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Rothamsted Park, Harpenden, AL5 2HU
£3 in advance £6 gate
One of the largest Gatherings outside Scotland, raising tens of thousands for charity every year.
Spectacular pipe band displays, dance, traditional games and the sound of the bagpipes set the scene for the day, but there is much more. In recent years visitors have enjoyed thrilling gymnastic displays, falconry demonstrations, battlefield reenactments and the entertaining sight of experienced sheepdogs herding geese and ducklings. Every year there are plenty of events for children, including novelty track events, a climbing wall and a funfair. There is a wide selection of stalls offering refreshments, and many others selling craft and novelty items. Many charities set up stalls and displays to raise awareness of their work and attract donations.
Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.