What's on in and around Loch Lomond, Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh in the heart of Scotland
Saturday 23rd November 2019 to Sunday 2nd February 2020
RSPB Loch Lomond Nature Reserve, High Wards Farm, Gartocharn 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. 07:00 - approximately 09.30 Price: £8.50, £7 for members Telephone: 01389 830670
Sunday 1st March
Happy St David's Day to all our Welsh visitors
Sunday 1st March
World Wildlife Day Celebration
Balloch Castle Country Park, Balloch Alexandria - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
In advance of World Wildlife Day, join us in celebrating at Balloch Castle Country Park alongside Scottish Forestry, West Dunbartonshire Council and Operation Play Outdoors. Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels will have a stall where you can find out more about red squirrel conservation in your local area, as well as a treasure hunt on the day.
Thursday 12th - Sunday 29th March
Glasgow International Comedy Festival
We've been bringing world-class comedy to Glasgow for over a decade, and in 2019 we're back for our 17th brilliant year.
Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2020
Enjoy the Scottish Snowdrop Festival and find time to head outdoors and marvel at these beautiful little plants, set against the backdrop of some of Scotland's most captivating castles, gardens and stately homes in this area.
Tuesday 17th March
Happy St Patrick's Day to all our Irish visitors
Friday 20th March
Celebrate the Spring Equinox and visit Loch Lomond
Sunday 22nd March
Mothering Sunday (Mother's Day)
Make your mum's day extra special and treat her to lunch at a Loch Lomond restaurant
Sunday 29th March
British Summer Time begins (clocks go forward, daylight saving time)
The Wallace Monument Stirling
From April to September the Wallace Monument by Stirling holds live performances by costumed actors – bringing Sir William Wallace and the characters of his time to life. Listen to the story of The Battle of Stirling Bridge, or even have your photograph taken with a Scottish warrior from the 14th Century! Presentations take place between 11.15am and 3.30pm each day on Saturdays, Sundays, and Wednesdays (and at weekends only from October until December, and during February and March).
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.
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