What's on in and around Loch Lomond, Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh in the heart of Scotland
Friday 4th - Sunday 20th November
Transitions Woodland Light Experience
North Ballochruin Farm, Balfron Station G63 0LE
A spectacular light and sound show in a natural woodland setting, produced by award-winning NL Productions. Hot food available from Skinner of Kippen. Tickets must be booked in advance, you can book online at www.woodlandexperiences.co.uk or call 01360 752052. Free parking on site.
Sunday 13th November
Thursday 17 and Friday 18 November
Light Up at The Loch
Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre, Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch 4:30pm – 8:00pm
For just two special evenings, admire beautiful owls, hawks and an amazing golden eagle under a blanket of twinkling festive lights, followed by woodland light walk and hot chocolate at The Kilted Skirlie. Booking required; tickets available via itison.com.
Sunday 20th November
Christmas Lights Switch-on at Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch
The festive lights will be switched on at Loch Lomond Shores, with live entertainment, a radio roadshow and festive markets. The Big Santa Arrival will take place at 12noon. A great day out for all the family and a free 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 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.
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