Family Adventure Camp at Cabot Shores

Family Adventure Camp When: July 11-18, 2014 There is a 3-day (July 11-14) and a 7-day (July 11-18) option Where: Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort and Retreat Centre, Cape Breton Who: Grandparents & Grandchildren, Parents & Children, Adults & Children          (related or not), Aunties/Uncles & Children          Children’s ages: 5-14 What: 2 […]

“Dare to Go…” : Cape Breton one of 10 Spots Chosen by CNN

“Dare to Go To…” spots include Cape Breton Island in its list of 10 spots worldwide, the CNN10. Some other  locations mentioned include  the Artic Circle, Bhutan, Bolivia,  Idaho, Malawi, Mongolia,  North Island New Zealand, Romania, and outer space as a frontier. The  CNN article describes Cape Breton as “real and rugged”. Natalie MacMaster, a […]

Puffins Brighten A Grey Day For Marathon Runners

Seeking respite after running the Bluenose Marathon in Halifax ten guests from Hamilton Ontario stayed the weekend in the chalets at Cabot Shores. It was a time for relaxation and recuperation whilst enjoying the hospitality offered by Paul and Barbara. The lounge & dining area in the great room in the Lodge gave everyone a […]

Family Retreat – Action and Peace & Quiet!

Mums and Dads and kids spent the weekend exploring the many delights that Cabot Shores has to offer with an action… and stillness… packed schedule. After yummy self serve breakfasts, which catered admirably for everyone’s different preferences for getting up – early or a bit later, the morning offered the grown-ups the peaceful opportunity for […]

Gampo Abbey Turns 30

Thirty years ago, in March of 1984, Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche founded Gampo Abbey, a place where Westerners can practice Shambhala Buddhism in a monastic setting. And it’s going strong still. On a blustery morning, after an overnight snowfall, we set out on the long drive to the other side of Cape Breton Island to join […]

All on a Winter’s Day…..

Neither of us has had breakfast yet but we are setting out on our morning snow shoe: The sun is out, the sky a deep blue; some clouds in from the West – better not wait…. …crossing  the pond, now frozen, to the beach, normally accessible by ferry, swimming, or not at all – except […]

Happy Holidays from Your Friends at Cabot Shores

Hi   Friend, Happy Holidays to You and Yours… We hope you are spending some good times with friends, family and those you hold dear!       Merry XMAS and Happy New Year…. Love from,                       Ruby, Barbara,  Louis & Dr. Paul                         And  Cosmo […]