What's On - Events around Acharossan Cottages
Loch Fyne Food Fair Sat 16th & Sun 17th May 2015
The Loch Fyne Food Fair celebrates the best local produce Scotland has to offer. Alongside Loch Fyne Oysters own seafood stands, The event will also feature live music throughout both days, a craft tent and a dedicated children’s area hosting a whole range of exciting activities.
Phone: 01499 600 264 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
TASTE OF LOCH FYNE FRIDAY 13th FEBRUARY 2015
Come for a day out at Loch Fyne and enjoy a programme of activites including visit the oyster farm, learning how to open oysters, champagne, oyster tasting and five course lunch.
£95 per person
Location: Loch Fyne Oysters, Clachan, Cairndow, Argyll PA26 8BL
Times: 10am - 3pm
TEL: 01499 600 471 or email email@example.com
Tarbert Scottish Series Sailing Regatta 23rd - 26th May 2015
Annual sailing regatta held in Tarbert, Loch Fyne, attracting yachts from all over the UK with opportunities for youngsters who have not sailed before to have a go.
FyneFest June 2015, TBA
Beer is the star at Fyne Ales brewery with over 100 different beers from the UK’s best breweries available over the weekend, accompanied by an equally tempting music programme and food from a range of local producers (local as in venison burgers from the estate and fresh oysters collected from the loch).
Tarbert Seafood Festival DATE TBA (July 2015)
An opportunity to sample the internationally renowned seafood (and other types of cuisine) from the waters of Loch Fyne. Off-menu there is a parade of decorated floats, after which the Seafood Queen is crowned, and music on the Sunday.
Inveraray Highland Games Tuesday 21st July 2015
Traditional Highland games with sports events (including the World Caber Championship), piping, dancing, catering and trade stands.
Phone: 01499 302458
Cowal Highland Gathering Thursday 27th –Saturday 29th August 2015
Around 23,000 people descend on Dunoon for this heady mix of Highland dancing, pipe bands, traditional wrestling, athletics, music and food.
Best of the West Festival Inveraray, Argyll music, food, drink and arts... 12th & 13th September 2015
Set in the stunning venue of the grounds of Inveraray Castle, this family-friendly festival highlights the best in food, drink, craft, music and entertainments from the West of Scotland. From fine crafts to fine food and from local pipe bands to world-famous headline music acts, the programme offers something for everyone, including a range of children's activities, horse riding, archery and survival skills to tire the kids out.
CLOSER TO HOME…………
Kyles Festival 1st June - 7th June 2015
Head to Argyll's Secret Coast for a week long celebration of music, great craic, real ales and hopefully some sunshine! There will be live music in loads of venues across Tighnabrauich and Kames. As well as live music there will be exhibitions, guided walks, art, theatre, a scarecrow trail and more.
Any musicians interested please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information on all local news and activities, visit www.argyllsecretcoast.co.uk
Tighnabruaich Triathlon DATE TBA
The Tighnabruaich Triathlon will take place in the beautiful surroundings of Argyll's Secret Coast. Over a sprint distance, it kicks off with a 750m open water swim in the stunning Kyles of Bute followed by a 20km cycle and a 5km run through glorious scenery.
The race is supported by Glasgow Triathlon Club and there are prizes for the top three men and women.
For any general enquiries about the event call 07812 333783 or email email@example.com.
Kyles 10 Miles..... Fun Run Saturday 5th September 2015
This will be our will be our 6th year and we are delighted once again to be sponsored by The Forrest Group and Scottish Athletics affiliated.
The Kyles 10 Miles Fun Run must be one of the most stunning runs in Scotland. The route takes you around Ardlamont Penninsula, part of Argyll’s Secret Coast, with views to the Mull of Kintyre and Arran.
The circular route is a gem. The secluded coastal road provides majestic mountain and stunning sea views. The first five miles are hilly and challenging and then the road flattens out for the second half of the run (or walk).
Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a first-time runner, the unrivalled location provides an idyllic setting for the race. With categories to suit all, come and join us on the start line.
Find out more and book online at www.kyles10miles.co.uk/index.php.
Ardlamont Sheep Dog Trials, held in Kilfinan in August
(date to be advised)
A fun day out for all the family. Held at Kilfinan Farm very close to Kilfinan Hotel in August.
Cowalfest 2nd – 11th October 2015
Walking festival that takes place amid the natural splendour of the Cowal peninsula with walks focussing on heritage, wildlife or just a good work-out. As well as an extensive range of guided walks for all ages and abilities, there are also drama workshops for children, horse riding, orienteering, exhibitions, art, theatre and concerts.