Hundreds of scooters descended on Millport for the much-anticipated 8th Scooter Rally.

The weather picked up for the traditional ‘ride out’ with around 120 scooters taking a trip round the island on Saturday August 25.

With camping permitted on the Garrison grounds it ensured that the bikers could party on over the whole weekend from Friday 23, with the last scooters leaving on the Monday.

Islander Suki McGregor said: “The atmosphere was fantastic, they are such a great bunch and are certainly a boost to the local economy of Millport, which depends on visitors.

“Both the Twa Dugs and The Tavern Bar had live music over the weekend, everyone really got into the spirit.

“Even the local MacLachlan Butchers, Billy and Bryony, stayed open till midnight to supply their range of home-made pies and pastries.

“The last of the Scooter crew left on Monday and a wonderful weekend was had by everyone.”

People travelled from all over the UK to attend the event, with guests from as far as North Yorkshire, driving up on their scooter.

The marquee was packed with entertainment throughout the weekend with live music.

The Saturday night headline band were Start, who filled the marquee with upbeat music to get the crowds dancing.

Earlier the Gimme, Gimme, Gimme’s also played to a packed audience in the D.A hall.

The Royal George Hotel hosted Skaladonia, a ten-piece Ska band, from East Kilbride which drew in the crowds and had everyone joining in.

Dogtooth a young band who all met at one of the Millport Scooter Rally played on Saturday afternoon and were glad to be back on the island.

Craig and John formed the band after a chance meeting at Millport Scooter Rally in August 2013 and, eight months later, Robert stepped up to complete the budding rock band.

In the marquee there were clothing stalls both vintage and brand-new shirts and t-shirts, scooter memorabilia and badges for sale.