2024 in Cornhill by Banff.

The event kicks off from 10am with Highland Dancing competitions, followed by a variety of heavy and light traditional Highland Games events from 11am, including the popular toss the caber and throwing the hammer contests.

Now in its 52nd year, the Knock Hill Race which challenges competitors across an 8.5 mile road and hill route starts at 11am, with the same start time for the 10k road race too.  Prize money available for top placements in both races.  Registration is online in advance at   A number of children’s races will take place in the Games arena from 2pm, all younger visitors welcome to join the fun.

Teams from across the north east will battle it out in enthralling tug o’ war competitions, where Young Farmers winners from both men’s and ladies’ contests will qualify for Royal Highland Show competitions later this year.

Visitors can also enjoy entertainment from local pipe bands, a variety of stalls and catering options, as well as a licensed bar.  DJ, music and karaoke entertainment will be in the bar from 4.30pm (over 18s only).

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