School Excursions

Armadale Highland Gathering and the Perth Kilt Run

Want a fun, high energy and quirky way to bring your students or members together while also promoting your school or group?

Don’t miss out on this year’s Armadale Highland Gathering and the Perth Kilt Run!

Register today for a group activity like no other; where everyone can have fun with fitness together and join in the community festivities of Scottish culture with the plethora of free family fun on offer.

Join us as we continue to build numbers and aim for the world record title of the Largest Kilt Run in the World! On the morning of Sunday 8 October 2023, hundreds will don their kilt in Armadale’s picturesque Minnawarra Park to take part in the Perth Kilt Run.

The Details
Where: Minnawarra Park, Armadale Road, Armadale
Routes: The 2.5km is a flat paved surface whereas the 5km is more challenging.
Registration Fees: Online:
Under 12’s: $5
Youth (13 – 17): $5
Adults (18 – 62): $10
Seniors (63+): $8
Event day:
Under 12’s: $5
Youth (13 – 17): $10
Adults (18 – 62): $20
Seniors (63+): $15
Kilts are $25 for kids and $35 for adults.
Transport: Easy access bus parking will be provided for school/community groups with a booking through the Arts & Events Team. Public car parking is available around the Armadale City Centre, whilst the Armadale train and bus station is a short five minute walk from the event.
Register now to take part in this year’s Perth Kilt Run and mark Sunday 8 October in the school or group calendar as the must attend outing of the year!

Make a day of it! Stay after the run or release your students/members to their families at the event to treat them to a knees-up at the Armadale Highland Gathering. They can enjoy the unique sounds of Scottish pipe bands; be captivated by the highland dancers, and marvel at the competing strong men and women. There will be a Medieval Fair, an opportunity to meet and greet Scottish dogs, as well as a Clan Village where Scottish descents can retrace their heritage.

If you have questions or need more information please do not hesitate to contact the Arts & Events Team at the City of Armadale by emailing [email protected].