Introduction to Cabot Shores' Blog

Enjoy a series of blogs by the Cabot Shores team featuring recipes, do it yourself tips, stories and guides to outdoor adventure and what is new on Cape Breton.

Join the conversation on the Cabot Shores blog! Cape Breton Island is a special place and we want to know what adventures, events, wildlife, art, music, even which stories around the camp fire engage you the most. Write to tell us what interests you most.

“Englishtown resort expands green energy”

Cape Breton Post Erin Pottie (erin.pottie@cbpost.com) November 9, 2018 Cabot Shores new events and retreat building is now equipped with an array of solar panels installed by Appleseed Energy of Cape Breton. ENGLISHTOWN, N.S. — Cabot Shores is expanding its offerings with the construction of a green energy based events and retreat centre. This year, …

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Circumambulating the Bay of Fundy

Late this past October Paul and Barbara took some time to make their way around (and across) the Bay of Fundy. We had previously explored the Minas Basin part of the Bay hiking such places as Economy Point and Cape Chignecto, as well as Blomidon and Cape Split (a favourite), but hadn’t seen any of …

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The Rescue of the Eagle Feather Ferry at Cabot Shores

Photo credit: Kyle Denny The Eagle Feather Ferry  is What Guests Love to Ride Beloved by guests from 5 to 91, the Eagle Feather Ferry takes you from the end of the apple orchard to Eagle Feather Beach at Cabot Shores…It is one of Cape Breton’s shortest ferry rides. It goes across Church Pond when …

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Celtic Colours Concerts Near Cabot Shores

Celtic Colours concerts and gatherings occur frequently at venues near Cabot Shores.  This year’s theme for Celtic Colours is “Connected” with talented musicians making strong “connections” as they perform in concerts around Cape Breton and meet nightly at the Festival Club, a short drive from Cabot Shores. Join us this October with “Connected”. This year’s …

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September 2018 Newsletter

Fall is coming soon to Cabot Shores/Cape Breton With the leaves popping reddish and yellow along Church Pond, the Atlantic Ocean now warmer than Indian Brook for swimming, and apples starting to ripen in the orchard. It’s almost time for cider-making but still warm enough for kayaking, supping (stand up paddle boarding) and great hiking, …

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Gaspesie Peninsula

From Cabot Shores to Gaspesie Peninsula, Quebec

After a terrific summer season at Cabot Shores, thanks to exceptional guests and  staff, Dr. Paul and Barbara managed to slip away from Cabot Shores to Gaspesie, Quebec during the first week in September.   It was an unexpected trip – all the more welcome. Deciding on a road trip we set out toward New Brunswick …

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