Discover, Explore, and Embrace Our Cape Breton Culture

Plan on visiting Central Cape Breton, well you are in  for a treat!

Central Cape Breton makes up some of the most picturesque landscapes and waterways anywhere in Nova Scotia.

iona - highland village - central cape breton

Getting Here

From the Canso Causeway: Take the Trans Canada 105 to Little Narrows, exit 6. Cross the ferry and turn right. It’s approximately 30 km to here.

From Sydney: Take the 125 to Leitches Creek turnoff, exit 3. Take Route 223 (turn left). It’s approximately 45 km to here.

Through Eskasoni: From Sydney take the 125 to Route 4 to Eskasoni turnoff. It’s approximately 40 km to here.

Sydney Airport: Flights come to Cape Breton from many major cities across Canada, the United States and worldwide to the Sydney Airport – JA Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY).

Flights to Sydney are direct from Toronto (YYZ) and Montreal (YMQ), or via Halifax (YHZ).

280 Silver Dart Way, Sydney NS

Phone: 902-564-7720

Mar a ruigear Eilean Na Nollaig

8539 Rathad A’ Chaolais Mhóir (Rathad 223), Eilean Nollaig

Bho Chabhsair Chanso: Ghabh An Rathad Thar Chanada 105 chun A’ Chaolais Bhig, Slighe Amach 6. Falbh tharais air a’ bhàta-aiseig agus cum dhan làimh cheart. Cumaibh oirbh fad 30 km.

Á Baile Shudnaidh: Gabh Rathad 125 gu Leitches Creek, Slighe Amach 3. Tionndaidh dhan làimh cheàrr air Rathad 223. Cumaibh oirbh fad 45 km.

Tro Bhaile Eskasoni: Á Baile Shudnaidh, gabh Rathad 4 a’ dol ionnsaigh an iar gu Bàgh An Ear. Tionndaidh dhan làimh cheart ionnsaigh Eskasoni. Cumaidh oirbh fad 40 km.

Where to stay

The Grand Narrows, Grand Narrows
(902) 622-s743

Iona Heights Inn, Iona
(902) 412-8888

Visit for more information on accommodations in our area.

Where to eat

Beaver Cove Take Out, Beaver Cover
(902) 871-2180

Frolic & Folk Pub, Iona
(902) 725-2500

Darby’s Old Church Kitchen, MacKinnon’s Harbour
(902) 412-8888

Royal Canadian Legion Friday Suppers, Iona
(902) 725-2178

Wheelhouse Cafe, Grand Narrows
(902) 622-1313

Jills Chocolates & Cafe, Iona

Where to visit

Barra Strait Marina, Laundry and Showers, Grand Narrows

Iona Cap Site, Iona

NS Highland Village Museum, Iona

Jills Chocolates, Iona

St. Barra Parish, Christmas Island

St. Columba Parish, Iona

St. Andrew Parish, Boisdale