The largest communities located on Bras díOr Lakes are the villages of
Baddeck, Eskasoni, Little Bras díOr, St. Peterís and
Whycocomagh. Remaining parts of lake shoreline are largely rural with some
Famous inventor Alexander Graham Bell made his summer\retirement home in Beinn Bhreagh (ďBeautiful MountainĒ in Scottish Gaelic), a lakeside community near the village of
Baddeck. It is because of Bellís connection to this area that the Bras díOr
Lake and Beinn Breagh and\or Baddeck routinely get featured in National Geographic maps showing eastern North America.
The Highlands of Cape Breton
In 2003, National Geographic Traveler magazine rates Cape Breton Island its #2 worldwide destination (for sustainable tourism).
Suggested Areas to Visit - (see map for numbered areas)
1. ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
2. ST. ANNíS GAELIC COLLEGE
3. PUFFIN BOAT TOURS
4. SCOTTISH VILLAGE OF IONA
5. LOUISBOURG NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
6. CABOT TRAIL
HIKING TRAILS & WALKING TRAILS
Lots of GOLFING:
Bell Bay Golf Course-
Baddeck Forks Golf Course-
Seaview Golf Club-
Le Portage Golf Course-
Dundee Golf Course-
Lingan Golf & Country Club-
Use the propertyís private slipway to launch your boat or enjoy the sights and sounds from the private dock located at the waterís edge. . . Relax on the hammocks while listening to the wind rustling through the canopy of leaves of massive silver oaks and red maples or the soft bubbling of the brook flowing past.
Take a bike ride through the historic village of Marble Mountain and
view the remnants of a once viable marble quarry. Ride down to the beach for a picnic,
swim or take a self guided discovery tour by kayak through
the local islands and coves. (2 adult and 2 youth bikes and
2 kayaks available)
Treat yourself to a night of dining at the Cape Breton Smokehouse where salmon is smoked on site with their own smoking facility !
Marble Mountain beach area
BOOKINGS / PHOTOS / CONTACT
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