MHG52965 - Northern Meeting Park, Ardross Street


The world's first Highland Games Stadium, established in 1864 by The Northern Meeting as the home for their annual highland games.

Type and Period (2)

  • STADIUM (Established, 19th Century - 1864 AD to 1864 AD)
  • PARK (Established, 19th Century - 1864 AD to 1864 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The land for this park was purchased by The Northern Meeting in 1864 as a permanent venue for their Highland Gamges which had previously been held at various locations within the town. <1>

This was the world's first and is therefore the oldest Highland Games Stadium. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 66305 44851 (192m by 136m) (Centred)
Map sheet NH64SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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