Inverness Area


Inverness is a rural community in Inverness County, with a population of approx. 2,500. Located on the west coast of Cape Breton Island on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, it sits astride a small coal seam which was exploited from the late 19th to the mid-late 20th centuries. The local economy is now based mainly on fishing and tourism ...
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Inverness Blog Posts from the Web

(Almost) Off-the-Map in Northern Cape Breton
By mmcgowan - Sep-26-2011 -
We heard that Meat Cove was remote, but we weren't prepared for just HOW remote. From Cape North, just outside the northern entrance of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, you turn left, drive for about 30-40 minutes, then turn left... Read More
Judique and the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre
By yogie - Oct-22-2010 -
Thursday, September 30 was my second morning waking at the Tulloch Inn on the Western edge of Lake Ainslie. I met Susan in the dining room. Once again, we were the first guests to arrive for breakfast. Keith took our orders, poured coffee and... Read More
Living the Dream in Cape Breton
By jmacarthur - Jun-19-2013 -
A sunny day. Celtic Music. Beautiful scenery. Good food. What could be better? Last month, I visited the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre in Judique and saw this license plate in the gift shop and knew it would be my theme for this... Read More
The Beach, Peace and Tranquility
By cbcrew - Sep-18-2010 -
What to do after working a wonderful shift sharing your ideas with guests? Do what you tell them to do, hit the beach for peace and tranquility. Yes, go for sand, salt water and fresh air. Off we went to Margaree Harbour Beach with our... Read More