2009 Elliot Clan Gathering

Every four years, the Elliot Clan Society holds a gathering of the clans in Scotland.

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Location: Redheugh, Roxburgshire, Scotland

In addition to the gathering, there will be an evening Ceilidh.

If you would like to visit the Clan Room in Redheugh, please confirm availability by calling +013873-75213.

Attendees

  • There have been about 250 people at past gatherings.
  • Children of any age are welcome.
  • Photographs are permitted at Hermitage Castle and also in the Clan room.

Weather

  • Weather in Scotland is never predictable! It may be warm and sunny; it may be cold and wet.
  • Wet-weather gear is essential in Scotland at all times of the year.
  • Wear as much Elliot tartan as you can muster!
  • Current and forecast weather conditions in Carlisle (about 40 minutes from Redheugh)

Travel

  • Newcastle Airport – 1 1/2 hours away
  • Glasgow two hours away.
  • Edinburgh two hours away.
  • To get to Redheugh, you will have to hire a car.
  • Google map and directions from Edinburgh airport to Redhuegh.
  • Newcastleton is a rural community with bad public transport and you will need a car. You will not, however, be able to park your car at Redheugh on the day of the Gathering as there will be a shuttle bus operating from Douglas Square, Newcastleton (approx. 2m away) all day.

Events and sightseeing

Accommodation

Disability access

  • Special parking passes available on request.

Photos

  • If you have photos of the 2009 event, please contact us — we’d love to have some event photos to post!
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