An authentic Cape Breton Experience
our musician guide, Joe MacMaster for a musical guided-walk along the beautiful Celtic Shores Coastal Trail,
easily accessible right behind the Celtic Music Centre.
Learn interesting facts about Cape Breton's culture, music
and history along the way!
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?
Musical Walking Tour Includes:
- Get piped down to the trail by
our Highland Bagpiper
- Guided walk along the Judique section of the Celtic
Shores Coastal Trail
- Chance to read the interpretive panels and view beautiful scenery
- Learn some Gaelic words and stories of local culture
- Ceilidh with live music and Q&A with our fiddler
while you enjoy a snack
- Learn a few local dance steps if you're up for it!
Musical Walking tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours
(includes 20 min. break for Ceilidh).
The trail is flat and
generally in good condition but good walking shoes are
recommended as well as a jacket or sweater on cooler
Suitable for all ages. Don't forget your camera/phone to
catch some great shots along the trail!
Joe MacMaster - fiddle/bagpipes
2019 Rate & Schedule
4 - August 30
Mon-Fri at 9:30am on select dates
Events schedule for available
$25 + tax per person
8 or more may request a
for the tour, please
Sign up for the walk
by phone at 902-787-2708 or
at the Celtic Music Centre front desk.
$25 per adult // $15 children 5-17 years // Free
children under 5 years
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!