What's on in and around Loch Lomond, Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh in the heart of Scotland
Gatherings and Events during November 2020 will not be taking place due to the COVID restrictions. Most hope to be back in November 2021
Friday 1 November to Sunday 29 March
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.
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)
RSPB Loch Lomond, High Wards Farm, Gartocharn, G83 8SB
Saturday 2nd November
Killearn Fireworks Display
The Glebe, Killearn
The gates to the field behind the village hall will open at 7 pm and the event will start promptly at 7:30 pm, and entry will be by donation.
Remembering all those who fell in World Wars I & II and other conflicts since then. Wear your poppy with pride.
Monday 11th November
Celebrating the signing of the Armistice which ended the hostilities of World War I.
Sunday 17th November – Monday 23rd December
[Selected Dates Only]
Sealife Loch Lomond Christmas Spectacular!
Meet Santa at SEA LIFE Loch Lomond, our first Christmas event! Tickets must be pre-booked online.
For more info, go to: Visit Sealife
Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch
Our Christmas Market will be back every Saturday & Sunday throughout the Christmas season!
From 10am until 4pm Sat & Sun on
23rd & 24th Nov : 30th Nov & 1st Dec : 7th & 8th Dec : 14th & 15th Dec : 21st & 22nd Dec
Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December
Woodland Lantern Wander
Design your own lantern then take a wander along our trails lit by twinkling candlelight and listen out for some of the creatures that only come out after dark.
16:00 - 18:00 - Price: £5 per lantern, £4 for RSPB members. Booking Essential
RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond High Wards Farm, Gartocharn, G83 8SB
Saturday 30th November - Tuesday 24th December
Santa's Woodland Experience
North Ballochruin Farm, Balfron Station
Once on board you will set off through the woodland in search of Santa’s woodland home. Take in the beautiful views and keep your eyes peeled as you may spot some of Santa’s woodland neighbours! Free parking on site.
Saturday 30th November - Sunday 01 December 2019
Helensburgh Winter Festival
This year the festival will be another two days of family fun and festivity with something for all ages and purses.
Sat 30th November and Sunday 1st December
St Andrew’s Weekend
Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch
Come and celebrate St. Andrews Weekend at Loch Lomond Shores with Pipers, Highland Dancers, a Ceilidh Band, Children’s Rides…as well as Santa’s Grotto in Sealife, Christmas Market and much, much more.
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