What's on in and around Loch Lomond, Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh in the heart of Scotland
Spirit of Stirling Whisky Festival 2017
Albert Hall, Stirling
Come and experience the best whiskies that Scotland has to offer, with an estimated 200 different whiskies available to taste, we’re sure you’ll find some new favourites.
Saturday 13th May
Ben Lomond Hill Race 2017
Start Time 1 pm at Rowardennan, Loch Lomond
Distance: 12.6 km
Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May
Loch Fyne Food Fair 2017
Loch Fyne Oyster Bar, Cairndow
A wide range of foods from local producers, live music, craft tent and children's entertainment. For more info, visit our website, telephone 01499 600482 or email email@example.com
Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May
Weekend Nature Walk, RSPB Loch Lomond, Gartocharn - 11 am - 12:30 pm
In spring, wander through bluebell filled woodlands while listening to birdsong high up in the trees. The new trails at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond make it much easier to explore this fantastic place, but going off path (with wellies) will give you even more of an insight into the amazing wildlife found here. Suitable for people of all ages. Families welcome. Price - adults £5; children £2.50 (RSPB members - £4/£2).
Friday 26th - Sunday 28th May
The Mhor Festival takes place in Balquhidder where you will find music, theatre, great food and a market. Free parking is available at Mhor 84 with a shuttle bus running every hour to and from the festival site.
Saturday 27th May
The Drymen Show 2017
On the day there will be the judging of some of the finest livestock including Clydesdale horses, Highland ponies, light horses, cattle and sheep. There will also be numerous other attractions including a fun fair, helicopter rides, trade stands, terrier racing and pet and craft tents. We also have classes and competitions to see in our rural and school tents, including our very own "Drymen Show Bake Off".
Come along and join us for a fabulous family day out!
Scottish Farmers' Markets at Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch
1st and 3rd Sundays of each month
Perhaps the most panoramic situation of any market in Scotland. Featuring around 30 regular stallholders ranging from cheese and chocolate makers through to producers of organic eggs, beef, lamb, pork, home made soup, smoked foods, seafood, jams, confectionery and home baking. Entry to the Farmers’ Market is free. Open 10 am till 3.30 pm.
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