An authentic Cape Breton Experience
Fiddler Hailee LeFort for a unique guided-walk
and lunch along the beautiful Celtic Shores Coastal Trail,
easily accessible right behind the Celtic Music Centre.
Learn many interesting facts about Cape Breton's culture, music
and history along the way, including the story of
Michael “Mor” MacDonald, one of the first pioneers to
settle on the southwestern coast of Cape Breton in 1775,
visit a historic Scottish Pioneer cemetery,
view beautiful scenery, learn a few Gaelic words, some
local dance steps, discover our local lingo & culture
enjoy a private Ceilidh and Q&A with our fiddler at the
shore while you have
What differentiates Cape
Breton's Celtic music from Irish or Scottish?
What the word "Ceilidh" means and how it's pronounced?
How to pronounce some basic Scots Gaelic words?
How to tell the difference between a Jig, a Reel and
other tune types?
What some of the common local lingo is?
What and where the local wildlife is?
Learn all this and more
while you walk along the scenic Celtic Shores Coastal
with our knowledgeable musician guide!
Musical Walking Tour Includes:
- Get piped down to the trail by
our Highland Bagpiper
- Guided walk along the Judique Flyer Coastal Trail
- Chance to read the interpretive panels and view beautiful scenery
- Learn about, and maybe even see, some local wildlife such as beavers
- Learn some Gaelic words along the way
- Homemade picnic lunch enjoyed at the picturesque table
by the ocean
(Chicken salad sandwich, house salad or kettle
chips, dessert & beverage)
- Ceilidh with live music and Q&A with our fiddler
- Learn a few local dance steps if you're up for it!
Musical Walking tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours,
including 30 min. stop for lunch.
Trail is well maintained, all flat terrain, no hills or hikes. Suitable for all
Hailee LeFort, fiddler & guide
Joe MacMaster, bagpipes
2017 Rate & Schedule
26 - August 28
Mon-Fri at 10:00am
$25 + tax per person
8 or more may book a
for the tour, please
by phone 902-787-2708 or at the Celtic Music Centre
Refunds can only be
issued if the tour is cancelled due to weather.
You may change your booked date and/or time by calling
us at least 12 hours in advance.
the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail:
Celtic Shores Coastal Trail is a 92-km (57 mi)
multi-use trail stretching from Port Hastings to the
Town of Inverness on the west coast of the spectacular
Cape Breton Island. Great for off-road cycling or long
distance trekking, the easy, flat trail meanders along
the coastline, through picturesque wilderness, skirts
streams, and connects several communities and
A simple wave or “Hi” on the fly to those
you meet along the trail is the Celtic Shores way!