Tag: Fishing

Framboise and Area

I often call the Southern part of Cape Breton the neglected part of the island.  Isle Madame, L’Ardoise, Grand River and Framboise are just some of the small villages located in this part of the island that few people think to visit.  I’m not sure why that is; the area is vastly different from other parts of the island but the rugged and serene beauty rivals anywhere else in Cape Breton.  Framboise is most popular with locals as a fishing and hunting destination but it is also a great place to spend the day if you love being, quite literally, […]

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Mabou and Area

Mabou is a small village in Western Cape Breton, not far from the town of Inverness.  The village is surrounded by rolling hills and forest and the ocean not very far away.  Mabou is mostly known across North America for being the hometown of the famed musical group, The Rankin Family.  The main street in the town is lined with little shops and restaurants including the famous Red Shoe Pub which is actually owned and operated by several members of The Rankins.  Live entertainment by well-known and emerging artists, delicious homemade meals and desserts, friendly staff and a down-home atmosphere […]

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A Dozen Distractions in Antigonish

Angela from Green Way Claymore Inn and Antigonish Conference Centre suggests the following things to do in Antigonish. St. Francis Xavier University The 18 Hole, Antigonish Golf and Country Club International Riverside Speedway Snow Queen Leisure World Columbus Field Play Ground Provincial Beaches at Pomquet, Bayfield and Arisaig Piping plover at Pomquet Beach Hiking parks at Fairmount, Cape George and Beaver Mountain Geological Arisaig Provincial Park Antigonish Heritage Museum Frasers Mill Fish Hatchery Wright’s River and the West River Fishing

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