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If you are fortunate enough to be visiting or on holiday in the Argyll & Bute area of Scotland in late August, you will be able to catch the annual “Argyllshire Gathering and Oban Highland Games” which are the highlights of the Oban calendar. Everyone who visits will be able to see real Highland Games take places and all the festivities that go with it.

This is both a historical and traditional event, that sees competitors taking part from not only around Scotland, but from around the world too. The Argyllshire Gathering will be an amazing display of the very best in highland games events, featuring the famous Hammer Throwing, Caber Tossing, Tug of War, plus many more. The Highland dancing and piping events are also not to be missed and show off the very best in traditional Scottish Bag Piping and dance’s including; Sean Triubhas, Strathspey, Gillie Chalium, Reel and the famous Highland Fling.

So whether you are looking for a Holiday Cottage in Argyll or if you are would like to find cottages in Scotland for your holiday accommodation, with a relaxing atmosphere. One thing is for sure, there will be plenty to do and see around the beautiful areas of Argyll & Bute and Oban.


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