Local Attractions & Services

We are just one minute from the Red Barn Restaurant & Shops which are located at 2 Cabot Trail. Here you will find a very popular casual family restaurant, an 'award winning' gift shop, a craft loft, Grandma's quilt & Christmas shoppe; 18 holes of miniature golf.
We are just 6 miles from the village of Baddeck where you will find:
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
  • Bras d'Or Lakes Interpretive Centre
  • Kidston Island Supervised Beach
  • Marina & Boat Rentals
  • Sailing Tours / Fishing Charters
  • Local Musical/Comedy Theatre
  • Cape Breton Kitchen Ceilidhs
  • Championship 18 Hole Golf Course
  • Executive 9 Hole par 36 Golf Course
  • Beer/Liquor Store
  • Credit Union / Bank
  • Royal Canadian Legion
  • Bras d'Or Yacht Club
  • Hospital / Medical Clinic / Dental Clinic
  • Post Office
  • Veterinary Clinic & Kennel
  • Men's & Ladies Hairstyling
  • Churches
  • RCMP
  • Propane Filling Station
  • Supermarkets / Drug Store / Hardware Store

Island Attractions

Cape Breton Island's most famous resident, Alexander Graham Bell, once said:

"I have traveled around the globe. I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes, the Alps and the Highlands of Scotland, but for simple beauty, Cape Breton outrivals them all."

CABOT TRAIL: this spectacular 300km drive begins right at our doorstep
ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE: 10 minutes
ST. ANN'S GAELIC COLLEGE 20 minutes
PUFFIN BOAT TOURS 20 minutes
TRAIL RIDES 20 minutes
WALKING TRAILS 20 minutes
GUIDED HIKING TOURS 30 minutes
IONA HIGHLAND VILLAGE 45 minutes
KAYAKING 30 minutes
FOSSIL MUSEUM 40 minutes
WHALE WATCHING 60 minutes
MINER'S MUSEUM 75 minutes
FORTRESS LOUISBOURG 75 minutes
CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK 75 minutes
GOLF
Bell Bay Golf Course 10 minutes
Baddeck Forks Golf Course 20 minutes
Seaview Golf Club 40 minutes
Le Portage Golf Course 60 minutes
Dundee Golf Course 60 minutes
Lingan Golf & Country Club 60 minutes
Highland Links 90 minutes

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