When on holiday, it is great to get involved with local events and a brilliant way of experiencing the Highlands and Islands way of life. We have tried to list a range of local events within this area from small village hall affairs to slightly larger scale. Some are to entertain you and others are to get involved with. To find out more, simply click on the event name.
New Year’s Day walk – Wildcat Trail, Newtonmore – 1st
Badger Watch – 6th and 13th January, Boat of Garten
‘Hands on Conservation’ Day with the Ranger Service and John Muir Trust – 16th, Ballater
Burns’ Night – 25th. See our Haggis recipe here!
Aviemore Siberian Husky Sled Dog Rally – Glenmore, 23th
Cairngorm Mountain Walking Festival – 8th-14th June, Cairn Gorm Ski Area
‘Hands on Conservation’ Day with the Ranger Service and John Muir Trust – 18th, Ballater
Father’s Day – 19th
Summer Solstice – 20th. Read about the standing stones and cairns around Scotland and why they are so special at this time of year!
‘Hands on Conservation’ Day with the Ranger Service and John Muir Trust – 15th, Ballater
Annual ‘Golden Spurtle’ World Porridge Making Championship! Carrbridge, date tbc
End of Daylight Savings – 30th – put your clocks back and wake up to lighter mornings!