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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 …

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Winter Hiking and Snow Shoeing from Cabot Shores

Every Saturday during the winter, there is a guided hike around the St. Ann’s Bay hills off the Cabot Trail. This snowshoe hike took us high with views of St. Ann’s Bay and onto the north-side Indian Brook Falls Trail, pretty much opposite Cabot Shores and just off the Cabot Trail. Here we are at …

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North Trail to Indian Brook Falls

We awoke to fantastically blue skies on Monday morning, perfect conditions for a hike up the river!
We rounded up the gang, an international selection of woofers from Switzerland, China and UK and some guests, including journalist David Holt and Laughter Yoga teacher Linda LeClerc.

We were of course joined by lively Cosmo who bounded ahead in the Spring sunshine!

We were remarking the trail to the waterfall with orange tape. The path had become somewhat overgrown, so we shifted a few trees and branches as we went and admired the beautiful views.

It was quite a scramble down to the brook.

We enjoyed sights […]

Breton Cove Traditional Farmhouse

Between Breton and Wreck Cove they say there’s buried treasure. Use your Breton Cove Hideaway as a jumping off point for your own great treasure hunt and vacation.
Enjoy 4 bedrooms sleeping 8-10.  The Farmhouse includes a spacious living room with extended Douglas fir beams, a full kitchen (electric stove with glass surface, microwave, refrigerator…) and dining room, two full baths, one with washer/dryer.  There is also deck  off the master bedroom.
Enjoy a day pass at sister property Cabot Shores or an evening of entertainment great food at the Cabot Shores’ Bistro.
The Farmhouse is family and pet-friendly.

Article in “Celtic Life International” On Hiking Near Cabot Shores

Journalist Michelle Brunet writes in Celtic Life International about  hiking the Cape Breton Highlands, off the Cabot Trail.

She interviewed  Jason McNeil  about North River Falls (described in our article on  our  3 favorite waterfall hikes)
Park expert Marieve Theriault on Mt. Franey
And Dr. Paul on trails along Indian Brook (for full article see, September, Celtic Life International, starting on page 32) Below is an excerpt:

 
On hiking: Celtic Life International