Introduction to Cabot Shores' Blog:

Enjoy a series of blogs by the Cabot Shores team featuring recipes, do it yourself tips, stories and guides to outdoor adventure and what is new on Cape Breton.

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Cape Breton Island is a special place and we want to know what adventures, events, wildlife, art, music, even which stories around the camp fire engage you the most. Write to us to tell us what interests you most at info@cabotshores.com.

Weekly Winter Hikes/Snowshoeing near the Cabot Trail

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Every Saturday are weekly hikes, led by members of the St Ann’s community,  just off the Cabot Trail. They are open to local folks, guests and other visitors. Often the number of people just barely outnumber the dogs along for the adventure (our dog, Cosmo, is delighted by the ratio.) Sometimes we hike, other times […]

Top 3 Cape Breton Waterfalls Article

Indian Brook Great Falls

 

Okay, I have a bias towards waterfalls, spectacular trail-side views of water, and old growth forests. Duration: 25 minutes to 5 hours. So here they are: #1 Indian Brook Falls; # 2 North River Falls, #3 Black Brook/Falls.
1. Indian Brook Falls Hike (challenging)
 
 
The Cabot Trail goes along the coast on the east (Atlantic) side of Cape Breton Island.
Take the Cabot Trail to the village of Indian Brook. A landmark the bridge over Indian Brook. The Trail starts on the northwest side of the Brook.
During the heat of summer, you can do the hike in and alongside the Brook. In early […]

Valentine’s Day Package

Yurt AT SUNRISE

Try a romantic outdoor experience this Valentine’s Day in our cozy Lodge, or go all out with your own private Chalet! Book before February 7, 2015 and the champagne and homemade chocolate truffles are on us! Valentine’s Day package includes: 2 Days & 1 night stay for two 30-minute infrared sauna 4-course dinner for two Breakfast buffet for […]

Morning Qi Gong

Qi Gong

At Cabot Shores, the Healing Arts are interspersed into many of the activities available to our guests. Morning Qi Gong is one of these. Our experience is that when we begin our day with even a short set of contemplative movement, we are more available to the other activities we engage in throughout the day […]

Winter Yoga Retreat: February 21, 2015

SEAN DROHAN: YOGA & DHARMA DAY RETREAT Saturday: February 21, 2015, 9am-5pm Experience the Full View of Yoga and Dharma Relative to Us with the host of Eastlink TV’s “path of yoga” This will be a day of making the Indo-Tibetan essences, teachings, and practices culturally relative to us. In accessible language, Sean will present […]

Attention, birders: A surprise gathering

Holding on for dear life

One evening this past December, just after sunset I was stacking wood by one of our chalets when I heard strange noises overhead – rustlings, flapping, scraping.  Looking up I saw largish, dark bird shapes gathering in a treetop nearby – swish, here comes another one!  Apart from the flapping, not a sound,  just a […]

Winter Kitchen Parties & Ceilidhs at Cabot Shores

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Winter Kitchen Parties are happening at Cabot Shores every other Saturday. Music lovers and musicians of all ages are welcome from 3PM – 5PM continuing on January 10th and 24th and every second Saturday after that . Fiddler Ian and his Dad, Matt, are hard at it, with an onlooker, while some more experienced musicians […]