While the crowds head south, those in the know head north in summer. Scotland is an amazing holiday destination, filled with events, activities and all the ingredients you need for an amazing break. Likewise, Landal Piperdam is the perfect place to base your summer holiday in Scotland.
This wonderful park offers everything you need: a scenic setting in the Scottish countryside, loads of in-park activities and plenty of comfort in your accommodation. And if that weren’t enough, you can also enjoy a soak in a private hot tub after a full day of fun.
If you’re ready for summer in Scotland then take a look at a selection of incredible events to enjoy.
Dundee Streets Festival, 20-21 July
Take to the streets of Dundee for this immersive and completely entertaining festival. Living performances, workshops, interactive storytelling performances, sensory experiences and much more.
Locations all around the city will be taken over for this celebration of exploration. And when the event is over, you still have the many charms of Dundee itself to enjoy.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2-26 August
The Fringe is where you will find all kinds of unconventional acts – not to mention performances from the huge stars of tomorrow. Music, comedy and much more come together to combine over 3 weeks of amazing entertainment.
Needless to say, the city is incredibly busy during festival season, but with a break at Landal, you can return to the tranquil countryside at the end of the day.
Glamis Country Fair and Horse Trials, 2-4 August
The romantic setting of one of Scotland’s most beautiful castles offers plenty for visitors to enjoy, but in summer it offers the unrivalled experience of a country fair and horse trials. An array of trade stands, craft stalls and artisan food provide the perfect accompaniment to the dog show, birds of prey demonstrations and the main event: the brilliant horse trials.
Located less than half an hour away, Landal Piperdam is perfectly placed to let you enjoy this amazing event. And if you’re enjoying a dog-friendly break, pay a visit on August 11th for a brilliant ‘Dog’s Weekend’ filled with entertainment for four-legged friends and their owners.
Abernethy Highland Games, 10 August
There’s no better display of the Highland’s heritage than the classic games. The ‘Clan Grant Gathering’ is also known as ‘the Friendly Games’, and there’s plenty of spectacle to enjoy.
A parade begins the gathering, and once the chieftain is introduced, the games start. Tossing the caber, shot putt and tug-of-war accompany athletics events with dancing, pipe bands, drumming and much more.