Experience the Village
(walkable points from our house)
Learn about the watershed and the Bras d’Or Lakes at the Interpretive Centre located in the Alexander Graham Bell Museum.
Visit the Alexander Graham Bell Museum, home of the Silver Dart. Ask about the White Glove Tour
Stroll the Boardwalk and Wharf.
Talk to Baddeckers! We have lots of stories to share!
Kitchen Party, anyone? Music and dance just a block away from our house every evening in July, August and most of September
Sail around Kidston Island on the Amoeba
1 1/2 hours
Experience the surrounding countryside
(drive, cycle, all areas within 45 minutes of Baddeck)
Enter another world on the Uisge Ban Falls nature trail
Big Baddeck – farmland and forest – drive it, cycle it, it’s lovely!
Golf at Bell Bay (18 holes, restaurant on site)
Golf at Baddeck Forks (9 holes, restaurant on site)
Learn about Mi’kmaw culture and heritage at the Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre
Check out the Hall of the Clans at the Gaelic College. Website information will advise you of ceilidhs, festivals and special events being offered on site
Hear the Gaelic spoken at the Highland Village in Iona
Puffins are smaller than you think! See for yourself when you sail out to Bird Island with Donelda
Go sea kayaking with North River Kayak tours
Experience Cape Breton’s most visited attractions
You could combine these last two – they are about a half hour drive apart and an hour and a half drive from Baddeck
Drive the Cabot Trail or take a guided tour with Bannockburn Discovery Tours.
Allow a full day – it will reward you!
Be transported back to 1744 at the Fortress of Louisbourg. Be sure to talk to the residents.
Half day or Full day
Walk under the sea at the Miners Museum in Glace Bay. Your guide will be a retired miner and tells it like it was.