Experience a little bit of Scotland in New England on this 11-hour tour to the New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival. You'll have the opportunity to watch a variety of games and events, including athletic competitions, Highland dances, and sheep dog trials. Listen to traditional music, and admire the Scottish attire. Boxed lunch is included.
Day trip to the New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival
Be wowed by the feats of competitors in the Scottish Heavy Athletics
Watch Highland dancing and listen to a fiddle competition
Boxed lunch included
Transportation provided from Nashua and select locations
After hotel pickup in the early morning in Nashua or other select locations by motor coach, your day trip starts with the drive to the New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival, one of the largest and most diversified game events in the country.
When you arrive, you'll be entertained with all sorts of competitions and demonstrations. Watch those with strength and stamina participate in Scottish Heavy Athletics events such as the hammer throw, caber toss, weight over bar, and stone carry, and enjoy performances by solo pipers and drummers, pipe bands, and drum majors.
The Massed Bands features more than 30 pipe bands marching along the parade grounds, and the Highland dancing is a must-see, with its combination of agility, costumes, and the music of the clàrsach (harp) and fiddle.
More than 60 clans and societies gather here for the Massed Bands, Celtic concerts, sheepdog trials, New England Regional Fiddle Championship, and more.
When your time at the festival is over, your day trip ends with return to transport to Nashua, where you'll arrive in the evening.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Must advise your pick-up location (Nashua or Bedford, New Hampshire or Boston MA); Please use "Special Requirements" field upon checkout to advise this information
Please indicate any medical or dietary assistance required in the Special Requirements field at checkout.