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Coovan Activity 2018

 It's officially that time of year again and our fun and friendly herd of VisitScotland Highland Coovans are now back out on the road for 2018! Providing information and inspiration on the Moo-ve, Hamish, Heather, Morag and Archie will be attending hundreds of Visitor Attractions and Local Events over the summer period. In addition you can find them supporting our attendance at our programme of Major National Events.  Here's just some of the places you will be able to see 'a Coo near you' this summer:

Atholl Gathering and Highland Games         27/05/18 - 27/05/18
Ideal Home Show Scotland                               31/05/18 - 03/06/18
UCI Mountain Bike WC                                         02/06/18 - 03/06/18
Crail Food Festival                                                 09/06/18 - 10/06/18
The Royal Highland Show                                  21/06/18 - 24/06/18
Glasgow Mela                                                          24/06/18
The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival         30/06/18 - 01/07/18
Foodies Festival Edinburgh                               03/08/18 - 05/08/18
Bridge of Allan Highland Games                     05/08/18
World Pipe Band Championships                   18/08/18
Creiff Highland Gathering                                  19/08/18
Dundee Flower and Food festival                   31/08/18 - 02/09/18
Braemar Gathering                                               01/09/18
Scottish International Airshow                       01/09/18

And many, many more...

If you see us out and about please come and say hi, the Coovans (and their drivers!) are all very friendly. Share your pictures and stories with us using the #Coovan.  We will keep you posted with our plans and movements across the season.


  • CherylebCheryleb Member ✭✭
    Our Coovans are very busy out on the road all across the country at the moment! See if you can catch sight of them over the next week at:

    Kingsbarns Distillery - 20/04/18 (AM only)
    Balgove Larder - 20/04/18(PM only)
    Blair Castle - 21/04/18 (AM only)
    Pitlochry Dam Visitor Centre - 21/04/18 (PM only)
    Abbostford House - 21/04/18
    New Lanark World Heritage Site - 22/04/18
    The Crannog Centre - 22/04/18 (PM only) 
    Culloden Battlefield - 23/04/18 (PM only)
    Dunrobin Castle - 24/04/18
    The Loch Ness Experience - 25/04/18 (AM only)

    Remember if you spot us to come and say Hi, to share your images and stories with us using the #Coovan 
  • CherylebCheryleb Member ✭✭
  • CherylebCheryleb Member ✭✭
    Here's Hamish taking a well earned break in the beautiful Borders, looking out from Scott's View...
  • CherylebCheryleb Member ✭✭
    This week the Vans are covering from Dumfries and Galloway in the South, all the way to the Highlands and Islands! You can catch up with them at:

    Skara Brae, Orkney-27/04/18
    The Kelpies, Falkirk- 27/04/18
    Scapa Distillery/Stromness, Orkney- 28/04/18 (AM/PM)
    Paisley Food Festival- 28/04/18
    The Italian Chapel/Orkney Brewery- 29/04/18
    Callendar House, Falkirk - 29/04/18
    Cairngorm Mountain LTD, Aviemore - 01/05/18
    Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig - 02/05/18
    Threave Gardens,  Castle Douglas - 02/05/18
    Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore- 03/05/18
    Logan Botanical Gardens, Portpatrick - 03/05/18
  • CherylebCheryleb Member ✭✭
    You can catch up with our teams out and about in Coovans Heather, Hamish and Morag this week as they pitch up at:

    The Cocoa Bean Company, D&G-04/05/18
    Aberfoyle Go Ape- 05/05/18
    Burnsfest, Ayr - 05/05/18
    Dundee Science Centre - 06/05/18
    Dundonald Castle - 06/05/18
    Kelvingrove Art Gallery - 07/05/18

    Have you seen one yet...?

  • CherylebCheryleb Member ✭✭
    It's a busy weekend ahead for our fleet of Coovans.   See if you can spot them at:

    Laggan Wolftrax, Rural Skills day - 11/05/18
    Rosslyn Chapel - 11/05/18
    Inveraray Jail - 11/05/18 
    Cairngorms BIG weekend, Braemar Showground - 12/05/18
    National Mining Museum, Newtongrange - 12/05/18
    Loch Fyne Food Fest, Clachan Farm -12/05/18
    Almond Valley Heritage Centre - 13/05/18
  • CherylebCheryleb Member ✭✭
    Covering plenty of ground this week with Hamish, Morag and Heather.  Catch them if you can at:

    Stirling Castle - 17/05/18
    Bannockburn - 18/05/18
    Archerfield Walled Garden - 18/05/18
    Christies Garden Centre- 19/05/18 (AM)
    Moray Motor Museum - 19/05/18 (PM)
    Fife Show, Cupar - 19/05/18
    British Pipe Band Championships - 19/05/18
    Gordon Castle Highland Games - 20/05/18
    Pillars of Hercules, Falkland - 20/05/18
    Benmore Botanic Gardens, Dunoon - 20/05/18

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