BBC Countryfile & The Challenge Caber

Crieff Highland Gathering's search for new Challenge Caber

On the 12th January 2018 Crieff Highland Gathering Directors were joined by the BBC Countryfile crew as they began their search for a new Challenge Caber.  Ian Stewart, Norman O'Neill and David Taylor were joined by the presenter, Charlotte Smith & local athlete & coach David Colthart together with film crew in the woodlands of Drummond Estate and then at the Castle.  

Filming was aired on 28th January with viewing figures of around 7.5m!  If you missed the episode click on the link below to view how a new challenge caber goes from woodland to be thrown by some of the best heavyweight challengers in Europe.

BBC Countryfile - Challenge Caber