A day to celebrate the life of Scotland's first original strongman and to watch legendary heavy lifters from around the world attempt to emulate Donald Dinnie by carrying the Stanes the width of Potarch Bridge just as he did in 1860. Free Entry 12 - 5pm
Local Artist Stephanie Vandem will be showcasing her 'Lifting' Exhibition at Potarch Cafe & Restaurant.
10 Days of Fun, don't miss the Scarecrow Trail around the village and Treasure Hunt.
Held annually on the second Thursday in August, the Ballater Highland Games prides itself on having something for everyone, young and old and is only 25 minutes by car from Ballogie Estate. Why not enjoy a short stay with us and visit the Aboyne and Ballater Highland Games in the one week?
Enjoy Highland Dancing, pipe bands, stock shows and the famous Truck Show
Annual Steam and Vintage Rally in the field opposite the Royal Deeside Railway, Milton of Crathes.
Kincardine Castle 9.45am - 5.15pm
26th August – Lonach Highland Gathering and Games
Recognised as ‘Scotland’s Friendliest Games’ the Lonach Highland Gathering takes place each year on the fourth Saturday in August. Lonach is only a 40 minute drive from Ballogie. Book accommodation at our estate and enjoy the weekend in Deeside.
27th August - Ballogie House Wedding Venue Open Day
Join us on Sunday 27th August for our Open Day, meet with our wonderful event suppliers and enjoy a welcome drink as you explore Ballogie House, Marquee and Grounds. The perfect, secluded and tranquil location for your distincitve day!