Other local area events and festivals include:
Rockness - Three day music event at Dores, on the shores of Loch Ness. They are taking a break in 2014 and return in 2015. www.rockness.co.uk/
Sat 19 July 2014
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 7 Aug 2014
Black Isle Show - The largest agricultural show in the north.
Mansfield Showground, Muir of Ord. www.blackisleshow.info
Fri 8 Aug & Sat 9 Aug 2014
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 SOLD OUT
Sat 6 Sept 2014
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
Sat 6 Sept and Sun 7 Sept 2014
Blas Festival - Celebrates the culture of traditional music and Gaelic in the Highlands. www.blas-festival.com
Sun 28 Sept 2014
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 4 Oct 2014
The World Porridge Making Championship
Held in Carrbridge. www.goldenspurtle.com
Sat 1 Nov 2014
Inverness Farmers' Market Fresh produce from around the local area.
Eastgate Precinct from 9.00am - 3.30pm
Wed 5 Nov 2014
Grand Fireworks & Bonfire night
Held in Bught Park, Inverness.
Saturdays Dec 2014
Every Saturday during December at Eastgate shopping centre, Inverness.
2 Dec - 4 Jan 2014
Held at Eden Court, Inverness. Children stay free at Culloden House when booked with Panto. This year's Panto TBA.
Tues 30 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
Culloden House New Year House Party
3 night residents only package including all things Scottish! See our Hogmanay section for full details.
Sun 25 Jan 2015
Robert Burns' birthday
255th Anniversary of Scotland’s most famous son.
Sat 14 Feb 2015
It's the time of year when your partner deserves something special, something they will always remember.
Fri 18 - 20 April 2014
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.