The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE.    Read More

Welcome to The National Piping Centre

We serve as a national and international centre of excellence for the instrument and its music. We offer world class bagpipe education, the finest Scottish food and beautiful bedrooms, as well as a large event space ideal for weddings and our Museum of Piping which features treasures of the piping world.

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Learn with us

From complete beginner to degree level and beyond, we can help you further your piping.

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Say “Aye-Do” with Us

Our beautiful wedding venue is the perfect setting for your Scottish wedding. Our wedding brochure can help your planning.

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Glenfiddich Solo Piping Championships

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Donate to The National Piping Centre

Donate Now and help keep the NPC piping!

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Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers

Join our league for Amateur Players 

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The Bagpipe Shop

Shop for all your piping needs at The Bagpipe Shop

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Did you know you can study piping into Further Education?

With our HNC and BMus Degree courses, you can take your piping further.

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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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