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What to do in Cape Breton

Museums

A.G. Bell Museum 902-295 2069 www.pc.gc

Miners’ Museum Glace Bay 902-849-4522 www.minersmuseum,com

Heritage Museum and Fossil Center 902-5440992 www.sydneyminesheritage.org

Marconi Historic Site 902-842 2530 www.pc.gc.ca

Tapestry Center Cheticamp 902-224 2642 www.lestroispignons.com

Whale Interpretive Center, Pleasant Bay 902-2241411

St. Paul's Island museum, Dingwall

Attractions and theme parks, Parks, Music

Cape Breton Highlands National Park 902-224 2306 www.pc.gc.ca

Fortress of Louisbourg 902-733 2720 www.pc.gc.ca

Gaelic College 902-295 3441 www.gaeliccollege.edu

Highland Village Museum Iona 902-725 2272

Saltwater Theatre music of Cape Breton, Baddeck 1-866-877-4748

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique www.celticmusicsite.com

Rides and cruises

Oshan Whale cruise 1-877 383 2883

Seavisions, Ingonish Ferry 902-285-2628 www.ingonish.com/seavisions

Donalda’s Puffin boat tours, Englishtown Wharf www.puffinboartours.ca

1-877-2PUFFIN

Amoeba Sailing Tours, Baddeck www.amoebasailingtours.com 902-295 2481

Sports

Boating and sailing:

Elsie Yacht Charters 902-295 3500

Biking, road and off road mountain biking:

Sea spray Outdoor Adventures 902 383 2732 www.cabot-trail-outdoors.com

Freewheeling Adventures 1 800 672 0775 www.freewheeling.ca

Canoeing:

Margaree River Canoe Rentals 902 235 2658

Cross country skiing

our trails

Tuonela www.skituonela.com

Cape Breton Highlands National Park www.pc.gc.ca

North Highlands Nordic Ski Trails 902- 383 2293

Ski Ben Eoin 902- 828 2804

Downhill skiing:

Ski Ben Eoin 902-828 2804

Diving:

St Paul Island Trading C. 902- 338 3483 www.saintpaul.ca

Fishing:

salmon (fly):Big Intervale Fishing Lodge 902-248 2275

Deep sea/shore fishing: Cape Breton Lobster Adventures 902-295 5264

Cape Breton Fly Fishing adventures 902-5441959 www.cbflyfishing.com

Golf:

If you are looking for golf courses with a spectacular vista, you found your paradise!

Highland Links. #1 golf course in Canada, 20mns from us. 1 800 441 1118

www.highlandslinksgolf.com 902-285 2600

Bell Bay Golf Club 1 800 565 3077 www.bellbaygolfclub.com 295 1333

Baddeck Forks Golf 902-295 2174 or 295 2095

Dundee Resort and Golf Club 902-345 2649

Lingan Golf and Country Club 902 -562 1112

Le Portage Golf Course 902 -224 3338

Passchendaele Golf Club 902- 842 1443

Seaview Golf and Country Club 902-794 4111

Hiking/nature walks

www.trails.gov.ns.ca

Kayaking and sea kayaking

North river kayak tours, North River 1-888-865-2925

Mike Krimp Wreck Cove 1-877-929-2800

Kite flying:

Kites available on site, conditions apply

Nordic walking:

our own trails, walking sticks available on site, conditions apply

Swimming

Public ocean beaches - Little River Harbour Sandy, no life guard

Ingonish Beach, sandy, CBH National Park

Blacks Brook, sandy CBH National Park

Cabot’s landing, Sugar Loaf, sandy provincial park

Public, fresh water beaches Ingonish , Warren Lake Sandy CBHNP

Ingonish Beach sandy CBHNP

Fresh water swimming Our pond clean, private, on the property

Indian Brook, community swimming hole

Snow shoeing:

Our own trails, equipment available on site, conditions apply

Cape Breton Highlands National Parks

Anywhere around including all the Highlands, from your doorstep

Telemark skiing:

see Cross country and Downhill skiing or ask us

Tennis:

Ingonish Beach, Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

Equipment available on site, conditions apply

Horseback riding:

Rocking Horse Ranch, Baddeck www.rockinghorseranchhhttp://www.rockinghorseranch.ca/ttp://www.rockinghorseranch.ca/

Winter activities

see cross country, snowshoeing, nature walks, game room,

Telemark skiing

Festivals

Celtic Colours,Celtic music 08-16 October, 2010, fabulous - all over Cape Breton www.celtic.colours.com

Current year festivals check ; www.novascotia.com 1-800-565-0000

Nature

Bird watching:

Bald eagles, ruffled grouse, gannets and numerous other seabirds, herons and a swirl of song birds can be seen from your windows. Also:

Google: Bird watching in Cape Breton

And: Walking the wild side Nature tours www.naturewalks.ca

Nature walks –

wild life observation: On our own trails, organized nature walks on request.

with Dennis Laffan, tree specialist and guide 902-929 2955

Fall colours:

The woods around the Cabot Trail, in mid October, display the most vibrant colours which surprise and marvel us year after year. This is the time of the Celtic Colours Festival, bringing musicians and aficionados from all over the world. A must for the musician , photographer and Nature lover in you.

Games

Our games room: For these long evenings or a rainy day, our game room features a professional pool table, a ping-pong table, foos-ball and dart board

Sydney casino: 1 888-6games6

Dining / restaurants/ seafood

Restaurants

North shore

Clucking Hen - Soups, sandwiches, lobster, bakery, daily special 902-929 2501

Wreck Cove General Store, Wreck Cove, snacks, sandwiches

902-929-2900

Lobster Galley, Trans Canada exit 11 (near Keltic College)

Ingonish

Castle Rock Country Inn, Ingonish Ferry, fine dining, licensed

902-285-2700

Keltic Lodge, Ingonish Beach 1 coffee shop and I gourmet dining room, both

licensed, 902-285-2880

Main Street Caf and Bakery, Ingonish Beach 902-285 2225

Dingwall

Celtic Touch restaurant and bakery

Seafood (food from the source)

lobster, season in Little River Harbour (North shore) is 15 May to 15 July

Crab (snow crab) last week of July in Little River

Rod’s lobster , Ingonish 902-285-2978

Mussels – Cape North Mussels 902-383-2019

Fish – Bay St. Laurence Wharf 902-383-2547

Baddeck farmers'market on Wednesdays 11:00 to 2:00

Shopping

Farmers'Market

Baddeck, near library Wednesdays 11:00 to 2:00

Convenience store:

Wreck Cove General Store 929 2900

Wine, beer, etc:

NS Liquor stores in Baddeck and Ingonish Beach

Grocery:

Stores in Baddeck, Ingonish. Larger stores are in Sydney and North Sydney or in Antigonish on the way from Halifax

Pharmacy:

Baddeck, Stone’s 295 2404

Arts and Crafts

Pottery Singing Pebbles see our web site for Jitka’s lastcreations. 929 2399

Wildfire Pottery Sarah Beck’s treasures are 10mns away929 2315

Shapeshift Pottery .At the Old School of North River, Deanie Cox creates mystical masks and much more. 929 2273

The Glass Artisans 1-888 an angel. Wendy Smith and her brother Duane create glass masterpieces.

Leather Works 929 2414 The unique art of John Roberts

Sea Shanty Antiques and Crafts 929 2992 Gifts for your taste.

Iron Art and Photography: Gordon and Carole Kennedy are incredible artists in their respective field. The visit of their studio, on the artisan loop is a must. 929 2821

Sew Inclined. Next to us on the Cabot Trail, Barbara Longva specialize on dramatic hats and historically inspired clothing 929 2050

Gaelic College of Celtic Arts and Crafts. Gift shop 295 3441

The Water’s Edge Gallery in Baddeck. Masterpieces from local artists under the same roof. 295 3600

Hooked Rugs. Flora’s Cheticamp 902-224 3139

Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Center 295 2598

Blue Heron Gift Shop. Baddeck 295 3424

For other adventures in Cape Breton, visit “Explore Nova Scotia Adventures-Cape Breton Island"

Fortress Louisbourg
kayaking at Ingonish Ferry
hike our trails
Tour the fishing villages
Snow shoe or ski our trails
The mushrooms are waiting for you
Enjoy the garden
Autumn at Indian Brook
Glass artisans
see the whales
Iron Art
Leather works

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