Baddeck is situated in the heart of Cape Breton Island, considered to be the beginning and end of the world famous Cabot Trail. Stretching along the shores of the beautiful Bras d'Or Lake, Baddeck is a bustling village that maintains its essence as a quaint and friendly community...test

Things to do

Outdoor adventure, cultural excursions, lakeside dining and shopping are just some of the reasons that Baddeck is one of the Island's favourite visitor destinations.

Places to stay

World-class hospitality and incredible views of the Bras d'Or Lake are waiting for you at the end of a wonderful day of adventure...

Local food & drink

We love all things local! Savour exceptional Island fare and local brew at our lakeside restaurants, pubs and diners. Cheers!

Festivals & events

The Island's Indigenous, Celtic and Acadian roots come alive at our annual festivals and events. Get your dancing shoes ready!

Upcoming Events

Baddeck Farmers Market at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Baddeck Farmers Market at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

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Community: Baddeck

Baddeck Farmers Market 2024 Shop local and drop by the Baddeck Farmers Market this season! The market takes place in…

Midsummer Music Series 2024 at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Midsummer Music Series 2024 at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

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Community: Baddeck

Bringing the best of classical music to Baddeck and surrounding area, the Midsummer Music Series strives to create a casual,…

Big Laughs in Baddeck – Cape Breton Comedy Festival ’24

Big Laughs in Baddeck – Cape Breton Comedy Festival ’24

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Community: Baddeck

The Cape Breton Comedy Festival is back for its second year and it’s bringing Big Laughs to Baddeck with an…