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Popular Annual Events

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Loch Ness and Inverness are host to some of the biggest events in Scotland annually. You may be fortunate (or not so if you want a quiet life!) to be staying when one of our most popular annual events is being staged, but it's always an exciting time to be here. 

Below is a selection of  some of the biggest and best known events around Inverness and Loch Ness. You may be coming to actually participate in an event or festival, whatever you want to see or do we have a comprehensive calendar of events for you to browse. Just choose your month and location to get a list of events for that period. Have a look at our quick summary of upcoming events for the next couple of months.
Hope this all helps you to enjoy planning your stay with us and if there is anything you are unsure of, please contact us with your questions.

Events Calendar

Inverness Highland Games -

Glen Affric Duathlon -

Belladrum Tartan Hearts Festival - August

Etape LochNess Cycle Race -

Glenurquhart Highland Games

The Loch Ness Marathon