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 Treat yourself to a dream tour!  

Hike in the day; music at night

For musicians, dancers, listeners, walkers

 – limited to 7 travelers in each tour

Our hiking guide, Dorothy, has led walkers throughout Scotland for over 35 years, specializing in ecofriendly and comfortable B&Bs.  She is laid-back and accommodating but has tremendous knowledge of Scottish flora, fauna and history.

Our musical guide, Ed, has gained the respect and trust of top musicians from Scotland for over 35 years, playing music with them, bringing them to the US, distributing their CDs for 11 years, and interviewing and writing about them for 20 years in his regular music column in Scottish Life magazine.

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Trip 1 [New!] – June 16-25, 2018:  Burns & Borders

Visit the home area of Robert Burns, where he wrote many of his songs and poems,  He always had a tune in mind before writing the words, and this area in the south of Scotland is full of great musicians who will join us along the way.  The beautiful scenery will include the Borders, where there is lots of music, and annual rituals such as the Common Ridings.

Trip 2 – June 29 - July 7, 2018:  Niel Gow’s Scotland

Visit the Highlands and Skye, including amazing vistas, great musical visits, and a unique opportunity to hear Niel Gow’s fiddle played in the private library at Blair Castle.

Trip 3 – July 11-21, 2018:  The Outer Hebrides

Journey through the Outer Hebrides from south to north, hear great music from the Barra Feis to individual musicians to the great Hebridean Celtic Festival in the Isle of Lewis.  See beaches of Uist, craggy hills of Harris, standing stones of Lewis; listen to Gaelic song, fiddle, traditional and contemporary bands, and lots more

Trip 4 – July 24 - Aug 5, 2018:  The Northern Islands [FULL FOR 2018]

A visit to Caithness, Orkney, Shetland and Aberdeenshire.  Stunning sights, standing stones, and amazing variety of music from these very different areas, including nightly concerts and potential for fiddle classes at Shetland Fiddle Frenzy.

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