Do you love Scottish culture like we do? Think about attending the Celtic Connections Festival before it ends on the 4th of February. Celtic Connections is Glasgow’s own folk festival, connecting traditional Celtic music to the rest of the world. There are so many nice walks near Glasgow, the West Highland Way starting point is only a short train trip away!
At EasyWays our passion for Scotland does not end with its spectacular scenery and landscapes. We love the idea of our walkers experiencing the best of Scottish culture. If you feel like incorporating a trip to a festival like Celtic Connections with the West Highland Way, we will help you plan a stress-free Scottish adventure! Providing advice on transport, any essentials and any additional information you may need.

What is Celtic Connections?

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Experience some traditional Scottish music!

The Celtic Connections festival is winter music festival that celebrates all things Celtic! Based in Glasgow, there are a variety of venues across the city that host performances from artists from a range of genres like jazz, folk, traditional and indie.

What is there still to enjoy?

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Make sure you plan a trip to Celtic Connections before it ends on 4th of February!

Though the festival will soon be drawing to close, there are still lots of events to enjoy. From sessions at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall to an appearance from the highly acclaimed folk-rock band Skipinnish at the Pavilion Theatre on the 2nd of February, there is lots to see!

West Highland Way and Celtic Connections

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Make the most of your trip to Glasgow and walk the West Highland Way!

The beginning of the West Highland Way is located in Milngavie, a 30 minute train journey from the Glasgow’s City Centre. Take a break from the city and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the West of Scotland. One of the nice walks near Glasgow that you will definitely love. Walking a stage of the West Highland Way is perfect route if you feel like you want to spend some time in nature while also experiencing Celtic Connections. The West Highland Way route is always busy; looking after the trails and environment is essential to ensure our EasyWays walking routes say accessible to our walkers! To learn more about how you can be more conscious of the environment, look at our last post.

Nice Walks Near Glasgow with EasyWays

Book your trip to Glasgow today, so you can experience the best of Scottish culture.