Cowal Highland Gathering - Pipe Bands
29th - 31st August 2019

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Pipe Bands

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Pipe Bands

If you want to see some of the very best pipe bands in the world on a truly spectacular scale, then the Cowal Highland Gathering is for you.

We’re home to the historic Cowal Pipe Band Championship, first held here in 1906. The climax of the event sees all of the pipe bands get together and salute the Chieftain – one of the largest gathering of its kind in Europe. The sight and sound of 1,000 pipers and drummers playing ‘Highland Laddie’ in unison is an unforgettable experience. The bands then march through town, displaying their trophies to the cheering crowds.

The sheer brilliance of the pipers and drummers makes this an event not to be missed.