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This Area...

The west coast of this Island is unforgettable! There is a rich, strong culture here in Cape Breton, historically and musically, and life unwinds at its own special pace. 

 

Although a three-day visit is not uncommon, a week is what it takes to really get a sense of the rhythms and charm of Cape Breton. This is a spectacular place, and you'll find the scenery on this stretch of coastline particularly striking. 

 

 

• People here are friendly and easy to meet. 

• You'll find lots of easy (or challenging) hiking within thirty minutes of here. 

• We overlook Chimney Corner beach, which is one of the finest on the island. There are two other great beaches (with swimmable ocean temps) within five minutes of the cottages.

• Cape Breton is world-renowned for its musical tradition, and there are lots of places to experience it–pubs, concert halls, and outdoor venues. 

• There are restaurants, markets and grocery stores located from five to twenty minutes away.

• We are five minutes from the world-famous Cabot Trail; thirty minutes north is the renowned Cape Breton Highlands National Park with trails, lookoffs, wildlife and waterfalls.

• The town of Inverness (twenty minutes away) has music, pubs and the acclaimed new Cabot Cliffs/Cabot Links golf courses by the sea.

There are renowned crafters in the area (Bell is one of them!): interesting pottery, quilts, hooked rugs and glassworks can all be found in studios, shops and galleries.