Brigadoon is an Affiliate member of the Companion Card
Acceptance of the Companion Card does not indicate that a venue is accessible. As per the Companion Card NSW - Cardholder Terms and Conditions it is the responsibility of cardholders to check accessibility with the venue/activity before booking tickets.
Provided the cardholder requires attendant care support in order to attend Brigadoon we will issue the cardholder with a second ticket for their companion at no charge
On most mornings we have an early fog which rises to reveal the mystical Brigadoon. In fact, we have only had a few occasions in the last ten years when we have had early light rain - the day brightened to pour sunshine on the Highland Gathering.
Brigadoon always goes ahead - RAIN, HAIL OR SHINE!
If you want to check the local weather, click here.
Check this link - Getting there.
Find accommodation in picturesque Bundanoon and the surrounding Wingecarribee Shire region call Destination Southern Highlands Visitor Information on Free Call 1800 657 559
For web site: Click here
Train travel is best planned in advance.Contacts:
· CityRail web site – www.cityrail.info
· 131 500 Info Line and web site - www.131500.com.au
Click here: Public Transport links
WEBSITE: Click Here
On the Oval on Erith Street, Check out Bundanoon map.
Approximately 1 kilometre
Yes, there are several courtesy buses which travel ALL DAY from the village to the oval, they start usually around 7.30am and provide a constant service until 5pm
Dogs are permitted, however the following must be adhered to at all times:
• Dogs must be kept on a short Leash and under control of an Adult at all times
• Dogs are NOT permitted near any Food Stalls
• It is the responsibility of the Owner/Carer to ensure that they clean up any mess after the dog and it is disposed of properly.
• Dogs are NOT permitted near or on the Sand Pit in the Children's play area.
• Should owners fail to abide by these regulations they may be asked to leave the grounds.
YES, There is parking and disabled parking
It is recommended that you arrive early, as we are unable to reserve parking even for holders of disabled parking tickets and spaces are allocated on a first come basis.
Confirm the details below with the Bundanoon map.
Click Here brigadoon-parking-and-route-map.pdf
Follow the Parking signs (P) through the Village.
You will be directed to the parking and disabled car park by our marshalls, should the disabled car park be FULL you will be asked to return to the main parking area once you have debussed your passengers.
We have personnel available to assist the disabled to get to the grounds.
Generally speaking the use of Wheel Chairs is entirely up to the individual and or carer, the ground is uneven and could be difficult to negotiate
There is very limited seating. We suggest that you bring your own seating or blankets.
The best meeting point is at "Fergie" which is our logo and is positioned over the cricket nets to the North of the oval.
There are coloured flags around the oval on the perimeter light poles that can also be used as a meeting place they too have "Fergie' on them
• Green Flag to the North; • Red Flag to the East; • Orange Flag to the South; • Blue Flag to the West
Yes, The Girl Guides have a tent just inside the main entrance to the grounds where all lost children are taken and cared for.
See map link above for location
Normally around 45 minutes to one hour.
Parade starts junction Amy & Erith Streets and goes to Oval. See Map of Bundanoon for actual location
Gates open from 6.30am
Car park opens from 6.30am.
Just follow the Parking signs (P) through the village.
Parking is situated at Jordans Crossing which is directly behind the main oval.
In the unlikely event of the car park being closed due to weather conditions you will be advised on entry into Bundanoon of alternative parking locations
IF YOU HAPPEN TO PARK IN THE SIDE STREETS OF BUNDANOON YOU CAN ALWAYS WALK BACK TO RAILWAY AVENUE AND PICK UP THE COURTESY BUS (see above)
Coaches and buses park on Erith Street directly outside the oval.
Coaches are permitted to debus their passengers before they park.
Click here to check map brigadoon-parking-and-route-map.pdf
Yes, we have over 30 different food stalls on site, check out our Programme for a list of Stalls
WATER - PLEASE NOTE: The Bundanoon Highland Gathering fully supports the "Bundy on Tap" proposal for stopping the sale of bottled water in Bundanoon, and therefore there will be NO bottled water for sale at the gathering.
Water Bottles will be available for sale at the Village or the Gathering
There are FREE water stations in town and facilities at the oval to fill reusable water bottles.
Either bring you own Water bottle or purchase a Bundy on Tap bottle in the Village or a reusable water bottle at the oval.
NO- no alcohol is sold on site. However the local Bundanoon Club is adjacent to the gathering for the purchase of alcohol.
However alcohol cannot be brought back into the gathering area.
There are No Official Caravan Parks in Bundanoon, however, the Bundanoon Pony Club has made their grounds in Bundanoon available for Camping and Caravans:
20 acres of relatively flat land to camp; town water, toilets across the road. No fires allowed. $5.00/ night. Just turn up, no need to book. 36 powered sites. POA. Booking essential -
Phone: Yvonne (02) 4883 6859
The distance form the pony club grounds to the Brigadoon parking area is approximately 1.5 kms. There is NO organised courtesy bus service from the pony club grounds to the Brigadoon Gathering.
Official Caravan Parking Sites are at:-
See our Brigadoon - How to get there page.
Media Passes are obtained from the Publicity Officer in advance. Click Here
Bands play throughout the day on either side of the oval at irregular intervals, for further information all details are contained in the programme which is sold at the gathering on the day.
There are sufficient Port-a-Loos situated all around the ground.
Specifically the concrete toilet block is for use by "Ladies Only"
Disabled toilets are available and are clearly signposted
In the evening visitors to Brigadoon and participants gather at the local hall for the Ceilidh - a traditional Highlands knees-up where the haggis holds pride of place.
And then the mist descends, and the mythical village of Brigadoon falls under a spell, to sleep again until next year.