The Chocolate Making Experience

    Spend a few hours learning the basics of artisan chocolate making with Jill Franklin, in her new Chocolate cafe located on-site at the newly renovated Iona Heights Inn. Treat yourself to our 4 pronged package, which includes:

    • One night’s stay at the Inn (double occupancy)*
    • $50 food voucher for the on-site pub The Frolic & Folk
    • Admission to the Nova Scotia Highland Village Museum (next door)
    • …and of course, Chocolate!

    *bookings dependant on availability

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    Sea Kayak Tours

    Join PaddleDog Kayak Tours on a leisurely, beginner-friendly 1 ½ hour guided Bras d’Or Lakes kayak tour, that will take you around Kinston Island, viewing its eagle population and wildlife, experience a unique perspective on Alexander Graham Bell’s estate Beinn Bhreagh, and land on a sandy beach for tea, homemade scones and a refreshing swim!
    *Available July 01 – August 31

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    The Highland Village Museum

    Sharing a driveway with the Iona Heights Inn, Highland Village is situated in Iona, Nova Scotia in central Cape Breton and fits easily into any travellers Cape Breton vacation. Plan to spend a few hours immersed in Gaelic culture on our 40 acre site dotted with 11 historic buildings depicting life for Gaelic settlers in Nova Scotia.

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    Highland Village



    When it comes to a memorable golf experience in Atlantic Canada, Cape Breton’s championship courses truly deliver. Not only does each course provide a challenging yet enjoyable round of golf for players of all skill level, each course also offers a chance to discover Cape Breton Island, recognized as one of the world’s best islands by Travel + Leisure readers. Book your tee time for one of Cape Breton’s public golf courses and discover why Cape Breton is ranked as a world-class golf destination.

    • The Lakes Golf Club, Ben Eoin – 49 km
    • Bell Bay Golf Club, Baddeck – 54km
    • Cabot Links Golf Course, Inverness – 86km
    • Le Portage Golf Club, Chéticamp – 120km
    • Highlands Links Golf Course, Ingonish – 147km

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    Highlands Links Golf Club
    Cape Breton Island Golf Course Map