Morvern Games and Gala Week
Morvern Games and Gala Week is an annual event held on the west coast of Scotland on the beautiful Morvern peninsula.
Gala Week begins with the Morvern Highland Games, held in the small village of Lochaline, a friendly authentic games set in a stunning rural setting. It has been hailed the 'most scenic Highland Games in Scotland' and it's hard to disagree with views overlooking the idyllic Isle of Mull, Ardtornish Castle with views towards Oban. Attractions on the day include; children's sports, adults athletics and heavy events, Pipe band, Highland dancing displays, Tug o War, Novelty races including our popular 'Wife Carrying race', whisky barrel rolling, Market street which includes various food, craft and charity stalls from across Scotland, refreshment tents, prosecco bar, chainsaw carvings, bouncy castles and rodeo bulls, archery, tomahawks and axe throwing, live music plus much much more! It's a great day out for all the family!
Following the Highland Games is a week full of events and activities for all ages including; Duck Race, Clay Pigeon Shoot, Afternoon Tea, The Big Morvern Run, Drimnin Cinema, Bowls, Badminton, Quiz nights, Bingo, Rodeo Race Night, Treasure Hunts, Mini Highland Games, Heritage & Nature walks, Shinty, Under 5's play Session, Lochaber Ceilidh Trail, Allotments Open Day, Mad Hatter's Tea Party, Live Music, Raft Race, Morvern Watersports Open Day, Darts & Pool Tournaments, Flower Festival, Sand Mine Tour, Woodland Art, Stories by the Fire and Junior & Adults Shinty.
Community Spirit indeed at The Morvern Highland Games 2023!
The committee were extremely grateful to David John and the team at Ardnamurchan Distillery who hand selected a beautiful Sherry Octave cask especially for The Morvern Highland Games 2023. A fantastic 53 bottles were sold with £10 from each sale going back to Morvern Games and Gala week Funds.