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Hiking Adventures

Cabot Shores sits on the Atlantic coast of Cape Breton, along the Cabot Trail and out the door you can beach comb, hike through our nature sanctuary or head for the Cape Breton Highlands.
You are along Indian Brook which, as you go west, leads to 3 waterfalls and into the Indian Brook Wilderness.  Go north and you meet the French River Wilderness.  We have maps and have worked on developing a wilderness trail on the south and north sides of Indian Brook.  By summer, you can add swimming or bogeyboarding to your exploits on Indian Brook and by winter, snowshoeing…You […]

Water Adventures At Cabot Shores

Take in Cape Breton’s beautiful scenery from the water!
Glide through local lakes and ponds as you watch eagles soar and moose graze along the shoreline. At Cabot Shores, we’re all about exploring beautiful places to get away from it all, learning new skills, having once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters, meeting great people and introducing you to an eco-friendly way of travel.
 

 
 
 
Explore Church Pond and Indian Brook while gliding across the water across Indian Brook and Church Pond
Tour down North River and the Margaree.  You can go solo or take one of our double kayaks or fit a
dog friend in with you for […]

CTV: “What’s Cooking–Toronto?” Comes to Cabot Shores

“Caz” was doing the Cabot Trail with a media crew, saw the sign for the
Cabot Shores Bistro and stopped in.
They sat on the deck and lunched on seafood chowder and home made
rolls…talked of adventures,  food, hiking and Glooscap stories of the
Bird Islands, and the good fortune of getting a good cup of coffee with a homemade brownie along the Cabot Trail.
 

Toasting With Coffee

Wyn Ruji of LA did the camerawork and Jenni Dogett of the Redwood Group, London
 
Says they’ll be back…not sure if the interview will be on CTV. We’ll see…
 
Caz was born in Haiti, was raised in Toronto and is […]

Charlie Boorman without Ewan McGregor, arriving for Cape Breton Adventures

Charlie Boorman, with the actor and adventurer Ewan McGregor, round motorcycles around the world over 105 days.  It was a great
adventure documented in the TV series,  “Long Way Round”.   Now he and his crew are about an hour from Cabot Shores on Cape Breton.

Long Way Round with Charlie Boorman and Ewan McGregor

They are visiting us as part of a 16 stop series called Extreme Frontiers, Canada, a series for the UK station 5, produced by Big Earth
Productions and directed by Russ Malkin.  Here they will go on a lobster boat adventure, meet some Mi’kmaq elders, beach comb and
possibly do the […]

Cycling in Cape Breton

  There are many ways to see the spectacular views of the Cabot Shores, and cycling is a popular one. Seacoast mountains, untouched waters, ocean breezes, and wildlife provide a natural hybrid alongside the Island’s unique culture and local experience. Now that Spring has sprung, cyclists far and wide are planning their Cabot Trail excursions, and …

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Gaelic College, A Centre for Celtic Music & More Along the Cabot Trail

Welcome to the Gaelic College Is the kilted  man  playing bagpipes and standing in a parking lot simply  a lure for tourists into the Gaelic College of Arts and Crafts?   Possibly, but what better way to demonstrate the sight and sounds of a living culture than to enter into the gateway of this historic …

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