Arts and Culture

Cape North Farmers’ Market
60 Bay St. Lawrence Road Cape North , Nova Scotia Phone: 1-902-383-2198
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The Cape North Farmer’s Market offers a Market Cafe, live music by local talent, organic produce, local crafts, home baking, and original art by local artists. Join us every Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm when the doors to the Cape North Firehall open to most down-home Market on the Cabot Trail. Remember, admission to the market, like Cape Breton hospitality, is free.


Country Crafts & Pottery Outlet
3071 Cabot Trail South Harbour , Nova Scotia Phone: 1-902-383-2933
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Country Crafts offer a unique country experience on the northern portion of the Cabot Trail. We have the largest inventory of fishermen knit sweaters, quilts, pottery, jewelry, local art, tartan blankets and much more.

Cranberry Patch Fine Arts & Gifts
27742 Cabot Trail , Nova Scotia Phone: 1-902-383-2933
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Visit our uniquely designed octagon shop just as you leave the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. We feature Pottery, Quilts, Blown Glass, Knitwear, Leather, Jewelry and so much more.

Northern Cape Breton Museums
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Experience live history at the community museums of Northern Cape Breton. We have live-displays of the famous St. Paul’s Island Lighthouse, authentic harbour buoys, blacksmiths and Cape Breton artisans. Discover why community-based museum’s capture the unique history of the Northern Nova Scotia and the Cabot Trail.

T&R Crafts
28564 Cabot Trail Sunrise Cape Breton , Phone: 902-383-2891 Fax: 902-383-2142
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Specializing in local handcrafts and souvenirs. We also have quilts, knitting, maple products, jams, jellies, T-shirts, music, nautical items, and much more. Midway on the tip of the Cabot Trail, stop in while you are enjoying your vacation.

Tartans and Treasures
29661 Cabot Trail South Harbour , Nova Scotia Phone: 1-877-481-2526 toll free year round
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North Americas largest collection of tartan scarves, blankets, ties, clan crested plaques, crystal and all Scottish regalia. For authentic Scottish wear you must stop here while on your Cape Breton Vacation. We will proudly help you find Scottish regalia for your clan, or for the little Scotsman in you.

The Markland
Dingwall , Nova Scotia Phone: 800 872 6048 Phone: 902 383 2246
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Our restaurant is open to everyone and features locally caught and prepared food.

There are several reasons to make the Markland your choice for your vacation, here are some in no particular order: centrally located to Cape Breton’s famous golf courses, Dingwall is the hidden gem of the Cabot Trail, we have the pristine ocean beach to visit, Friday night concerts, chamber music Sunday afternoon, fine dining, nature walks, and we are near National Park, bird & whale watching.

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