Nordic Walking & Hiking Retreat

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Cabot Shores will be hosting a Nordic Walking & Hiking Retreat this coming October.  The event is being led by Jody Collin & Maritime Strides Walking Club.  Jody is the owner of Maritime Strides, which offers private, semi-private and small group Nordic walking instruction as well as organized walking groups for events or just for […]

Taking the Plunge

Taking the Plunge

                    Almost as soon as the ice has melted from the lakes, bays, brooks and bogs, I’ve got swimming on the brain. When can I jump, skip or dive into some (chilly) fresh water.  Cape Breton is absolutely filled with water sources, from the plethora of […]

March Break: Winter Fun!

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On Cape Breton Island we choose to embrace the Winter months as an opportunity to explore the outdoors in new and interesting ways. As we come closer to Spring (believe it or not!) we invite you to spend March Break with us playing in the snow, relaxing by the hearth and spending quality time with your […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Adventure Together Package

Whether you’re a family, a bunch of friends, or a group, treasure time together and experience an adventure a day. This package is ideal for 4 or more people. Available from May 15, 2015 to October 15, 2015. 7 day Package includes: (4 people, 6 nights) 7 days, 6 nights in a private chalet or farmhouse […]