2024 Clan Gathering


Dates: Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th August 2024.

Location: Castle Menzies, Weem, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland http://www.castlemenzies.org/

Contact: Shona Adams our Gathering Organiser for all booking enquiries. *Select Organiser- Clan Gathering in the drop down box on the Contact Us page.

The Clan Gathering is traditionally a highlight on the calendar of the Menzies Clan Society which is based at Castle Menzies. The Gathering is held annually over the 2nd weekend in August and all MCS members with family and friends are welcome to attend. Members can bring 2 guests each, ie bookings are open for a maximum of 3 per event per member.



Whisky Tasting

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Hosted by Dewar‘s World of Whisky in the Pink Room at the Castle

Welcome Supper at the Castle

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An informal light supper with an opportunity to socialise with fellow Clan Society members.


Historical Coach Tour

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This year’s historical tour will depart the Weem Church car park. The route will go down to Ballinluig, up to Killiecrankie, then back through the pass on the old road, up to Queens View, Loch Tummel and then back to Weem.

19th Menzies Clan Golf Tournament


Meet at Kenmore Golf Club Pro Shop for 1.30 tee off.  Clubs and trolleys may be hired at the Club, please arrange prior to game.

Go to Contact Us and select  ‘AnnualGolfTournament’  to contact Iain Menzies for enquiries about bookings and arranging hiring.

Tour of the Castle Walled Gardens

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A walking presentation of the history, the work and discoveries taking place in the Castle’s Walled Gardens.

Scottish Country Dancing

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Beginners of all ages welcome. Come and learn some of the dances performed at the Clan Ceilidh at the Castle.


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A chance to play the bagpipes with some of the Menzies Pipe Band led by the Chief’s Piper.

Castle Tour

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Featuring the history of the Clan and the development of the Castle. Meet in front of the Castle if dry, or in the Old Kitchen if wet.

Drinks Reception


Held at the Castle in The Great Room alternatively drinks on the front lawn if the weather is fine.

Clan Dinner

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Held in the Dewar Room and the Pink Room.

Dinner is a sharing roast, served to the table, featuring local Scottish produce.

Wine and other beverages available from the bar.

Seating plan for friends and families who wish to sit together (please advise on booking form in Comments).

*Raffle tickets for sale.

Dress: smart/formal; Highland dress and Menzies Tartan encouraged.

Menu: Click here for our 2024 Menu.


Castle Menzies



Castle is open to all Clan members.

Clan Society Annual General Meeting

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Held in the Dewar Room at Castle Menzies.

Clan March


Assemble at the Castle to march to Weem led by the pipes and on to the Ailean Chraggan Hotel for lunch.

Light Lunch


At the Ailean Chraggan Hotel, in Weem Village.

Atholl & Breadalbane Highland Games


Aberfeldy Showground. Assemble at the entrance to the ring at the Showground for the Clan March. (please remember to wear some Menzies tartan)

Clan Ceilidh


The Clan Ceilidh is held in  The Dewar Room. Entertainment and dancing featuring ceilidh stalwarts The Gallivanters.

Full bar provided.

Raffle draw.

Dress: casual; Highland dress and Menzies tartan encouraged.


Church Service

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Attend the Weem Parish Church, located in the Weem Village.

Castle and Shop


Open to Members.

Friends of Castle Menzies Lunch

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The ‘Friends of Castle Menzies’  members get-together at the Castle. Followed by discussions of FOCM projects at the Castle

Please click here for more information and how to become a “Friend”.

Visit The Old Kirk and Menzies Mausoleum

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Located in the Weem Village.
Open for one hour only.

Castle Menzies closes


This signals the end of another successful Menzies Clan Society Gathering.