Fun time at Dundonald Highland Games, Scotland

(Above image is  a capture of Troon Blackrock Pipe Band.)

Video clip of street procession at commencement of Games.

Today, I spent a few hours at Dundonald Highland Games in South Ayrshire, about thirty miles S.W.of  Glasgow and close to the coast.

Dundonald is best known for its part-ruined, 14th century castle and Championship, links golf course.

Dundonald Castle

Weather was favourable. Although 'only' 25C/77F, the atmosphere was very humid due to recent heavy rains.

Dundonald is actually in the Lowlands, not Highlands and hence the composition of the event was slightly different to the two, true Highland Games which I attended earlier this year. Specifically, there was no clan sponsorship/connection. However, this community event was extremely well patronised resulting in a 'lava flow' of people at the arena.

 Equestrian stunt team

Equestrian stunt team

 Equestrian stunt team
 Pipe band rehearsing
 View of Games arena from castle.

Renfrewshire Schools Pipe Band

Highland Dancing with castle in background


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