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Black Watch

Royal Highland Regiment

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  The Red Hackle


 Welcome to The Black Watch Regiment Homepage

We are the premier Scottish infantry regiment in the British Army and

one of the  most famous fighting forces in the world.  We combine the
proud history and tradition of an organisation that has been soldiering
for over 250 years, with the skills and professionalism of a front-line
unit in a modern Army.  Please browse through this website where
you can learn more about our past, present and future, and also how
YOU can join us and share the excitement and rewards of being a
Black Watch soldier.

If you would like more information about joining the Regiment as a Regular Soldier a Territorial Part Time Soldier or as a Cadet,  please contact:                                 

or write to:   

Officer Commanding
The Black Watch Regimental Recruiting Team
Balhousie Castle
Hay Street
Perth PH1 5HR

or telephone: 

0131 310 8576                                                                                                                


How to Join the Black Watch  Find out now!
The Regular First Battalion  The combat soldiers of the Regiment.
History  Learn about our past.
The Pipes and Drums  Listen to our music around the World.
More Info   The Pipes and Drums Tour of North America.
Photo Board  Snaps of the regular battalion at work.
The Regimental Shop  Hundreds of items available for purchase online.
The Museum  Email the Regimental archivist to find out historical details of relatives who served with the Regiment.
Where We Are  Our current location in Fort George Scotland.
The Territorial Soldiers   Part time Black Watch Soldiers.  Indistinguishable from the regulars?
Links  Other links you may find interesting.