Highland Gathering & Games


Saturday 27th August 2016. "Always the 4th Saturday in August". The Lonach Highland and Friendly Society was founded in 1823 by Sir Charles Forbes, 1st Baronet of Newe and Edinglassie (1773-1849). Membership is drawn from the inhabitants of Strathdon, who continue to fulfil the society’s original mission of preserving Highland dress and “supporting loyal, peaceful, and manly conduct; and the promotion of social and benevolent feelings among the inhabitants of the district.”

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Latest News

13.12.15 - New Lonach Society President

Walter Davidson was elected President of the Lonach Society at the AGM in the Lonach Hall on 12th December.  Vice President is Ian Stuart.  

13.12.15 - Lonach 2016

Saturday 27th August 2016 will be the 175th Lonach Highland Gathering and Games and we are delighted to announce that the Blair Atholl Highlanders and their pipe band will be joining the Lonach Highlanders on their march.  There will be a ceilidh in the Lonach Hall on the night of Lonach.  Tickets for all events will go on sale mid January - watch this space!

02.12.2015 We're getting ready.

Ho Ho Lonach! We'll be here will you? The 175th Annual Lonach Highland Gathering & Games.


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Ticket Prices

  •   General entry Adults - £8
  •   General entry Children (5 - 15) - £4
  •   Children (Under 4) - Free
  •   Adult Ringside Seats - £11 
  •   All children Ringside Seats - £7
  • Covered Stand Seating £19 adults and £15 children
  •  Uncovered stand seating £14 adults and £10 children
  •   For all options click below!

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The Lonach Gathering & Games is held in the village of Bellabeg, Strathdon.



View all the past and present trophy winners, we will try and put you all up.



Tug of War, Hill run, Heavy Events, Highland Dancing Displays, Fairground, come and visit!



Tickets can be purchased on the day or in advance via PayPal, please click below for more information.