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What's On

 
 

Events in Aberfeldy - Balquhidder - Comrie - Crianlarich - Crieff - Kenmore - Killin - Lochearnhead - St Fillans - Strathyre - Tyndrum

 

Forthcoming Events through 30th June 2017

(Read on down or click here  for major events that will take place throughout 2017)
 
Daily.  Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre and Rainbow Trout Fishing Ponds. Auchingarrich, by Comrie (01764-679469)
 
Daily.  Earth Adventures, Bushcraft, Archery and Fly & Bait Fishing activities for all.  Do It Outdoors, Auchingarrich by Comrie  (079-73802620)
 
Daily (09:00-17:00).  Mountain safaris, Forest safaris; Walking safaris; Biking safaris; Red Deer Centre.  Spring Watch safaris in May and June. Highland Safaris, Dull, by Aberfeldy  (01887-820071)
 
Daily, April to November.  Loch Tay Safaris: a unique 90-minute cruise on Loch Tay exploring the history, heritage and folklore of Perthshire’s largest loch.  Loch Tay Safaris, Pier Road, Kenmore (01887-820071)
 
Daily to 31st October (10:00 - 17:30).   Scottish Crannog Centre: living history from discoveries underwater. Loch Tay, by Kenmore (01887-830583)

Mon - Sat (10:00-18:00); Sun (12:00-16:00).  Last entry 1 hr prior to closing. Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery - visit distillery, warehouses and museum. Aberfeldy PH15 2EB (01887-822010)
 
Sat 20th May - Tue 4th July.  Royal College of Art Portfolio and New Acquisitions.  Aberfeldy Watermill & Gallery (01887-822896)
 
Thursdays (19:00 - 22:30).  Celtic Accoustic Music Sessions - folk to blues, bluegrass to instrumental. Birks Cinema, Aberfeldy (01887-829141)
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Friday 2nd  (21:00).  Live Music: Ghillies Hillbillies. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Saturday 3rd  (10:30).  Bob MacGregor Memorial Motorcycle Trial. Kinnell Estate, Killin
Saturday 3rd  (21:00).  Live Music: The Shine. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Sunday 4th  (09:30).  Bob MacGregor Memorial Motorcycle Trial. Kinnell Estate, Killin
Sunday 4th  (10:00 - 14:00).  Aberfeldy Farmers Market, with Arts & Crafts Market in The Birks Cinema. The Square, Aberfeldy
Sunday 4th  (10:00 - 16:30).  Scotland's Gardens Open: Explorers Garden. Festival Theatre, Pitlochry
Sunday 4th  (11:00 - 15:00).  Cultybraggan WWII Prisoner of War Camp: Guided Tours. Cultybraggan, By Comrie  (01764-670769)
Sunday 4th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 7th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 7th  (19:00).  An evening with Alexander McCall Smith: Alexander McCall Smith in conversation with Aberfeldy Watermill Bookshop owner Kevin Ramage. Aberfeldy Town Hall (01887-822896 to book)
Friday 9th & Saturday 10th.  Perthshire and Angus Provincial Mod (Mòd Ionadail Shiorrachd Pheairt agus Aonghais). Breadalbane Community Campus, Aberfeldy
Friday 9th  (21:00).  Live Music: Mad Ferret. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th.  Forth Valley Art Beat - a celebration of talent and individual inspiration.  Over 140 artists at 80 different locations. 
Saturday 10th  (21:00).  Live Music: The Minogue Brothers. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Sunday 11th  (09:00).  6th Strathearn Marathon: 1,500 ft of ascent. Cultybraggan Camp, Comrie (077-1364-3565)
Sunday 11th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Sunday 11th  (14:00 - 17:00).  Bolfracks Gardens Special Family Day: teas, sausage sizzle, plant stalls, treasure hunt, bric-a-brac, tombola, penny farthing bicycle demonstrations. Bolfracks Gardens, 2 miles west of Aberfeldy on A827
Wednesday 14th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 14th  (19:30).  Ben Sheann: short hill race (distance 3.4 km; climb 380 m). Strathyre (077-97014474)
Friday 16th  (18:00).  Killin Music Festival '17: headline act - Manran. McLaren Hall, Killin
Friday 16th  (21:00).  Live Music: Alex Clarke. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Saturday 17th  (12:30 - 17:00).  Doune Gala. Moray Park, Doune
Saturday 17th  (18:00).  Killin Music Festival '17: headline act - Skerryvore. McLaren Hall, Killin
Saturday 17th  (21:00).  Live Music: North Sea Gas. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Sunday 18th  (18::00).  Killin Music Festival '17: Dougie MacLean and Talisk. McLaren Hall, Killin
Sunday 18th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 21st  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 21st  (19:30 - 23:00).  Midsummer Music Evening: booking essential. Scottish Crannog Centre, Loch Tay, Kenmore (01887-830583)
Friday 23rd  (09:00).  Ben Lawers Ridge Walk.  Walk the 7 peaks of the Lawers range with a qualified mountain guide and wildlife expert.  8 - 10 hours duration.  Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park
Friday 23rd  (21:00).  Live Music: Kevin Fraser. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Saturday 24th  (12:00).  RunMHOR: 10K, Half Marathon and Fun Run. Mhor 84, Balquhidder
Saturday 24th  (14:00 - 17:00).  Scotland's Gardens Open: Wester House of Ross. Comrie PH6 2JS
Saturday 24th  (21:00).  Live Music: Mak-a-Din. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Sunday 25th  (14:00 - 17:00).  Scotland's Gardens Open: Wester House of Ross. Comrie PH6 2JS
Sunday 25th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 28th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Friday 30th  (21:00).  Live Music: Ted Christopher. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
 

Annual Events in 2017

Outdoor Activity Events

Tuesday 25th April. Bob MacGregor Memorial Road Run - 180 miles of Highland Perthshire roads.  Pre-1975 motorcycles preferred.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . McLaren Hall, Killin

Saturday 6th May (13:00). 29th Stuc a’ Chroin 5000: Category A Long Hill Race (distance 20 km; climb 1500 m). Strathyre

Saturday 3rd (09:00) - Sunday 4th June (15:00).  Bob MacGregor Memorial 2-Day Motorcycle Trial. Kinnell Estate, Killin

Sunday 11th June (09:00). 6th Strathearn Marathon. Cultybraggan Camp, Comrie

Wednesday 14th June  (19:30). Ben Sheann: short hill race (distance 3.4 km; climb 380 m).  Date to be confirmed. Strathyre

Saturday 1st July  (11:00). Ben Ledi Hill Race (distance 10 km; climb 750 m). Strathyre Forest Holidays

Saturday 8th July. 2017 Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon: Swim Loch Tay (1.3 km) - Walk / run seven Munros (24 km) - Kayak back to Ardtalnaig (11 km) - Cycle around Loch Tay (54 km).  Ardtalnaig, Loch Tay

Saturday 26th August  (12:00). Tay Fitness Killin 10K - open to all (walk, jog or run) charity event.  www.killin10k.co.uk   Dochart Bridge, Killin

Saturday 2nd September. Highland Perthshire Marathon and Half-Marathon – run or cycle.  www.highlandperthshiremarathon.co.uk   Wade's Park, Aberfeldy

Saturday 9th September (09:00). Open Water Swim: Loch Earn end-to-end (~10 km). 

Saturday 7th October. National Trust for Scotland Hill Race - Meall nan Tarmachan (distance 9.5 km; climb 700 m). Dan Watson (01567-820404)

Saturday 7th to Saturday 14th October. Drovers' Tryst Walking Festival: bag some local Munros, walk old drove roads or ramble through the glens.  Fun mountain bike racing, photographic walks & evening entertainment. Crieff and environs

 

Highland Games and Agricultural Shows

Saturday 1st July (08:00). Lochearnhead Shears International Sheep-shearing Competition. Games Park, Lochearnhead.

Wednesday 5th July (17:30 - 21:30). Kenmore Highland Games. Sports Field, Kenmore

Tuesday 18th July (10:45). Inveraray Highland Games & World Caber Championships. Castle Grounds, Inveraray

Saturday 22nd July (12:00 - 17:00). Balquhidder, Lochearnhead & Strathyre Highland Games. Games Park, Lochearnhead

Wednesday 2nd August (13:00). Killin Highland Games. Breadalbane Park, Killin

Saturday 12th August (09:30). Atholl & Breadalbane Agricultural Show & Highland Gathering. Wade's Park, Aberfeldy

Sunday 13th August (10:00 - 17:00). Perth Highland Games. North Inch, Perth

Saturday 19th August (10:30). Killin Agricultural Show. Breadalbane Park, Killin

Sunday 20th August (10:30). Crieff Highland Gathering. Market Park, Crieff

Thursday 24th August (10:30 - 16:30). Argyllshire Gathering (Oban). Mossfield Park, Oban

 

Activities for Children

Tuesdays 4th & 18th July and 1st & 15th August (10:30 - 12:30). Mini-beasts of the mountain (adults must be accompanied by a child and vice versa). Ben Lawers NNR car park

 

Live Traditional Music

Every Thursday (19:00 - 22:30). Celtic Acoustic Music Sessions led by Doug & Hilary Law. Birks Cinema, Aberfeldy

Friday 26th (19:00) to Sunday 28th May. 5th Strathyre Music Festival: www.balvaig.co.uk   Strathyre

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th June. Killin Music Festival '17. McLaren Hall, Killin

Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October. 12th Callander Jazz & Blues Festival. Callander and area

 

Arts & Cultural Events

Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th June. Forth Valley Art Beat - a celebration of talent and individual inspiration. Over 140 artists at 80 different locations.

Friday 9th & Saturday 10th June. Perthshire and Angus Provincial Mod (Mòd Ionadail Shiorrachd Pheairt agus Aonghais). Breadalbane Community Campus, Aberfeldy

Saturday 2nd to Sunday 10th September. Perthshire Open Studios - artists and makers throughout Perthshire welcome you to their workshops & studios.

 

Food & Drink Events

Friday 26th - Sunday 28th May. Mhor Festival: food and drink, music, theatre, arts and dance. Monachyle Mhor Farm, Balquhidder

 

National Trust for Scotland Walks

Walks commence at the Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve car park unless otherwise stated.
For further information telephone 01567-820988 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Friday 23rd June (09:00). Ben Lawers Ridge Walk. Walk the 7 peaks of the Lawers range with a qualified mountain guide and wildlife expert. 8 - 10 hours duration. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Tuesday 4th July (10:30 - 12:30). Mini-beasts of the mountain (adults must be accompanied by a child and vice versa). Ben Lawers NNR car park

Wednesday 12th July (13:30 - 16:30).  Butterflies and moths of the mountain. Booking advisable. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 14th July (09:00 - 17:00). Mountain flowers - an 8-hour high-level guided walk. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Tuesday 18th July (10:30 - 12:30). Mini-beasts of the mountain (adults must be accompanied by a child and vice versa). Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 21st July (09:00 - 17:00). Mountain flowers - an 8-hour high-level guided walk. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 21st and / or Saturday 22nd July.  Moth night and / or morning. See rangers set harmless moth traps and check the catch in the morning. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Wednesday 26th July (13:30 - 16:00). Flora and fauna of the hillside. Booking advisable. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 28th July (09:00 - 17:00). Mountain flowers - an 8-hour high-level guided walk. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Tuesday 1st August (10:30 - 12:30). Mini-beasts of the mountain (adults must be accompanied by a child and vice versa). Ben Lawers NNR car park

Wednesday 9th August (13.30 - 16:00). Hillside safari - a 2½ hour walk. Booking advisable. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 11th August (10.30 - 16:30). An introduction to real navigation: map and compass navigation in the hills - a 6-hour course. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Tuesday 15th August (10:30 - 12:30). Mini-beasts of the mountain (adults must be accompanied by a child and vice versa). Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 18th August (09:30 - 17:00). An introduction to identification of grasses, sedges and rushes. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Wednesday 23rd August (13:30 - 16:00). Flora and fauna of the hillside. Booking advisable. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Wednesday 30th August (10:00).  Bheinn Ghlas & Ben Lawers. Walk 2 of the most popular peaks of the Lawers range with a qualified mountain guide and wildlife expert. 5 - 6 hours duration. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

 

National Trust for Scotland Talks

Talks take place during July and August at the National Trust for Scotland meeting rooms, Lynedoch, Main Street, Killin FK21 8UW, at 8pm.

 

Heritage Events @ Scottish Crannog Centre, Loch Tay

Booking is essential for large groups - telephone 01887-830583.

Sunday 19th March (10.30 - 16.30).  Scottish Coppice Festival: a special day of coppice craft demonstations and market place.

Easter Sunday 16th April (10:30 - 16:30). Easter Eggstravaganza: cook pancakes, bake bread rolls and churn butter.

Sunday 30th April (10:30 - 16:30). BELTANE! - Celtic Spring Celebration. Storytelling, ceremonial fire and demonstrations. Bring blossoms to make flower garlands.

Sunday 28th May (10:30 - 16:30). Iron Age Ingenuity: hands-on ancient skills including bronze casting and wood turning.

Wednesday 21st June (evening event). Midsummer Music Festival: booking essential.

Thursday 20th July (10:30 – 16:30). Iron Age Gourmet Day: fabulous down-to-earth nutritious food, as prepared by our ancestors.

Sunday 6th August (10:30 - 16:30). Iron Age Artisan Village: Celts, crannogs and crafts.

Sunday 27th August (10:30 - 16:30). Summer Harvest Festival: ancient ploughing, seed sowing & bread baking in Iron Age clay ovens.

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th September (10.30 - 16.30).  Ways with Wood: The Turnery Prize - Wood-turning and carving demonstrations by experts from throughout the country.

Sunday 15th October (10:30 - 16:30). Fun with Fruit and Fungi: a celebration of seasonal fare including tasters of fungi, hazelnuts, soups and stews.

Tuesday 31st October (19:00 - 21:00). Spooks and Sacrifices - Celtic Samhain Festival Night: fire juggling, sacrificial wicker ram burn, apple ducking, storytelling & much more, all lit by flaming torches.

 

Christmas / New Year

Sunday 31st December (23:45).  Killin New Year Firework Display.  Falls of Dochart, Killin

Sunday 31st December (23:45).  Comrie Hogmanay Flambeaux: unique midnight torchlight procession; pipe band.  Melville Square, Comrie

 

What's On

 
 

Events in Aberfeldy - Balquhidder - Comrie - Crianlarich - Crieff - Kenmore - Killin - Lochearnhead - St Fillans - Strathyre - Tyndrum

 

Forthcoming Events through 30th June 2017

(Read on down or click here  for major events that will take place throughout 2017)
 
Daily.  Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre and Rainbow Trout Fishing Ponds. Auchingarrich, by Comrie (01764-679469)
 
Daily.  Earth Adventures, Bushcraft, Archery and Fly & Bait Fishing activities for all.  Do It Outdoors, Auchingarrich by Comrie  (079-73802620)
 
Daily (09:00-17:00).  Mountain safaris, Forest safaris; Walking safaris; Biking safaris; Red Deer Centre.  Spring Watch safaris in May and June. Highland Safaris, Dull, by Aberfeldy  (01887-820071)
 
Daily, April to November.  Loch Tay Safaris: a unique 90-minute cruise on Loch Tay exploring the history, heritage and folklore of Perthshire’s largest loch.  Loch Tay Safaris, Pier Road, Kenmore (01887-820071)
 
Daily to 31st October (10:00 - 17:30).   Scottish Crannog Centre: living history from discoveries underwater. Loch Tay, by Kenmore (01887-830583)

Mon - Sat (10:00-18:00); Sun (12:00-16:00).  Last entry 1 hr prior to closing. Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery - visit distillery, warehouses and museum. Aberfeldy PH15 2EB (01887-822010)
 
Sat 20th May - Tue 4th July.  Royal College of Art Portfolio and New Acquisitions.  Aberfeldy Watermill & Gallery (01887-822896)
 
Thursdays (19:00 - 22:30).  Celtic Accoustic Music Sessions - folk to blues, bluegrass to instrumental. Birks Cinema, Aberfeldy (01887-829141)
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Friday 2nd  (21:00).  Live Music: Ghillies Hillbillies. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Saturday 3rd  (10:30).  Bob MacGregor Memorial Motorcycle Trial. Kinnell Estate, Killin
Saturday 3rd  (21:00).  Live Music: The Shine. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Sunday 4th  (09:30).  Bob MacGregor Memorial Motorcycle Trial. Kinnell Estate, Killin
Sunday 4th  (10:00 - 14:00).  Aberfeldy Farmers Market, with Arts & Crafts Market in The Birks Cinema. The Square, Aberfeldy
Sunday 4th  (10:00 - 16:30).  Scotland's Gardens Open: Explorers Garden. Festival Theatre, Pitlochry
Sunday 4th  (11:00 - 15:00).  Cultybraggan WWII Prisoner of War Camp: Guided Tours. Cultybraggan, By Comrie  (01764-670769)
Sunday 4th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 7th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 7th  (19:00).  An evening with Alexander McCall Smith: Alexander McCall Smith in conversation with Aberfeldy Watermill Bookshop owner Kevin Ramage. Aberfeldy Town Hall (01887-822896 to book)
Friday 9th & Saturday 10th.  Perthshire and Angus Provincial Mod (Mòd Ionadail Shiorrachd Pheairt agus Aonghais). Breadalbane Community Campus, Aberfeldy
Friday 9th  (21:00).  Live Music: Mad Ferret. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th.  Forth Valley Art Beat - a celebration of talent and individual inspiration.  Over 140 artists at 80 different locations. 
Saturday 10th  (21:00).  Live Music: The Minogue Brothers. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Sunday 11th  (09:00).  6th Strathearn Marathon: 1,500 ft of ascent. Cultybraggan Camp, Comrie (077-1364-3565)
Sunday 11th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Sunday 11th  (14:00 - 17:00).  Bolfracks Gardens Special Family Day: teas, sausage sizzle, plant stalls, treasure hunt, bric-a-brac, tombola, penny farthing bicycle demonstrations. Bolfracks Gardens, 2 miles west of Aberfeldy on A827
Wednesday 14th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 14th  (19:30).  Ben Sheann: short hill race (distance 3.4 km; climb 380 m). Strathyre (077-97014474)
Friday 16th  (18:00).  Killin Music Festival '17: headline act - Manran. McLaren Hall, Killin
Friday 16th  (21:00).  Live Music: Alex Clarke. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Saturday 17th  (12:30 - 17:00).  Doune Gala. Moray Park, Doune
Saturday 17th  (18:00).  Killin Music Festival '17: headline act - Skerryvore. McLaren Hall, Killin
Saturday 17th  (21:00).  Live Music: North Sea Gas. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Sunday 18th  (18::00).  Killin Music Festival '17: Dougie MacLean and Talisk. McLaren Hall, Killin
Sunday 18th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 21st  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 21st  (19:30 - 23:00).  Midsummer Music Evening: booking essential. Scottish Crannog Centre, Loch Tay, Kenmore (01887-830583)
Friday 23rd  (09:00).  Ben Lawers Ridge Walk.  Walk the 7 peaks of the Lawers range with a qualified mountain guide and wildlife expert.  8 - 10 hours duration.  Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park
Friday 23rd  (21:00).  Live Music: Kevin Fraser. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Saturday 24th  (12:00).  RunMHOR: 10K, Half Marathon and Fun Run. Mhor 84, Balquhidder
Saturday 24th  (14:00 - 17:00).  Scotland's Gardens Open: Wester House of Ross. Comrie PH6 2JS
Saturday 24th  (21:00).  Live Music: Mak-a-Din. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
Sunday 25th  (14:00 - 17:00).  Scotland's Gardens Open: Wester House of Ross. Comrie PH6 2JS
Sunday 25th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Wednesday 28th  (14:00 - 17:00).  National Trust for Scotland: Moirlanich Longhouse. Glen Lochay, Killin
Friday 30th  (21:00).  Live Music: Ted Christopher. Coach House Hotel, Killin  (01567-820349)
 

Annual Events in 2017

Outdoor Activity Events

Tuesday 25th April. Bob MacGregor Memorial Road Run - 180 miles of Highland Perthshire roads.  Pre-1975 motorcycles preferred.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . McLaren Hall, Killin

Saturday 6th May (13:00). 29th Stuc a’ Chroin 5000: Category A Long Hill Race (distance 20 km; climb 1500 m). Strathyre

Saturday 3rd (09:00) - Sunday 4th June (15:00).  Bob MacGregor Memorial 2-Day Motorcycle Trial. Kinnell Estate, Killin

Sunday 11th June (09:00). 6th Strathearn Marathon. Cultybraggan Camp, Comrie

Wednesday 14th June  (19:30). Ben Sheann: short hill race (distance 3.4 km; climb 380 m).  Date to be confirmed. Strathyre

Saturday 1st July  (11:00). Ben Ledi Hill Race (distance 10 km; climb 750 m). Strathyre Forest Holidays

Saturday 8th July. 2017 Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon: Swim Loch Tay (1.3 km) - Walk / run seven Munros (24 km) - Kayak back to Ardtalnaig (11 km) - Cycle around Loch Tay (54 km).  Ardtalnaig, Loch Tay

Saturday 26th August  (12:00). Tay Fitness Killin 10K - open to all (walk, jog or run) charity event.  www.killin10k.co.uk   Dochart Bridge, Killin

Saturday 2nd September. Highland Perthshire Marathon and Half-Marathon – run or cycle.  www.highlandperthshiremarathon.co.uk   Wade's Park, Aberfeldy

Saturday 9th September (09:00). Open Water Swim: Loch Earn end-to-end (~10 km). 

Saturday 7th October. National Trust for Scotland Hill Race - Meall nan Tarmachan (distance 9.5 km; climb 700 m). Dan Watson (01567-820404)

Saturday 7th to Saturday 14th October. Drovers' Tryst Walking Festival: bag some local Munros, walk old drove roads or ramble through the glens.  Fun mountain bike racing, photographic walks & evening entertainment. Crieff and environs

 

Highland Games and Agricultural Shows

Saturday 1st July (08:00). Lochearnhead Shears International Sheep-shearing Competition. Games Park, Lochearnhead.

Wednesday 5th July (17:30 - 21:30). Kenmore Highland Games. Sports Field, Kenmore

Tuesday 18th July (10:45). Inveraray Highland Games & World Caber Championships. Castle Grounds, Inveraray

Saturday 22nd July (12:00 - 17:00). Balquhidder, Lochearnhead & Strathyre Highland Games. Games Park, Lochearnhead

Wednesday 2nd August (13:00). Killin Highland Games. Breadalbane Park, Killin

Saturday 12th August (09:30). Atholl & Breadalbane Agricultural Show & Highland Gathering. Wade's Park, Aberfeldy

Sunday 13th August (10:00 - 17:00). Perth Highland Games. North Inch, Perth

Saturday 19th August (10:30). Killin Agricultural Show. Breadalbane Park, Killin

Sunday 20th August (10:30). Crieff Highland Gathering. Market Park, Crieff

Thursday 24th August (10:30 - 16:30). Argyllshire Gathering (Oban). Mossfield Park, Oban

 

Activities for Children

Tuesdays 4th & 18th July and 1st & 15th August (10:30 - 12:30). Mini-beasts of the mountain (adults must be accompanied by a child and vice versa). Ben Lawers NNR car park

 

Live Traditional Music

Every Thursday (19:00 - 22:30). Celtic Acoustic Music Sessions led by Doug & Hilary Law. Birks Cinema, Aberfeldy

Friday 26th (19:00) to Sunday 28th May. 5th Strathyre Music Festival: www.balvaig.co.uk   Strathyre

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th June. Killin Music Festival '17. McLaren Hall, Killin

Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October. 12th Callander Jazz & Blues Festival. Callander and area

 

Arts & Cultural Events

Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th June. Forth Valley Art Beat - a celebration of talent and individual inspiration. Over 140 artists at 80 different locations.

Friday 9th & Saturday 10th June. Perthshire and Angus Provincial Mod (Mòd Ionadail Shiorrachd Pheairt agus Aonghais). Breadalbane Community Campus, Aberfeldy

Saturday 2nd to Sunday 10th September. Perthshire Open Studios - artists and makers throughout Perthshire welcome you to their workshops & studios.

 

Food & Drink Events

Friday 26th - Sunday 28th May. Mhor Festival: food and drink, music, theatre, arts and dance. Monachyle Mhor Farm, Balquhidder

 

National Trust for Scotland Walks

Walks commence at the Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve car park unless otherwise stated.
For further information telephone 01567-820988 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Friday 23rd June (09:00). Ben Lawers Ridge Walk. Walk the 7 peaks of the Lawers range with a qualified mountain guide and wildlife expert. 8 - 10 hours duration. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Tuesday 4th July (10:30 - 12:30). Mini-beasts of the mountain (adults must be accompanied by a child and vice versa). Ben Lawers NNR car park

Wednesday 12th July (13:30 - 16:30).  Butterflies and moths of the mountain. Booking advisable. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 14th July (09:00 - 17:00). Mountain flowers - an 8-hour high-level guided walk. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Tuesday 18th July (10:30 - 12:30). Mini-beasts of the mountain (adults must be accompanied by a child and vice versa). Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 21st July (09:00 - 17:00). Mountain flowers - an 8-hour high-level guided walk. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 21st and / or Saturday 22nd July.  Moth night and / or morning. See rangers set harmless moth traps and check the catch in the morning. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Wednesday 26th July (13:30 - 16:00). Flora and fauna of the hillside. Booking advisable. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 28th July (09:00 - 17:00). Mountain flowers - an 8-hour high-level guided walk. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Tuesday 1st August (10:30 - 12:30). Mini-beasts of the mountain (adults must be accompanied by a child and vice versa). Ben Lawers NNR car park

Wednesday 9th August (13.30 - 16:00). Hillside safari - a 2½ hour walk. Booking advisable. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 11th August (10.30 - 16:30). An introduction to real navigation: map and compass navigation in the hills - a 6-hour course. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Tuesday 15th August (10:30 - 12:30). Mini-beasts of the mountain (adults must be accompanied by a child and vice versa). Ben Lawers NNR car park

Friday 18th August (09:30 - 17:00). An introduction to identification of grasses, sedges and rushes. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Wednesday 23rd August (13:30 - 16:00). Flora and fauna of the hillside. Booking advisable. Ben Lawers NNR car park

Wednesday 30th August (10:00).  Bheinn Ghlas & Ben Lawers. Walk 2 of the most popular peaks of the Lawers range with a qualified mountain guide and wildlife expert. 5 - 6 hours duration. Booking essential. Ben Lawers NNR car park

 

National Trust for Scotland Talks

Talks take place during July and August at the National Trust for Scotland meeting rooms, Lynedoch, Main Street, Killin FK21 8UW, at 8pm.

 

Heritage Events @ Scottish Crannog Centre, Loch Tay

Booking is essential for large groups - telephone 01887-830583.

Sunday 19th March (10.30 - 16.30).  Scottish Coppice Festival: a special day of coppice craft demonstations and market place.

Easter Sunday 16th April (10:30 - 16:30). Easter Eggstravaganza: cook pancakes, bake bread rolls and churn butter.

Sunday 30th April (10:30 - 16:30). BELTANE! - Celtic Spring Celebration. Storytelling, ceremonial fire and demonstrations. Bring blossoms to make flower garlands.

Sunday 28th May (10:30 - 16:30). Iron Age Ingenuity: hands-on ancient skills including bronze casting and wood turning.

Wednesday 21st June (evening event). Midsummer Music Festival: booking essential.

Thursday 20th July (10:30 – 16:30). Iron Age Gourmet Day: fabulous down-to-earth nutritious food, as prepared by our ancestors.

Sunday 6th August (10:30 - 16:30). Iron Age Artisan Village: Celts, crannogs and crafts.

Sunday 27th August (10:30 - 16:30). Summer Harvest Festival: ancient ploughing, seed sowing & bread baking in Iron Age clay ovens.

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th September (10.30 - 16.30).  Ways with Wood: The Turnery Prize - Wood-turning and carving demonstrations by experts from throughout the country.

Sunday 15th October (10:30 - 16:30). Fun with Fruit and Fungi: a celebration of seasonal fare including tasters of fungi, hazelnuts, soups and stews.

Tuesday 31st October (19:00 - 21:00). Spooks and Sacrifices - Celtic Samhain Festival Night: fire juggling, sacrificial wicker ram burn, apple ducking, storytelling & much more, all lit by flaming torches.

 

Christmas / New Year

Sunday 31st December (23:45).  Killin New Year Firework Display.  Falls of Dochart, Killin

Sunday 31st December (23:45).  Comrie Hogmanay Flambeaux: unique midnight torchlight procession; pipe band.  Melville Square, Comrie

 


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Where is Killin? We’re here!

Find the public transport routes to and from Killin.

Taxis, banks, garages, church services and more – you’ll find them all here.

Find out what’s on in the next few days or major events throughout the year.


Throughout the year, businesses in the Killin area offer special promotions, bargain deals and special events. Visit these pages regularly to find special offers that appeal to you.