Early bird catches more than the worm with the Scottish Game Fair

The Scottish Game Fair returns to the grounds of Scone Palace in Perthshire from 30 June to 2 July 2017
The Scottish Game Fair returns to the grounds of Scone Palace in Perthshire from 30 June to 2 July 2017

Country sports enthusiasts and Scottish Game Fair followers are encouraged to book early to capture the best deals for the GWCT Scottish Game Fair as the popular three day event returns to the grounds of Scone Palace in Perthshire from 30 June to 2 July 2017.

The great-value early bird ticket offer includes a discount on the gate prices as well as parking and is available until 30 April.

For just £38, the early bird gives a family of four (two adults and two children, aged 5-15 years) an exclusive 10% discount on the gate price with the added benefit of a free gold parking pass (worth £12). Two or more adult tickets are also available for £36 per pair with free gold parking. This exclusive offer runs until 30 April and tickets can be purchased from the Scottish Game Fair website www.scottishfair.com.

Now in its 29th year, the Scottish Game Fair (www.scottishfair.com), is run by the charity - Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) - as one of its main annual fund raisers and is a popular highlight in the Scottish events calendar, attracting over 33,000 visitors from across the UK.

The 2017 fair is set to be a year to remember in the run up to the 30th anniversary next year (2018). The extensive and lively programme is planned to be bigger and better than ever before with new and exciting developments including the launch of an exciting new gundog competition. There’s also going to be big changes to the fishing area with new aspects such as lively debates with topical speakers and demos.

An annual gathering for country sports enthusiasts, this three-day event offers something for everyone with a packed programme of Main Ring events, ‘Have A Go’ activities and superb shopping with over 400 traders exhibiting the finest equipment, sporting goods, food, drink, clothing and crafts plus so much more.

The Scottish Game Fair is without doubt a true celebration of rural Scotland helping educate and debate on issues whilst showcasing game, wildlife and countryside management.

But, there’s so much more on offer with many visitors returning each year to participate in the fair’s varied traditional field and country sports competitions.

There are also the many thousands of others who visit for the myriad of ‘Have A Go’ activities and entertainment on offer from fly fishing demos on the Tay to the fun Scurry competition, clays and gnat shooting and more.

There are daily cookery demonstrations by top chefs, archery, gun dogs, fox hounds, falconry, the popular dog and duck show, terrier racing and the respected Fred Taylor Memorial Trophy for Working Hill Ponies and so much more.

The packed food hall features some of the best produce you’ll find and showcases Scotland’s finest food and drink producers.

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is an independent wildlife conservation charity and the GWCT Scottish Game Fair captures the very essence of Scotland’s natural heritage and presents an excellent opportunity for all to engage with the countryside and discover more about the importance of conservation, Scotland’s game and wildlife management and sports.

For more information on the 2017 event programme and all available ticket packages, visit www.scottishfair.com or call 01738 554826.