This is peak holiday season and you will not be alone in wanting to visit Scotland. It may be worth considering taking some of the less trodden routes or visiting some of the less populated islands. Jura and Colonsay offer the most amazing walks, pastimes and beaches and are incredibly peaceful.
This is a festival of traditional music and song as well as hearing writers and enjoying traditional ceilidh.
Stonehaven Folk Festival
Some of the best traditional and contemporary folk music in beautiful surroundings. There are many events including the opportunity to join in!
Concerts, Ceilidhs and Stomps on the banks of the River Spey
The Kelburn Garden Party
A festival on the west side of Scotland held in the extraordinary grounds of the equally extraordinary Kelburn Castle. Pop, Jazz, Groove and Electronica….all day and all night…and again.The Scottish Game FairA great event in the grounds of Scone Palace, Perth. This event celebrates everything outdoors, from puppy races to falconry and shooting. You can try a hand at just about anything as well as enjoy local food and drink. Tickets for camping are available.
The Inverness Highland Games
A spectacular traditional gathering in the heart of Inverness.
The Harris Half Marathon
A popular event with participants from across the UK and beyond. Stunning scenery.
Gullane Beach Triathlon
Gullane is 18 miles from Edinburgh and the beautiful beach plays host to this annual event. Not for the fainthearted and including a real sea swim.