For almost two centuries now, the Braemar Gathering has been held in the shadows of the Cairngorm Mountains, tasked with carrying the torch of the village’s age-old Highland traditions.
One Highland games heavy was left euphoric on Saturday after he set a new Braemar record in front of a riveted crowd.
An Aberdeenshire heavy had years of hard work in his beloved sport pay off at the Braemar Gathering on Saturday.
Two cars have collided in an accident on Royal Deeside near Balmoral Castle.
The Royal family annually steal the show at one Aberdeenshire highland games - but this year the limelight will shine on a local athlete.
Police Scotland have issued a warning ahead of the annual Braemar Gathering.
The Queen has arrived in Royal Deeside for her annual summer holiday - but is being forced to spend the start of her break in a lodge to make way for tourists.
Plans to build Scotland's first Highland games centre in Braemar were approved by officials yesterday.