Balachladaich Loch Ness B&B
Dores
Inverness
IV2 6XP

Telephone: 01463 751300
E-mail: fiona@lochnessbedbreakfast.co.uk

ANNUAL Events

Here is a list of some of the larger annual events in the local area. For more information on all the events on during your stay, please look at the What's On page.

August to May
Inverness Caledonian Football Club
Inverness Caledonian Football Club - Click To Enlarge
Between August and May there are regular matches at the Tulloch Caledonian Stadium, and if the football doesn’t enthrall you, the fantastic views of the Moray Firth from the stands will.

29th April 2017
Loch Ness Etape
Loch Ness Etape - Click To Enlarge
The Etape Cycle race completes a full 360° route around iconic Loch Ness, starting and finishing in the Highland capital of Inverness offers a fantastic challenge with unrivalled scenery on closed roads so whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a newcomer looking for your first sportive. Bring your family and make a holiday of it plyus give yourself time to explore the area and practice the course.

All cyclists must adhere to the minimum average speed of 13mph. This gives riders 5 hours and 35 minutes to complete the course. Cyclists falling behind this will be given the option of returning to the Event Hub in the sweep bus or completing the course on open roads.
Miles: 66
August 21st 2018
Inverness Highland Games
Inverness Highland Games - Click To Enlarge
The Inverness Highland Games is the North of Scotland's biggest gathering and is held Northern Meeting Park on the banks of the River Ness. With everything that you'd expect at a traditional Highland Games plus one of the biggest parades the Highlands has ever seen, the Inverness Highland Games is going to be an unmissable occasion for all the family. 

Highland Games can best be defined as a wonderful collection of traditional Scottish activities all happening in the same place at the same time. With the Heavy Events, Highland Dancing, Solo Piping, Track and Field Athletics and Massed Pipe Bands, the Games are a wonderful gift from the past that have given Scotland a unique cultural experience that is now being enjoyed at Games staged wherever Scots have settled all over the world.     
23rd September 2018
Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running
Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running - Click To Enlarge
In September, Loch Ness is also home to the biggest marathon in Scotland, and it runs right past our front door! The festival of running encourages runners of all levels to have a go, with events including the Baxters River Ness 10k, a 10k Corporate Challenge, the River Ness 5k fun run and the Wee Nessie 400m run for Under-5s.