As we mentioned in our last post, Scotland has a lot to offer, especially during the summer, whether it’s in terms of fauna and flora, history, or beautiful landscapes waiting to be explored. This summer, there are many walking festivals to choose from, as well as Highland Games and other fun activities to take part in with family and friends. Keep on reading to discover some of the best summer festival Scotland has on offer for you.
1. Walking Festivals
Scotland is home to plenty of walking festivals and marathons during the summer, including the Glasgow to Edinburgh Trek, Dundee Kiltwalk, and the Walk For Parkinson’s at Loch Leven. Many of these walks are for a great cause, and they will also allow you to stay fit while experiencing the stunning Scottish scenery!
2. Highland Games
Highland Games are a great opportunity to enjoy a fun family day out and learn more about Scotland’s cultural and historical heritage. The Highlands Games season runs from May until September. If you will be in Scotland in July, you could attend the Inverness Highland Games, the Inveraray Highland Games, or many of the various other games organised throughout the Highlands.
3. Arts and Culture Summer Festival Scotland
If you would like to learn more about Scottish culture, music and art, this summer is a perfect opportunity to do so by attending one of the many summer festivals in Scotland! When you attend one of the many summer festivals in Scotland, you will be immersed in the artistic and cultural richness this wonderful country has to offer. There truly is a Scottish festival for everyone, no matter where your passions lie. If you’re in need of inspiration, we recommend The Skye Festival, the Hebridean Celtic Festival, or the Edinburgh Art Festival.
If you are thinking of exploring Scotland, beyond the array of festivals, why not get in touch with EasyWays? We can organise the perfect walking holiday for you, whether you explore the West Highland Way near Glasgow, or the more remote North Highland Way, you can be sure that we have the perfect walking route for you.