Glass Artisans Studio and Gallery is located on the Cabot Trail on beautiful Cape Breton Island. The gallery and studio is owned by Wendy Smith, a stained glass artist whose work is featured in the gallery along with many others.
We invite glass artists from all over to come and rent the Flameworking Studio, Casting & Cold Working Studio and Glass Blowing Studio for one or two weeks during the summer and fall. While they create new work at Glass Artisans Studio & Gallery visitors can watch the artists work their magic with glass.
Glass Demo’s are daily June – October in one or all of the studios.
We also offer one hour Flameworking and Glass Blowing classes when our instructors are available. Just send us an email for more information about classes and for booking details.
Gallery is open 7 days a week with the following hours:
May & June – 9 am – 6 pm
July & August – 8 am – 7 pm
September & October – 9 am – 6 pm
November – April – call ahead and we would be pleased to open for you.
Individuals over 12 yrs | $30 +hst
Samick Polaris & Bear Firebird Bows
Includes your choice of a traditional hip or ground quiver, leather glove and arm guard.
Individuals 5-12 yrs | $20 +hst
Goblin & Crusader Bows
Includes child-sized arm guard and glove.
ADULT RENTALS: $25 CHILD (5-12) $20 +hst
*Rentals are reserved for Frequent Shooters: those who have previously received instruction at Highland Bow and can provide their signed Frequent Shooters card at the time of shooting.
Have your own Bow & Arrows? $15 +hst
As of 2018, it is $15 plus hst to shoot your own bows and arrows at Highland Bow targets.
Colaisde na Gàidhlig, the Gaelic College, carries unique, handcrafted treasures made just for you. Our kiltmaker specializes in custom, hand-sewn kilts and clothing in your choice of tartan, including ties, scarves, skirts and more. Professional-level weavers create one-of-a-kind pieces by beautifully blending colours and fibres to produce wearable items including shrugs, shawls and scarves. GETTING THERE: TAKE EXIT 11 OFF TRANS CANADA HWY 105. WE ARE 1 KM NORTH ON THE CABOT TRAIL.
9am–5pm (extended hours in summer); O/S by appointment.
Piper Pewter Inc.
Distinctive lead-free pewter jewellery, candleholders, Christmas ornaments, letter openers, clan crests and more. Celtic, Scottish and contemporary designs all handcrafted on-site.
Open from June 1st to Mid Oct ( or By appointment)
Hours of Operation:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily
Tapestries and brocades are in abundance at Sew Inclined. Whether you are looking for jackets, vests, dresses, purses or hats, Sew Inclined will have something for you. Our contemporary and historical designs are for men, women and children. Medieval or modern or anything in between, we can outfit you in the historical costume of your choice. Adaptations of historic costumes are made for today's lifestyle, comfortable yet fashionable. Let Sew Inclined design something for you or bring your ideas in and we'll make them a reality.
You will find Barbara's designs and work by other featured local craftspeople when you visit Sew Inclined at the studio and shop in Wreck Cove on the breathtaking Cabot Trail.
Months of Operation - May 1 to October 30
Hours of Operation - 9 am. - 5 pm. Daily
Ski Tuonela is the Maritimes only serviced Telemark ski area. The Ski Village is a 4 km. ski-in from the Cabot Trail. Ski Tuonela offers awesome backcountry / outback skiing with a gladed Telemark hill with a 1400′ run over a 400′ vertical, 18 kms of cross country trails, equipment rentals, chalet accommodations and sauna.
Located on the Cabot Trail, in Goose Cove, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Ski Tuonela is just 1 hour from Sydney and 20 minutes from Baddeck. For 2017 Ski Tuonela has been included in the top 25 Cross Country Ski Resorts in Canada by Explore Magazine