Other local area events and festivals include:
Sat 18 July 2015
Inverness Highland Games - Part of the Inverness Summer Festival, the Games, founded in 1822, are one of the most spectacular traditional Gatherings staged in Scotland and are one of the highlights of any visit to the Highland Capital. www.invernesshighlandgames.com
Thurs 6 Aug 2015
Black Isle Show - The largest agricultural show in the north.
Mansfield Showground, Muir of Ord. www.blackisleshow.info
Thurs 6 Aug - Sat 8 Aug 2015
Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival - The quirky Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival is set to unravel in the Scottish Highlands for its tenth edition. Belladrum Estate, Phoineas, Beauly. www.tartanheartfestival.co.uk
Sat 5 Sept 2015
Beast Race - Loch Ness, Inverness. Epic 10km obstacle course race. Jump into the icy waters of the world's most famous loch to tame the 'Nessie obstacles', drag yourself through thick mud, over vertical wooden walls, scramble over cargo nets, squeeze through tunnels and slide down a giant water slide to the finish line. www.beastrace.co.uk
4 - 12 Sept 2015
Blas Festival - Celebrates the culture of traditional music and Gaelic in the Highlands. Check this website for latest information on the dates the festival will be Inverness: www.blas-festival.com
Sun 27 Sept 2015
The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running is now the largest participatory sporting event in the north of Scotland and offers racing for all ages and abilities.www.lochnessmarathon.com
Sat 3 Oct 2015
The World Porridge Making Championship
Held in Carrbridge. www.goldenspurtle.com
Sat. 7 & 28 Nov 2015
Inverness Farmers' Market Fresh produce from around the local area.
Eastgate Precinct from 9.00am - 3.30pm
Thurs. 5 Nov 2015
Grand Fireworks & Bonfire night
Held in Bught Park, Inverness.
Saturdays Dec 2015
Every Saturday during December at Eastgate shopping centre, Inverness.
8 Dec - 10 Jan 2016
Held at Eden Court, Inverness. Children stay free at Culloden House when booked with Panto. This year's Panto is Peter Pan.
Wed. 30 Dec 2015 - 2 Jan 2016
Culloden House New Year House Party
3 night residents only package including all things Scottish! See our Hogmanay section for full details.
Monday 25 Jan 2016
Robert Burns' birthday
255th Anniversary of Scotland’s most famous son.
Sun 14 Feb 2016
It's the time of year when your partner deserves something special, something they will always remember.
Fri 25 - 27 May 2016
Easter Weekend - We'll be blessed by a visit from the Easter bunny this year! Lots of magnificent chocolate eggs delivered to guests bedrooms along with glorious sunshine and croquet on the front lawn. More details.