The Gaelic College
of Celtic Arts and Crafts
PO Box 9
Canada, B0E 1B0
Phone: (902) 295 3411
Fax: (902) 295 2912
|The Gaelic College was
founded in 1938 by Rev. A.W.R. MacKenzie as a school devoted to the study and preservation
of the Gaelic language and Celtic arts and culture. Situated in the heart of the earliest
Scottish settlement in Cape Breton, the College began as a school of Gaelic language in a
small log cabin overlooking St. Ann's Bay.
From its humble beginnings, this unique institution has expanded and gained an international reputation for its contribution to the maintenance and preservation of the language and culture. The only institution of its kind in North America, students of all ages and ability travel here from around the world to study. Our top calibre instructors offer programs in Scottish traditional disciplines including Gaelic language and song, music, dance and crafts.
|The Gaelic College
offers instruction for all ages and abilities in:
The Gaelic College facilities offer a secluded location in a beautiful setting for any type of occasion. We can host up to 150 people in dormitory and private room type accommodations.
Our premises include walking and cross-country ski trails, and offer a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the pristine beauty of the entry to the Cabot Trail. We are located 22 kilometers from picturesque Baddeck and a 45-minute drive from Cape Smokey Ski Resort and the Highland Links Golf Course in Ingonish.
Our kitchen offers menus customized to our clients' needs with flexible hours of service and great home cooked food at extremely reasonable prices. Our campus consists of:
Whether your event is a week-long conference or a banquet or wedding, we would be pleased to provide you with a price quote and assist in the planning. We can also provide the following services:
Located on 350 acres of woodland where the Cape Breton Highlands slope into St. Ann's Bay, we're a pleasant stop on your way around the Cabot Trail...or a destination in itself.
We look forward to welcoming you to the tranquil setting, the camaraderie, the wide range of study and other activities that await you here at the Gaelic College, on the most beautiful island on Earth.
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