Open year round. Choose between a beautiful chalet, a magical yurt, a tranquility dome, cozy lodge room, tipi, or a campsite. Cabot Shores is the perfect base camp to explore Cape Breton and the Cabot Trial. But first, explore our great packages.
The Breton Cove Farmhouse is 12.5 km from Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort, a sister property. It sits both in the tiny village
of Breton Cove and Skir Dhu (meaning “Black Rock”) in Gaelic.
Some folks prefer video to a bunch of words, so here’s a short video showing you the location, outside and
inside of the Breton Cove Farmhouse. Click here for the Story of the Breton Cove Farmhouse or Basic Facts.
Video Intro to the Breton Cove Farmhouse
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Between them is a wonderful beach at Little River.
The Story is about
the land of 180 acres deeded by the king of England along the Atlantic, and the place was once
A self-sustaining farm with pastures, a barn, chicken coop, hog house, orchards, garden…
The border to lobster fishing territory where boats landed at Skir Dhu (Black Rock)
The Urquehardt family over time
Had midwives using the main house for “birthing”
Adopted 5 kids
Was a neighborhood center across from the Gaelic Singers’ Hall and ball field
The place fell into disrepair over 20 years vacancy, its roof caved in and hunters sat upstairs poaching moose and and drinking beer.
The bedroom walls were caved […]
Here you see, Julian Brad, among first campers of the season, making themselves comfortable along Indian Brook.
Julia said: ” Great place, cooked lobster on open fire–amazing…” Added Brad: “Never did that before, even though I’m
born and raised in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. We’ll be back”
A number of sites are along Indian Brook and also in the Apple Orchard, near Church’s Pond where we have the Eagle Feather
Ferry going to our beach on the Atlantic…
Here is a short video showing some of our locations…
Well, it’s in three locations: along Indian Brook, at the Apple Orchard and closer to the lodge
which is called […]
Mi’kmaq Charley Pierro helped put up the Tipi poles which blew down this past winter.
Every year Charley and his wife Melee come to check on the Tipi and often do ceremonies there
and around a fire nearby .
The Tipi is much in demand for lodging and even has been used by 3 generations celebrating a birthday …folks off different
ages and cultures love the Tipi, at all times of the day.
View of the Tipi Diffent Times of Day
Early Morning Tipi
The Tipi held 8 people for a birthday weekend of Ontarians: the Grandparents; their son and wife and 4 kids…All slept […]
The Tan Chalet is wheelchair accessible, designed with you in mind.
There is a ramp, the doors are wide and there is clearance within the downstairs kitchen/dining room/living room.
The bathroom has a roll in shower.
The living room has a magnificent patio door offering a panoramic view of Church Pond,
the beach, the Atlantic and the Bird Islands.
There are paths from your parking space right next to the Tan Chalet, between the chalets and
over to Whiff’s Lodge.
You will also find entry to our main lodge and its Bistro wheelchair accessible, so that as you motor
over to the lodge, you can enter up […]
This season, record number of inquiries are coming from our websites and over the phone concerning our Yurt and Tipi. A few folks even contacted us during winter, but for now they are closed till mid-May (you can see the winter frame of the Tipi on the right of this page)
Below is a picture story of the Yurt and Tipi and the views…
…while just below
… Jason from Newfoundland is talking about his two nights at a wedding at Cabot Shores, one night with his wife in a Tipi and the other in a Yurt, a kind of Mongolian tipi.
Cabot Shores’ […]
4 Comfortable 4 Star Chalets
Nestled amongst the trees and along the shoreline, Cabot Shores’s 4-star Chalets can accommodate up to 8 people. They combine exceptional comfort with a genuine feeling of simplicity and peace. Each chalet is characterized by a different roof color and its own specific interior organization and decoration; however, they were all created along the same principles:
Wide-open spaces for gatherings of groups, friends, families and couples; they are ideal for special occasions.
Built with beautiful natural materials; exposed timber facades and high quality furniture and equipment.
A direct view of the ocean and easy access to the shore.