Things To Do In Baddeck

Boating on the Bras d'Or LakesAttractions
Outdoor Adventure
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Boating & Yachting

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Whether you’re looking for a vacation full of excitement, thrills, and outdoor adventures or a relaxing getaway, Baddeck offers something for the whole family. Discover the excitement as you uncover the secrets of our endless rolling hills and enchanting views, take a step back in time at the Highland Village Museum, or learn about the wonders of invention at the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Be sure to enjoy a round of golf at our renowned courses as you take in the sparkling Bras d’Or Lakes.

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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site of Canada
Step into the amazing world of a lifetime that has touched us all.

Gaelic College of Celtic Arts & Crafts
Discover the language, music, dance, and art of the Gaelic people who settled Nova Scotia.

Highland Village Museum / An Clachain Gaidhealach
Perched high overlooking the spectacular Bras d'Or Lakes, is a truly exhilarating experience.

Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre

Bras d'Or Preservation Nature Trust

Foster public appreciation of the unique qualities of the Bras d'Or Lakes and Watershed and the need to conserve them.

Outdoor Adventure
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Amoeba Sailing Tours
Amoeba Sailing Tours is a small family business in Baddeck.

Bannockburn Tours
Eight hour guided tours of the magnificent Cabot Trail.

Bird Island Boat Tours Ltd.
Boat Tour to Bird Islands to see Puffins, Seals and even Eagles!

Donelda's Puffin Boat Tours
Cabot Trail, Bird Islands, Puffins, Eagles, Seals and memories to last a lifetime!

North River Kayak Tours
Located on the world famous Cabot Trail 20 minutes from Baddeck.

Paddledog Kayak Tours
Explore the waters off Baddeck and paddle around Kidston Island.

Uisge Ban Falls
An impressive 50-foot waterfall.

Shops & Boutiques
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Alexander Graham Bell Museum Store (902) 295-2069

Aphrodite Gift Shop

Featuring jewlery, fasion accessories, home decor, handcrafts and gifts.

Arlie's - (902) 733-2326

Baadeck Yarns
If you're a knitter, know a knitter, or just appreciate handknits, you won't want to miss us!

Baddeck Area Community Market

Baddeck Celtic Gifts & Tartans

Blue Heron Gift Shop Limited
Large selection of local books,music and gifts as well as fresh fudge and ice cream.

Gaelic College Craft Shop - (902) 295-3411

"Glass Artisans" Studio & Gallery
This unique Studio/Giftshop features glass work by many Maritime artists.

Kidston Landing Country Store

The area's largest specialty department store featuring jewlery, decor, fashion and made in Canada products.

Lobster Galley Restaurant & Gift Shop
Incredible food! Incredible View!

Outdoor Store
Quality outdoor clothing and equipment.

Patchouli Accessories Boutique

Jewellery, Handbags, Accessories, Home Accents & Gifts for Independent Style.

Red Barn - (902) 295-3036

Two Buoys Home & Gift- (902) 295-4004


Water's Edge Gallery - (902) 295-3600 or (902) 295-1926



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Big Spruce Brewing

This certified organic, on-farm facility is Cape Breton's first and only craft microbrewery.


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Baddeck Forks Golf Club
Located along the beautiful Baddeck River overlooking the valley.

Bell Bay Golf Club
Bell Bay Golf Club, a Thomas McBroom Design sits high above the Bras d’Or Lakes.

Boating & Yachting
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Baddeck Marine
Professional yacht maintenance and more.

Bras d'Or Yacht Club
Year round yacht club offering junior sailing lessons during the summer.

General Shopping

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Baddeck Building Supplies - (902) 295-2903

Baddeck Circle K and Irving (902) 295-1616

Baddeck Home Hardware - (902) 295-2170

Stone's Pharmasave - (902) 295-2404

Victoria's Farmers Co-op - (902) 295-2384

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