What's on in and around Loch Lomond, Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh in the heart of Scotland
Gatherings and Events during September 2020 will not be taking place due to the COVID restrictions. Most hope to be back in September 2021
Saturday 7th September
Open Water Swimming
Go Swim Loch Lomond
So, whether it’s your first time, or you’re looking for your next adventure, get out of the pool and take the plunge with Go Swim in Loch Lomond. A truly spectacular location in the shadow of the mighty Ben Lomond. The loch has a proud history of swimming events, and we will be using the familiar entrance and exit points and course associated with the main slipway at Drumkinnon Bay.
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September
A weekend cycling festival based in the beautiful backdrop of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.
A variety of courses and tracks are available for people of multiple skill levels and preferences. There are both competitive and social opportunities available, both on and off the cycle track.
Saturday 14th September
Open Water Swimming
End to End of Loch Earn
Loch Earn is a freshwater loch in the Central Highlands of Scotland, in the districts of Perth & Kinross and Stirling. The length of the swim is 10.8 km.
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September
Clanscape Ben Lomond
Visit our thatched cruck-framed building at Ardess, Rowardennan, to get a chance to try your hand at a variety of traditional skills.No booking is required; just drop by and join in at any time throughout the day. This is a free event, but donations are welcome to help it happen again! For further information and to register, please email email@example.com or telephone 01360 870224.
Friday 27th - Sunday 29th September
This annual walking and outdoors festival is one of the largest and most varied walking festivals in Scotland, with more than 60 walks led by expert and knowledgeable walk leaders. All ages and abilities are catered for. There are walk/talks covering a variety of interests, such as bird watching, heritage, geology, photography, and guided tours of Benmore Botanical Gardens.
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).
For events at the Wallace National Monument, click here
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