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Festivals in Scotland

Scotland celebrates every summer weekend with a Highland Games event, from tossing the caber at Inverness Highland Games to sword dancing at the ‘Braemar Gathering’. There is no better accommodation for Highland Games than one of our luxury motorhomes. Then there is of course, the famous Highland Show at Ingilston Show ground which is jam-packed with every kind of fun and entertainment you could hope for – truly a feast for the eyes and your tummy!

If you’re looking for affordable accommodation for one of our many festivals, then we have your answer! Why not book yourself one of our motorhomes and take yourself off to the ‘Thunder in the Glen’ where thousands of leather clad bikers gather for music, bike talk and rock n roll! Why pay for expensive accommodation when you can relax in style in one of our motorhomes and even take your bike along in the garage compartment and take it out when you get there! This truly is the best accommodation for any festival.

Spring

Glasgow’s International Comedy Festival

This annual festival which takes place in March attracts top as well as upcoming comedians from around the UK with over 400 shows over this 18-day festival.

Beltane Fire Festival

This fire festival takes place in Edinburgh in April and has grown dramatically since it began in 1988 with the event now often selling out. A way to celebrate the first signs of Summer with drums, fire and theatre performances.

Summer

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Throughout the month of August, Edinburgh comes together to celebrate arts and culture from around the world. A wide variety of acts will take to the Royal Mile to entertain your family.

Party at the Palace

Overlooking Linlithgow Loch, Party at the Palace is a new music festival entering its third year which has grown year on year and has had great success.

The Royal Military Tattoo

The Tattoo takes place every August in Edinburgh Castle which showcases which has performances from British Armed Forces as well as military bands from over 48 countries. These tickets are in hot demand and sell out every year.

HebCelt

A Hebridean Celtic Festival in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis which takes place every July. This festival is a celebration to the Celtic culture with performers coming from around the world to perform with the unique location.

Tartan Heart Festival

This festival is located in Belladrum, Inverness which has taken place in August since it began in 2004. The festival has exceeded all expectations and since 2008 the Tartan Heart Festival has sold out.

Thunder in The Glens

Taking place in Aviemore every August for the past 20 years this Harley Davidson rally has become the largest in the UK. This three-day event saw 2500 riders participate last year and is a must see for all motorbike enthusiasts.

The Highland Games

One of the most famous festivals in Scotland is the Highland Games which showcases every weekend between May and September. The games are a family fun event with traditional games such as tug-of-war and caber toss as well as performances throughout each day ensures that everyone in the family is guaranteed a great day out.

Autumn

Findhorn Bay Arts Festival

This festival is a 6-day event which takes place in September celebrates the arts and culture from Moray. The festival began in 2014 however has already exceeded expectations with almost 14,000 attendants in just 2 years.

Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival

This annual event takes place in October and showcases all of Shetlands top traditional performers.

Winter

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival takes place through January to March which attracts many visitors to see the first glimpse of Spring approaching with the abundance of snowdrops.

Edinburgh’s Christmas

If you plan to visit Scotland between November and January you will be spoiled for choice in Edinburgh with their extensive Winter Wonderland, including the famous German Market.

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Party

Scotland is famously known for its impressive and unique Hogmanay Parties as there is no other country that brings in the New Year quite like Scotland. Bringing in the bells with street parties and ceilidhs attract from around the globe.