A summer continues its spirited march, the north and north-east regions of Scotland are refusing to let the season’s warmth fade away without a grand finale. A plethora of engaging events are set to captivate locals and visitors alike, ensuring that every ray of sunshine is cherished. From thrilling athletic competitions to cultural celebrations, here’s a roundup of this weekend’s must-attend happenings:
1. UCI Cycling World Championships:
Scotland plays host to the remarkable UCI Cycling World Championships, heralded as the “biggest cycling event ever.” The Mountain Bike Downhill competition, held at the Nevis Range in Fort William, promises a heart-pounding experience as riders tackle a challenging course spanning 1.7 miles and descending a staggering 1,800 feet. Speeds of up to 50mph are anticipated, making this a spectacle not to be missed.