There is always an event to get involved in during a getaway in the Scottish Highlands. This beautiful region boasts a diverse landscape of bustling cities, tranquil glens, cute fishing towns and dramatic peaks - an ideal setting for celebration and excitement. And booking boutique hotels will ensure a unique and very comfortable stay for guests with a packed itinerary.
Events in the Scottish Highlands
Music lovers might want to grab a ticket for one of these extremely popular music festivals: Brew at the Bog, Skye Live, Loopallu and Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival. Scottish rain can always make an appearance, so pack wellies and a poncho!
Whiskey aficionados will prefer the Nip Whisky Festival held in Bognain Farm just outside of Inverness. Here there are lots of demonstrations, live music and, of course, tastings.
Get a feel of authentic Scotland at the Highland Games, which take place in different areas throughout the summer months. Expect to see traditional events such as caber tossing, Highland dancing and bagpiping contests.
Come winter time, Inverness hosts lots of craft fairs and markets to kick start the Christmas season. The Pictish New Year (11th January) is marked with the Burning of the Clavie, an ancient fire festival at Burghead on the Moray Coast.
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