The small community of Chimney Corner is part of Inverness County on the vastly beautiful Cape Breton Island along the Ceilidh Trail. Chimney Corner was named after a rock near the town that actually looks similar to a chimney. Scottish settler, Hector MacKay, arrived at the shores of Chimney Corner in 1811, and received a warrant for the land years later in 1815. Main industries in Chimney Corner are farming, fishing and coal. Chimney Corner is situated on the west coast of Cape Breton Island, 149 km (92.6 mi.) northwest of Sydney.

Chimney Corner exhibits a beautiful coast line, big skies, lush green terrain and rare beauty. Chimney Corner is home to a magnificent sandy beach, both swimmable and secluded, which is a fine location to watch the sunset over the ocean horizon. Shore Road is sure to instil everlasting images of glorious coastline scenery. Various activities of interest in Chimney Corner include boat tours, kayaking and canoeing, trout and salmon fishing, golfing and relaxing in the sun.

Chimney Corner accommodations include bed and breakfasts.

Chimney Corner Bed & Breakfast
2581 Shore Rd
Chimney Corner Cottages
Long Term
2581 Shore Rd
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