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The Story of the Breton Cove Farmhouse

The Story is about
 
the land of 180 acres deeded by the king of England along the Atlantic, and the place was once
 
 

A self-sustaining farm with pastures, a  barn, chicken coop, hog house,  orchards, garden…
A sawmill
The border to lobster fishing territory where boats landed at Skir Dhu (Black Rock)

The Urquehardt   family over time

Had midwives using the main house for “birthing”
Adopted 5 kids
Was a neighborhood center across from the Gaelic Singers’ Hall and ball field

The place fell into disrepair over 20 years vacancy, its roof caved in and hunters sat upstairs poaching moose and and drinking beer.
The bedroom walls were caved […]

Pet-friendly Travel, Lodging and Adventure are on the Rise at Cabot Shores

 

Vacation Travel: Pet-friendly Lodging & Adventure on the Rise
 
 
Did you ever feel like you’d like to travel to a special vacation spot and wonder if ALL family members are welcome–your kids,  your pet or both?  Don’t want people to be all snooty about it and for everyone to be at ease. .
More and more often, that  special family member is a dog  and we decided to take our dog Cosmo on a vacation last year, travelling from our own Nova Scotia resort, Cabot Shores on Cape Breton , all the way to a cottage near hot springs in the mountains […]

Pet Friendly: Mind, Body, Spirit

Blizzards and wind-chill are the drudgery of winter months, but they don’t stop our Cabot Shores pup, Cosmo, from enjoying snow-filled frolics. As we humans retreat to the indoors, the blithe, bountiful attitude of the animal is something we can all learn from. A mind free of inhibitions and emotional hang-ups, our pets are unphased by the obstacles of life’s journey. Pets are engaged with their surroundings and live in the present– this is a practice yogis and wellness gurus preach. Its no wonder why we’re bound to their spirits. Our pets bring companionship in […]

Hiking Cabot Trail Summits? Visit the pet-friendly Spinnakin

EDIT: Please note this is a guided hike only. It is typically offered once a month. Views From The Summit   “Have you ever danced on the summit of a mountain? Well, as you see the hidden lakes appear, you will be tempted to dance on the Spinnakin…” (says Dr. Paul)   There are few …

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August 2010 Newsletter

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Happy Summer to you!
“You Only Live Once” or (Yolo) is a stand up surf board. Dr. Keith from New Hampshire has all of us on it.
Guests from Holland (by way of Ontario), Alex from Vermont, young Gillian from Toronto, Quinn from New Hampshire are boarders…and even Dr. Paul & Cosmo…are touring the waters around Cabot Shores: Church Pond, Indian Brook and occasionally the Atlantic.and of course Cosmo kayaks as well…
Many guests do YOLO boarding & other adventures new for them at Cabot Shores…some very […]

Pet Friendly Accommodations

Is Your Dog Part of the Family?
Would it just be easier to bring your pet along?

Cosmo Welcomes Your Pet

Cosmo here,  official guide and greeter at Cabot Shores.  I welcome you and your companions, as long as they’re friendly (and don’t take my food!)
Call toll free 866 929 2584, say “pet friendly Cosmo and your pet stays free  (instead of $15-$25 a night).
We’ve got many special places a pet can stay at Cabot Shores, with our own separate entrances:
Bunk With Your Dog Whiff’s Lodge:

Room 5 has separate entrance outside and entrance to room from hallway
Room 6a has separate entrance outside and entrance […]