Crafts & Artisans
Margaree isn't just a feast for the senses outdoors; it's a place where you'll find top-notch Cape Breton artwork and crafts, often made on the premises. We have renowned potters, quilters, painters and more; photographs, prints, folk art, hooking and knitting. These artists are located on or near the The Cabot Trail.
Experience the unique artistic creations of our local artists and craftspeople.
Cape Breton Clay
664 East Big Intervale Road
Cape Breton Clay is a gallery located in the scenic Margaree Valley on Cape Breton Island, just a stone’s throw from Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail. Bell Fraser's images of fish, shellfish, flora and fauna found on the Island, reflect the bounty of the waters and surrounding hills of Cape Breton.
Kingross Quilts & Fibre Art
4259 W.Big Intervale Rd.
Kingross Quilts and Fibre Arts – Studio of international award winning artist Anne Morrell Robinson located in Big Intervale overlooking the Margaree River in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia – Canada. The studio is open year-round by appointment or by chance. An ever changing supply of fine quilts, primitive hooked rugs, wearable art and dolls are available for purchase. Kingross Quilts and Fibre Arts also hosts small retreats, private and group workshops and classes.
Larch Wood Enterprises
117 E Margaree Crossing Rd.
Larch Wood is a small Canadian company specialising in wooden end-grain kitchen cutting boards, countertops, flooring and more. Everything is handmade in our facility on Cape Breton Island.
Margaree Harbour Craft and Gift Shop
10042 Cabot Trail Rd.
Since 1992, the Margaree Harbour Craft & Gift Shop has been catering to the various needs of all travelers, and through that time, has really earned the nick-name "The little shop with a lot!"
Polycarpe Glass Art
837 East Margaree Rd.
I am a stained glass artist living in the beautiful Margaree Valley on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia. The views on this magnificent island inspire me every day in my work as an artist.
The Tying Scotsman
19 Mill Rd, Margaree Forks
A Margaree Forks small retail store featuring Salmon Flies by The Tying Scotsman, Alex Breckenridge. Offering a selection of fly tying materials and equipment, Fishing Tackle sales and rentals and hopefully anything the visiting angler may have left behind.
Waxdreams Play Emporium
843 East Big Intervale Road, Margaree Valley
Waxdreams is a business I started in 2012. I am an artist and an instructor. I offer workshops and art parties at your home or office. I instruct in the amazing medium of Encaustic iron and stylus painting . This is a magical and different way to create, Parties and workshops can be booked by contacting me. The cost range for private instruction is starting at $25 per hour, workshops start at $30 per participant.