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What's On Loch Lomond January

What's on in and around Loch Lomond, Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh in the heart of Scotland

January 2020

Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd January 2020
New Year at Loch Katrine - Sir Walter Scott Steamship Cruise

New Year at Loch Katrine - Sir Walter Scott Steamship Cruise
Trossachs Pier, FK17 8HZ
Enjoy our one hour New Year Celebration Cruise aboard the steamship Sir Walter Scott, taking in the magical scenery of Loch Katrine and the Trossachs while listening to live Scottish folk music. Hot drinks and something a bit stronger available from the on board bar.
1 hour Cruises 1.00pm & 2.30pm
Tickets: Children under 5 - £5.00 Children under 16 - £12.00 Adult - £17.50
Tel: 01877 376315

Friday 1 November to Sunday 29 March 2020
RSPB Loch Lomond Nature Reserve,
High Wards Farm, Gartocharn, West Dunbartonshire, G83 8SB
Hire-a-guide - Goose watch
Dawn or dusk
Hire-a-guide at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond for an exclusive dawn or dusk goose watching experience. Thousands of geese spend the winter feeding and roosting around the Loch Lomond area. Your personal guides will walk you to one of their favourite spots, where you will watch as the geese fly overhead, with stunning views of the loch as the backdrop. These walks are best at dawn or dusk and pre-booking is essential. Available November 2019 – March 2020. Please try to give us as much notice as possible to avoid disappointment. Telephone: 01389 830670
Price: £50 for 2 people plus £10 per extra person (5 max). (For RSPB members £42 for 2, then £8 per extra person, up to 5 people)

Saturday 23 November to Sunday 2 February 2020
Sunrise Goose Walk  

RSPB Loch Lomond Nature Reserve,
High Wards Farm, Gartocharn, West Dunbartonshire, G83 8SB
Sunrise Goose Walk
Thousands of geese spend the winter months feeding and roosting around the Loch Lomond area. Join the team for an early morning woodland walk along to one of their favourite roosting spots. As the sun comes up, watch as the geese move on to their daytime feeding areas. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear and bring torches and binoculars if you have them. Some of this event will involve standing for periods of time so remember to wrap up well.
7:00 - approximately 9.30  Price: £8.50, £7 for members  Telephone: 01389 830670

Thursday 16th January - Sunday 2nd February
Celtic Connections 2020

Celebrating 25 years, Celtic Connections is the largest winter music festival of its kind and the UK’s premier celebration of Celtic music. Featuring 2,100 artists at 300 events at 20 venues, it makes one brilliant festival!

Saturday 25th January 2020
Loch Lomond Burns Nights
Burns Night is celebrated annually in Scotland on or around January 25th. It commemorates the life of the bard (poet) Robert Burns, who was born on 25th January 1759. The day also celebrates Burns' contribution to Scottish culture. Burns' best known works include Auld Lang Syne, Tam o' Shanter, A Man's A Man For A' That and To A Haggis.
Traditional Burns Night dinners and ceilidhs are held around the loch.

Saturday 25th to Monday 27th January 2020
RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch

The RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch is happening this month. More than half a million people from across the UK are set to take part by counting the birds in their gardens over the weekend.


Farmers' Markets in and near Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Why not look out for local produce from our farmers and artisans at Loch Lomond Shores in Balloch and at many other places.


Loch Lomond Car Boot Sales
If you are looking for a bargain and a good day out, why not visit a car boot sale at Loch Lomond and surrounding area. Car boot sales are a popular way of disposing of those unwanted items and a great way of bargain hunting.


Live Music Loch Lomond
Regular live music in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park.


Scottish Castles : Historic Scotland

There are many famous Scottish Castles in central Scotland. Check out what special events they are hosting this season.

Edinburgh Castle
Stirling Castle
Mugdock Castle and Country Park


Local Tourist Information Centres
Open all year unless stated

Aberfoyle Information Centre, Main Street, Aberfoyle FK8 3UQ  01877 382352
Balloch Information Centre, The Old Station Building, Balloch G83 8LQ  01389 753533
Callander Information Centre, 52-54 Main Street, Callander FK17 8BD  01877 330342
Dunoon Information Centre, 7 Alexandra Parade, Dunoon PA23 8AB  01369 703785
Falkirk Information Centre, The Falkirk Wheel, Lime Road, Tamfourhill, Falkirk FK1 4RS  01324 620244
Glasgow Airport Information Centre, Domestic Arrivals, Glasgow International Airport PA23 2ST  0141 848 4440
Glasgow Information Centre, 220 Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 2FF  0845 859 1006
Inveraray Information Centre, Front Street, Inveraray PA32 8UY  01499 302063
Stirling Pirnhall Information Centre, M9 Motorway Services Area, Pirnhall Roundabout, Stirling FK7 8ET  01786 814111
Stirling Information Centre, Old Town Jail, St John Street, Stirling FK8 1EA  01786 475019
Tyndrum Information Centre (open Apr-Oct), Main Street, Tyndrum FK20 8RY  01838 400246

Current weather

Loch Lomond

Overcast
  • Overcast
  • Temperature: 8 °C
  • Wind: West-Southwest, 9.2 mph
  • Pressure: 1003 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 93 %
  • Visibility: 6.2 mi
Reported on:
Sat, 2019-12-07 00:50

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