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Whats on in Callander, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park has festivals, events and special activities to suit all ages and fitness levels throughout the Year. From regular Farmers Markets through to Charity races, Real Ale Festivals, Highland Games, Music Festivals, Cycle Events, 10K Runs, and Classic Car outings you will find them all taking place here.  Poppies hote is open all year round, making it the perfect, top quality hotel accommodation always available in the Trossachs, no matter when you intend to visit, or which local event you might be interested in attending.


Some events and festivals are free of charge and others are not so always best to check pricing and availability before you go-to an event. Here are some of the highlights


Callander Jazz Festival – 30 Sep – 2 Oct 2011

The Callander Jazz and Blues Festival is now firmly established on the UK Festival map and is one of the largest rural music festival events in Scotland. Visit the Heart of Scotland and experience a weekend of first class entertainment amongst the early Autumn splendour of the Trossachs.

 Visit our Callander Jazz Festival page


Barclays Scottish Open Golf Championship

The Scottish Open, which has been sponsored by Barclays Capital since 2002, is one of the richer golf tournaments on the European Tour, and is played at Loch Lomond Golf Club. The tournament takes place the week before The Open Championship. The 2011 Scottish Open will be held on 7 to 10 July 2011.

The Barclays Scottish Open has been played at Loch Lomond since 1996, just two years after the course was opened. In that short time the tournament and the venue have grown in stature, with major interest from the world's best golfers, to become a highlight of the European Tour.

The course nestles in 660 acres of the Clan Colquhoun Estate and is surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of the mountains and loch.  As a spectator you’d be hard pressed to find a richer golfing experience or a more spectacular setting for the Barclays Scottish Open.

Visit the official Barclays Scottish Open website 

Buy tickets for the event 


Callander Highland Games – 30 and 31 July 2011

Callander has been holding its traditional two day Highland Games for 25 years! This years games has attracted the top athletes from all over the world here to test their strength and compete over two days at the traditional heavy events.

Visit for more information


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