Overscaig House Hotel Overscaig House Hotel, North Highlands, Scotland

Events and Activities

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MGBGT from AGSFP!
An Aberdeen group visited us on their annual Classic Car run in May 2006.



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Crofting
The north-west has many crofting communities. Here the sheep from several crofts have been brought to a communal sheep shearing.



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Lairg Crofters' Show
There are many events for all ages at the show - here the young ones on their ponies are about to be judged.



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Lairg Crofters
Each year the Lairg Crofters organise a show in the village. Here a demonstration of sheep dog skill.




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Lairg Lamb Sales
The Lairg Lamb Sale is one of the biggest in Europe. Thousands of lamb are brought from across the Northern Highlands to the sale. The Overscaig was once a drovers' inn for those bringing the sheep to market from the north-west.



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Durness Highland Gathering
There are many events at the gathering including an arobatic display from the RAF. Here a piper picks a lonely spot - practising before the piping competition.



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Durness Highland Gathering
Every year Durness holds a highland games event. Here you can see the highland dancing and the Iron Man event - the hammer.



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Altnahara Lodge Centenary - May 2006
This time it is a Ford Model T (and a car I don't know the name of).




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Altnahara Lodge Centenary - May 2006
A Ford Model A stops at Overscaig as part of the Altnahara Lodge Centenary celebrations.



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Scottish Malts Classic Car Tour - May 2006
Another group of Classic Cars on the tour to Kylesku.



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Scottish Malts Classic Car Tour - May 2006
This beautiful car was one of 16 cars that stopped at the Overscaig for coffee and cakes in May 2006.




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