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Events in Scotland

We have a range of events on throughout the year, from running and cycling to hilarious comedy. Here are just a few of our up and coming events but keep coming back as we update this list as more events and dates are confirmed.

EventEvent description

Barnardo's Scotland Golf Day

1st June 2017

Get the clubs out and join us for a competitive but friendly game of game and entertainment!

River Dee Wild Swim

3rd June 2017

Swim this beautiful river in a 1/2 mile, 1 mile or 2 mile open water swim for charity.

The Kiltwalk

4th June 2017 - Aberdeen                 20th August 2017 - Dundee

17th September 2017 - Edinburgh

We are delighted to be taking part in The Kiltwalks 2017! Get your team together for a 6, 13 or 26 mile walk around our gorgeous cities with some fabulous entertainment along the way!

Edinburgh Night Ride

17th June 2017

Pedal 50 miles around Edinburgh to see the sunset over the coast, beautiful Georgian streets under the moon and stars, and discover stunning night views – all whilst the city sleeps.

Tough Mudder

17th and 18th June 2017

Get muddy for a cause and sign up to this challenge with us.

Spartan Races

22nd and 23rd July 2017

Are you tough enough? Sign up today and find out!

Barnardo's Big Comedy Benefit

10th August 2017

Join some of your favourite comedians from TV and stand up at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Loch Ken Wild Swim

9th September 2017

With a 1km, 2km, 4km or kids 100 metre swim to choose from, the Wild Swim at Galloway Activity Centre has an option for the whole family to take part in!

Great North Run

10th September 2017

The 13.1 mile course starting in Newcastle upon Tyne is always a fun and atmospheric day - join Team Barnardo's today!

Your View at the Forth Rail Bridge

23rd September 2017

Join us 361ft up on the viewing platform on top of the Forth Rail Bridge for some stunning views over the Edinburgh and Fife coastlines. Not usually open to the public this is a once in a lifetime experience!

Loch Ness Marathon

24th September 2017

Join the running fun at this Highland marathon for Team Barnardo's!

Great Scottish Run

1st October 2017

Join Team Barnardo's in Glasgow for 10k or half marathon over this fun-packed weekend.

Forth Rail Bridge Abseil

15th October 2017

Don’t miss out on the chance to take part in the 165ft SAS-style abseil off the iconic Forth Rail Bridge. Sign up to abseil for Team Barnardo’s!

Ben Nevis Trek

Various dates throughout 2017

Trek through some of Scotland's most breathtaking landscapes for Barnardo's Scotland.


Various dates throughout 2017

Does throwing yourself out of a plane sound scary but fun? We think so too! Get in touch for more info.

A Christmas Wish

TBC December 2017

A Christmas Wish is a musical spectacular brought to you by the fantastic MGA Academy of Performing Arts, in aid of Barnardo's Scotland.

Stirling Marathon & 5k

21st May 2018

"Run through the heart of Scotland" with Team Barnardo's.

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

26th and 27th May 2018

Take part in the UK's fastest marathon and raise hundreds for Barnardo's Scotland!

Please remember - if there's no event listed that takes your fancy you can always take part in any fundraising event whilst raising money for Barnardo's Scotland! Just let us know and we will support you in any way we can.

For information on events taking place in Scotland, please call 0131 446 7019.
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