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What's On Loch Lomond June

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

June 2015

Friday 5th - Sunday 28th June
West End Festival, Glasgow

Having started off as a small local festival centred around Byres Road, this has now grown to become one of the biggest cultural events in Glasgow's calendar.

Saturday 6th June
Helensburgh & Lomond Highland Games

The Helensburgh & Lomond Highland Games are one of the first games of the year and this year they will be held at Helensburgh Rugby Club, Rhu Road Higher, Helensburgh G84 8JZ

Saturday 6th June
Bobath Scotland Dragon Boat Challenge, Balloch Country Park

Dragon boating is a fun filled, adrenaline pumping, water sports event where teams race their dragons in a series of timed races. Ideal for experienced crews and complete beginners alike – from age 12 upwards – boats and full training are provided. All you need is fifteen colleagues, friends or relatives, a desire to help a great cause with fancy dress optional!

The day is all about team building and competition, with each team getting a guaranteed three timed races in the qualifying rounds. Music, running commentary and leader board updates throughout the day add to the excitement and amazing atmosphere, which culminates in a grand final and awards ceremony.

Saturday 6th June
Killearn 10K
Popular athletics event with multi-terrain surfaces - tarmac, forest path, farm track and open grassland. Begins at 11am from the Buchanan Monument

Sunday 7th June
Killearn Country Market, Killearn Village Hall
Local Produce and Crafts. 1pm - 4pm.

Sunday 7th June
Polaroid 10k Race, Vale of Leven

Start 10 am at Loch Lomond Shores
Biggest and best road race series in the UK.

Saturday 13th June
Bearsden & Milngavie Highland Games

Saturday 13th June
Caledonian Challenge
Route follows the Great Glen Way and the West Highland Way from Gairlochy to Strathfillan - 54 miles in 24 hours. The walk of your life!

Wednesday 17th to Sunday 28th June
Edinburgh International Film Festival

Established in 1947, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned around the world for discovering and promoting the very best in international cinema, and for heralding and debating changes in global film making. Intimate in its scale, ambitious in its scope, and fuelled by pure passion for cinema in all its manifestations, EIFF seeks to spotlight the most exciting and innovative new film talent, in a setting steeped in history.

Thursday 18th - Sunday 21st June
Royal Highland Show
Royal Highland Centre, Islington, Edinburgh
We’ve been trying to capture what people love most about the Show and haven’t managed it! That's because no one single thing makes it special. What does is that it offers an eclectic mix of the expected and unexpected that keeps the thousands who flock here each year coming back year after year. For those who think it’s just cows and combine harvesters, then what can we say? Be prepared for an experience like no other. We guarantee that if you come you'll be back year after year.

Saturday 13th June
Luss Open Water Swim Festival
Milarrochy Bay, Loch Lomond
Set in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, Loch Lomond is the largest  body of freshwater in mainland Britain. The scenery is unrivalled and an excellent location to enjoy open water swimming. This event will include 1, 2, 3 and 5 km swims.

Saturday 20th June 2015.
10th Rob Roy Challenge

Test your limits and battle the elements along the spectacular Rob Roy Way: this thrilling 55-mile challenge runs through some of Scotland’s most historic and stunning countryside, covering 16 miles on foot from Drymen, then a further 39 miles on bike. Cross the finish line at Kenmore and join an unforgettable night of food, dancing and celebration.
Launched in 2006, the Rob Roy Challenge has raised a staggering £2.7 million and is one of Scotland’s most successful fundraising events.   To find out more and register go to the Rob Roy Challenge website
 

Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th June
Glasgow International Jazz Festival

Saturday 27th June
Loch Venacher Swim Festival

Loch Venachar is a fresh water loch in Stirlingshire, located between Callander and Brig o' Turk. The loch is 3.7 miles long with its deepest point being 33 metres.

The event will be swum from the Venacher Lochside Café where full facilities will be available. For more information or to enter, visit www.vigourevents.com

Sunday 28th June
Walk for Whales

A 5 mile, family friendly walk from Sea Life Centre, Loch Lomond


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 at the Drovers Inn, Ardlui


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

Loch Lomond

Clear sky
  • Clear sky
  • Temperature: 15 °C
  • Wind: Variable from North to East-Southeast, 4.6 mph
  • Pressure: 1024 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 82 %
  • Visibility: 6.2 mi
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