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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 2017

Friday 2nd - Sunday 25th 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 3rd 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 3rd 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 3rd 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

Saturday 10th June
Killearn Country Market, Killearn Village Hall
Local Produce and Crafts. 1pm - 4pm.

Saturday 10th June
Bearsden & Milngavie Highland Games

Saturday 10th June
Night Swim at Bardowie

Have you ever wanted to swim in the serenity of the night sky? Well now you can with our first night swim at Bardowie Loch. We will have a 500m, 750m & a 1k swim on the evening.

Sunday 11th June
Bardowie Loch Swim Festival

Set in the stunning grounds of Bardowie Castle, Bardowie near Milngavie. This Loch is ideally located in the central area with sheltered surroundings that make it ideal for first time swimmers. This event will include 1k & 2k swims plus 2k & 4k circumference swims.

Friday 16th - Sunday 18th June
Loch Stock 2017, Ardlui Marina

Live Bands and DJs playing Friday night and all day Saturday, Bar & BBQ, Pro wakeboard coaching and demo, followed by the Scottish Series wakeboard competition on Sunday. Get in touch with Loch Lomond Wakeboard now to book your place. Tel: 07545 561360

Saturday 17th June
Big Hospice Hike Loch Lomond

Starting in Balmaha on the east shore of Loch Lomond, the Big Hospice Hike proceeds along the West Highland Way to the village of Rowardennan. From here the hike then takes on the ascent up Ben Lomond, which boasts spectacular views of Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park. Once at the summit of 974m, the descent will commence and complete the hike by walking back to the finish line in Balmaha.

If this gruelling 22 mile walk is not for you, then there is a shorter version which is just 7.5 miles starting and finishing in Rowardennan.

To take part in the 22 mile hike, there is a £30 registration fee and a minimum of £200 sponsorship and to take part in the 7.5 mile hike, there is a £20 registration fee and £150 sponsorship. All proceeds will go to the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice that will provide support for those and their families affected.

Sunday, 18th June
Father's Day
Spoil your Dad  with a visit to Loch Lomond

Wednesday 21st June - Sunday 2nd July
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 22nd - Sunday 25th June
Royal Highland Show
Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, 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.

Wednesday 21st - Sunday 25th June
Glasgow International Jazz Festival


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.

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

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