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What's On Loch Lomond July

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

July 2019


COVID-19 : Scotland - We urge people not to travel. Please stay within 5 miles of your home.
All 2020 events cancelled


Saturday 6th July
Luss Highland Gathering
Luss Games Field, Luss G83 8NX
Highland games featuring pipe band, caber tossing, Highland dancing, running, hill race, tug o’ war, children’s races, craft & food stalls. The first Luss Highland Gathering was held in 1875 and has been held annually since, except for a break during the two World Wars.

Saturday 13th July
Loch Lomond Highland Games, Balloch
The Games are a traditional Highland Games and hosts the official SGA Heavyweight World Championship
(Ball, Hammer and Caber Weights) and the Scottish 80 metre Running Championship. The Games are held each year in Balloch Castle Country Park, situated close to Balloch Castle on the shores of Loch Lomond.

Sunday 14th July
Rosneath Peninsula Highland Gathering
Howie Park, Rosneath

The Gathering will take place at the Howie Park in Rosneath which is situated on the shores of the Gareloch near Helensburgh in Argyll & Bute, approximately 30 miles further up the River Clyde to north of Glasgow.  09:00 - 17:00, Grand Parade at 12:30.

13th - 28th July
Callander & Trossachs Summerfest 2019

Various Venues
Your National Park adventure begins in Callander
A warm welcome to the Callander & Trossachs Summerfest 2019!
With art, crafts, workshops, kids' activities, mobility treks, music, film, drama, walks and cycle rides, you should find something to interest you!

Tuesday 16th July
Inveraray Highland Games

We look forward to welcoming you to the grounds of Inveraray Castle, the venue of the Inveraray Highland Games. The Games celebrate our rich culture and heritage with field and track events, piping and Highland dancing competitions and 'heavy events' including the world championships for tossing the caber. You will also find a good selection of local Scottish food and drink stands as well many trade and charity stalls. There is also children's entertainment. Admission: adults £8; seniors £5; children £3. Family Ticket £20.

Saturday 20th July
Lochearnhead, Balquhidder & Strathyre Highland Games
Games Park, Lochearnhead

Here in the lands of MacGregor, MacLaren, MacNab, and Stewart of Strathearn, you can experience all the thrills of traditional Highland games at Lochearnhead in a fabulous setting beside Loch Earn; the swing of the kilt, the bagpipes, highland dancing, tossing the caber and all the other elements of traditional Highland games. Starts 12:00.

Mugstock Festival

Mugdock Country Park

Saturday 27th July
Scottish Pipe Band Championships

Levengrove Park, Dumbarton
Pipe bands from across Scotland compete. Tel: 0141 221 5414

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

Broken clouds, light rain
  • Broken clouds, light rain
  • Temperature: 10 °C
  • Wind: West-Southwest, 4.6 mph
  • Pressure: 998 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 87 %
  • Visibility: 6.2 mi
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