Belladrum which celebrates its 11th birthday in 2014, takes place in the Highland surroundings of Belladrum Estate, near Beauly in Inverness-shire. The independent festival has built a reputation for its eclectic line-ups, its offbeat non-musical entertainments and its all-ages approach. The festival won a VisitScotland Thistle Award in 2009 and is a past winner of the Grassroots Festival Award at the UK Festival Awards.
Belladrum Tartan Heart is quite simply, the friendliest, wackiest, most inclusive festival in Scotland! Homegrown in the Highlands – it aims to be Scotland's Best Festival of Music and Performing Arts for all ages!
The theme for this years festival is the wild!
Artists booked to appear include: Tom Jones, Razorlight, The Temperance Movement, Frightened Rabbit, Billy Bragg, The Bad Shepherds, The Mekons, Esperanza, Danny & The Champions Of The World, The Big Fat Electric Ceilidh Band, Call To Mind, Randolphs Leap, Dorec-a-Belle, The Lorelei, Scooty & The Skyhooks, Mad Dog McRea, Caledonian Ceilidh Trail and Hollie Atkinson
Ticket prices (from): Adult Weekend £100 including Camping.
Friday 8th August
Saturday 9th August
Hot House Stage
Created on Mon 31st March 2014
Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival has sold out all its weekend and Saturday tickets for the sixth year running in record time, five months ahead of the event taking place. The family-friendly festival, which is in its eleventh year, has a 16500 capacity, which includes a large number of children under 12 who attend free of charge.
Created on Wed 26th March 2014
The legendary Tom Jones is to headline the Friday main stage of Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival for what is believed to be his first ever performance in the Highlands. And headlining the same stage on the Saturday night are indie rockers Razorlight.
To get to Belladrum, take the A862 West from Inverness towards Beauly. Approximately nine miles from Inverness, turn left onto the A833 signposted Kiltarlity and Drumnadrochit. After approximately one mile, turn left at the second gate lodge on the left on this road which has red gables and is signposted Belladrum (If you go as far as Brockie’s Lodge Hotel on the A833, you have overshot the turning) - you are now on the single track public road that runs through Belladrum Estate.
Inverness is well serviced by the railway network. Trains run daily to and from London Kings Cross and the night sleeper runs to and from London Euston except on Saturday nights. Trains also run regularly from Inverness to Beauly Station, about 4 miles from Belladrum.
Dalcross, or Inverness Airport, is approximately 45 minutes by road from Belladrum and 1.5 hours flying time from London. For details of all operators offering flights to and from Inverness on routes, please go to Highlands & Islands Airports web site at www.hial.co.uk
Beauly Taxis can be reached on 01463 782498 for airport or train pick-ups as can Charlie Mainland of Kiltarlity Taxis on 07743 035984. Other taxi firms include: Inverness Taxis on 0800 136890; Central Highland Taxis on 0800 402010.
C & E Taxis operate a fleet of taxis and 3 eight seat minibuses out of Dingwall and service the immediate area and beyond. 24/7. see their site for details : www.cetaxis.co.uk
John Chima Taxis, Beauly 07751009337
Happy Cabbies Taxis, 01463 717777 : www.invernesstaxis.com/belladrum
|The Cnoc Hotel||2.48||Beauly||Info|
|Hillview Park||3.92||Muir of Ord||Info|
|The Ord Arms||4.85||Muir of Ord||Info|
|Carndaisy House||6.62||Muir of Ord||Info|
|Trafford Bank Guest House||8.29||Inverness||Info|
|Invernevis Bed & Breakfast||8.43||Inverness||Info|
|Sandy's Bed & Breakfast||8.56||Inverness||Info|
|Ambleside House - Apartment||8.63||Inverness||Info|
|Glenmoriston Town House - A Luxury Town House Hotel||8.85||Inverness||Info|
|Columba Hotel - a Bespoke Hotel||8.88||Inverness||Info|
|Castle Viewpoint Bed and Breakfast||9.08||Inverness||Info|
|Royal Highland Hotel||9.11||Inverness||Info|
|The Crown Court Town House||9.21||Inverness||Info|
|Coul House Hotel||9.51||Ross Shire||Info|
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