As autumn draws in, the nights gradually get longer and the temperatures begin to cool off we are looking for ways to entertain ourselves, so here I am again, back to make a few quick suggestions….
A Celebration of Community & Woodland as part of the Fasgadh project at Dunain Community Woodland. (Woods above Craigdunain)
This all-day and night event is a sure crowd pleaser – a family friendly experience which includes a foraging walk with Outlander herbal;ist Claire Mackay – storytelling – live music- woodland crafts and much, much more! Ensure you wear sensible shoes and bring additional layers and torches.
Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running – Sept 25th 10am -4pm, FREE ENTRY
Bught Park, Inverness.
Enjoy the striking scenery along the shores of Loch Ness whilst taking in the festival atmosphere. This event appeals to one and all, with over 8000 runners expected in 2016 taking part in varied distances it’s a great place to spend a week-end. You will discover Sports expo and Baxters Food and Drinks fayre kids’ activities, pipes & drums, live bands and lots more.
Kingsmill Hotel, Inverness- 25th Nov, Cost £44 per ticket.
Enjoy and exclusive whisky tasting session led by an ambassador of the Scotch Malt Whisky society.
The first Friday of the month is always a cause for celebration at the Scotch Malt Whisky society because that is when their monthly out-turn of new single cask bottling hits the shelves. But what if you could sample and buy them before then? Interested?
Then this is a prime opportunity for whisky enthusiasts to take an exclusive first taste of five new whiskies at an entertaining, informative evening with a society ambassador.
You will be led through a sensory adventure by the ambassador, exploring each whisky’s unique character, flavour, style and age, alongside a one course meal.
Charity Garden Opening – Glenkyllachy Lodge – Sept 17,24 – Oct 1,8,15,22,29. Various times.
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Many spectacular Highland gardens open during the year and this remote garden situated in a Highland Glen and an altitude of 1150 feet is a glorious garden of shrubs, herbaceous, rhododendrons and trees, planted around a pond. You will discover various sculptures, a poly-tunnel and vegetable garden and oriental bridges and ornamental ducks against a backdrop of Juniper and Birch. Autumn will provide some jaw dropping colours.
Go along and have fun!